Elizabeth Shroeder

   Roger Steiner                               Jason Taylor                                   Joe Medina                                Ed Anderson                             Randy Hamann


  • The REACH board unanimously approved a measure to include employees of Westar into our program.We are working on the details and will have the formal announcement sometime in the 1st quarter of 2017.We are very excited to have them join our family!!

  • All board derived fund raising events resulted in in a 76% increase!! We increased 38% from 2014 to 2015.Our goal as the board is to continue to innovate and improve our contribution to the REACH fund.We would like to challenge other work groups to come up with fun and unique ways of fund raising in 2017.

  • Please feel free to contact us, so we can assist.

  • Increased employee participation rate from 36% to 37.4%

  • A total of 22 current REACH contributors increased their donation amount.
  • Raised more than $4,700 for REACH through raffle ticket sales.

  • A Special Year-End Thank You
    • Kim Brown – Created our yearly video
    • Carey Bush - Assisted with all of our communication pieces
    • Melissa Hardesty - Completed our yearly tax return
    • IT, Raytown Call Center & Hawthorn Power Plant; fundraising events on behalf of REACH
    • Phynice Kelly; Creation of our new website
    • Pat Koury and his grilling team; Successful cookout fundraising events
    • Shawn Spiwak and Geoff Johnson; Coordination of the best car show and poker run to date

LaShawnda Childress

Julie Welch

Angela Duncan

Board Members

 Joe Medina-Chairman

Roger Steiner-Director
Edward Anderson-Director (Local 412)
Jason Taylor-Director (Local 1464)

Randy Hamann-Treasurer

Julie Welch-Secretary (Local 1613)
LaShawnda Childress-Administrative Chairman
Elizabeth Schroeder-Special Events Chairman
Angela Duncan-Fundraising Chairman

Contact Us: reach@kcpl.com

--Thank you to all current and new contributors to REACH--

2016 Accomplishments...