At the NorthPoint Foundation, we believe in the power of collaboration and community-driven initiatives to create lasting change. That's why we're proud to share our impactful partnership with Ryogoku Soccer Academy, an organization dedicated to educating and empowering young men in Kansas City.

Inspiration and Collaboration

The journey began when the visionary boys of Ryogoku presented their ambitious plans for a community sustainability project. Inspired by their passion and dedication, our team of volunteers, comprising skilled engineers and development managers including Brad, Cooper, Brian, Ben, and Owen, eagerly stepped in to lend their expertise.

Supporting Dreams, Building Futures

Together, we worked hand in hand with the young men of Ryogoku to refine their plans, ensuring they were both feasible and impactful. From brainstorming sessions to on-site construction assistance, our volunteers were there every step of the way, providing guidance, mentorship, and technical support.

Investing in Success

But our collaboration didn't stop there. Understanding the importance of financial support, we also provided funding for a significant portion of the project, ensuring that the vision of the Ryogoku boys could become a reality.

Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders

Through our partnership with Ryogoku Soccer Academy, we're not just building structures; we're building futures. By empowering young men with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to succeed, we're helping to shape the next generation of leaders in Kansas City.

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.