Donation Request

Change for Good at Legends Outlets

Legends Outlets Kansas City prides itself on being a strong community partner. To emphasize the importance of community partnerships, four to six organizations will be chosen throughout the year to benefit from the coins that are tossed into the Civic Courtyard Fountain as well as the Dwight D. Eisenhower Fountain. Selected organizations will benefit by keeping all of the coin donations collected from the fountains over a two-month period. In addition, the selected organization will be featured on Legends Outlets’ website and in on-site signage at a location near the fountain.

Eligibility Requirements
Registered 501(c) (3) organizations within Wyandotte County, Kansas or Johnson County, KS are eligible to request funds from the Change for Good program.
You may not be eligible for program funding if you are:
• An individual
• Political parties or candidates
• Purely social organization
• Team sponsorships or fundraisers
• Scholarships

Written Request
If your organization meets the eligibility requirements above, please submit a request in writing. Written requests must be submitted by December 1. All participating organizations will be selected in a random drawing and will be notified by December 15. Organizations that are not selected may reapply the following year.
Please send written requests to:
Legends Outlets Kansas City
Attn: Change for Good program
1843 Village West Parkway, Ste. 127
Kansas City, KS 66111

The following details must be submitted in your request:
• Name of organization
• Contact name mailing address, email and phone number
• Description of the organization
• Purpose of the program funding

Responsibilities
The organization is responsible for cleaning out the fountain at the conclusion of the designated collection period. The recommended days and times are Saturday or Sunday morning from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The date and time must be scheduled in advance with the management office. Organizations that are selected to participate in the Change for Good program will receive information about best practices for cleaning out the fountain.

All volunteers must check in with the security office in the first level of the parking garage prior to cleaning out the fountain. At this time, all volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver. If the volunteer is under 18 years of age, the signature of a parent or guardian is required.

It is the responsibility of the organization to take the coins to the bank.

The organization are welcome to submit a banner ad jpeg) to be displayed on Legends Outlets’ website (www.legendsshopping.com). A link will be provided to the organization's designated web site.

Legends Outlets can supply fountain photos for use in newsletters, website, eFlashes, etc. to help spread the word about the program and encourage your contacts to visit The Legends and donate by tossing coins into the fountains.

2013 Change for Good Participants
Legends Outlets Kansas City is proud to announce the 2013 participating organizations in our Change for Good program that gives back to the community. Legends Outlets allows four to six organizations to collect coins for a period of time from the Civic Courtyard Fountain, the centerpiece of the shopping center, as well as the whimsical Eisenhower fountain. Each organization will be contacted with additional details.  Organizations interested in participating in 2014 can click here to read about the program.
Congratulations to the following organizations that were selected for 2013:
February-April
CureSearch for Children's Cancer - CureSearch Walk Kansas City
CureSearch for Children's Cancer is a national non-profit foundation whose mission is to fund and support targeted and innovative children's cancer research with measurable results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources for all those affected by children's cancer. CureSearch supports clinical trials research at local hospitals across the United States and funds basic and translational research that offers the greatest potential to design treatments and improve outcomes for children with difficult-to-treat cancers.

May-July
Accessible Arts
Accessible Arts' mission is to increase expression, exploration and engagement in the arts for people of all abilities through awareness, community and educational experiences.

August - October
KC Blind All-Stars Foundation
KC Blind All-Stars Foundation (KCBAS) demonstrates a long-standing compassion and commitment necessary to create opportunities for youth who are blind or visually impaired by providing a wide range of creative programs: Education, Employment & Entrepreneurial; Athletics & Extracurricular Activities; and Music & Arts.

November - January
The New Bethel Church
The New Bethel Church continues to touch the lives of people in need of a hand up through-out the 2013 year. Proudly all we have continued our commitment to the Northwest Middle School, students & parents. We currently have a healthy food/snack pantry, school supply closet, hygiene products & clothing for students in need. We have also continued with our afterschool program entitled S.N.A.P.B.A.C.K. (Support Nurturing & Assistance, Promoting Behavior & Attitude Change in Kansas). Our program focus is social & emotional development the evidence continue to mount that developing social & emotional intelligence transforms the lives of young students. We meet every Thursday at NWMS from 3pm-5pm throughout the school year.

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