Party for The Place

Saturday, April 1, 2023

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Hour | 7 p.m. Dinner & Program

Downtown Marriott | Muehlebach Tower, 12th & Wyandotte, Kansas City, MO

Honorary Chairs | Danelle & Chris Bender

Strut onto the dance floor for a glamorous evening of impact at Party for The Place: Studio 45, presented by Dairy Farmers of America!

With a delicious dinner, mission-filled program and exciting auction, this highly-anticipated event is culminated by an after-party with live music and dancing the night away. Join us for one night only as we celebrate 45 years of The Children’s Place through this exclusive event of disco and revelry!

Presented by:

Dairy Farmers of America

After Party for The Place

9 p.m. | Kansas City Marriott Downtown Muehlebach Tower

NEW THIS YEAR! Join us for After Party for The Place, taking place immediately following the main program on April 1.  

Keep the Party going with an open bar and a signature mocktail, live music from 2 Proud 2 Beg, late night snacks and an unforgettable dance party! Buy your ticket today to step behind the velvet rope and cap off a glamorous night of revelry.

Already have your ticket to Party for The Place? No need to buy a separate After Party ticket—you’re already on the list!

Making a Difference for Children and Families

Party for The Place provides crucial funding for The Children’s Place to walk alongside children and families. Join the impact in this important event by making an early gift to our fund-the-mission campaign:

Get ready for Party For The Place by listening to our Spotify Playlist with songs that topped the charts in 1978—the year we opened 45 years ago!

Relive the fun from last year's Party for The Place:

Thank you to our individual Party sponsors!

Shimmer - $10,000

Bicknell Legacy Foundation

Dazzle - $5,000

Katie & Ryan Gound

Jovanna & Cory Rohs

Mindy & Meyer Sosland

Jim & Ann Tinsman

Confetti - $2,500

  • Kristie & Mark Clifft and Range Realty Partners
  • April Crosser & Heather Blacketer
  • Dr. Andrew & Anne Cusser
  • DeAnna Dresel & Mike Cordes
  • Ericka Duker
  • Karen R. Glickstein & Donald J. Swartz
  • Trevor & Jessie Hansen
  • Mark & Molly Hunter
  • Molly & Brett Lane and Janet & Bob Wholey
  • Sarah Duffy McConnell
  • Pete & Jenny Muntzel
  • The Children’s Place Angels: Lindsey Anderson & Casey Welsh
  • Chad & Susie Wollard

Thank you to our Corporate Partners that support us all year long!

Gold (20,000 - 39,999)

Dairy Farmers of America

Silver ( $10,000 - $19,999)

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Distribution by Air
First Business Bank
Kiewit logo
Show-Me Presentation Resources
US Bank

Bronze ( $5,000 - $9,999)

3-E Safety Services
Ash Grove
Assured Partners
Block Real Estate Services


KJO Media
Mariner Wealth Advisors
PNC Bank
Wells Fargo

Friends of The Children's Place ( $1,000 - $4,999)

  • ARC Physical Therapy + 
  • Bank of America
  • BOK Financial 
  • CBRE
  • CFR Benefits Group 
  • Children’s Mercy Kansas City 
  • Commerce Bank 
  • Continental Disc Corporation 
  • Cosentino Food Stores 
  • EPR Properties 
  • G.A. Fischer Co. 
  • Holmes Murphy & Associates 
  • Kansas City Marriott Downtown 
  • Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance
  • Lane4 Property Group
  • Notion CFO & Advisors
  • Range Realty Partners
  • Reardon Pallet Company Inc. 
  • Spring Venture Group
  • Van Trust Real Estate, LLC