“Stand Your Ground” Spring Event 2013

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Date(s) - 03/29/2013 - 03/30/2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple

Please join us for our “Stand Your Ground” Spring Event on March 30, 2013.


Friday the 29th anytime between 8:00 and 5:00 for setup

Saturday the 30th between 8:00 and 12:00 for setup.

Saturday the 30th between 11:00 and 5:00 for the event and cleanup.


Donated Items needed for men, women and children

Please consider donating new items such as:

  • Underwear, Socks
  • Summer clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Athletic shoes
  • Toys
  • Light weight blankets
  • Duffel (gym) bags or back packs
  • Baby needs such as diapers, clothes, food, etc.

Gently used items needed (Please only donate clean items):

  • Summer type clothing like short sleeve shirts, t shirts, pajamas, socks
  • Toys and athletic shoes
  • Light weight blankets
  • Back packs

Personal Health Care Items:

  • Shampoo, Deodorant, Soap
  • Tooth brushes, tooth paste
  • Combs, hair brushes
  • Diapers, ointments and wipes for babies.

Cooked Food For Pot Luck Dinner:

Hot dogs, hamburgers, chili, soup, baked beans, salads, casseroles, meat dishes, pasta dishes, pies, cakes, cookies, candy – If you can name it, we need it! If you’re a cook bring us your specialty.

I guess what I am saying is, “We need help with everything!” If you feel drawn to join us and help those in need, please let me know.

Our deep thanks to the Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple administration staff for allowing Care Of Poor People, Inc. to have our events on their property in 2012.

Thanks to:

  • All of our wonderful volunteers
  • The Jackson County Sheriffs Department
  • Habitat for Humanity of KC
  • Planet Aid
  • The band “The Cheap Dates”
  • The food contributors
  • Tippins Pies
  • KKFI Radio
  • Fedex/Kinkos (Olathe-Santa fe location)
  • The Scottish Rite Temple

We were able to provide food, clothing, shoes, and toiletries to thousands of people.