The Blues are off the roof!
The Blues are off the roof! As of 6:30pm, the Blues eclpised their goal of $25,000 by raising $29,498.35 for River of Refuge! We would like to thank John Wiley and Kirk Miles for letting the Blues get involved in such an important project, all of the people who helped organize the event, the players for putting in their time on the roof and mostly to the donors who made this happen!
Single Evening Gallery Event featuring the original artwork of Chris Sembower
On March 8th, 6pm - 10pm, Chris Sembower will be having a single evening gallery event in conjunction with a fundraising effort by one of his favorite non-profit organizations, the River Refuge. A portion of my sales will go towards this awesome group. It will be his first showing since 2010 and he will unveil some new original work, and talk sports with anyone who wants to come out! More Information »
Update: After 24 hours, The Blues have raised $15,000! Thank you to everyone who has made donations to this worthy cause. Keep spreading the word and let us reach our goal of $25,000 and get these guys off the roof!
KMBC 9 - Rugby team heads to the rooftops to help homeless
The Kansas City Blues Rugby Club is getting ready to live on a roof for the next few days. The 15-man team will board a scissor lift and ride to the top of the former Park Lane Hospital building. They said they plan to stay there, living in tents, until they raise $25,000 for the facility. View full article and video »
Fox 4 - KC Blues Rugby team is up on a roof until they raise $25,000 for homeless families
The Kansas City Blues Rugby team made a commitment to help the homeless and that means they aren’t coming down from a roof until they reach their monetary goal. The team volunteers ascended to the roof Thursday afternoon to ‘camp-out for cash’. The squad is helping the River of Refuge organization, which helps find a permanent home for homeless families. View full article and video »
KCTV 5 - Rooftop fundraiser to help Kansas City homeless families
An estimated 400 working families are living in motels with their children on any given night throughout the metro. That is according to River of Refuge, which is trying to build a shelter to get those families out of motels and into a home of their own. The nonprofit needs help making it happen, so they've enlisted the Kansas City Blues Rugby Club to camp out on their roof. View full article »
KSHB Kansas City Live - River of Refuge and the Kansas City Blues Rugby partner up for extreme fundraiser
Local non-profit River of Refuge is teaming up with the Kansas City Blues Rugby team for an extreme fundraising event! John Wiley founder and President of River of Refuge along with KC Blues, Chris George, shares all the details on this life changing cause and how you can help out! View full article and video »