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Our Team

General phone number 816-763-3277 - general email - fax 816-763-5785

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Rachel Casey

Executive Director

Jackie Knabe

Finance Director


Staci Cooper

Operations Director

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Tammy Mayhue

Programs Director


Keesha Hinkle



Marshelle Lyons



Shari Simmermon

Next Steps


Adora Hardin

Emergency Assistance

Our People: Meet the Team

Barbara Tillman

Pantry and Happy

Bottoms Appointments

Barbara Tillman

Pantry and Happy

Bottoms Appointments

Additional staff

Alice Coleman, pantry coordinator

Lenese Jackson, custodian

Linda Maxey, AARP front office

Ray Wagner, pantry coordinator

Our People: Text

Board of Directors

Cecil Wattree, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker, Behavioralist, City of KCMO Health Department - President

Douglas Smith, H&R Block ret. - Treasurer

Alisha Duarte, Evergy - Secretary

Megan Elder, Port KC

Wakisha Briggs, Education Specialist

Ursula Copeland, City of KCMO Health Department

Cynthia Corn, ABD, KC Common Good

Irene Kendrick, Hickman Mills Board of Education

Diana Parker, Department of Labor, ret.

Penny Rice, Empower Organization for Change

Reginald Silvers, Workers of KCMO Union 

Major Kari Thompson, KCPD Community Engagement Division

Our People: About Us
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