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  • Second Annual No SHAVE November with KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle

    KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle Collaborate Again for A Great Cause Today, our friends at KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle will launch the 2nd annual campaign to help raise funds for Children’s Mercy. The two local companies have collaborated on a limited edition “BELiEVE. No Shave. 2017” t-shirt. By purchasing this one-of-a-kind tee, […] More

  • Local Spotlight: Evening with the ‘Rents

    Good Humored People with Big Hearts Evening with the ‘Rents, a fundraiser for Camp Encourage, is this Friday, March 10th at the historic Gem Theater. The story behind this event is definitely worth telling. Speech Pathologists, Kennan Stump and Matt Braun, both of New Balloon Therapy, had an idea four years ago after a night […] More

  • KC Common Table: Help Bring a Pay What You Can Cafe to KC!

    Lives will be changed. Communities will be strengthened. People will be fed. Hunger is a horrible reality for many people living in Kansas City. What if, as a community, we could help provide a place for those that are less-fortunate to go and feel warm, safe, and well-fed? KC Common Table is a non-profit in […] More

  • Local Find #3 and #4: KC Holiday Gifts: Adopt Don’t Shop KC Gear

    We are combining #3 and #4 for a reason- buying something at www.adoptdontshopkc.com will not only bring a gift to a special someone (or pet) in your life, it will also give back to a local pet shelter in the metro area. Owner Scott Poore has a variety of gear to choose from. We like […] More

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    Adopt Don’t Shop KC: Scott Poore

    Adopt, Don’t Shop, KC! Scott Poore is still doing great things. Last year, we shared Scott and Bolt’s story, a story about one man’s quest to find a homeless dog a home. For the last three years, Scott worked tirelessly for Great Plains SPCA in KC, being an advocate for the homeless pets he saw […] More

  • No Shave “Believe in Your Beard” Campaign

    KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle Collaborate for A Great Cause On November 1st, our friends at KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle will launch a month-long campaign to help raise funds for Children’s Mercy. The two local companies have collaborated on a limited edition No Shave “Believe in your Beard” t-shirt. When you show […] More

  • Happy Habitat to Help Homeless

    Buy a Throw, Give a Throw! Winter is around the corner and it will be freezing in KC before we know it. Kansas City can bring brutally cold temps and according to the homeless coalition services, approximately 2,434 individuals were homeless in Kansas City in 2012. Of those 2434, the survey showed nearly 70 percent […] More

  • KC Local Week is Back!

    Supporting Local All Next Week in Kansas City In the past decade, America has seen the rise of a #supportlocal movement. The heart of what we call “the Heartland” is the people, working hard to grow the communities that we live in. We are learning to seek out the “Mom & Pop” businesses and support […] More

  • Dog Park KC: Have a Beer with Your Dog!

    Dogs + Coffee + Wine + Beer + Wifi + Fun = Amazingness We all love our dogs. At Promote KC, we love supporting the dogs and the great causes in KC. So, imagine a place that you can hang out with your dog, grab a drink, check some email and let your dog play […] More

  • KC Documentary on Gun Violence Needs Funding

    A Mother’s Fight For Justice Sadly, Kansas City saw 109 homicides due to gun violence in 2015, the most since 2011. Families are left in shock and sadness after these tragedies. Rosilyn Temple, a mother living in Kansas City, knows such tragedy. Temple lost her son, Antonio “PeeWee” Thompson, to homicide. Since his death, Rosilyn has […] More

  • What If You Could Walk into a Book?

    The World’s First Explorastorium The Rabbit Hole, the first explorastorium of it’s kind opened it’s door in the popular Crossroads district in KC last month. Described as an immersive storybook world with ever-changing galleries dedicated to the very best of children’s literature, this “explorastorium” for young (and young at heart!) readers is sure to please. There […] More

  • An Evening With The Rents Premieres Next Friday!

    Bringing Humor and Empowerment to Autism Community with Unique Comedy Event I am an Autism parent. I know how, with autism, we see struggles, difficulties, progress, triumphs and yes, even humor in our daily lives. In my house, with 2 children on the spectrum, there is lots of humor. One local KC group is skillfully […] More

  • Great Plains SPCA Needs Your Help!

    Will you donate today? Earlier this year, I wrote a story about Great Plains SPCA, my friend Scott Poore and how he helped a the gentle giant named Bolt find his “furever” home. So many great stories have come out of this place, always improving the life of a pet- and really, the people around […] More

  • Freely Given Giving Back

    This post might reach you a little late- I was surfing Facebook tonight and came upon a really cool shirt (I was looking for a new Royal’s or Chief’s shirt to wear this fall.) So, I found this shirt and then found the story behind it. Freely Given is a KC based company that is […] More