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WE SERVE INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WITH LUPUS
 

By completing this form, you’ll be entered into our secure, coordinated network of community resources, powered by Unite Us. We will contact you after you submit the form. Please review the following programs and eligibility information before you complete the form. 

(1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILIES 

You may be eligible if you: 

 

  • Can show you have financial need

  • Are a resident of the Greater Kansas City area

  • Provide us with necessary information about your household finances

 

 Applicants may request funds once per calendar year and we are not able to consider amounts greater than $200

    Complete this online assistance request form. 

(2) MARLENE'S KALEIDOSCOPE LUPUS FOUNDATION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP (MAXIMUM AMOUNT AWARDED IS: *$1000 and application deadline is April 30*)
 

You will need to: 

  • Complete this online assistance request form

  • Send a packet with the items listed below to: Marlene's Kaleidoscope, P.O. Box 14425, KCMO, 64152 Attn: Karice Duncan.

  • Questions can be emailed to kduncan@mk4lupus.org

  1. Essay (One page typed, double spaced, and 500 words)

  2. Official High School Transcript (with numerical G.P.A.; official signature and sealed in an envelope from school)

  3. Medical Release Form

  4. Financial Information

  5. References (family members are ineligible)

Complete this online assistance request form.

 

3) ADOPT-A-FAMILY HOLIDAY (Thanksgiving October 1 - November 15 and Christmas is November 30 - December 1. Applications accepted October 1st - November 30th. No cash will be awarded.)

 

This program is for individuals and families living with lupus, facing hardships and would otherwise not have the same means to have a holiday. We are able to help on a first come, first served basis.

Also, this program is only open to families of Lupus Warriors members in the following areas:  Missouri counties of Cass, Jackson, Clay, Platte, Lafayette, and Kansas counties of Allen, Johnson & Wyandotte.

Complete this online assistance request form.

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