Make a Donation

Transform the lives of young people in need through a gift to the MFCAA.

Help us make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child.


Donate online:

Make an online donation using your credit card

Mail a check to:


18600 E. 37th Terrace

Independence, MO 64057

Phone us:

Make a gift via credit card by calling Danielle Schweiger at 816-659-9357. Please have your card number handy.

Electronic funds transfer:

To help you arrange a transfer of funds from your checking account to ours, call Danielle Schweiger at 816-659-9357. You can transfer funds for a one-time gift or pay a little each month.

Matching gifts:

If your company has a matching gift program, you may be able to double the value of your donation. Ask your HR department for a matching gift form and mail it to us along with your check. More than 150 companies in the KC metro area have matching gift programs. Many will also match the gifts of retirees, spouses or surviving spouses.

Memorials and honorariums:

Make a gift in memory of a loved one or honor a friend or family member on a special occasion. Just send a note along with your check with the honored one's name and address and the date and kind of occasion. We'll send them a card or letter to let them know you sent a gift in their name (amount of gift is not disclosed). For other arrangements, call Danielle Schweiger at 816-659-9357, or email

Special events:

Buy a ticket or become a sponsor for one of our annual fundraising events. Find out more here.

Other options:

  • Stocks or securities: Gifts of stock or marketable securities can give you a needed tax break and help us provide needed services to low-income children. Contact your stockbroker or call Becky Hughes at 816-350-0215, extension 353, for more information.
  • Bequests and planned giving: Become a member of Families Forever Society. Please consider making a bequest of money, securities, or property in your will or living trust. To learn how, ask your financial planner or call Danielle Schweiger at 816-659-9357 or email her at

United Way:

As a United Way donor choice agency, your UW contributions can help us too. You can direct your funds by naming MFCAA to receive your gift. For more information, contact your local United Way office.

MFCAA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. We could not meet the many needs of our children and families if it weren't for the generosity of community members throughout the metro area. Monetary gifts are tax-deductible and any amount is welcome and appreciated.