June 7 & 11, 2018 PLAY IT FORWARD Every dollar raised helps Kids TLC provide life-changing programs for children and families, including psychiatric residential treatment, outpatient behavioral health, autism, street outreach for homeless youth and parent support services.
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Every day, children and families served by KidsTLC are transformed by our commitment to help them move forward from a past filled with trauma to a future where they can SHINE!. This year our traditional gala is also undergoing a transformative redesign. You will not want to miss this!
April 28, 2017
We don’t typically spend a lot of time in the bathroom with our co-workers, right?? Well if you are the community minded volunteer group from UPS you sure do! UPS team members came together with supplies and a passion for our kids! Thanks to their generosity, the bathroom walls of our youngest residents’ unit were… Read more »
As our nation looks toward the future, it is shining bright in the generosity of our youth! This week students from Ascension Middle School shared their time with our kids and campus projects! Thanks to their time and commitment to the community, our basketballs and footballs are fully aired up, we have new games on… Read more »
This week I want to give a shout to the Olathe Fire Department! With all the tragedies and challenges facing those in public service right now, generous and passionate members of the Olathe Fire Department showed our kids the true meaning of public service. Unfortunately, for some of our kids, involvement of police and fire… Read more »
How often do we think about the skills required to ENJOY dining out? Or do we just come in, order our food, have a conversation (or play on our phone), pay our bill, and head home? Our kids can struggle with what might seem like basic skills but with a little practice, amazing adult and… Read more »
For our kids, many of them having spent years bouncing between placements and shelters, this is a skill that has not been regularly nurtured. Thanks to our KidsTLC Venturing Crew Leaders, our kids had a chance to practice these skills at our local HyVee. Kids, with the support of staff, were given a budget and… Read more »
As kids arrive on our campus, they are often eagerly hoping to return to their families – whether foster, adoptive or birth. For some kids, there is no one that they can return to, no one waiting for them. When this happens, in comes KidsTLC’s Community Visitor Program to provide support! This program matches individual… Read more »
Several local scouting programs were all about KidsTLC this month! Young cub scouts from Liberty View Elementary Pack 3241 delivered a generous donation of hygiene items and handmade valentines. While on campus they learned about the kids that would use the toothbrushes and toothpaste they brought. Several times the question was asked, “Why can’t they… Read more »