As Project Warmth continues to grow its mission year round to make extreme weather months - both winter and summer - more bearable for your Kansas City neighbors in need, this is the spot to find out about newsworthy information and upcoming events. Come on back and visit us often!
December 15, 2013
The Kansas City Star Contribution Envelope Drive
In cooperation with Tension Envelope, Project Warmth postage-paid envelopes will be distributed in The Kansas City Star on Sunday, December 15, 2013. Contributors may use them to send in donations. The envelopes alone have raised more than $4 million.
Own Original Editorial Cartoon Artwork by Lee Judge
Lee Judge editorial cartoons have raised more than $160,000 for Project Warmth. Your donation of $100 for a Lee Judge original cartoon is a great way to support the Project Warmth and own a conversational piece of art.
Two great ways to order:
1) Visit www.thekansascitystore.com and place your order online.
2) Watch for ads in The Kansas City Star with the Cartoon Request Form and mail it in with your $100 donation, made payable to Project Warmth: Project Warmth, c/o The Kansas City Star, 1729 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108.
Mark Your Calendar for Next Year – November 1, 2014!
Coat & Blanket Drive
Were you crunched for time this year to participate? Mark your calendar for the next annual Coat & Blanket Drive community-wide event for Project Warmth.
Project Warmth Giveaway
2014 DATE TO BE DETERMINED–KCTV5/KSMO will host its annual telethon and giveaway with volunteers on standby all day starting at 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. to accept your credit card donation over the phone. On the day of the telethon, call 913.236.HEAT (4328) to donate and enter to win!
2013 Giveaway Information: When you donate through the telethon you will be entered in our raffle for a chance to win one of these great prizes. Visit the KCTV5 website for more information. The winners will be randomly selected from among eligible entries after 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 and announced in that evening’s 10:00 p.m. KCTV5 newscast. To be eligible, you must call 913.236.HEAT (4328) on December 12, 2013 before the drawing. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of KS & MO, 18 years and older. Begins: 11/18/13 at 9:00 am C.T. Ends: 12/12/13 at 7:00 pm C.T. Subject to Official Rules available here: Acrobat PDF . Void where prohibited. Sponsor: KCTV
KCTV5 Project Warmth Special
KCTV5/KSMO plans also to broadcast a “Project Warmth Special” program on a date and time to be determined. Be sure to tune in to learn more about the people you are helping. Their stories are amazing!
Death of volunteer’s mother pushed him to volunteer for Project Warmth
KCTV5′s Take 5 to Care shares a story of one son’s pledge. Dec. 10, 2013. View and read the story.
Scouts get cold before helping out
Youth learn and inspire others as told in a Kansas City Star story on Nov. 2, 2013. Read the story.
Project Warmth Special to Air and 2013 Giveaway Announced! Read the story.
Thanks for 8 tons of donations!
Donors turned out on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 with 8 tons of coats and blankets for people in need. Read the story.
Money, clothing will help people in need
A Kansas City Star Editorial on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Read the story.
A Warm Wedding
A local couple uses their wedding to raise money and donate to Project Warmth in lieu of gifts. Watch their story on YouTube.
Donate Cars Helps Project Warmth Raise Much Needed Funds
American Children’s Society partners with Project Warmth. Watch the video on YouTube.
Sportswear Etc. gives a discount and donation to help the needy
A local business offers an instore discount to help those in need. Watch the video on YouTube.