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KCUR – Up To Date with Steve Kraske

June 26, 2024

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Being a Good Neighbor: Birthday Connections

June 1, 2024
The Kansas City PBS KCPT Kids team created a special feature about Birthday Connections. Watch now


Early childhood center celebrates its 50th by connecting families in need with birthday celebrations

May 3, 2024
Prairie Early Childhood Education Center (PECC) raised $4500 through its carnival fundraiser for Birthday Connections! The $4500 includes a $500 donation from its church congregation. Blessings Abound, a philanthropic thrift store near 105th and Metcalf heard about the carnival fundraiser and donated $500 as a matching gift towards the fundraiser for Birthday Connections. Because of this fundraiser, 76 birthdays will be able to be held for children and their families. Watch now


41 KSHB: "Every kid deserves to be recognized": KC nonprofit helps marginalized families celebrate birthdays

August 20, 2023

Claire Bradshaw interviews Birthday Connection's Chef Dan Hogan and Benita Webber and KC Heroes Melanie Mullen. Watch now


KCTV5 Cares: Birthday Connections Interview

May 4, 2023

It’s the case for more children than you might realize, but what if there were no presents and no celebrations on your birthday? Grace Chapin speaks with the Birthday Connections organization to find out how they are helping celebrate local children in need. Watch now


Nonprofit shopping platform presents guardians with dignity to choose their child’s birthday gift

April 10, 2023

Channa Steinmetz from Startland News interviews Birthday Connections Founder Benita Webber.

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Interview – Benita Webber of Birthday Connections

March 10, 2023

Barbara Courtney, Children of Incarcerated Parents President, interviews Birthday Connections Founder Benita Webber

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Hot 103 Jamz

March 8, 2023


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KCUR – Up To Date with Steve Kraske

June 23, 2022

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June 4, 2022 – Every Woman 

June 22, 2022 – Artspeak Radio

1 Million Cups

May 25, 2022

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Great Day in Kansas City

Fox 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

May 11, 2022

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