Alphapointe & Rightfully Sewn Receive Award from Nonprofit Connect

Alphapointe & Rightfully Sewn Receive Award from Nonprofit Connect

In conjunction with the 38th Annual Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration, Alphapointe and Rightfully Sewn were named as the recipients of the “Stronger Together” Award for their collaboration efforts. The Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration (formerly the Philanthropy Awards Luncheon) honors individuals and organizations for their outstanding commitment to positive impact in Kansas City. Now in its…

Alphapointe Donates Thousands of Life-Saving Tourniquets & Medical Supplies to Ukraine Relief Effort

Alphapointe Donates Thousands of Life-Saving Tourniquets & Medical Supplies to Ukraine Relief Effort

Alphapointe is donating thousands of life-saving tourniquets and medical supplies to Ukraine. With more than 12 million people in need of assistance across Ukraine, Alphapointe was uniquely positioned to provide life-saving medical supplies to aid in the relief effort. “In the face of this humanitarian crisis, Alphapointe wanted to provide assistance to the people of…

Volunteer Spotlight: Vicki McKeone

Volunteer Spotlight: Vicki McKeone

As part of the ongoing Volunteer Spotlight series, we checked in with volunteer Vicki McKeone on why she chooses to donate her time and energy to Alphapointe. Q&A with Vicki Tell us about you… I’m a longtime resident of the Kansas City area. When I’m not nerding out on insurance claims at IMA, I enjoy…

Mission Moment: Overcoming Challenges with Optic Neuropathy

Mission Moment: Overcoming Challenges with Optic Neuropathy

Pat is a senior living with a recent diagnosis of optic neuropathy, a condition which damages the optic nerve affecting all aspects of vision. Pat came to Alphapointe’s Low Vision Clinic where she was referred to an occupational therapist to assess her needs. She received follow-up in her home to improve her independence with desired…

Alphapointe Announces Additions of Butler, Owen, Parman & Randolph to Board Positions

Alphapointe Announces Additions of Butler, Owen, Parman & Randolph to Board Positions

Alphapointe is pleased to announce the additions of Chip Owen, Jr., and Lynn Parman as new members of the Alphapointe Board of Directors and Hilary Butler and Daryl Randolph, Sr., as members of the Alphapointe Foundation Board of Directors. Owen is the President of D&M Plastics, LLC, which is based in Burlington, Ill. For more…

Alphapointe Announces Customers of the Year

Alphapointe Announces Customers of the Year

Due to the pandemic, Alphapointe was unable to host its annual awards/recognition events in 2020, so we’re making up for lost ground! At our 2021 holiday party and awards event, Alphapointe was able to formally recognize and honor both our 2020 and 2021 Customers of the Year! 2020 Customer of the Year – The Lighthouse…

Mission Moment: Dominican Native Has Big Plans for the Future After Securing Position at Alphapointe

Mission Moment: Dominican Native Has Big Plans for the Future After Securing Position at Alphapointe

Meet Dominican Republic native Omar Rodriquez Taveras. Taveras was poked in his left eye when he was seven years old. Following several surgeries, both his left eye and right eye became severely infected. By the age of 12, he was completely blind. Undeterred, Taveras attended a special school for youth with low vision in the…