Events

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One of a Kind Shopping Event

The Yellow Brick Foundation teams up with women owned, home-based businesses to give you a “One of a Kind” shopping experience!

It’s simple.  Grab your computer and follow the links to find some amazing items at fantastic prices.  You don’t have to fight the crowds, rather shop anytime, anywhere.

Each participating vendor supports The Yellow Brick Foundation by giving back a portion of each purchase, so when you shop, you are supporting our mission of empowering women to build a better life!

 

(Links to all vendors will be LIVE on November 1st.  For a preview, visit our events page on Facebook)

Tracy Koss with Tastefully Simple (link to TYB Party)

Heidi Meadows with LuLaRoe (Facebook Page-use Code:TYB)

Jodi Foster with Redrock Traditions (link to TYB Party)

Courtney Neds with Scentsy (link to TYB Party)

Tiffany Hermsen with Grace & Heart Jewelry (link to TYB Party)

Reilly Schultz with Rodan & Fields (use Code:Friend of The Yellow Brick)

Gwyn Valverde with Trades of HOPE (link to TYB Party)

Erin Naughton with WineShop at Home (use Code:TYB)

Margaret Bristoe with Usborne Books (use Code:TYB)

Rachelle Powers with Mary & Martha Inspirational Living (use Code:TYB)

Anne Hill with Stella & Dot (link to TYB Party)

Laurie Gamerl with Younique (use Code:TYB)

Shop all year around!  Add these links to your favorites list and help support The Yellow Brick Foundation with your purchases!

Amazon Smiles –  Amazon donates .05% of all sales from those who place orders through https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-3835647  to The Yellow Brick Foundation!

Bravelets – Each purchase you make at https://www.bravelets.com/collections/theyellowbrick gives 10% back to The Yellow Brick Foundation!  Be Brave!  Show your support with beautiful jewelry!

Passion Planner – This organization participates in a “buy one, give one” program and has generously given to The Yellow Brick Foundation so we can in turn give these amazing gifts to our clients!

Get Shopping!

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Walk With Dorothy – Fall 2017

Take a walk down The Yellow Brick Road!  Make the commitment to walk as much as you can for 10 days, get your friends and family to support your efforts and you’ll be given the profile of one of our clients to walk with to help motivate you to give it all you’ve got!

 

Registration thru October 5th

 

  1. When you register to walk, you receive a packet with information on how to collect pledges and get sponsors. Each participant also receives a client profile, someone to walk with on this journey.
  2. Once you receive your packet, you will set your goal, seek sponsors/donors to give a specific amount per mile. Share the story of the TYB Client you are walking with on journey.
  3. On October 5th, you start walking. Record how far you walk each day between October 5th and October 15th.
  4. On October 16th, contact your sponsors/donors and let them know how many miles you achieved and collect the amount pledged. Donors may pay their pledge online at theyellowbrick.org via PayPal – be sure they indicate who they sponsored.  Please make checks out to The Yellow Brick.  All donations received through PayPal or paid by check or cash are tax deductible.
  5. Donation deadline is Friday, October 21st. Please mail PLEDGE CARDS AND DONATIONS to:

                                                                        PO Box 171906, Kansas City KS 66117.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

100% of donations from the Walk with Dorothy Campaign will be used for Client Services to help empower women to build a better life!  Register at www.theyellowbrick.org to Walk with Dorothy!

 

 

Why “Walk with Dorothy”

  • Helps raise awareness of services available through TYB
  • Raises money for TYB
  • Anybody can help (all ages welcome to participate and you can walk anywhere)
  • It feels good to help others and yourself
  • You get motivation to walk
  • Get to walk with one of TYB clients and grow in solidarity
  • Why not?

 

 

 

The Yellow Brick Foundation walks with our clients, step by step to set goals and achieve them.  Walk with Dorothy allows our supporters to “walk in our client’s shoes” by setting a goal and raise funding for TYB.  Each participant receives a profile of a client to walk with as they walk their intended amount over 10 days and will collect pledges per mile or one time donation to TYB.

