Community


McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan has a rich heritage in philanthropy. Our attorneys and staff have long appreciated the importance of supporting the local community through donations, sponsorships and participation in various community organizations and programs. We believe that promoting the educational, humanitarian, arts, entertainment, cultural and non-profit sectors of our community enriches the lives of our clients, our staff, and our families while educating, supporting and diversifying the populations from which we draw our business. Below is a list of some of the organizations and programs that we have supported through pro bono legal services, monetary donations and volunteer services:

• Abnormal Society
• Academie Lafayette
• After the Harvest
• Alpacas for Autism
• ALS Association
• Angel Flight Central
• Big Brothers and Big Sisters
• Cathedral School of St. Joseph
• Boy Scouts of America
• Catholic Charities
• Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
• Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
• Children’s Mercy Hospital
• Children's TLC
• Coaches vs. Cancer
• Disabled American Veterans
• Empower the Parent to Empower the Child (EPEC)
• Ferocious Fighters
• First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery
• First Tee of Greater Kansas City
• Fore the Kids
• Fort Osage Education Foundation
• Friends of the Golden Regiment
• Girls on the Run
• Good Shepherd Congregation Community of Christ
• Great American Basketball League
• Habitat for Humanity
• Halos of Hope
• Harvesters
• Hyde Park Neighborhood Association
• Independence Youth Center
• Jewish Family Services
• Johnson County Christmas Bureau
• Jr. League of Kansas City
• Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
• Kansas City Center for Inclusion
• Kansas City District Court Pro Bono
• Kansas City Northern Railroad
• Kansas City Scleroderma Foundation
• Kansas City United Synagogue Youth
• Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts
• Kansas City Zoo
• KC Arts
• KC Care Clinic
• Kehilath Israel Synagogue
• Knights of Columbus
• Metro United Soccer Club
• Mid-America Bully Breed Rescue
• Midwest Innocence Project
• Midwest Music Foundation
• Alzheimer’s Association
• Mother’s Refuge
• National Alliance of Mental Illness – Kansas City
• Nativity Knights of Columbus
• Natural Resource Defense Council
• Neighborhood Justice Center
• NewHouse
• Operation Starfish Ministry
• Overland Park Baptist Temple
• Reach Out and Read – Kansas City
• Rockhurst High School
• Salvation Army
• Sheffield Place
• Skills to Succeed
• Spay and Neuter Kansas City
• Society of St. Andrew's
• Special Olympics of Missouri & Kansas
• St. Mark's Knit Wits
• St. Paul's Episcopal Church
• Supporting Kids Foundation
• Synergy House
• The First Tee of Greater Kansas City
• The Give-Back Yoga Foundation
• UMKC Foundation
• United Way of Wyandotte County
• Unity Temple on the Plaza
• Victory House Christian Academy
• Wayside Waifs Humane Society
• Women’s Foundation of Greater KC
• Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Institute

 

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