Kansas City Metropolitan Area Holiday Assistance
Kansas and Missouri
We’re happy to connect you to resources that may be able to help with food, clothing, and support during the holiday season.
Please reach out to ARJ’s Patient Resource Coordinator to get started: 866-451-8804.
Christ United Methodist Church
14506 E. 39th St. | Independence, Mo.
1001 Sibley Road | Buckner, Mo.
Toys, coats, and holiday assistance.
City Union Mission
Shelter: 1100 E. 11th St. | Kansas City, Mo.
Store: 1700 E. 8th St. | Kansas City, Mo.
Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets available for eligible families. Please call to apply.
Community Services League Holiday Programs
1408 S.E. Austin St. | Oak Grove, Mo.
Della Lamb Community Services – Operation Santa Claus
500 Woodland Ave. | Kansas City, Mo.
New toys, gift cards, winter coats, and food baskets. Fill out application in person.
Grandview Assistance Program
1121 Main St.| Grandview, Mo.
Financial aid, winter coats, counseling, Thanksgiving meals, and Christmas gifts. Christmas applications begin at the end of October. Please call to apply.
Lee’s Summit Social Services
108 S.E. Fourth St. | Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Christmas store with low-cost items; gift cards for shopping; free Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets for families, senior citizens, and others. Delivery services may be available in some instances.
3007 Mercier | Kansas City, Mo.
Christmas gift assistance available.
Seniors, the disabled, homeless, and children may qualify for a free gift. Low-cost items available at the thrift store. For holiday meals and gifts, please apply by calling the holiday assistance line at 816-452-5663.
6469 N. Prospect Ave. | Gladstone, Mo.
1535 E. 23rd St. S | Independence, Mo.
500 W. 39th St. | Kansas City, Mo.
1301 E. 10th St. | Kansas City, Mo.
5306 N. Oak Trafficway | Kansas City, Mo.
6723 State Ave. | Kansas City, Kan.
Toys for Tots
Bumps with Benefits
7920 Troost Ave. | Kansas City, Mo.
For new moms or single parents.
Community Services League
404 N. Noland Road | Independence, Mo.
Community Services League of Oak Grove
1408 S.E. Austin | Oak Grove, Mo.
18610 E. 37th Terr. S | Independence, Mo.
Greater KC LINC
436 Prospect Ave. | Kansas City, Mo.
Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
3700 Woodland Ave. | Kansas City, Mo.
Mount Washington Missionary Baptist Church
3551 Wabash Ave. | Kansas City, Mo.
Free unwrapped Christmas gifts for children of low-income families. The following sites run Toys for Tots in Jackson County.
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Dial 211 and provide your ZIP code for a list of assistance programs available in your area. Learn more.