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Kansas City's signature community development celebration, Thrive, is a one-of-a-kind experience cherished by our honorees and over 300 community leaders who fill the room each year. Join us for locally sourced food and open bar, as we celebrate and honor those working towards making our neighborhoods better, safer and healthier places to live and thrive!
Celebrate the finest in Kansas City community development, enjoy delicious local eats, sip local beverages, enjoy incredible entertainment and meet new and old friends. Join us November 15th at Thrive!
Join us as we celebrate these local heroes, whose tireless dedication to the community makes Kansas City a place where neighborhoods and families thrive.
Our 2019 Thrive Organization with the Greatest Impact Honoree has served the community for more than 100 years and is creating real, positive change in the lives of families impacted by multi-generational poverty. Congrats to Community Services League, and thank you for empowering families to thrive!
Our 2019 Thrive Economic Empowerment Honoree provides a safe haven for families overcoming addiction, giving them the tools to achieve the dream of self-sufficiency. Congrats to Amethyst Place, and thank you for empowering families to thrive!
Our 2019 Building Block Honoree transformed a vacant historic building into a place where kids of all ages can learn, play and have a lot of fun every day. Congrats to the Police Athletic League of Kansas City, Kansas, and thank you for your dedication to help local youth thrive!
Our 2019 Thrive KCK Community Champion Honoree received a record seven nominations from community partners across the metro for her tireless efforts to realize the vision of a thriving community - and we couldn’t agree more. Congrats to Rachel Jefferson of the Historic Northeast Midtown Association, and thank you for your efforts to help KCK thrive!
For our 2019 Thrive KCMO Community Champion it’s not about programs, it’s about loving local youth and keeping them safe from violence. Congrats to Marva Moses of Hope Hangout, and thank you for giving your all to help kids thrive!
For our 2019 KCMO Young Champion, community begins with the environment where she volunteers with high school students to promote social justice and preservation. Congrats to Angelica Duckworth, and thank you for helping KCMO thrive!
Our 2019 KCK Young Champion leads by example, helping his teachers and peers succeed in a focused and collaborative classroom environment. Congrats to Cobe Clemmons, and thank you for helping KCK thrive!
Join us and our partners in bringing this event to life. As a sponsor you would receive all of the benefits outlined in the linked Thrive Sponsor Sheet as well as brand awareness throughout the 6 month marketing cycle of the event.
More than 300 people from across the metro came out to salute seven of the best and brightest leaders and organizations at the Second Annual Thrive community development celebration.