2940 Holmes St.
Kansas City, MO
Calvary Community Outreach Network
2940 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64109
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is a media leadership group that creates a positive setting for urban youth ages 10-
is designed to encourage the faith community to assist in educating the community on the risk factors associated with HIV/AIDS and to mobilize area African-
is a church based health promotion program that mobilizes and empowers churches to help in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS. TIPS partners disseminate pre-
The primary goals of the pilot intervention study are to increase: a) knowledge on preventing and living with diabetes, heart disease, and stroke; b) exercise and healthy eating; and c) weight loss. This Project is funded by the National Institute of Minority Health Disparities in partnership with UMKC.
Healthy Faith is a new healthy-
Health Related Research Projects
African American churches will have the opportunity to promote healthy behaviors and prevention through implementation of a culturally and religiously tailored, multilevel intervention. Which will include: a) church services (e.g., sermons, responsive readings, church bulletins); b) group (weekly) weight loss, exercise, and cooking sessions; and c) individual health screenings, linkage to care, and text/voice message reminders to engage in healthy behaviors.
provides structured fitness opportunities and information to youth and families living and working in urban Kansas City. The 10,000 square foot warehouse located at 3002 Holmes Street has been converted into a state of the art fitness center to serve youth and families in the target group. Health screenings, nutrition demonstrations and fitness classes are among the program offerings.
The KC Fun & Fitness Day
This is an outdoor health & fitness festival that is offered to the community. Health Screenings, resource distribution, Fitness competitions and demonstrations, Music dancing & food. Draws between 1,500 and 2,000 attendees each year.
Reaching All God’s Children Conference
A capacity Building Workshop designed to build and strengthen the health ministries of 40-
CCON serves as fiscal agent for BlaqOut which is a group conducting a community needs assessment for Young African American Men Who Have Sex with Men. A grant award from the Health Care Foundation of Kansas City and supplemental funding from Truman Medical Center fund the research study.