Hope Faith Ministries
705 Virginia Avenue
Kansas City MO 64106
Web and Phone Contact
Telephone (816) 471-4673 329
Fax 816- 994-4618
Mission Statement
Answering God’s call to serve those experiencing homelessness in the Kansas City area.
CEO/Executive Director Jaysen Van Sickle
Board Chair Mr. Paul Zak
Board Chair Company Affiliation America's Call Center
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 2004
Volunteer Opportunities
Ways to donate, support, or volunteer
  • Financial donations may be made online at: www.hopefaith.org or mailed to Hope Faith at 705 Virginia Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64106. Credit card/debit card donations may also be made over the phone by contacting Janis at (816) 471-4673, ext. 328. All major credit/debit cards accepted.
  • In-kind donations of clothing, furniture, household items, hygiene products, school supplies, educational resources, usable electronics, and perishable/non-perishable food are accepted.
  • Volunteers are always needed at Hope Faith (HF) and at Mission Hope Thrift (MHT). Some volunteer opportunities at HF include: serving meals, sorting donations, event support, facility maintenance, office administration, arts and crafts, and providing professional skills. Volunteer opportunities at MHT (located at 9148 Metcalf in Overland Park) include:  installation of display fixtures, sorting incoming donations, stocking shelves, and cashiering.  To volunteer at Hope Faith or at Mission H-ope Thrift, please call 816-471-4673 or email volunteer@hopefaith.org
Financial Summary
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Mission Statement
Answering God’s call to serve those experiencing homelessness in the Kansas City area.
Background Statement
Hope Faith serves as the only collaborative, equipping day center for the homeless and at-risk populations in Kansas City, Missouri's urban core.  First operating as the Neighbor-to-Neighbor program in Westport, the organization has expanded its services from meeting essential needs for food and clothing to also providing services and programs with an emphasis on moving clients into self-sufficiency as their physical, emotional, vocational, and spiritual needs are met.
HF opens when area shelters are closed for the day and offers a safe environment for the homeless during the day along with meals, showers, clothing and other basic necessities. 
The HF campus provides office space and operational support for anchor partners that provide medical, dental, vision, and mental health services as well as additional case management resources. Hope Faith is in continuous collaboration with external partners and service providers to offer the best possible solutions to empower individuals and break the cycles of homelessness and poverty.
Impact Statement
In 2018, Hope Faith Ministries’ facility was able to provide for:
5,849 unduplicated Individuals visited Hope Faith for various services
89,852 hot meals served
6,339 people received clothing and hygiene products
1,036 one ride bus passes were distributed
895 prescriptions filled
120 bicycles restored and distributed
1,110 visits to our free health, vision, and dental clinics
6,650 showers provided
4,953 loads of clean laundry
12,113 hours donated by 3,655 dedicated volunteers
Goals for 2019:
Further develop Hope Faith case management program and systems with an emphasis on strengthening integration with the Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homeless (GKCCEH) and other Kansas City area human service agencies and organizations. 
Continuously develop and enhance collaborative relationships with agencies and organizations to provide on-site services on the Hope Faith campus.
Strengthen infrastructure for existing programs and services to improve client satisfaction and outcomes. 
Needs Statement
  • Financial support
  • General volunteers
  • Volunteers with specialized and professional skills (ie. construction, business, education, non-profit management, etc)
  • Clothing for men, women, and children
  • Food for meals and distribution 
  • Hygiene products, cleaning supplies, over the counter medicines (ibuprofen, aspirin, antibacterial wipes, etc)
Service Categories
Homeless Services/Centers
Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
Thrift Shops
Areas of Service
MO - Jackson County Urban Core
KS - Johnson County
CEO/Executive Director/Board Chair Statement

Hope Faith (HF) is an outreach to the homeless and at-risk populations in the Kansas City, MO area. Since its beginning, HF has worked diligently to determine the needs of its clients and find cost effective ways to meet those needs. Nutritious food in a caring environment is the centerpiece of HF, but it is only the beginning. Providing the necessities that will enable the person or family to move back into society is the driving force for our staff and volunteer board.  With our service, we strive to offer those basics that will help restore dignity and meaning to the lives of those we serve.

Having ready access to the agencies that can provide additional assistance is critical to our success. With this in mind and to provide services to a larger clientele base, we have moved to a larger renovated facility. Besides a much needed and expanded kitchen and cafeteria, this facility houses outreach offices of the agencies that provide services to those in need. This eliminates the need for our clients to travel to those agencies and invariably the reality of not having the proper documentation. The larger facility includes a medical and dental clinic to avoid the costly trips to the emergency room for routine medical needs. It also houses a recreational facility to offer a safer alternative for children in need.

