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KVC’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament Provides Light for Children, Teens Living in Darkness

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Hundreds of Kansas City business leaders will witness the solar eclipse on one of the nation’s most beautiful golf courses while raising funds for children and teens in need.

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Actress Charlize Theron Opens Up About Alcoholic Father, Traumatic Childhood

Charlize Theron Talks about traumatic childhood experiences

Growing up, Theron’s everyday life was affected by her father’s alcoholism. Her mother has inspired her to heal and move on from her traumatic childhood.

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How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was recently interviewed by Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization, to discuss the developmental and physiological effects that the opioid epidemic is having on children.

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Sierra’s Story of Hope, Healing and Resilience [VIDEO]

Sierra's story of resilience

Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.

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KVC Health Systems Names Lonnie Johnson as First Chief Information Officer

KVC Health Systems CIO

Johnson has been with the organization for 17 years, most recently as Executive Vice President of Business Information Technology.

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Heroes Emerge at the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon Benefitting Children in Need

2017 KVC Hero Luncheon

More than 550 people from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel ballroom for the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 15.

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KU Coach Bill Self and Former Jayhawk Scot Pollard Headline KVC Hero Luncheon Charity Event

2017 Hero Luncheon

The luncheon provides an exclusive opportunity to get insider commentary on the upcoming basketball season and be inspired to be a hero for local children & teens who have experienced abuse or neglect.

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What Does KVC Stand For?

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Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

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Spring/Summer 2017 Issue of KVC’s “Thriving” Magazine Now Available

Thriving spring/summer 2017

KVC has transformed its twice-a-year print newsletter into “thriving,” a magazine featuring inspiring stories, helpful tips and fascinating updates.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Foster Care

5 things to know about foster care

The U.S. foster care system is complex and can be confusing to understand. Here are five things you need to know, plus ideas for getting involved.

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