Get Involved

Get Involved

Our work is supported by generous donations from people who believe in the young people of Kansas.

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Our work is aided by generous donations from people who help and support our work.

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Amazon Wishlist

Our Amazon wishlist includes items youth would enjoy playing with or learning from.

Check out our Back-to-School wishlist. 


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Item Donations

We are always in need of items for our houses and educational supplies.

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Become A Foster Parent in Kansas

We provide an array of services and ongoing support for families who open their home to kids in foster care.

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O'Connell Children's Shelter Endowment Fund

Make a donation to the O'Connell Children's Shelter Endowment Fund via the Douglas County Community Foundation.

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Dillons and Checkers Community Rewards

Did you know that by registering your Community Rewards card to benefit OYR, we get a percent back for every purchase you make?