Lee's Summit Social Services was formed for the purpose of helping low income, elderly and/or disabled individuals or families who need emergency assistance.



Assistance provided consists of: 

  • Food
  • Utility Bills
  • Rent or Small Home Repairs
  • Prescriptions
  • Budget Counseling
  • School Supplies
  • Toiletry Items
  • Baby Formula/Food
  • Christmas Gifts for Children and Holiday Food
  • Referrals to Other Agencies (as needed) 

Board of Directors

  • Phillip Strawbridge (President) - Executive Advisor 
  • Don Killion (Vice President) - Retired, US Government
  • Tom Earley (Vice President) - Vice President, Bank of Lee's Summit
  • Susan Coffman (Secretary) - Lee's Summit CARES
  • Dan Manley (Treasurer) - Pres., Intl. Assn. Firefighters
  • Lenda Chastain - Retired, DDS
  • Ellen Fairchild - VP Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, KCP&L
  • Addison Martin - Construction
  • Darryl Nelson, MD - Family Health Specialist 
  • Roy Wheeler - Retired, American General Ins.
  • Sytiller M. Kabat, Phd. - Counselor
  • Don Kahan - Don Kahan Motors
  • Raul Guerrero - Retired, Government 
  • Sheryl Franke - R-7 School District
  • Duane Muckey  - Airline Pilot 
  • Beth Glover - LSPD Liaison
  • Nancy Nevins - Deacon, St Paul's Episcopal
  • Kristopher Presnell - Pres., Intl. Assn. Firefighters Local 2195
  • Sue Lewis - Retired, VFW Post 5789 and Auxiliary 
  • Ashley Knowell - Lee's Summit Main Street