This town is typically very generous and donations from biz and the middle-class power quite a few local non-profit jobs. However, the pandemic has tightened purse strings across the metro and now funding for charitable organizations has declined.
Here's one example out of many . . .
by: Carey Wickersham Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Founded in 1924, the oldest homeless mission in Kansas City is struggling to raise money for its programs. For the first time in recent history, donations are way down for the City Union Mission's annual "Celebrate Hope" fundraising campaign.