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Art and Wine Event – August 2017

The Yellow Brick Foundation’s Summer Art and Wine Event

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Two Sessions          1:00-3:00          OR               3:30-5:30

Space is limited to 25 spots per session – RSVP is necessary

$25.00 per person

Happy Trees Painting Co, 1219 Union, KCMO 64101 in the West Bottoms

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Annual Fundraising Gala

Luck O’The Yellow Brick

The Ladies of The Yellow Brick Foundation are in search of a pot of gold somewhere over the rainbow on Sunday, September 17, 2017.  The 4th Annual Fundraising Gala will include Irish Dancing, Celtic Music, and a GRAND Silent Auction.  There will also be a Money Wheel where guest spin for a chance at a 50/50 raffle and the popular Wine Pull.  

The BRASS on Baltimore, 1228 Baltimore Ave, KCMO 64105

$20 Donation for 50/50 Raffe                  $20 Donation to RSVP  to Event          Questions admin@theyellowbrick.org                    

Guests who RSVP with $20 donation by September 16th will have one entry into 50/50 Raffle

 

 

Thank you to our Sponsors who support The Yellow Brick Foundation

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2017 Beauty Event

Get your beauty on with an afternoon of pampering at the 2017 Beauty Event.   Guests  create homemade facial lotion, body scrub, bubble bath from all natural ingredients to make them look and feel beautiful all while enjoying a decadent coffee and desert bar.  This year’s event will be held on Sunday, June 11th from 3:30-5:oopm at George Meyn Community Center in Wyandotte County Park off of 126th & State, just west of Legends.

The Yellow Brick Foundation works year around with clients to help build self confidence and  see the beauty within. The annual Beauty Event brings our Donors and Friends together and celebrate beautiful women and take a “coffee break” to get refreshed and rejuvenated.

The suggested donation for the Beauty Event is $30.00 per person and must be paid in advance.  When you RSVP online, click on the “donate” button to pay through paypal.  You may also pay with a check and send to TYB, PO Box 171906, KCKS 66117.

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Dottes Closet at ReachKCK

Dottes Closet, Mobile Sale is stocked full of women’s clothing and accessories.  Our shoppe will “pop-up” at ReachKCK, June 27th through June 30th!  Start making plans now to bring your friends to shop these fun styles at affordable prices.

Hours

Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Friday 10:00am – 3:00pm

Specials

Summer Dresses $5

BOGO Slacks/Pants $7

Fill a TYB Bag for $25

Want to volunteer?  Contact us at admin@theyellowbrick.org

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Walk with Dorothy – Spring 2017

Walk with Dorothy between April 5th and April 15th

Take a walk down The Yellow Brick Road! The Yellow Brick Foundation walks with our clients, step by step to set goals and achieve them. Walk with Dorothy allows our supporters to “walk in our client’s shoes” by setting a goal and raise funding for TYB. Each participant receives a profile of a client to walk with as they walk their intended amount over 10 days and will collect pledges per mile/hr or one time donation to TYB. 100% of donations from the Walk with Dorothy Campaign will be used for Client Services to help empower women to build a better life!

Registration begins March 1st thru April 1st.

  1. All participants receive a client profile, someone to walk with on the journey.
  2. Set a goal.  Determine how many miles you will walk over the 10 days or how much time you plan to walk (for example you can choose to walk 2 miles per day or  you might plan to walk 20 minutes per day).
  3. Download your 2017 Spring WWD Pledge Form and start seeking sponsors.  Share the story of The Yellow Brick Foundation and the client profile you received with your potential sponsors.
  4. On April 5th, you start walking. Record how much you walk each day between April 5th and April 15th.
  5. On April 16th, contact your sponsors/donors and let them know how many miles you achieved and collect the amount pledged. Sponsors may pay their pledge online at Donors link via PayPal – be sure they indicate who they sponsored.  Please make checks payable to The Yellow Brick Foundation.  All donations are tax deductible.
  6. Donation deadline is Friday, April 21st.
  7. Please mail PLEDGE FORMS AND DONATIONS to:  The Yellow Brick Foundation, PO Box 171906, Kansas City KS 66117

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Why “Walk with Dorothy”

Helps raise awareness of services available through TYB
Raises money for TYB
Anybody can help (all ages welcome to participate and you can walk anywhere)
It feels good to help others and yourself
You get motivation to walk
Get to walk with one of TYB clients and grow in solidarity
Why not?

