The Best Way to End Your Weekend: Sunday Night Live

(Kansas City, MO) – 26 July 2017 – Your Sunday just got more exciting. Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care’s signature event, Sunday Night Live is happening Sunday, September 24, 2017. 

Held in the comfort (rain or shine!) of the Kansas City Power and Light District, Sunday Night Live is a three-hour, fun-filled evening of live music, open bars, and palate-tempting food from some of Kansas City’s best restaurants. Fare from Cleaver & Cork, Kill Devil Club, Leinenkugel’s, McFadden’s Sports Saloon, The Bristol, and The Gallery will be available to attendees.

“We’re honored to host our largest event of the year in the heart of Kansas City, to raise much needed funds for the important mission and work of Kansas City Hospice,” said Steve Wilkinson, who, with his wife Wanda, is chairing the festivities. “Entertainment from The Cheap Dates – a terrific rock cover band – and also performances from MoonDrop Circus will keep the night lively and the energy high.”

High energy will be needed at Sunday Night Live, as a tremendous raffle is underway all night long. “We are thrilled at the generosity of Kansas City area individuals and businesses who donated to our raffle,” said David Wiley, President and CEO of Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care.

Packages – all valued at more than $1,000 – include:

  • KC Foodie Tour
  • Puerto Vallarta Vacation
  • Disney World Vacation
  • Fenway Park Baseball Pilgrimage
  • Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro Dinner for 12
  • Napa Valley Wine Excursion
  • Chicago Spa Getaway
  • Royals at Cleveland Indians Trip
  • Plaza Lights Thanksgiving Reception at Lockton

Raffle tickets will be available in advance online at as well as on-site at
the event.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, or to purchase event and/or raffle tickets,
please visit


About Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care

Kansas City Hospice and Palliative care is a not-for- profit organization providing expert care,
peace of mind, comfort, guidance and hope to the people of our community. We are a 501(c)(3)

  • A Commitment to Kansas City – KC’s original hospice, devoted to our community since 1980, with a local focus and local board.
  • Unmatched expertise – a team of hospice and palliative medicine physicians and nurse practitioners collaborate with an award-winning expert staff.
  • Unparalleled volunteers – more than 400 dedicated volunteers bring a breadth of services to patients and families.
  • Comfort for families – Solace House, Camp Erin, Camp Carousel, Passages and grief support specialists offer comfort to children, individuals and families.
  • Dedicated care for children – special skills and special hearts care for seriously ill children and their families, even before birth.
  • A place almost like home – Kansas City Hospice House™ and NorthCare Hospice House provide a haven for patients and families alike.

For More Information:
Wanda Kelsey-Mendez

Communications Manager

For Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care

816.276.2632 or

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