Grace Place

Grace Place assist members in our community experiencing financial hardship. Assistance is available through our Food Pantry, Children’s Clothing Closet, Budgeting Counseling, and Baby Grace Place. We serve those in Lee's Summit, Raytown, and Blue Springs. We continue to serve more and more families each month, so thank you for your generosity!

We are always accepting donations for our Grace Place Services. Donations can be dropped off at our office, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., or on Sunday mornings!

If you’re interested in working at one of our Grace Place Services, contact Amy Bartlett!

Food Pantry

We offer pre-bagged, non-perishable food and toiletry items to families and individuals once a month by pick-up only.  The food pantry is open Tuesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays 12:30-2:30 p.m.


Those who serve are asked to be available for two-hours shifts to help with the following:

  • Assist people using the food pantry and carry bags to people's cars if needed

  • Sort and shelve food

  • Bag the non-perishable groceries and toiletries


  • Canned Fruit

  • Canned Vegetables

  • Peanut Butter

  • Jelly

  • Canned Tuna/Chicken

  • Pasta

  • Spaghetti Sauce

  • Soup

  • Crackers

  • Hamburger Helper

  • Instant Potatoes or Rice

  • Pancake Mix

  • Syrup

  • Cereal

  • Macaroni & Cheese

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Bath Soap

  • Shampoo

  • Toothpaste

  • Toothbrush

  • Toilet Paper

For more information or to serve in the Food Pantry, contact Joyce Appel.

Children’s Clothing Closet

We offer gently-used clothing for infants through teens. If you need to utilize our Clothing Closet, call our office (816.795.8848) to discuss needs and we will arrange a pick-up time.

Serve: Volunteers for Children’s Clothing Closet help with organizing donations, and pulling clothes for people that call and meeting them at our Missions Center for pick up.

Donate: Gently-used or new clothing for children of all sizes, infants through teens.

For more information or to serve in the Clothing Closet, contact Mia Fulson.

Budget Counseling (Utility Assistance)

We offer budget counseling classes to anyone that wants to improve their finances. After beginning classes, we can offer utility assistance on a non-emergent, case-by-case basis for residents of Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs, Independence and Raytown. For more information, or to sign up for classes, call our office at 816.795.8848.

Serve: Become a budget Counselor for those looking to improving their finances.

For more information or to serve, contact Joyce Appel.

Baby Grace Place

We offer gently-used baby items & diapers for families who need them. If you need assistance through Baby Grace Place, call our office (816.795.8848) to discuss needs and arrange a pick-up time.

Serve: Volunteers for Baby Grace Place help organize donations, pulling items for those who need it, and meeting them for pick-up at our Missions Center.

Donate: Diapers, Blankets, Swings, Burp Cloths, Clothes, Strollers, Car Seats, anything a baby could need!

For more information or to serve in Baby Grace Place, contact Nikki Emison.