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Gratitude Bruncheon

Celebrating Impact at the Gratitude Bruncheon

June 6, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Gallery Event Space | 61 E. 14th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

The Gratitude Bruncheon is our annual celebration of the impact of The Children’s Place and the passionate community of people who make this work possible. Donors, Impact Partners and close friends of The Children’s Place are invited to this special event taking place on June 6, 2024. 

Please join us in congratulating the 2024 Gratitude Bruncheon honorees!

2024 Gratitude Bruncheon Honorees

Gratitude Bruncheon
Rhonda Parks

Legacy Award

Midwest ATC

Corporate Champions of Philanthropy

Moriah Jarrett

Advocate for Hope

Steve Callahan

Volunteer of the Year

Fore The Kids

Community Impact Award

Anne Cusser

Tastemaker of the Year

Relive the Memories from Past Gratitude Bruncheons

Thank You to Our Impact Partners Who Support Us All Year Long!

Brave Partner ($25,000+)

Patty and Don Kincaid

Trusted Partner ($10,000 - $24,999)

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Dairy Farmers of America
First Business Bank
Nueterra Capital

Inclusive Partner ( $5,000 - $9,999)

3-E Safety Services
Ash Grove
Bank of Blue Valley
Bicknell Legacy Foundation


Distribution by Air
KJO Media
Mariner Wealth Advisors
Show-Me Presentation Resources

Meyer & Mindy Sosland

Sporting KC
US Bank

Welcoming Partner ( $2,500 - $4,999)

Monica & Adam Andreoli

ARC Physical Therapy

AssuredPartners Inc.

Block Real Estate

BOK Financial


Angel Carter

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Commerce Bank

Mike & DeAnna Cordes

Dr. Andrew & Anne Cusser

Amanda Davenport & Chance Pope

Element Sotheby's International Realty

Alex DeMasi &
Carolyn Mense

EPR Properties

G.A. Fischer Co.

Trevor & Jessie Hansen

Henderson Engineers


Molly & Mark Hunter

Kyle & Tommy Kennedy

LANE4 Property Group

Katherine Lee at Element

Pat & Cynthia McCarthy

Sarah Duffy McConnell

Pete & Jenny Muntzel

Peak Real Estate

Bruce & Jenny Pendleton

Kelsey & Whitt Potts

Staco Electric Construction

Valencia Endodontics

Katie Wasserstrom

Allison Waters & Sarah Clark

Supportive Partner ( $1,000 - $2,499)


Great Southern Bank

Hills Real Estate

Wellner Architects, Inc.