Blue Door Project, Inc. Christmas Party

The Give(R) service project committee of The Republican Third Congressional District of Kansas Committee and The Johnson County Republican Party will be hosting a Christmas party to benefit a local foster care home, The Blue Door Project ( This drop-in event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017, in the Yoder Room at the Johnson County Republican Party headquarters at 10107 W. 105th St., Overland Park, KS 66212. The community is invited to participate and learn more about this charitable organization.

“The Blue Door Project youth and staff are very grateful we were approached by this wonderful group of individuals.  The youth are always very appreciative of the support of our friends and community.  We look forward to meeting each of you.” stated founder Carla Drescher.  She will be in attendance to answer any questions and speak about this wonderful organization around 10:30 a.m.

The Blue Door Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to invest in youth and young adults in our community; providing them a safe and supportive environment and helping them to reach their fullest potential. The home is approximately 6500 SF on over an acre of property. It provides safe housing for up to 16 youth (ages 12-18 years old) as well as round-the-clock staff.

In addition to safe housing, The Blue Door Project provides youth with support services such as:

  • Education
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Life Skills Training
  • Family Visitation
  • Recreational Activities
  • Transitional Plan Development
  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Case Management

 For those who wish to contribute, following is a list of items that the Blue Door Project needs:

  • Countertop ice maker
  • Volleyball net and ball
  • Kickballs
  • Basketballs
  • Footballs
  • Board games
  • T and under video games for males
  • Subway gift card – $10 denomination
  • Taco Bell gift card – $5.00 denomination
  • Wendy’s gift card – $5.00 denomination
  • Applebee’s gift cards – $15.00 denomination
  • Chili’s gift cards – $15.00 denomination
  • Chick Filet gift cards – $10.00 denomination
  • Chipotle gift cards – $10.00 denomination
  • 5 guys and fries gift cards – $10.00 denomination
  • CVS gift cards – any denomination
  • Target gift cards – any denomination
  • Walmart gift cards – any denomination
  • Sky zone gift cards – any denomination
  • Main Event gift cards – any denomination
  • Movie theatre gift cards – any denomination
  • Skating gift cards – any denomination
  • YMCA house membership
  • Top Golf gift cards – any denomination
  • Xbox 1
  • 2 gaming chairs
  • 32-40” television
  • Box fans – medium size
  • Art supplies (canvas – all sizes, art paint, brushes, 2 easels)
  • Chalkboard Paint
  • Select-a-size paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Electric three-hole punch
  • African-American hair products
  • Boys underwear and socks
  • Boys sweats and sweatshirts
  • Crafts
  • Cleaning supplies
  • All sizes Tupperware containers
  • Large suit cases
  • Large duffel bags
  • Gas cards – any denomination

Give(R) is the service project committee of the Johnson County Republican Party and the Republican Third District of Kansas Committee. We’re committed to serving our community because we are better together.


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