We adopted over 400 children and seniors this year for Christmas through our partnerships with Give Joy, KVC, the McKinney-Vento Program in KCKPS, Synergy, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City, Salvation Army, St. Louis County of Human Services, Detroit Rescue Mission, Lenape Valley Foundation, and Great Circle.

NorthPoint Development team members volunteered their time to shop, wrap, and deliver presents – bringing joy to all this holiday season!

Learn more about each of our partnership programs below:

FosterAdopt Connect’s Give Joy program helps give joy to local foster kids around the holidays. To learn more, please visit https://www.fosteradopt.org/event/givejoy/.

KVC’s Holiday Hero program connects individuals, families, and businesses to children and teens in the welfare system – allowing them to receive the gifts their hearts are set on. To learn more, please visit https://kansas.kvc.org/get-involved/holiday-giving/.

The McKinney-Vento Program serves KCKPS students and families by connecting them to community resources. To learn more, please visit https://kckps.org/mckinney-vento-homeless-program/.

Synergy assists individuals and families with immediate relief from violence while also providing services that empower people to find and choose safety and success. To learn more, please visit https://www.synergyservices.org/about-us

Big Brothers Big Sisters is on a mission to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. To learn more about BBBS, please visit: https://bbbschgo.org/

The St. Louis County’s Department of Human Services is committed to providing the support, service, and resources that help individuals of all ages live safely, productively, and independently. To learn more, please visit: https://stlouiscountymo.gov/st-louis-county-departments/human-services/

The Detroit Rescue Mission provides hope for the Detroit community. To learn more, please visit: https://drmm.org/

The Lenape Valley Foundation strives to help each person find hope, renowned spirit, a revised sense of dignity, and the opportunity to live a full and productive life. Please visit https://www.lenapevf.org/ to learn more.

Natasha Rickel

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Meet our dedicated Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Natasha, a seasoned professional with a flair for strategic brand management and integrated marketing. With an impressive background in spearheading innovative initiatives for the largest privately-held industrial development company in the US, Natasha brings a unique blend of expertise in communications, content creation, and digital strategy. Holding an M.S. in Journalism and Mass Communications with a focus in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Kansas, Natasha is committed to driving growth and shaping impactful brand narratives. As a board member and active member of KC IABC and the Content Marketing & Communications Manager for NorthPoint Development, Natasha plays a crucial role in our mission to enhancing the lives of children in our communities.