Steven Seals, II, Caring for Kids Kid Reporter, interviews partners and school district leaders.
“How Can We Help?”
Administrators, school staff, and community partners of Shawnee Mission School District address this question. Schools are facing overwhelming challenges with increased poverty, unemployment, homelessness, fractured families and a lack of appropriate clothing and food. School partnerships can meet the needs of a school and provide caring mentors to encourage students to dream about their future and meet their goals.
Dr. Allan Markley, Raytown Quality Schools Superintendent, shares the importance of mentoring in his own life.
Dreaming and Working Together for KC Kids
Through Caring for Kids’ collaborative partnerships, the community comes around schools encouraging children to dream and become all they were created to be.
Hope – Pass It On
Dr. Evelyn Hill, member and former President of the Board of Education, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, shares her mentoring story.
Do You Have the Heart of a Champion?
A student tells how Caring for Kids partners have served in her community and poses the question of how you also can be involved.
Making a Difference
Learn more about Caring for Kids and how to make a difference in your community’s schools.
Superintendents Share about Caring for Kids
Past and current superintendents from around the Greater KC Area discuss the benefits of Caring for Kids partnerships to their school districts.
Thank You, Volunteers!
Community volunteers make a tremendous impact on children and schools. In this video, Raytown Quality Schools thanks its Caring for Kids community partners for their dedication to district schools' students, families and staff.
Lunch and Learn for Faith Partners
Pastors from several Caring for Kids partnerships share about some of the ways their churches have served their schools and how to mobilize volunteers from their congregations.