Each year, our list grows longer. In Kansas City and the surrounding Missouri counties, roughly 17% of individuals live in poverty. For children under 18, the poverty rates is even higher — nearly 25%. That’s 1 in 4 children living in poverty right her in our community!
For them, Christmas gifts just aren’t in the budget.
But you can change that!
When you donate gifts, necessities or funds to Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Christmas Shining Star, you make Christmas so much brighter for families and seniors in need.