Operation School Bell provides new clothing and supplies to local K-12 students in need and uniforms to Kansas City Public Schools & Charter Schools.
- 4,230 K-12 students were served through Operation School Bell during 2019-2020
- Uniforms were provided to 665 students in 2019-2020
- 42,025 students have been clothed over the last 28 years
A teacher comment: “…this program has been helpful in boosting student confidence by decreasing the social issues related to wearing the right clothes.
Student comments: “…”it felt really cool and special” and “Thank you for the clothes. The clothes fit on very well and I really like the red jacket I got.”
A counselor comment: “Operation School Bell provides a positive relational experience as well as a resource of new clothing which are factors that build resilience for students at risk.”
Parent comment: “Attending Operation School Bell not only helps relieve some of the financial burden for our entire family, it gives my 7-year-old daughter a sense of independence to be allowed to choose what she likes to wear.”