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The Kitchen, Inc. Urgent Needs

The Kitchen, Inc. Urgent Needs

We are running very low on several items. If you can, please donate. These items help our clients in shelter and housing live with dignity. men's underwear women's underwear toilet brushes razors bath mats.    You can donate at 730 N Glenstone Ave Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Thank you!  
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The Kitchen, Inc. Announces 2022 Board of Trustees Executive Officers

The Kitchen, Inc. Announces 2022 Board of Trustees Executive Officers

[caption id="attachment_4075" align="alignright" width="240"] Ellen Hammock[/caption] SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2022)– The Kitchen, Inc. announces The Kitchen, Inc. Board of Trustees 2022 executive officers and new Board Trustees. The 2022 officers are: Ellen Hammock, VP Provider Services CoxHealth, board president Diane Winter Reidle, retired pharmaceutical sales, board vice president Katie Bolt-Goeke, retired clinical social worker, board secretary Rob Fridge, Executive Vice President of Administration and CFO Drury University board treasurer and Jason Clough, Principal Clough Law Firm, LLC, past board president. The new Board Trustees are: Susan Gladden, Project Manager Citizens Memorial Hospital and Abby Glenn, Business Development Specialist Central Bank. About The Kitchen, Inc. The Kitchen, Inc.’s mission is to bring stability and purpose to people who are homeless. Dedicated staff, collaboration with community organizations, and community support allow us…
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Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc.

Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2022)– Longtime employee retiring after 28 years at The Kitchen, Inc. Kippie Kutz has given almost three decades of service to The Kitchen, Inc. She joined The Kitchen in 1993, working at the Missouri Hotel on Commercial Street. While at the hotel, Kippie was blessed to work with The Kitchen’s founder, Sister Lorraine Biebel for a number of years. Kippie became the Director of Major Gifts, a role she has held since 2008. Whether she is talking with clients, sharing the mission with the community, or raising money for the Capital Campaign—Kippie has been an integral part of The Kitchen’s success. In 2021, Kippie was named one of Springfield Business Journal’s Most Influential Women. “We are so grateful for the many years of service Kippie has given…
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Winter Needs List

Winter Needs List

Winter brings cold, wet weather and unique needs for our clients. Consider donating items from our needs list to help those in need. Cold Weather Needs Bus passesChapstickFirst aid kitsGloves, hats, and scarvesHot hands/Hot feetSleeping bagsThermal underwearThrow blanketsWarm socks (new)Zip-up hoodies Kitchen Bottled waterHigh protein snacksPop-top canned food Household Bath towelsCleaning suppliesLaundry detergentLysol wipes/cleaning spraysPaper towelsRubber/latex glovesTissuesToilet paperTrash bags Furniture (must be clean and free of stains) Dressers (small)Kitchen tables, chairsMattresses (no stain/tears)Sofas & armchairs Rare Breed Backpacks, luggage, duffle bagsBlanketsBoots/Sneakersbungee cordsCoverallsFirst aid kitsFlashlights, batterieshammocksHot hands/Hot feetPop-top canned foodRain ponchos, umbrellasSleeping bagsTarpsThermal underwearWarm socks  Donations can be dropped off at 730 N Glenstone Ave, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Rare Breed donations can be dropped off at 301 N Main Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Download the Needs List Give Now!
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2021 Summer Needs List

2021 Summer Needs List

Summer brings it's own challenges for our clients in shelter, housing programs, and Rare Breed youth. Consider donating items from our needs list to help those in need. Bus Passes Single ride bus passes can be purchased at CU Transit Station, 211 N Main Ave. (6am-11pm) Hygiene Hand sanitizers (small)Body wash/shampoo/conditionerDeodorantSunscreen/aloe vera/bug sprayLip balm/ChapstickDisposable razorsToothpaste (full size)Combs/picks (new)Lotion (small)First aid kits Cleaning Laundry detergentDish soapMops/broomsToilet paperPaper towelsTrash bagsToilet brushes/plungersLysol wipes/cleaning sprays Furniture Kitchen tables and chairsSofas and arm chairsBed framesmattresses (no tears or stains)Dressers Household Can openersCooking utensilsCookwareBath towelsBlankets/sheetsPillows Rare Breed Body wash/shampoo/conditionerDeodorantSunscreen/aloe vera/bug sprayLip balm/ChapstickLaundry detergentBaby wipes/diapersPop-top canned foodhigh protein snackssleeping bagsTarpsBackpacksBungee cordsFlashlightsMen's/women's underwear and socks (new)Young adult/teen clothes (new or gently used)Flipflops Donations can be dropped off at 730 N Glenstone Ave, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Rare Breed donations can…
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