The Kirk draws people from all over Kansas City, but we look to build meaningful relationships with the people of South Kansas City. We particularly find meaning serving these neighborhood organizations:
Founded on the basic principle of “neighbors helping neighbors”, CAC is the only social service agency physically located in south Kansas City. The Kirk provides monetary support to CAC, which helps our neighbors in need of food, clothing, utility or medical assistance.
The Kirk facility is located within the Center School District. Over the past five years, we have focused on building a relationship with Center Schools as one way we can build community with the people who live and learn near us. We support the district in a number of ways:
Each year on the 2nd Saturday of October, Kirk members join in this citywide event to rehabilitate the homes of low income households. Crews are gathered and sent out to help repair and winterize homes that have been adopted in our community and assigned to The Kirk.
Alpha Montessori has partnered with The Kirk since 1974, nurturing countless youngsters seeking to provide exceptional and individually tailored education and care.