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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Rise Rooftop Crawl

More than 1,000 guests gathered for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Rise Rooftop Crawl on August 24th. The fifth annual event raised $500,000 to support life-changing friendships for children facing adversity. Partygoers visited rooftop parties in the Crossroads at private locations, including Barkley, Corrigan Station, and BBBSKC. Each destination featured a vacation theme, including Europe, Cuba, Africa, and India.


Kristi Hutchison, Erica Ostroski, and Tiffany Stuck, all with Big Brothers Big Sisters


Calvin McDonnell and Chioma Atanmo


Cathy Ferraro and Chris Ferraro


The India-themed street party


Additional photos featured in the September 28, 2019 issue of The Independent

Photo Credit:  Adam Kaleikau


The Victory Project – The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

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Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – 19th Annual Golf Classic

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