A local resident is putting on his helmet and encouraging bikers and community members to take a ride for a local charity. Robert Buchanan, a Lee’s Summit resident and military veteran, is organizing the Saturday, Aug. 31 Ride for Lee’s Summit, a 100-mile bike ride spanning from Lee’s Summit to Pleasant Hill, Lexington, north of Oak Grove and finishing at Fringe Beerworks in downtown Lee’s Summit.Read more
The 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, coordinated by local letter carriers and the Lee's Summit Post Office locations on May 11, netted more than 17,000 pounds of food for Lee's Summit Social Services, a record amount.Read more
The Knights of Columbus have again come through with new coats at a vital time of year for a local nonprofit. Recently, Lee's Summit Social Services Executive Director Matt Sanning (right in photo) accepted a generous donation of 40 new boys' and girls' coats from Grand Knight Steve Marsh (left) and Mike Connors (center) of the Columbus Council 6819.Read more
While many nonprofits are intaking groceries, clothing and other necessities this time of year, the founder of Safety52.org has another need in mind — awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide.
Members of the Lee’s Summit Knights of Columbus council helped arm a local nonprofit for winter with the donation of dozens of new kids’ coats.Read more
One of the biggest 5K events in Lee’s Summit is ready to take the starting line to benefit Lee’s Summit Social Services, Operation Breakthrough the Our Lady of the Presentation School Library.Read more
A group of local business leaders joined forces to support Lee's Summit Social Services annual back to school store.Read more
The housing study's here! The housing study's here! Ok, maybe demographic studies about aren't the most exciting thing we could talk about. But the study recently presented to the City of Lee's Summit does offer a picture of the demand for multi-family housing — both market rate and affordable — today and over the next 10 years. Jason and Nick take a look at that picture before Matt Sanning, executive director at Lee's Summit Social Services joins the show to talk about the services his organization continues to provide the community.Read more