These additional services and the larger facility have required the board to be creative in its fund raising efforts. From individual board member donations, to house parties, to outreaches to many different area churches we will meet the needs of our neighbors. Hope Faith will continue to be a source of compassion and will strive to provide the resources necessary for those we help to move back into society.


Guest care services plays a key role in connecting clients with programs and services to help stabilize and scaffold an individual back to self-sufficiency. Critical to guest care services are stabilization services including mail and identity services, distribution of hygiene products, and providing over the counter medicine. This program also provides referrals and coordination to on-site partner programs, housing programs, employment services, educational/vocational options, legal services, and other essential services.

Category Human Services, General/Other Case Management
Population Served Homeless
Program is linked to organization's mssion Yes
Program Frequently Assessed Yes
Short-Term Success

Long-Term Success

Examples of Program Success
Providing over 300 clients with a mailing address for crucial documents 
Helping 5-10 clients per month receive a critical identification document such as a birth certificate or state ID.
Provide daily access to community resources and referral.
Provide daily access to hygiene products, showers, and laundry service. 
Coordination of agencies and organizations.

The meals and nutrition program is critical in providing nutritious meals to individuals experiencing homelessness and those who are food insecure. Central to the program is providing three meals a day starting with a continental breakfast at 6:30am, hot breakfast at 8:30am and lunch served from 11:00am to 12:00pm with hours varying on Saturdays. Additionally, the meals and nutrition program provide special holiday meals, distributes food to the local community, and provides for educational nutrition, healthy eating, and cooking classes.

Category Human Services, General/Other Services for the Homeless
Population Served Homeless
Short-Term Success

Long-Term Success

Program Success Monitored By

Examples of Program Success
Serving over 400 hot meals daily to homeless and food insecure neighbors.
Providing an outlet for community business and organizations to donate food and divert food waste.
Providing classes and workshops to promote healthy eating and cooking habits that impact individual and community health. 
The health/wellness program is the centralized coordination of medical, vision, dental, and mental health services. This includes coordination with onsite agencies to provide for urgent medical needs, as well as, the coordination with onsite and external service partners to provide care for emergency, critical, and long-term health issues. HF provides over-the-counter medication, fills non-narcotic prescriptions, and provides transportation to nearby medical facilities. The program also provides hygiene services such as showers, laundry facility, and sanitary products which can help prevent health issues from escalating.
Category Human Services, General/Other Emergency Assistance
Population Served Homeless
Program is linked to organization's mssion Yes
Program Frequently Assessed Yes
Examples of Program Success
In 2018, provided care coordination for onsite partners that resulted in 744 patients treated in the medical clinic, 355 patients treated in dental clinic, and 111 patients treated in the vision clinic.
895 prescriptions filled for clients who lack health insurance or means to cover vital medicines. 

The BRIDGE Case Management program provides clients with individualized case management support in partnership with area agencies and human service organization. A caring case manager is paired with the clients to assess their unique situation, develop a plan of support, and work with the client to reach their goal of stabilization and self-sufficiency.

Category Human Services, General/Other Case Management
Population Served Homeless
Program is linked to organization's mssion Yes
Program Frequently Assessed Yes
Examples of Program Success
Providing wraparound support for clients to obtain long-term housing and employment.
Providing emergency intervention to stabilize clients. 
Advocating for clients to ensure that their voices are heard.
Connecting clients with the appropriate short-term and long-term medical and behavioral health interventions.
Providing after care to ensure clients maintain long-term success.
Description The first bike space in Kansas City operated by individuals experiencing homelessness, HOPE Cycles, formerly (Hope Faith Bike+Works) provides bicycles, training, and vocational opportunities to individuals experiencing homelessness and at-risk individuals. Being able to provide bicycles to individuals experiencing homelessness reduces the barriers of transportation that limit access to employment and education opportunities as well as general mobility.
Category Human Services, General/Other Human Services, General/Other
Population Served Homeless
Program is linked to organization's mssion Yes
Program Frequently Assessed Yes
Examples of Program Success
In 2018, provided over 120 bicycles to individuals in need of transportation to get to employment, educational opportunities, and improve mobility. 
Partnered with KCPD and Second Chance to give access to re-entry clients to reduce transportation barriers to employment and reduce recidivism.  
Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Jaysen Van Sickle
Term Start Dec 2018

Former CEOs
Mrs. Sandra Ratterman-
Senior Staff
Title Finance & Business Director
Title Volunteer & Donations Coordinator
Title Director of Programs
Paid Full-Time Staff 10
Paid Part-Time Staff 5
Paid Contractors 0
Volunteers 4333
Retention Rate 40%
Staff Diversity (Ethnicity)
African American/Black 9
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 5
Staff Diversity (Gender)
Female 9
Male 6
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non-Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non-Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Plans & Policies
Organization Has a Fundraising Plan Yes
Organization Has a Strategic Plan Yes
Management Succession Plan Yes
Organization Policy and Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistleblower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes

The Hope Faith Day Center provides office space and operational support for anchor partners that provide medical, dental, vision, and mental health services as well as additional case management resources. HF is in continuous collaboration with external partners and service providers to offer the best possible solutions and services.  

