UMB is excited to support even more non-profit organizations in the Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, Dallas and Phoenix communities.
These organizations include:
- Two Kansas City groups – Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC)‡ and Amethyst Place‡, who received a $300,000 and $200,000 donation, respectively, to support their missions
- The Urban League of St. Louis‡ received a $300,000 donation
- Denver-based Kids In Need of Dentistry (KIND)‡ received a $200,000 donation
- Dallas-based Metrocare Dallas‡ received a $200,000 donation
- BankWork$‡ (a CareerWork$‡ program), which serves the Dallas, Denver and Phoenix communities, received a $550,000 donation.
These donations bring UMB’s 2022 charitable giving total to more than $7.5 million.
Get to know these community organizations
We are honored to contribute to these deserving organizations and help them continue to provide vital services and care to our community members. In the future, we look forward to sharing how our nonprofit partners use these funds and the impact they will have on the Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, Dallas and Phoenix metros.
We encourage you to get to know these organizations and better understand who they are, what they do and their plans for the donations.
Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) works to create a diverse and vibrant community welcoming families with housing, educational and economic opportunities, making Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods a place where people are proud to live. For more than 20 years, CHWC has built, renovated or repaired more than 500 homes, educated and financially empowered thousands of families, and developed vital community assets.
Amethyst Place delivers long-term supportive housing to inspire transformational healing and empowerment of women and children to achieve recovery, reunification and resilience. Each year, Amethyst Place provides nearly 200 women and children in Kansas City with comprehensive, family-centered care to help them overcome the interconnected cycles of poverty, trauma and substance use.
Kids In Need of Dentistry (KIND) is a non-profit organization that provides high-quality, affordable dental care to children in need throughout Colorado. KIND focuses on underserved communities to provide and improve the perception of dental care and empower dental health advocacy. For more than a century, KIND has helped thousands of children receive the dental services they need at a cost their families can afford.
Urban League of St. Louis is the organization’s largest chapter and the most well-known, impactful non-profit in St. Louis, empowering Blacks and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality and civil rights. The Urban League of St. Louis offers programs and services centered around education excellence, economic opportunity, community empowerment, civil rights and advocacy, public safety and community response.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Phoenix focuses on affordable housing, economic development, financial stability, early childcare and healthy communities. LISC Phoenix works to amplify voices of neighborhoods and to provide resources to place-based partners. The donation will support LISC Phoenix’s housing education, low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) and affordable housing programs.
Metrocare Dallas is the largest provider of mental health services in North Texas, serving more than 55,000 adults and children annually. For more than 50 years, Metrocare has provided a broad array of services to people with mental health challenges and developmental disabilities. In addition, Metrocare has primary care centers for adults and children, services for veterans and their families, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. The donation will support Metrocare housing programs and new campus development.
BankWork$, a CareerWork$ program, serves young adults in under-resourced communities by providing free career training, placement assistance, ongoing industry-specific coaching and access to careers in banking and financial services. BankWork$ has helped and supported more than 4,000 young adults launch their career journey all across the nation. The donation will support the BankWork$ programs in the Dallas, Denver and Phoenix locations.
We are thrilled to support these deserving organizations and look forward to seeing the impact these donations will have on our community throughout this year and beyond.
We have an unwavering commitment to the prosperity of each community we serve across our national footprint, which is why we’re always looking for ways to positively impact the lives of our community members and give back where it is needed most. To learn more about UMB and our connections to the communities we serve, visit our community involvement page and follow us on Facebook‡ and LinkedIn‡.
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