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:

•    Abundant Life Church
•    Academie Lafayette
•    Alpacas for Autism
•    Alpha Waves
•    ALS Association
•    Arts KC
•    Beak ‘n Wings, Inc.
•    Big Brothers and Big Sisters
•    Boy Scouts of America
•    Cathedral School of St. Joseph
•    Catholic Charities
•    Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
•    Children’s Mercy Hospital
•    Children's TLC
•    Coaches vs. Cancer
•    Disabled American Veterans
•    Epic Church
•    Friends of the Golden Regiment
•    Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter
•    Girl Scouts of America
•    Good Shepherd Congregation Community of Christ
•    Great American Basketball League
•    Habitat for Humanity
•    Halos of Hope
•    Harvesters
•    Hyde Park Neighborhood Association
•    Johnson County 3 & 2 Youth Baseball
•    Jr. League of Kansas City
•    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
•    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 Care Clinic
•    Kehilath Israel Synagogue
•    Knights of Columbus
•    Literacy KC
•    Metro United Soccer Club
•    Mid-America Bully Breed Rescue
•    Midwest Innocence Project
•    Mother’s Refuge
•    National Alliance of Mental Illness – Kansas City
•    Nativity Knights of Columbus
•    Newhouse
•    Operation Starfish Ministry
•    Overland Park Baptist Temple
•    Reach Out and Read – Kansas City
•    Rockhurst High School
•    Salvation Army
•    Sheffield Place
•    Society of St. Andrew's
•    Special Olympics of Missouri
•    St. Mark's Knit Wits
•    St. Paul's Episcopal Church
•    Supporting Kids Foundation
•    Swope Gardens Housing Corporation
•    Synergy House
•    The First Tee of Greater Kansas City
•    The Remnant Church
•    UMKC Foundation
•    United Way
•    Unity Temple
•    Victory House Christian Academy
•    Wayside Waifs Humane Society
•    Women’s Foundation of Greater KC

 

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