YAC | Wheels & Reels

Youth Advisory Council

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For more than 20 years, the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) at Truman Heartland Community Foundation has been empowering students in Eastern Jackson County to change their communities through philanthropy. Each year, students from area high schools work together to give back, gaining hands-on experience in grantmaking, fundraising, and volunteering.

YAC's 2022 fundraiser, Wheels & Reels, was held on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at William Chrisman High School in Independence. The family favorite ET was the feature presentation. This socially distanced, outdoor movie night raised money to support the group's grantmaking efforts and provided a fun, family-friendly way for students to learn about Youth Advisory Council.

Thank you to all our Wheels & Reels Sponsors and Supporters!

Movie Screen Sponsor
David & Connie Mayta
Movie Sponsor
Drs. Charles Orth and Beth Rosemergey 
Promotions Sponsors
Melanie Moentmann
Bob & Candy White Foundation
University Health Lakewood Medical Center
Missy Reimann
Centerpoint Medical Center
Montie & Marjorie Tripp Family Foundation Fund
Cavanah Family Fund
Kansas City Chorale Fund
Food Truck Sponsors
Terry & Susan Landers
Terri Steele – Evan & Steele Financial
Cynthia Franks
Martha Cockerell
Allan Thompson

Additional Support
The Crumbaughs – Independence Rent-All
John & Karen Schuler
Stan Salva
Grain Valley News
Kenneth & DeeAnn Stock
Marty Napier
David & Cathy Allie
Dr. Robert & Casey Cordell
Linda & Mike Gerding Family Fund
Wheels and Reels 2022


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