Who We Are
Fore the Kids exists to Encourage to live and Support with Care
Why We Do What We Do
To help every kid smile from the enjoyment of life and support positive mental health through improving community awareness and advocating access to high quality care and research.
Trust, Stewardship, Access, Meaningful Metrics, Credibility, Engagement
Who We Help
Fore the Kids Foundation strives to make an impact on the mental health of children ranging from toddlers to teens in the Kansas City area.
The Devastating Truth about Suicide:
- More teenagers die from suicide than cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED.
- 1 in 5 children and adolescents in our community will need to be evaluated for ADHD, depression, anxiety or other behavioral health diagnosis.
- 15.04% of students have admitting to actually making a plan about how they are going to take their own life in 2016.
Board of Directors
Nick and Jake’s
George J. Shaw Construction
Acord Cox & Scott, LLC
Executive Director of Fore the Kids Foundation
Ex Officio Board Members
Dr. Steve Leeder – Children’s Mercy
Megan Boos – Children’s Mercy
Tim McCoy – Yoodle