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Upgrade your SWAG Fashion Show & Dottes Closet Mobile Sale

The Yellow Brick Foundation has partnered with Kansas City Community College for the “Upgrade your SWAG” Fashion Show.  Students from the F.B.O.E (Fringe Benefits of Education, Intercultural Center and the Catholic Students Association will be the stage crew, production managers and of course the models.  Come to see how the students dress the part with clothing from Dottes Closet to obtain the job they want for their future.  The fashion show will take the audience through the stages of seeking a job, preparing for the interview, landing the perfect job in your desired profession and upgrading your SWAG!  Fashion Show flyer – 2017

The fashion show will be held in “Upper Jewell” on Sunday, April 2nd from 2:00-4:00 pm at Kansas City Community College (7250 State AVE, KCKS 66112).  Admission is $1.00 which benefits the student groups participating in the fashion show.  Dottes Closet will be open following the show until 5:30 and from 9:00-2:00 Monday, April 3rd through Wednesday, April 5th.  Dotte’s Closet Basic Info

Sponsors for the 2017 Upgrade your SWAG Fashion Show include:

A Cut Above – General Sponsor

B&L trucking Inc. – Ruby Level Sponsor

Basehor Veterinary Clinic – Ruby Level Sponsor

D&S Engraving – Ruby Level Sponsor

Delta Auto Detail – Ruby Level Sponsor

Don Antonio’s – Ruby Level Sponsor

Gates BBQ – Ruby Level Sponsor

Girls on the Run – Ruby Level Sponsor

Italian Delight – Ruby Level Sponsor

Little Joes Pawn & Gun – Ruby Level Sponsor

K.C. Bowl – Ruby Level Sponsor

KCK Automotive & Body Repair – Ruby Level Sponsor

Kaminski Retail Liquor – Ruby Level Sponsor

Marshalls – State location – General Sponsor

Parkway Service Center – Ruby Level Sponsor

Rancho Grande – Emerald Level Sponsor

Studio 7 Fine Art & Custom Frame – Ruby Level Sponsor

Varsity Sports – Ruby Level Sponsor

Wright Liquor – Ruby Level Sponsor

 
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Spring Cleaning Drive

 

Our Annual Spring Cleaning Drive kicks off February 25th and runs through March 25th.  It’s time to kick off our snow boots and clean out the cobwebs of winter.  The Spring Cleaning Drive helps The Yellow Brick Foundation stock our shelves of cleaning supplies, paper products and hygiene items.  These items are passed onto our clients to help their families happy and healthy.  Your generosity is appreciated by many throughout the year!

Most needed items:

  • General Cleaning Supplies for kitchen and bathroom
  • Household soap for dishwasher, hands, dishes and laundry products
  • Paper products including toilet paper, box of tissue, and paper towels
  • Personal hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.
  • Women specific hygiene supplies

Contact admin@theyellowbrick.org for more details or to arrange for donation pick up.

 

Want to make a BIGGER impact?  Consider coordinating a Drive in your work place, church or with family and friends, click here for details and sign up.

***  The Spring Cleaning Drive is not the only time we accept donations of cleaning supplies, paper goods and hygiene items.  Contact us any time you’d like to donate to help promote healthy lives!  ***

Spring Cleaning Drive on Facebook

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January 2017 – Art & Wine Event

Thank you to all who came out to support The Yellow Brick Foundation at the Art & Wine Event on January 29, 2017!  Look for details this summer for our next event when we will paint #4 in the YELLOW BRICK SERIES.

 

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