Connext All Access Tour at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City - in partnership with the Red Shoe Society

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Name: Connext All Access Tour at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City - in partnership with the Red Shoe Society
Date: August 21, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

On any given night, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC) serves 87 families with sick children - providing closeness to each other, as well as the care and resources they need. In 2018, RMHC-KC's 3 local Houses and Family Room provided comfort and care to 7,685 families as well as opened its doors to support over 60,000 visits from family and friends of in-patients at Children’s Mercy. You can help change a child’s life today. Sharing your time, talent and financial support provides hope for families facing a medical crisis.

Join Connext in partnership with the Red Shoe Society to receive a full-access tour of at least one of the Houses and see the spaces guest families call home anywhere from 1 to 365+ nights while their child is receiving medical care. You will learn more about the many ways you can get involved, and meet other professionals interested in giving back.
 
The Red Shoe Society is a group of philanthropic professionals with a collective goal to attract members to raise resources, broaden the volunteer base and enhance awareness in the Kansas City community. Their mission is to engage, empower, and inspire professionals to participate in philanthropic and leadership endeavors and build awareness for RMHC-KC. Giving is what Red Shoe Society is all about! Giving of time, inspiration, creativity and raising funds to help RMHC-KC keep families close while their sick kids receive treatment. Red Shoe Society members help to provide meals for the families staying at the Houses and host fundraising events, supply drives, and various seasonal activities to lift the spirits of the House guests during their stay in addition to being part of a larger philanthropic community representing over 80 organizations in the KC area.


Series Sponsors:
Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University Logo Nonprofit Connect Sponsor Merrigan & Co Logo Nonprofit Connect Sponsor

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Connext (formerly YNPNkc) provides learning and networking opportunities for the next generation of nonprofit leaders. We welcome people of all ages and professions, although most of our members are in their 20s and 30s and working in the nonprofit sector.
 
Location:

RMHC-KC Longfellow House
2502 Cherry St Kansas City, MO 64108
(large brown and green building with green heart in front)

Following the tours:
Meet & Greet / Happy Hour with Connext & Red Shoe Society at Teocali Mexican Restaurant (2512 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108)

Parking & Arrival Instructions: There is limited street parking available. The Longfellow House has limited parking for guest families and so we encourage carpooling or parking nearby if you can.

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, August 21
5:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Tours will begin in small groups as attendees arrive as early as 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM
Following the tour, attendees will be guided to Teocali Mexican Restaurant (within walking distance of the tours) where you are invited for mingling and refreshments with Connext & Red Shoe Society members.
Contact Information:
Connext Board of Directors
Fees/Admission:
There is no charge for this event; instead, attendees are asked to bring an item from the Top 10 Wishlist to donate to the House.

Chips, salsa and guacamole will be provided. Drinks including alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.