Anchor partner agencies at HF: 
  • World Outreach Foundation (Medical/Dental)
  • KC Free Eye Clinic (Vision)
  • WELL (Case Management Resources)
Partner Agencies/Organizations that provide services at HF:
  • Swope Medical
  • Truman Medical Behavioral Health – Assertive Community Outreach
  • ReDiscover
  • Giving The Basics
  • Harvesters
  • Synergy Services
  • Salvation Army
  • Catholic Charities
  • Rightfully Sewn
  • Federal Probation and Parole Office
  • BikeWalkKC
  • Second Chance
  • KCPD
  • Veteran's Community Project
  • Jack Stack Barbeque
Chamber of Commerce2014
Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability - Member2015
Nonprofit Connect of Greater Kansas City2014
Passion AwardServant Christian Community Foundation2009
Ethics in Business Award (Not-For-Profit)Midwest Christian Counseling Center2010
Community Transformation AwardChurch of The Resurrection2011
Passion AwardNational Christian Foundation2012
Community Partner for Family StrengtheningAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.2017
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the government? No
CEO Comments Here at Hope Faith, we refuse to consider homelessness a permanent state of being.  Instead, we believe it is simply a place to begin taking steps down the road to independence.  Men and women come through our doors to fill their basic needs for food and clothing.  What they find is the encouragement and resources they need to become healthy and whole, able to provide for their families and to contribute to the well-being of this community.  I invite and encourage you to continue with us on this journey.  Your contributions of time, prayers and finances are the fuel that make it possible for men, women and children to step from lives characterized by the uncertainty and despair of homelessness and poverty into lives of stability and joy.
Board Chair
Board Chair Mr. Paul Zak
Company Affiliation America's Call Center
Term Oct 2011 to
Email paul@americascallcenter.com
Board Members
Mr. Paul AllenChildren's Mercy Hospital
Rev. Darryl BurtonChurch of the Resurrection
Mr. Jon Carpenter
Mr. Mike CillessenC&C Group
Mr. Stephen Harmon
Mr. Eric KellerCargill
Mrs. Michelle McAfoosBMO Harris Bank
Mr. Mark McCulloughBoulevard Financial
Mr. Matt MillerRobert E. Miller Insurance
Ms. Sarah PlakeChannel 41 Action News
Mrs. Sandra RattermanHope in the Streets
Mr. Blake ReevesPolsinelli
Mrs. Cheryl Sanders
Mr. Bill StueckSuburban Lawn & Garden
Mr. Paul ZakAmerica's Call Center
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Caucasian 12
Hispanic/Latino 1
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 10
Female 4
Unspecified 0
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Board Meeting Attendance % 80%
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 80%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 6
Standing Committees
Program / Program Planning
Board Governance
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01, 2019
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2019
Projected Revenue $974,006
Projected Expenses $1,017,147
IRS Letter of Exemption
Foundation Comments
  • FY 2018, 2017, 2016: Financial data reported using IRS Form 990.  
  • Foundation/corporate revenue line items may include contributions from individuals.
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201820172016
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses$14,194$9,654$3,603
Membership Dues------
Special Events$478,068$261,241$212,857
Revenue In-Kind$56,557$1,513,605$180,198
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201820172016
Program Expense$760,062$699,071$965,742
Administration Expense$105,565$83,821$82,510
Fundraising Expense$102,606$107,608$79,527
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.533.281.27
Program Expense/Total Expenses78%79%86%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue------
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201820172016
Total Assets$4,593,843$3,897,648$1,629,939
Current Assets$1,590,816$959,855$297,684
Long-Term Liabilities$776,065$641,838$405,209
Current Liabilities$64,810$11,279$5,079
Total Net Assets$3,752,968$3,244,531$1,219,651
Short-Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201820172016
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities24.5585.1058.61
Long-Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201820172016
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets17%16%25%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201820172016
Top Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Dates Jan to Dec
Amount Raised to Date as of July
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years No
Organization Comments Hope Faith strives to use all blessings received from its donors to the best of its abilities and to be good stewards of what our donors entrust us with.
Other Documents
2017 Summer Newsletter2017View
2016 Year End Report2016View
Spring 2014 Newsletter2014View
2014 Annual Report2014View
Organization Name Hope Faith Ministries
Address 705 Virginia Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
Primary Phone (816) 471-4673329
Contact Email info@hopefaith.org
CEO/Executive Director Jaysen Van Sickle
Board Chair Mr. Paul Zak
Board Chair Company Affiliation America's Call Center
Year of Incorporation 2004