PrincipalsConnect doesn’t do our work alone. There are many individuals and organizations whose generosity makes our work possible. We are grateful!

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Jan and Tom Kreamer
The Sherman Family Foundation
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Kenneth and Ann Baum Charitable Foundation
Hallmark Corporate Foundation
JE Dunn Construction

Super Supporters
Debby and Gary Ballard
Randy and Doranne Hudson
Diana Keating
Nancy Kenner
Susan Morgenthaler
Michael Roane and Chris Uithoven
CommunityAmerica Credit Union

Great Supporters
Victoria Barnard
Pat Chadwick
Kathy Dodd
Steve Doyal
Beth Garland
Tresia and John Franklin
MJ Fitness
Adam Hallquist
Denice Ross Haynes
Peter Herschend
Pamela Westbrooks Hodge
Darcy Howe
Pam and Bill Kanter
Margaret Keating
Edna Kissman
Jeanie Latz
Karen Mitchell Layton
Willetta Willis McGhee
Pete Muenkes
Patrick Seaver
Jeannine Strandjord

East Weight Room Equipment Drive led by Michael Roane
Tom Buttine
Vince Burke
Jeff Chadiha
Tad DeOrio
Adam Hallquist
Chris Jones
Patrick Lyons
Jared Roane
Andrew Stroud
Andrew Teigen
Donna Thomason
Tray Vedock
Chris Uithoven

We are especially thankful for:

  • Dale Ladner who volunteers his services to assemble our 990 tax documents every year
  • Susan Morgenthaler for the time, money and directions she’s provided for teachers’ break rooms at East High School, Longfellow Elementary and Pitcher Elementary
  • Jim Tilden for his phenomenal craftsmanship on Longfellow’s teacher work station
  • The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation education group for thought leadership and financial support.
  • United Way of Greater Kansas City provided a significant grant way to accelerate our dinner efforts
  • SchoolSmartKC is helping triple our reach and impact for the 2023/24 school year
  • Board member Jan Kreamer has funded our volunteer coordinator and discount card program
  • Former school teacher Devin Hallquist for her insight and her commitment to urban students
  • The innovators at the Sherman Family Foundation who believed in us and funded a test of our teacher take-home dinner program