How to give back + get help in Kansas City

As our community recovers from a crisis, here’s how to be one of the helpers.

KC union station pic

We want to know how you’re sharing KC Heart during these times.

Photo by George Vega

We know how impossible it can feel to wait for answers in the wake of senseless tragedy — as Kansas Citians ourselves, we feel it too. Now, more than ever, let’s come together as a community and show the world our KC Hearts.

For anyone looking to help + heal, here’s a list of requests, resources, and hotlines:

Donations + fundraising

Mental health resources

The city and local businesses are offering counseling services for anyone affected by the tragedy, regardless of where you were when it happened.

  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline | 988
  • Crisis Text Line | Text “HOME” to 741741
  • JoCo Mental Health | 913-268-0156 or text “SHARE” to 741-741
  • Beacon Mental Health | 816-468-0400
  • CommCare Crisis Line | 888-279-8188
  • The Collective KC | Three free counseling sessions are available for affected individuals, call/text 816-200-0223 or email
  • Free Process | A no-cost group therapy session is available through counselor Caleb Adegoke on Friday, Feb. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at MADEMOBB (221 SW Blvd., KCMO).