More Ways to Support Gordon Parks

Here are a few of the many ways you can creatively support Gordon Parks Elementary:


  • Join the Team Gordon Parks Experience
  • Become a Mentor to a student
  • Introduce Your Friends to Gordon Parks—Contact Sarah Dee, Director of Community Engagement, to arrange a visit to our school.  Call 816-753-6700 ext. 1021 if it's more convenient.


  • Volunteer to help in the classroom, cafeteria, nurse’s office, or development office
  • Volunteer on facility projects (as an individual or with a team)
  • Provide In-Kind services – roofing, landscaping, security, school supplies, food, computers…Gordon Parks would love to have the community partner with us in these areas.

Contact Sarah Dee to get involved today!


  • Become a monthly donor.  Click here to donate!
  • Retirement, Birthday or Anniversary Gifts— Invite your friends to celebrate your milestone by contributing to Gordon Parks.
  • Estate Planning— Remember Gordon Parks Elementary when planning your estate.
  • Memoriam or Honor gifts— Make a donation in memory of or in honor of someone you care about.
  • Stock Transfers— Make a financial donation by transferring stock to Gordon Parks.
  • Employer Matching Program— Check with your Human Resources Department to see if your employer matches charitable contributions.
  • Gordon Parks accepts the following in-kind donations all year long:

School and teacher supplies
Youth-sized clothing uniform, khaki pants, socks undergarments, winter coats, hats, gloves and boots, tennis shoes

Please contact Sarah Dee, Chief Development Officer, (816) 753-6700.