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Competition

We have all heard the word, “competition”. It means the activity or condition of competing, especially in a commercial or sporting arena; there is always an opponent, called the opposition. It can be an event or contest in which people compete. One of the synonyms, meaning a word with a similar meaning, is rivalry....

Lamar Hunt Jr supports Ozanam charities

As a licensed professional counselor (LPC), Lamar Hunt Jr. is more than qualified when it comes to helping troubled youth. That’s why the Ozanam organization, known across the Kansas City area for rehabilitating Kansas and Missouri families dealing with disabilities and trauma, selected Hunt to serves as one of the honorary chairmen at their...

Loretto Foundation proudly supports Cristo Rey Columbus

Lamar Hunt Jr has gone beyond his years of service as a psychologist to underprivileged youth and donor to the Ozanam treatment centers. This time, in Columbus, Ohio, Hunt generously helped open an extraordinary high school. The Cristo Rey network of Catholic schools offers high school education and college preparation to at-risk urban adolescents,...

Loretto Foundation continues its support of the annual Center Circle Event

Every year the Community Housing of Wyandotte County hosts its Center Circle Event honoring key players in the revitalization of Kansas City, Kansas neighborhoods. The 2015 recipients of the “Continue the Legacy Award,” given to CHWC’s most loyal supporters, include Tom Bickimer, Susan Carroll, and James J. Owens. Each member is recognized as furthering...

Thanksgiving dinner for NICU families

Families whose children were cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit at Overland Park Regional Medical Center showed their gratitude Sunday by bringing Thanksgiving dinner to families who currently have infants in the ICU.

Loretto Foundation provides opportunities for community youth

Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CWHC) – a Community Development Corporation, partnered with A Cup on a Hill, a coffee emporium serving to create opportunities for disadvantaged youth. The program itself has been around for some time now, yet the organization hasn’t had a physical space to call home. That changed on March 20,...

Catholic Schools Move Further in Faith with Loretto Foundation

Breaking ground on a new school is a challenging endeavor, both financial; and logistically. For parochial schools projects as lofty as new school construction often comes down to the generosity of donors both private and parishioner. The upcoming St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School project in the Kansas City area was made possible...

Loretto Foundation Helps Resurrection Catholic School with Building Improvement Campaign

The mission of the Resurrection Catholic School, located at 425 N. 15th Street in Kansas City, Kansas, is to provide an environment that is conducive for all students to learn and to promote Christ’s love. The school strives to help its students understand that everyone is a child of God and that they must...

People Who Are Rich

The Bible is unambiguous (meaning it couldn’t be more clear) about God’s concern for the poor. “Open your hand to the poor and needy neighbor in your land” (Deut. 15:11). Christians, and all those of good will, recognize the privileged place of the poor in God’s sight. The poor and suffering remind us that...

What Is The Purpose of Money?

If an individual or organization raises funds for the creation of a community of love, we are helping build the Kingdom of God. Even small acts of generosity can grow into something far beyond what we can imagine. Fundraising is a very concrete way to help the Kingdom of God come about but we...

The Ministry of Fundraising

Fundraising is a form of ministry and a way of announcing to others a specific vision and extending an invitation to others to join in a specific mission. Vision and mission are so central to the life of God’s people that without vision we perish and without mission we can lose our way. Fundraising is also a call to conversion and this...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Golf Classic – Part Three

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation sponsored a hole in support of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Their annual golf classic raised over $150,000 for their many programs.  Here are a few. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides emergency assistance to families in need. This may include food, rent assistance, utility assistance and even...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Golf Classic – Part Two

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Golf Classic was held recently and raised over $150,000 for their programs. Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation sponsored a hole in support of this worthy charity. Their Three Pillars mission includes a goal that mirrors that of Loretto Foundation:  Strengthening Families. Under this mission goal, Catholic Charities of...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Golf Classic – Part One

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation are a big supporter of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The annual Golf Classic was recently held and has been inspiring golfers and non-golfers alike to come together in raising thousands of dollars for those in need in the community. With the support of dedicated event founders, committee...

The Good Samaritan Center – Part Two

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation support the Good Samaritan Center. Their mission is dedicated to preventing homelessness and hunger by providing basic life needs and access to life skills. Recently the Good Samaritan Center held its annual golf scramble tournament to help raise money for their excellent programs. One of their programs is...

The Good Samaritan Center – Part One

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation support the Good Samaritan Center. Recently the Good Samaritan Center held its annual golf scramble tournament to help raise money for their excellent programs. The Good Samaritan Center was founded 26 years ago, by Father Larry Speichinger to meet the emergency needs of people living in Clay and...

Field Trip to the Chief’s Sports Lab

Recently, a group of children got a chance to visit the Kansas City Chiefs Sports Lab. Lamar Hunt Jr. of Loretto Foundation, LLC arranged for the visit and picked up the costs for Moonlight Elementary.  Almost 200 children attended and had a wonderful time. Their trip from Gardner, Kansas proved fun for everyone as...

Loretto Foundation and the Sisters

What happens when people have a home that badly needs renovation and they have to move out while that occurs? That’s exactly what happened recently to the Little Sisters of the Lamb. They needed a place to stay. Up jumped Loretto Foundation, LLC to help. Loretto Foundation paid for the rental costs of a...

Moonlight Elementary Field Trip

Recently, Moonlight Elementary contacted Lamar Hunt Jr. to enquire about a field trip to the Kansas City Chiefs Sports Lab. Because they were unable to pay the fees and transportation, Lamar had Loretto Foundation, LLC step in and pay the entire cost of the field trip for almost 200 children. Coming from Gardner, Kansas,...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Part Three

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation continue to support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas due to their level of service to the community. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has a Three Pillars mission. The third pillar is Healthcare. As stated on their website, “We realize that when our community neighbors are sick or in...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Part One

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation is a big supporter of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Their Three Pillars mission is one the rings true to Lamar. The first pillar is Family Stabilization. Under this mission goal, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides emergency assistance to families in need. This may include food, rent...

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Part Two

Lamar Hunt Jr. and Loretto Foundation love to support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Their Three Pillars mission includes a goal that mirrors that of Loretto Foundation:  Strengthening Families. Under this mission goal, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides a variety of services. One service is the Foster Grandparents Program which mentors at-risk and...

House Rented For Nuns

Little Sisters of the Lamb recently needed a place to stay while their house was being renovated. So Loretto Foundation, LLC stepped in the cover the rental costs of a house across the street. Loretto Foundation paid for one full year so the nuns could continue their good work.  What do they do? These...

Bleeding Boy Comforted By Nuns After Gun Shot

Recently, Loretto Foundation, LLC donated money to Little Sisters of the Lamb. For those of you who don’t much about them, they are a group of nuns who do not possess any material things. They live among the people in the neighborhood where they spread the peace and love of Jesus Christ.  Their mission...

A Tradition of Family

The traditional family provides the best outcome for healthy children. Everyone comes from a family and the most ideal family for a child is one that consists of a married mother and father. Study after study demonstrates that the traditional family is healthy for children. Children raised in traditional families are: *More likely to enjoy...

The Little Sisters of the Lamb

Recently, Loretto Foundation LLC discovered a unique charity:  The Little Sisters of the Lamb.  This is a group of nuns who do not possess any material things. They beg daily for their food. They live among the people in the neighborhood where they spread the peace and love of Jesus Christ.  Their mission is...