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Donating to Your Local Kansas City Children’s Charity

Do you want to give something back to your Kansas City community? Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of local children and seniors? If you’d like to donate to a charity that helps children in the Kansas City area, the Shadow Buddies Foundation is a great choice.

Our Children’s Charity Mission

The Shadow Buddies Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides support and knowledge to children with severe illnesses and disabilities. Our charity accomplishes this objective by fostering compassion and awareness of differences with our line of 31 condition-specific “Shadow Buddy” dolls. Crafted from muslin and carefully researched to represent a child’s medical or emotional condition, Shadow Buddies offers seriously ill or medically challenged children the companionship of a friend “just like me.”

What Happens When You Give A Donation?

When you donate your time, money, or heart to the Shadow Buddies Foundation children’s charity, you’re contributing so much more than a Buddy; you’re giving a child or senior the knowledge that they are not alone and never will be. You’re giving them a big thumbs up that they are forever loved. A Shadow Buddy is more than just a doll; it is a sign that someone cares. It provides comfort and love. 


Each year, the Shadow Buddies Foundation of Kansas City receives dozens of requests for Shadow Buddies from hospitals and children’s centers from around the country. Please help us make a difference in the lives of medically and emotionally challenged children by adopting a Buddy today. A $10 donation provides a child with a child-size Super Hero Cape & Mask, and a $20 donation provides a Shadow Buddy to a child. Each Shadow Buddy adopted will provide much-needed comfort and joy to children in pediatric care. We thank you for your donation and for helping us spread Miles of Smiles!

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities in Kansas City? Become Part of our Volunteer Team

The Shadow Buddies Foundation always welcomes new volunteers to donate their time. Volunteering with a children’s charity can bring joy to both your life and the lives of those we serve. As a Shadow Buddy volunteer, you contribute your time and skills to giving each child a companion that brings awareness to and celebrates their differences. We could always use more genuine people to help spread the word of our foundation. If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer for the Shadow Buddies Foundation, we’d love to hear from you!

Learn More

Give us a call at 913 642-4646 for more information or contact us online today.

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