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Third Party Fundraising

KC Shepherd's Center is Fortunate to Enjoy the Generosity of So Many People and Organizations in Our Community.
 

Host an Event to Benefit the KC Shepherd’s Center

Frequently, people ask about how to organize a fundraiser to benefit the KC Shepherd’s Center. These fundraisers may include everything from lemonade stands, bake sales and car washes, to golf tournaments, car shows, carnivals, and more.

If you are interested in hosting your own third-party event to benefit KC Shepherd’s Center, please call Terri Goddard, Director of Development 816-293-9614 or email terri@kcshepherdscenter.org. We are more than happy to offer guidance and support to help make your event a success.

​Make Fundraising F-U-N!

​There are so many fun ways to raise money for KCSC! From bake sales, to triva nights, all the information you need to have a successful fundraiser is included below!

Overview

WHAT IS A THIRD-PARTY FUNDRAISING EVENT?
A third-party fundraising event is conducted by an individual, group or organization in the community with proceeds to benefit KC Shepherd’s Center.

WHO CAN CONDUCT A FUNDRAISER ON BEHALF OF KC Shepherd’s Center?
Individuals and organizations can host independent fundraising events to support KC Shepherd’s Center. These can be grateful families of our clients, civic organizations, churches, schools, businesses, offices ... anyone in the community can hold an event to support the areas of greatest need or a specific program of your choice.

HOW WILL THIS TOOLKIT HELP ME?
This toolkit was designed to make planning your community fundraiser as easy as possible. From creating a timeline and a budget, to organizing and publicizing your event, it is a complete planning guide that will allow anyone to become a successful fundraiser for KC Shepherd’s Center. Feel free to use a few of our ideas and suggestions or all of them – whatever works best for you!

WHERE WILL MY DONATION GO?
There are many programs and services at KCSC that your donation can support.  If you have a passion for a specific area, we will work with you to ensure your donation goes directly to that program, however, we encourage you to consider leaving this up to the organization and the funds can be applied to the area of greatest need.  

HOW CAN KC Shepherd’s Center HELP ME?
Listed below are ways the KCSC Development team can help with your fundraiser:

  • ​Provide consultation on fundraisers and events
  • Provide a letter of authorization to validate the authenticity of the event and its organizers
  • Provide and approve use of our logo, providing that our brand guidelines are followed
  • Coordinate check presentations

We are here to support you. However, there are some services we are unable to provide:

  • Our sales tax exemption number
  • Insurance or liability coverage
  • Mailing list of donors and/or vendors
  • KCSC letterhead, stationery or envelopes
  • Funding or reimbursement of your expenses
  • Publicity (e.g. newspaper, radio, television)
  • Guaranteed attendance of KCSC staff or volunteers

To learn more, and to get started, please view our toolkit and register below.

Thank you for your interest in supporting KC Shepherd's Center!

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