Philanthropy and Charities

The National World War 1 Museum and Memorial is a national treasure and fixture of Kansas City Missouri’s skyline.  Allied Materials has partnered with the National WW1 Museum and Memorial to support this great institution to assure it stands as a vigilant reminder for generations to come.

The mission of Sheffield Place is “to empower homeless mothers and their children to heal from their trauma and help them become self-sufficient.”  Allied Materials is honored to support their mission of improving the lives of those suffering in our immediate community.  These opportunities to assist with families in need has the opportunity to span generations improving the quality of life in our community.

Harvesters Community Food Network brings food security to those who need it most.  Allied has been proud to support their mission of assisting families in our immediate community with a safe and reliable outlet to support their families’ dietary needs.

The mission of Niles Home for Children is to meet the mental health and educational needs of at-risk children and their families, empowering them to become confident and contributing members of society.  Allied has been proud to support such a worthy organization with a mission that promises to span generations.

Opening in 1952, the Kansas City VA Medical Center has a rich legacy of providing quality care to the men and women who have proudly served our nation — America’s heroes. We consider it an honor and privilege to support the service of the healthcare needs of our Veterans.  Allied’s support of the KC VA Medical Center reflects our appreciation for the debt paid by our nations most selfless servants.

JVS was established in 1949 to assist Holocaust survivors, refugees and those returning from WWII, enabling them to build better lives in the United States. Today, their programs meet the needs of all who face barriers to employment. Whether it is coaching a client on how to request a disability accommodation from their employer or helping a newly-arrived refugee enroll their children in school, JVS works to empower people to address challenges to their self-sufficiency.  Allied Materials has been a close partner with JVS to find individuals possessing unique vocational skills and providing an outlet for employment that supports the fabric of our great nation.

The Susan G. Komen foundation was created with the goal of eliminating breast cancer forever.  Allied Materials has been proud to support this mission that has affected so many of the individuals directly or indirectly in our community.

Inspired by U.S. Navy Seals (Frogmen), the mission of The Joggin’ For Frogmen race series is to activate communities from around the world to honor the sacrifices of our service members and veterans, and to support the families of our fallen heroes. Their races bring communities together to celebrate the lives of America’s fallen and to express our deep gratitude to those still serving.  Allied support of this organization reflects our appreciation for some of our nations bravest warriors

Children’s Mercy continues transforming children’s lives and redefining pediatric medicine.  Children’s Mercy is the only free-standing children’s hospital between St. Louis and Denver and provides comprehensive care for patients from birth to 21. Children’s Mercy consistently is ranked among the leading children’s hospitals in the nation. The first hospital in Missouri or Kansas to earn the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in patient care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Allied Materials has provided our unique products to their patients in an effort to improve the quality of their visit and provide some relief in the form of play.

Since 1981, reStart’s goal has remained the same – to end homelessness in Kansas City.  This ambitious goal has made reStart a leader in innovative approaches to ending homelessness. Their innovation has opened doors to all homeless persons in need.  Allied has been a supporter of this mission for many years to improve the livelihood of those in our immediate community.

In 32 years, the overnight shelter turned non-profit has grown and served 28,406 homeless individuals, including 11,174 children and youth.

Allied Materials supports the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts by creating a custom Springbok Puzzle that can only be found at the Kauffman Center.  The Kauffman Center has become one of Kansas City’s most notable landmarks and the cultural hub for art and theater in our community

The mission of the MetaCancer Foundation is to improve the psychosocial condition of people living with metastatic cancers. Allied Materials employees and family members have been personally affected by this deadly disease and have supported the MetaCancer Foundation through donations and fundraising activities.

Allied Materials proudly supports Operation Breakthrough.  The largest single-site early education child care and social services facility in the state of Missouri serving over 400 children daily from the urban core.

“The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to help children who are living in poverty develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment.”

Operation Breakthrough also strives to support and empower the children’s families through advocacy, referral services, and emergency aid.”

Allied Materials partnered with Max Wallack to create Alzheimer’s specific adult puzzle products to bring relief for individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s.

Puzzles To Remember provides puzzles to nursing homes, veterans facilities, and other facilities that care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Puzzles To Remember was founded in 2008 by Max Wallack, who recognized the calming effect of puzzles and many other benefits for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Max graduated from Boston University, Summa Cum Laude, in 2015, and is now a medical school student.  Allied Materials has continued to support his efforts to benefit the senior community with activities that stimulate brain activity and provide relief from a devastating disease.

Allied Materials is honored to support The Salvation Army’s Children’s Shelter, providing security and stability for our communities most vulnerable.

For over 30 years, The Salvation Army Children’s Shelter has been a place of refuge and hope for over 7,200 Missouri children who, by no fault of their own, were unable to remain in their homes due to a family crisis, issues of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, or severe neglect. The Salvation Army’s Children’s Shelter is a safe haven—operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year — for as long as a child needs us.