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The 21st Annual Village Crawfish Festival, co-hosted by the Secret Order of Crawdaddies and the Overland Park South Rotary Club, will benefit reStart and be held Saturday May 14, 2022 (6:00 pm-10:00 pm) at St Pius X Church, 5500 Woodson, Mission, KS (55th and Woodson, 2 blocks west of Nall St). Signs will be prominently displayed indicating area for convenient parking.

The 2022 Charity: reStart

With 40 years of service in the Kansas City area, reStart, Inc. is one of the region’s largest homeless service providers and a community leader advocating for and modeling best practices for permanently ending homelessness.  reStart, Inc., provides a full continuum of care from temporary housing to permanent housing for all members of the community so that no person experiencing homelessness is excluded from working toward stability and permanent housing.

Our Housing First and Rapid Re-housing models focus on quickly moving people into safe and appropriate housing, reducing expensive shelter stays while allowing clients to work toward stability, self-sufficiency, and improved overall well-being.  This approach quickly and successfully connects individuals and families into permanent housing without preconditions and barriers. Supportive services are offered to maximize housing stability and prevent a return to homelessness. All the programming at reStart, Inc. is designed to achieve our mission to “empower all people facing or experiencing homelessness by providing housing and services that inspire hope”.

In 2020 reStart, Inc. provided 167,816 bed nights and 7,657 hours of case management. These numbers include 1,935 singles and 132 families (420 total individuals).

reStart, Inc.’s vision and dedicated staff are leading the way to prevent and end homelessness in Kansas City.

Visit them online!