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The Children’s Place Building

The Children's Place's Home on Rockhill Road

More than just a Place, The Children’s Place’s building is thoughtfully and intentionally designed to be a place of healing for young children and families. A dream years in the making, The Children’s Place moved into its state-of-the-art building in late 2020. The building features a vibrant and playful color palette, inviting to young children while also providing a soothing and peaceful space to heal.

Award-Winning Space

Our space has earned a variety of prestigious local and national awards:

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Built by the Community

This beautiful building was made possible because of the support of so many generous people who stepped up to provide a healing mental health space for young children in our community. Thank you to the following donors who made this dream possible in the first phase of our campaign!

For the purpose of this listing, only gifts of $1,000 or more have been listed. We strive to be accurate in every way and apologize for any unintentional error or omission. 


Hall Family Foundation

J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation

The Sunderland Foundation

$100,000 - $999,999

AREA Real Estate Advisors, LLC
Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation
Wendy and Grant Burcham
Children’s Trust Fund
Greyson and Elle Clymer
Ann and Gary Dickinson Family Charitable Foundation
Donald J. Hall, Jr.
William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank Trustee
David and Tracy Lockton
The Sosland Foundation
Steven and Kristen Swanson
Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation

$10,000 - $99,999

Lawrence A. Appley Foundation

Ash Grove Charitable Foundation

Baystone Financial, LLC

Brightstar Foundation

Burns & McDonnell Engineering

Harry and Kristine Campbell


JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Kansas City Chiefs Football Club

Dunn Family Foundation

Stanley H. Durwood Foundation

Michael and Jennifer Ensz


Steven C. Fisher

David and Beth Fowler

Fendler Family Fund

Melanie and Robert Griffey

Jeff and Amy Hargroves

T.M. Higgins Family Fund

Stephen and Nancy Hooley


Lynsey and Paul Jager

Laura and Dr. Lowry Jones


Liberty Mutual Group Inc.

Mary Lockton

Nora and Marshall Lockton

Midwest Air Traffic Control

Mizuho Securities USA LLC

Platform Ventures

Polsinelli, PC

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

SBA Network Services, LLC

Paul and Mari Schieber

Kathy and John Schirger

Scott and Kathleen Smith

Vivian & Hymie J. Sosland Charitable Trust


Ann and Jim Tinsman

Krista and Geoff Tolsdorf

UMBFC Charitable Foundation

$1,000 - $9,999

American Century Investments – Performance & Integration

American Fire Sprinkler Corp.

ARC Physical Therapy +

AssuredPartners, Inc.

Karen and Mark Bailey

Mary and David Barrier

Bauman Family Foundation

Alec and Donna Belingloph Charitable Trust

Matt and Katie Benge

Ron and Pat Benjamin

Dr. Phyliss and Robert Bernstein

Julie and Michael Blumenthal

Dr. and Mrs. Jon Browne

Bukaty Companies

C&C Group

Kalinda and Bret Calkins

Steven and Linda Callahan


CrossFirst Bank

Commerce Bank

April and Michael Crosser

Patricia and Bill Donath

Deutsche Bank

Virginia and Roger Emley

Courtney and Ben Fadler

J.M. Fahey Construction Company

Kevin and Connie Fahey

Angela and Addam Fera

Gretchen and John FitzGerald

Denise and Dr. Burrel Gaddy

Gail and Dr. Hires Gage

Lawrence Gates

Sara Gentry

Gladstone Dodge

Joanna and Larry Glaze

Laura and Jim Goettsch

Steve and Patricia Gound

Celeste and Brian Greenlee

Julie and Gerard Grimaldi

HarbisonWalker International

Susie and Spence Heddens

Jane and Joe Heide

William T. Hickey

Lisa Hickok

Paget and Thomas Higgins

Molly and Mark Hunter

Husch Blackwell LLP

Katherine and Steven Hughes

JMW & Associates, LLC

Joy and Jerry Kaplan

Don and Patricia Kincaid

Amanda and Kirk Lambright

Brett and Molly Lane

Sarah and David Lauck

Carla and John Mabry

McCullough Family Foundation

Monarch Cement Company


NorthPoint Development, LLC

Mitchell Peterson

Carol Porter

Prairie Capital Management

Michael D. Mann

Edward and Ann McShane

Rozanne and Dean Prather

Praxis Nonprofit Strategies

Reardon Pallet Company, Inc.

Chad and Tracy Rock

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

S&P Financial Services, Inc.

Stacey and James Saladin

Kendra Scott

Seaboard Corporation

Gina and James Shibel

Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Aaron and Stephanie Siders

Bob Sight Ford, Inc.

Meyer and Mindy Sosland

Sprint – Corporate Social Responsibility

Morgan Stanley Foundation

State Line Nissan

John J. Sullivan Jr. Charitable Trust

Tammy and Mitchell Swartz

Chuck and Beth Sweetman

Ann and Rob Thomas

Dr. Julia Thompson

Dr. Mabel Tinjaca

James and Elizabeth Tinsman

Mandi and Tucker Trotter

Liz and Paul Uhlmann

Janet and L.H. Warren

Angie and Dr. Hadley Warwick

Allison and Mike Waters

Jill and Jim Wehner

Wells Fargo

Leslie and Dr. James Whitaker

Mary Widmer and Richard Kochuyt

Winbury Operating, LLC

Thank You for Building our Future

We also wanted to acknowledge some special donors who share in our vision for the future and have generously given to the next phase for The Children’s Place as we renovate the former sanctuary space in our building.

For the purpose of this listing, only gifts of $1,000 or more have been listed. We strive to be accurate in every way and apologize for any unintentional error or omission. 

Before shot of the sanctuary space

$100,000 - $999,999

Sherman Family Foundation
Emily and Todd Voth

$10,000 - $99,999

Jacob and Leslie Bayer

Constance M. Cooper Charitable Foundation

Curry Family Foundation

Steve and Patricia Gound

Tour Our Space

We love the opportunity to show off our building and tour visitors! If you are interested in scheduling a tour of The Children’s Place, please contact Polly Howard, Vice President of Development & Communications, at