The Loretto Foundation and its founder Lamar Hunt Jr. continue to support the City Union Mission of Kansas City, MO. The mission recently celebrated its 91st anniversary in service.
Kansas City, MO -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/21/2015 -- The City Union Mission of Kansas City, MO continues to receive the support of Lamar Hunt Jr. through the Loretto Foundation. The mission is currently celebrating its 91st year of service to the poor and homeless adults and children of Kansas City. Multiple fundraising event's recently took place to continue the services provided by the City Union Mission.
Bikers With A Mission held their 26th annual City Union Mission fundraising ride this past July. The fundraiser contributes specifically to the special needs of the City Union Mission by raising funds for items not usually covered in the mission's budget.
The City Union Mission's 8th annual Women Who've Change the Heart of the City luncheon event was held this April and honored Mary Kay McPhee, Barbara Friedmann, and Hilda Fuentes. More than 50 sponsors contributed to the mission for this event which honors exceptional women in the community.
These events and other fundraising efforts by the mission are combined with direct support from donations by individuals, businesses, churches, and other foundations and organizations. The mission receives no support from the government and relies exclusively on these donations to meet its yearly budget. The mission's budget covers the basics of food and shelter, as well as some medical treatment and various types of therapy for clients.
For more information about the City Union Mission of Kansas City, MO visit http://www.cityunionmission.org
About City Union Mission
Since 1924, City Union Mission has provided warm beds, nutritious food and a place of safety for thousands of poverty-stricken and homeless men, women, and children. Founded by Rev. and Mrs. David Bulkley, the Mission's staff has been uncompromising in our commitment to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the hurting and the lost. City Union Mission receives no government support and is not a United Way agency. The Mission depends completely on the gifts of God's people – individuals, churches, groups, foundations, and businesses who have a heart for the poor and homeless.
About Lamar Hunt Jr.
Lamar Hunt, Jr. founded and participates in the Loretto Companies group that includes the Kansas City based private charitable organization Loretto Foundation, LLC. One of the major goals of the foundation, besides making contributions to charities, is to educate the public about what the Christian faith has to say about business and our work in the world. Hunt is also the owner of the Independence, MO hockey team the Missouri Mavericks, LLC (member of the East Coast hockey League).