Urban Neighborhood Initiative Presents

Recess - UNI Gala 2022 - Urban Neighborhood Initiative - Kansas City, Missouri - KCMO

Jam Session

Join us for an evening of live music while investing in quality urban neighborhood development

Thursday, October 10, 2024 | 7pm-10pm @

KC Live

What?

An evening benefitting Urban Neighborhood Initiative

When?

Thu. October 10, 2024
7:00PM – 10:00PM
VIP Happy Hour begins at 6:00PM

Where?

Kansas City Power & Light District
50 East 13th St.
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64106

Why?

Recess! is the signature fundraising event for Kansas City’s Urban Neighborhood Initiative. All proceeds support our mission to build communities with purpose on purpose by bringing stable housing, quality programming, and impactful services.

Guitarist
Guitarist

Featuring

Joseph “Jo Blaq” Macklin and special guests

Sponsorship Levels

Maestro

Maestro

$50,000

  • Tickets for 25 guests to Recess!
  • Early VIP access lounge
  • Dedicated e-blast
  • Special press release announcing VIP sponsor
  • Automatic name sponsor for Field Day
    Community Event, Skip Day & Recess!
  • Video clip played during the event
  • Prominent signage placement in the venue
  • Option to record video with details about the
    event (to be featured on all social media channels)
  • Prominently listed on all event publications,
    social media, & website
Guitar

Bass

$25,000

  • Tickets for 20 guests to Recess!
  • Early VIP access lounge
  • Dedicated e-blast
  • Brand placement within the venue
  • Special press release announcing VIP sponsor
  • Option to record video with details about the event (to be featured on all social media channels)
  • Prominently listed on all event publications, social media, & website
  • Sponsorship branding at Field Day Community
  • Event & Skip Day Annual Celebration
Acoustic Guitar

Guitar

$20,000

  • Tickets for 20 guests to Recess!
  • Early VIP access lounge
  • Dedicated e-blast
  • Special press release announcing VIP sponsor
  • Dedicated e-blast (5,500 impressions)
  • Prominently listed on all event publications,
    social media, & website
  • Sponsorship branding at Field Day Community
    Event & Skip Day Annual Celebration
Drums

Drums

$10,000

  • Tickets for 10 guests to Recess!
  • Listed on all event publications and social media
  • Included in ongoing e-blast communication
  • Prominently listed on all event publications, social media, & website
Flute

Flute

$5,000

  • Tickets for 10 guests to Recess!
  • Listed on all event publications and social media
  • Included in ongoing e-blast communication
  • Prominently listed on all event publications, social media, & website
Trumpet

Trumpet

$2,500

  • Tickets for 10 guests to Recess!
  • Listed on all event publications and social media
  • Prominently listed on all event publications, social media, & website
Sax

Sax

$1,500

  • Tickets for 5 guests to Recess!
  • Listed on all event publications and social media
  • Prominently listed on all event publications, social media, & website
Vocalist

Vocalist

$100 - $25

  • Individual Tickets: $25
  • VIP Ticket: $100
  • VIP includes early access to an open bar

Can't make it? Donate!

If you can’t make it, and would still like to donate to the fundraiser, we appreciate any and everything. All funds received go to UNI. UNI is a non-profit charitable organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Virtual Auction

Recess! offers many opportunities for you to win items and bid on unique experiences.

Electronics

VIP Golf Experiences

Luxury Hotel Stay-cation

Wine Lovers Escape

Local VIP Experiences

Sporting Tickets

And much more...

Our Team

Chief Executive Officer

Jamee Rodgers, PhD

Planning Committee

Jenna Black
Kristen Harris
Shalom Jima
Joseph “Jo Blaq” Macklin
Laurie Roberts
Tavarus Pennington
Marquita Taylor
Sakina Moore

Board Members

Libby Allman
Bill Berkley
Jannette Berkley-Patton, PhD
Greg Carlson
Art Chaudry
Dan Cranshaw
Stacy Daniels-Young
Kristen Harris
Todd Jordan, PhD
Jolie Justus
Mark Larrabee
Rachel Merlo
Willy Pegues
Laurie Roberts
Steve Roling
Joe Reardon
Dred Scott, PhD
Major Kari Thompson
Jennifer Tidwell
Barbara Washington

Drums