We're proud to collaborate with the Police Athletic League of Kansas City to bring nourishment and support to the vibrant youth of our city. Through our partnership, we have initiated a program to serve hot dinners twice a month to PAL's young participants, creating an invaluable opportunity for connection, growth, and sustenance.

PAL is more than just an organization; it's a beacon of hope and opportunity for the youth of Kansas City. With a mission rooted in empowering young individuals to realize their full potential, PAL offers a diverse range of programs and activities designed to foster confidence, resilience, and positive relationships. From sports to life skills workshops, PAL is dedicated to shaping a brighter future for every child it serves.

However, we recognized an opportunity to further enhance PAL's impact by addressing a critical need: access to nutritious meals. By providing hot dinners twice a month, we've enabled PAL to extend its dinner services to an additional night each week, ensuring that approximately 75 children have a warm meal in their bellies and a supportive community around them.

But our impact doesn't stop at providing meals. Through our volunteer-driven initiative, dedicated volunteers from the NorthPoint Foundation come together to prepare and serve these dinners, embodying the spirit of collaboration and compassion. Together, we create a welcoming environment where every child feels valued, supported, and nourished—both physically and emotionally.

The ripple effects of our partnership with PAL are profound. By nourishing the bodies and minds of these young individuals, we're helping to break down barriers and build bridges to brighter futures. As we witness the growth, resilience, and joy of the children we serve, we're reminded that true transformation happens when we come together as a community, united in our commitment to uplifting those in need.

We're honored to play a role in PAL's journey and inspired by the resilience and potential of the youth we serve. Together, we're building a future where every child has the opportunity to thrive, one hot meal and heartfelt connection at a time. Join us as we continue to nourish futures and create lasting change in the lives of Kansas City's youth.

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.