Kansas City Public Schools and Operation Food Search are ready to celebrate their joint efforts to help children get the most important meal of the day so that they can focus on the important work of learning. KCPS received $477,742 in grant funding for 25 schools serving 12,500 students to introduce Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) breakfast service.Read More >
Displaying LINC Initiatives about: Health & Aging
We are happy to share LINC in Photos 2018 -- a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community. We look back on the year with pride in the accomplishments of our community and gratitude for the opportunity to be a part of the work. We wish you all the best for the year ahead. Happy holidays!Read More >
LINC has partnered with the American Society of Baking and No Kid Hungry to support efforts to reduce child hunger in Missouri. The World’s Biggest Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. under the big white tents south of Commerce Bank at 6336 Brookside Plaza, Kansas City, MO 64113.Read More >
Food insecurity is still a widespread issue in Kansas City. Margo Quiriconi, Director of Community Health Initiatives for Children’s Mercy Kansas City, spoke at the April 16, 2018 LINC Commission meeting. She discussed issues that have been identified by the community as priority and significant health needs in their latest guide The State of Children’s Health.Read More >
No Kid Hungry Missouri, in partnership with LINC, will hold the Kansas City Area Regional Child Hunger Summit on Nov. 14, 2017, 9 a.m-3 p.m., at Drumm Farm Center for Children, 3210 S Lee's Summit Rd #101, Independence, Mo.Read More >
For residents in Kansas City, Missouri the zip code in which they reside is a large factor in overall health and wellness. Dr. Rex Archer and Dr. Sarah Martin-Anderson from the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department present the KCMO Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) to the LINC Commission on Sept. 18, 2017.Read More >
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual KIDS COUNT Data Book detailing the latest national rankings of states across 16 key measures within four domains including economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
The Missouri report is available at mokidscount.orgRead More >
Steve Corsi, current Director of the Wyoming Department of Family Services, has been selected as Missouri’s new Director of Social Services (DSS) by Gov. Eric Greitens.
Corsi has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and worked in the private sector as CEO of High Country Behavioral Health and worked as a Clinical Director in many other roles. He is an officer in the Army National Guard and spent nearly a decade in active Air Force service.
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The LINC Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 15th from 4-6 pm at the Kauffman Foundation.
The public is invited to attend.Read More >
The Missouri Family and Community Trust (FACT) as part of its No Kid Hungry initiative, is hosting two No Kid Hungry Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsor Conferences this year. One will be in Kansas City and one in St. Louis.Read More >