Rise + Shine! Breakfast
Friday, September 8, 2023
The Rise + Shine! Breakfast is an annual fundraiser supporting Front Porch Alliance
and our professionally-led programs across Eastside Kansas City.
The event will be held at the Grand Street Café with a light breakfast provided.
Doors open at 7:00am and breakfast will be served starting at 7:30am.
Grand Street Café is located at 4740 Grand Blvd. Kansas City MO 64112.
Potential for Impact
750+ Facebook followers
1000+ Instagram followers
170+ LinkedIn followers
300+ Website visits per month
1000+ Member Email List
We proudly promote our sponsors on our social media and website and in Breakfast communications. Through sponsorship, your brand gains unparalleled access to our member base of donors, volunteers, and program participants.
Front Porch Alliance serves over 700 participants each year. Your financial support allows us to sustain our outreach and intentionally increase programming. Every sponsorship translates into real impact across Kansas City’s Eastside and urban core.
Table Champions support the Breakfast by inviting guests.
- Champions donating $1000-$4999 can bring up to five (5) guests.
- Champions donating $5000+ can bring up to ten (10) guests.
Table Champions will receive personalized thank you notes and their (company) name will be displayed on their table.
If my guest(s) cannot attend, can they still donate?
Donations can be made via www.FrontPorchAlliance.Org or by calling our office to make payment over the phone/to request a donation envelope.
What if I cannot fill my table? What if a guest can no longer attend?
If you cannot fill a table, smaller groups may be combined and individual attendees assigned to open seats. If a guest can no longer attend, please inform An Sasala by phone or email: 816-831-1450 An@FrontPorchAlliance.Org.
Successful Table Championship
Dr. Marvia Jones
Dr. Marvia Jones has worked in the areas of community health and development, behavioral health, and violence prevention for over 10 years. She earned a Masters of Public Health and PhD in Community Behavioral Psychology from the University of Kansas. She has a passion for supporting the development of strong, healthy families and neighborhoods.
Dr. Jones is the Director of the Kansas City MO Health Department, where she is tasked with overseeing the City’s efforts to improve the quality of life for KC residents.
Dr. Jones was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. However, she considers Kansas City, MO to be her beloved adopted home, where she resides with her husband (who is a KC native) and her two young sons.
Dr. Jones’ keynote will address resilience, mental health, and the importance of community support.
New Dawn Sponsors, $10,000
First Light Sponsors, $2,500
Bob + Kathi Bjerg
Wendy + Grant Burcham
John + Charlotte Hall
Lisa + Charles Schellhorn
Jim + Michele Stowers
Sven + Julie Sykes
Sunrise Sponsors, $1,000
Children’s Mercy Hospitals – Kansas City
Charlotte + Bruce Davison
Health Forward Foundation
Dharshinie Jayamaha, MD
Kansas City Royals
Linwood Area Ministry Place
Ray of Hope Sponsors, $500
Sarah + Jon Baum
Charlie + Jeanne Sosland Charitable Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Stan + Peggy Chappell
Betty + Jim Crooker
Encore Institute for Social Impact
Kim + Ted Higgins
James + Christine Laster
Aaron + Peggy Lukken
Charlie + Cristy Roberts
Henry + Jackie Sewing II
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Scott + Jenny Sturgeon
Additional Donors + Supporters
Mark + Kathy Adams
Gail + Robert Arther
Carolyn + John Baumgartner
Bob + Kathi Bjerg
G. Lawrence Blankinship Jr.
Linda + Gus Breytspraak
Ed + Jan Dexter
Alan Edelman + Dr. Debbie Sosland-Edelman
Jim + Vicki Ensz
Jo Carol Ferrara
Andy + Pat Harris
Kauffman Foundation Matching Gifts Program
Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapels
Mary + John Lehoczky
John + Patty Nicholson
Larry + Helen Smith
Jack + Barbara Stuber
Elizabeth H. Winetroub
Bodywork Massage and Restoration
Privee Restaurant + Lounge
The National Museum of Toys + Miniatures
The National World War I Museum + Memorial
Reignier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City
Watkins Heritage Chapel
3210 Michigan Ave. Kansas City MO 64109
Front Porch Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered with the State of Missouri. All donations are tax exempt.