Kansas City Community Collection: Good Deeds Despite Rising Crime & Hard Times

Not all of the links are nice and some might seem random in this collection but common theme here is that Kansas City is filled with very good people doing their best to help neighbors despite rising crime, danger on local streets, hardship and a tough economy.

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Pay It Forward 9/11: Help us spread kindness in Kansas City, and across the country

KMBC 9 is taking part in the Pay it Forward 9/11 campaign.

Local charity Falling Forward aims to fix flaw in insurance system

Falling Forward will be the September recipient of KCTV5′s 3 Degree Guarantee initiative.

KCATA shuts down some Northland bus lines as Kansas City stops subsidizing suburban transit

The KCATA says Kansas City, Missouri, residents will no longer subsidize the costs to run buses through the surrounding suburbs. That's meant a dramatic increase in costs to individual cities - pushing many municipalities like Gladstone and Liberty to cancel their bus service entirely.

Did the Marion County attorney review search warrants prior to newspaper raid? He won't say

Did Joel Ensey, Marion County attorney, review the search warrants prior to the raids on Marion County Record newspaper and two homes? He won't say.

Moped driver in critical condition following crash on Pflumm Road

The crash occurred in the 6600 block of Pflumm Road.

Social media aids in recovery of slain Wyandotte County Sheriff Deputy widow's stolen jeep

Deputy Patrick Rohrer and his colleague Deputy Theresa King were both killed escorting a prisoner to the Wyandotte County Courthouse in 2018.

Kansas City-based 'Gym Bus' teaches children gymnastics on bus

With just 11 months until the 2024 Paris Olympics, all eyes are on which gymnasts will represent Team USA. These gymnasts are inspiring gymnasts in Kansas City...on a bus!

Mother says School Smart KC food pantry has changed her life

School Smart KC is building 12 new food pantries for schools in need this year. We talked to one mother about how the pantry has changed her life.

Kansas lawmakers say guns shouldn't be blamed in spiking youth suicide rates - Kansas Reflector

Though firearm deaths make up a significant amount of youth suicides, lawmakers on a mental health committee pushed back on gun control.

Annual Remembrance Walk Celebrates Lives Lost to Suicide - IN Kansas City Magazine

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Remembrance Walk, a gathering of survivors, friends, and families will gather to celebrate the lives of loved ones lost to suicide. Held on the morning of September 10 at Loose Park, the walk raises funds for Suicide Awareness Survivor Support (SASS-MoKan), a grassroots nonprofit organization connecting community...

KC Soundcheck: Keelon Vann and Love, Mae C.

Keelon Vann plays guitar and brings a unique sound to the Kansas City music scene. Love, Mae C. has performed all across the metro, and her music was featured on the second season of the Peacock sitcom "Bel Air."

Boutique in Overland Park offers single moms free shopping spree once a month

One local boutique in Overland Park offers a free shopping spree for single moms in the KC area once a month.

'How can we fix this?': Kansas City advocates use music to heal, call for an end to violence

Kansas City, Missouri, is on pace for one its deadliest years in history; the majority of crimes this year involved a gun.

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