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Maximizing the health and human potential of our children through meaningful support and resources across Kansas.

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Impact & Improve the lives of Kansas children

Kansas Children’s Foundation (formerly Wesley Children’s Foundation) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial and emotional support to children and families across the state of Kansas.

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Your generosity directly impacts the lives of Kansas children

When a child is diagnosed with an illness or injury, it can turn a family’s entire world upside down. We are here to alleviate some of the financial burden and offer emotional support to make life a little less stressful.

Meet Emmett

Just One Of Many Amazing Testimonies

Emmett Ks Childrens Foundation

2 hours after delivery Emmett was diagnosed with Down syndrome. After a healthy first year he began battling chronic pneumonia and feeding/swallowing issues. This led to monthly hospital stays to treat his lungs and figure out how to get him strong and health. During this time, any hospital staff member knew that if they were going to come into his room, there would always be music. The Kansas Children’s foundation supports ill and injured children with a wonderful music therapy program, and Emmett has benefited greatly during his stays by the comfort of the music provided through Kansas Children’s Foundation.

A Message From Mom

There are few things as hard as seeing your child suffer through sickness, especially when it involves a hospital stay. It brought me great comfort knowing that Emmett had the resources provided through music therapy to help him get through blood draws, suctioning, echocardiograms, x-rays, and surgery. He would instantly calm down after the music began, and for that I am deeply thankful.

We support Kansas kids in many different ways

Individual Assistance

Financial assistance to help pay for medications, specialized formula, travel reimbursement for medical care and durable medical equipment.

Pediatric Grants

Quarterly grants help fund pediatric organizational programs that benefit children in the community by providing helpful services.
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Kansas Children Need Your Support!

We only exist because of your generosity. Your financial support could drastically change, even save the life of a child!

The support we received from our friends, family, community and organizations like the Kansas Children’s Foundation really helped us through this trying time. The financial support alone was very helpful for us, but the events the Foundation funds are wonderful for helping Reese and our family through this. She loved the art therapy and music therapy programs. All of the support has helped her blossom into a social, fun-loving little girl despite facing cancer. The support was truly a light for us during a very dark time.

~ April, Reese’s Mom