Contact Us

Project Community Connect Will Serve the Impoverished in Johnson County

Project Community Connect (PCC) will be offering health services and resources to struggling families and individuals in Warrensburg, Mo on Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the University of Central Missouri’s (UCM) Recreation Center. These services include free medical care, dental work, employment affairs and even haircuts. Ashlen Busick, volunteer committee leader with PCC, said that this will be an opportunity for those in need to also get ID’s and birth certificates in order to set individuals up for their futures.

“Project Community Connect is a one day event where people in poverty can come and receive services they need,” said Busick. “It’s a collaborative effort of non-profit agencies, churches and individuals. We are expecting to see between 600 and 800 impoverished individuals this year and around 500 volunteers.”

PCC attended to over 400 people last year. They are expecting a bigger turn out this year, due to the fact that they now have provided transportation from the surrounding community. Once the struggling families are bused to the event, they will be met by 500 volunteers with various services. Half of PCC’s volunteers are from UCM’s Social Work program, Department of Nursing and Speech-Language Pathology Department.  

“While this event is primarily about connecting people with services, it’s also about bringing the community together,” said Busick. “We hope this model in Johnson County can be an example to other communities seeking a better quality of life for its citizens.”

Want to get involved? To learn more about PCC, or to help by volunteering or donating, visit their website at projectcommunityconnect.org.

More from KIX 105

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxkx.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Better Country KIX 105.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Better Country KIX 105.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!