How You Can Help

Help us Heal Hearts and Homes.
Your donation goes to supporting CAPA's efforts to prevent child abuse.
Every day, across the country, the very people children rely on for protection and comfort subject them to abuse or neglect. The Child Abuse Prevention Association - CAPA helps prevent and treat all forms of child abuse and provides prevention, intervention and treatment for all families that need to heal from abuse and stop the cycle of violence. Give a child the opportunity to grow in a home free of violence.
Make a donation…

In honor of someone for their birthday, a holiday gift or in memoriam. 
You provide the address and or addresses and we will send
a card acknowledging your gift to them. 
Donations can be made online via PayPal: 

Or, mailed to the address below:
Child Abuse Prevention Association
503 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64055
Your donations may be used to.....
Purchase arts & craft supplies for children’s art therapy.
Teach personal safety skills to elementary children.
Provide two new moms with Welcome Home Baby kits.
Support our crisis assistance help-line for one day.
Help fund PACT (Parents And Children Together) for 2 weeks.
Provide group therapy sessions for month to adult survivors of abuse.
Fund three months of counseling for a traumatized child to begin healing from abuse.
Thank you for helping us “Heal Hearts and Homes.”
Donors may deduct contributions to CAPA as provided in section 170 of the tax code. CAPA does not sell or distribute contributor's personal information.
CAPA Wish List:
Arts/Crafts: Glitter glue, washable paints, glue guns, markers, gel pens, glue sticks, scrapbook materials, stickers, tempera paint, paint brushes, Sculpey modeling clay, play dough.
Pre-Packaged Snacks: In bulk and individually wrapped animal crackers, cookies, crackers, pretzels, fruit bars
Baby Products: Diapers-all sizes, baby wipes, lotions, soaps, shampoo, blankets and safety gadgets
Miscellaneous: AA batteries, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, trash bags, and general office supplies, such as pens, pencils, Sharpies, legal pads, etc.
Leave a Legacy: 

CAPA offers a Planned Giving Opportunity in partnership with the Truman Heartland Community Foundation. Through their website, you may explore opportunities to benefit from life income gifts, gift annuities and other plans, while helping CAPA.
This in-depth Planned Giving section shows how Planned Giving works and how it might be ideal for your situation. Click on the THCF link and see how it might work to your benefit. 


Children's Trust Fund License Plate

Help prevent child abuse by proudly displaying the official Children's Trust Fund (CTF) license plate on your vehicle. All CTF plates feature the distinctive green child's hand prints logo and a "prevent child abuse" message. Funds raised through this program are distributed back into Missouri prevention agencies, such as CAPA, and support CTF grant activities.


Buy your license plate, today! Make sure to designate CAPA as your community partner!



Kansas Cityscape  
Capture the essence and beauty of Kansas City with this magnificent collage of prominent Kansas City landmarks, photographed by Kansas City Photographer, Steve Giangreco. This stunning 22 X 28 inch poster is the perfect addition to any décor; or, a great gift idea for family and friends. You, too, can receive a reproduction of this artwork for a small contribution of $10.00, with a $5.00 shipping and handling fee, along with the knowledge that you have helped CAPA prevent and treat child abuse throughout our community.



Got a Fundraising Idea?

If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser for CAPA, download this guide for more information


Additional Financial Information

CAPA has a Donor Edge Profile at the GKCCF. Please use this link to support CAPA -

Financial contributions are always welcome and will help support our mission and programming.

For more information on The Child Abuse Prevention Association's financials, please view our 2011 Annual Report.