Richard Tripp Director of Care of Poor People passed away on Mar 2,2016 due to complications from cancer. However the Care of Poor People legacy lives on. Richard Tripp’s son Keith L Tripp has been named President of Care of Poor People and will continue to support and honor the goals and achievements of Richard Tripp’s legacy.
As the new President of Care of Poor People Keith L Tripp will continue to provide for the homeless of Kansas City and other surrounding areas to the best of his ability in establishing a new time honored tradition of support and help for the homeless.
COPP as a non-profit organization, will still need the help of the community, volunteers, and civic organizers in achieving growth and advancements in our never ending battle against poverty and the effects on homelessness.