We have been helping the poor, needy, and homeless in Downtown Kansas City for over 40 years

Become a part of helping the Homeless in Kansas City

Our Mission

We uphold the inherent, God-given dignity in every human life by providing not only physical nourishment and basic needs, but also by fostering hope and self-worth in the most disadvantaged and forgotten members of society.

Our Current Needs

Backpacks
Men's Jeans
Men's Khaki Pants
Men's Belts
Men's Underwear and Boxers
Men's Thermals
Men's Jackets
Men's Socks
Men's Shoes

Volunteer with us

We depend on Volunteers to help the Homeless Community in Kansas City. We have many opportunities for volunteers to help serve and prepare meals or help our guests with Emergency Assistance. Serving our guests can be a life changing experience and we want you to be a part of it!

Our Partners

In the past year we formed new partnerships with the Kansas City Public Library, KC Scraps, KCPL, JE Dunn, Crossroads Charter School, Enoch Magazine, Paul Mitchell the School, Californos, and the UMKC Counseling Center. Many different downtown corporations also volunteer and partner with Morning Glory.

Our Staff

``We uphold the inherent, God-given dignity in every human life by providing not only physical nourishment and basic needs, but also by fostering hope and self-worth in the most disadvantaged and forgotten members of society.``

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Nate Smith

Director

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Jennifer Mason

Emergency Assistance Coordinator

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Tim Healy

Food Coordinator

Some Facts

Did you know it is estimated that there is over 500,000 people currently experiencing homelessness in the United States.

19,000

Meals Served so far in 2018

1,300

Guests helped with Emergency Assistance in 2018 so far

1,800

People are experiencing Homelessness in Kansas City

40

years we've been helping those in need

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The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception

We are are Parish Based Ministry of the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception. The Cathedral has been loving and serving the people of Kansas City for over 100 years. Learn more about the Cathedral here.

See Mass times and learn more about the Cathedral here

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