Dear Westside CAN Center Friends: Here are some ways you can be involved with our programs by becoming a volunteer or with your tax deductible donation or in-kind donation.
Westside CAN Center Volunteer: Year round we are looking for volunteers for the Summer Splash, Back-Pack school readiness Project, the Family Fall Festival, The Guatemala / Honduras / Salvador and Nicaragua Mobil Consulate and the Christmas Toys-for-Tots. Please contact Jorgec[@]westsidecan.org or visit our website: www.westsidecan.org for volunteer opportunities.
Westside CAN Supporter: You, your family, your church or your company can sponsor one of the events during the year. Here are some examples:
Summer Splash: Your tax deductible donation will help to purchase, hot dogs, buns, apples, oranges, beverages for children and families that participate in these events at the beginning of the summer. $300.00.
Backpacks - School Readiness: In August we provide 250 backpacks to students of the neighborhood. You can help with cash donations or with the collection of school items for the backpacks such as: crayons, markets, notebooks, sharpeners, erasers, rulers, pen, pencils, paper, calculators, folders, etc. $18 per backpack or $450 for 25 backpacks or $900 per 50 backpacks or $1,800 per 100 backpacks.
Family Fall Festival: Your donation will help to purchase 100 pumpkins, decorations, candy, hot dogs, buns, beverages and prizes for at least 150 participants. $500 per event.
Turkey Tuesday at the Westside CAN: Tuesday before Thanksgiving we support 20 to 30 families with turkeys and supplies. Your donation will go directly to support these families less fortunate. $35 per family. Or $350 per 10 families.
Winter Coats, Gloves and Hats: As winter approaches we want to support the participants of the Day Labor program with winter gear. We support between 60 to 70. $40 per coat or $400 per 10 coats.
Christmas Toy-for-Tots: your donation will help us to purchase toys, batteries, cookies, hot dogs, stockings, and supplies for the Christmas party. $750 per event. We also are in need of volunteers.
Westside CAN Center Day-by-Day: During the year we are in need of dental / hygiene kits, Bleach, Pine-sol, mops, brooms, office supplies, work gloves, coffee, sugar, etc. $100 per month.
Please let us know how you can support programs by your tax deductible donation:
Please consider supporting us at the following levels: $25 $50 $100 $300 $500 $1,000
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Westside CAN Center. 2130-B Jefferson Street. KC, MO 64108
Below is our wish list for in-kind donations or financial sponsorships.
Office Supplies: file folders, pencils, scotch tape, postage, toner.
Volunteer Medical Professionals: for free or low cost dental work, eye testing, hearing testing.
Kitchen: stove hood, large pots, pans and utensils.
Storage Unit - $150.00 per month - We do not have the space to store items we collect or maintain for our programs such as school supplies for the Back To School Pep Rally.
Clipart / Software / Constant Contact for e-newsletters / bulletins or membership to Clipart.com, ConstantContact.com which is $350.00 per year
Seeking Donations for Day Laborer Program
Styrofoam cups (8oz)
Plastic Ware (spoons, forks, etc.)
Mens shoes / boots
wood working tools
actually - any tools