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Drumm FarmJanuary 2012

 Thank you Christmas Donors! 

Drumm Christmas TreeThe children and families of Drumm are so grateful to the many organizations and individuals who helped to make the Holiday Season special for our kids. Gift and cash donations, along with groups of wrappers, all came together to help make Christmas 2011 one to remember.


Optimist Club


 Drumm Farm Villas


Drumm Board of Trustees


Mark Thomason and Famliy 


Eli Lily MO/KS Regional Employees


 The Centurions


 Kiwanis Club of Independence


Pamela and Randy Cloven and Family


 The Duvall Family


Lisa Browning and Girls Scout Troop 507


Cable Dahmer Chevrolet


Mariner Wealth Advisors


 Melissa Dubios and Family


Daniel Walderman


Grant and Kim Dealy


Commerce Bank- Downtown Branch


Cornell Roofing


 Justin and Dee Dee Novak


Emily and Chris Bales


Liberty Performing Arts Center




Scott and Heather Allen and Family



Needs List


After this busy Christmas Season, we find ourselves needing a few supplies to keep our toys in tip-top shape:


Air pumps for balls and tires


Rubbermaid storage totes- sizes ranging from 

shoebox to large storage tubs


Bike helmets- girls and boys, all sizes



Tax Credits Still Available!


Swinney Hall project

Tax credits still remain available for the Swinney Hall Renovation Project in the amount of $270,000.00. With your help, this is enough to complete the project and provide housing for four young adults.


The AHAP tax credit is a one-time credit that may be allocated for up to 55 percent of the total value of your donation.


For more information on how to 

obtain Missouri Affordable Housing (AHAP) 

tax credits for 2012, contact

 Drumm Executive Director Brad Smith at 816.373.3434



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Upcoming Events:

Dine to Donate


Brio Tuscan Grille

February 5th-9th

 Mention Drumm Farm with any Lunch, Dinner, or Takeout and 

Brio will donate 20% of the 

total sale to Drumm Farm!

Click here for 

Restaurant Location



 Drumm Run

Will you run with us?


The 4th Annual

Drumm Run


Saturday, March 24th, 2012 


Click Here for More Details


Our Kids share Goals for the New Year...


We asked our kids what some of their goals were for the New Year and here's what they said:


To get enough credits to be a sophomore in the fall 

-Geary, 16


To go to the MLB All Star Game -Noah, 7


To practice my singing and be in a pageant -Sierra, 10


To read more every day and practice my viola everyday -Maddie, 13


To learn more about computers, babies, and trash -Oliver, 3


To get good grades on all of my tests -Kody, 8


To really focus in school 

-Antonio, 16


To use my camera -Tori, 7


To develop a strong brain and stop throwing fits 

-Lanissa, 8


To take a trip to the zoo 

-Molly, 4


Did you know?


In 2011, Drumm played a part in identifying and securing permanency for 

fourteen children.


We are currently serving twenty five children on campus, with plans to house more children in the future and impact more young adults leaving foster care with our outreach program. 


Would you like to be a part of impacting the lives of children?


 Contact us.