Truman Heartland Community Foundation is pleased to welcome seven new members to the Board of Directors: Julia Hampton, owner of Julia Hampton, CPA, PC, representing the Lee’s Summit/Lake Winnebago Advisory Board; Bret Kolman, CEO at Centerpoint Medical Center; John McEvoy, Attorney, representing the Independence/Sugar Creek Advisory Board; Randall Rhoads, Public Office (ret.); Steve Shelton, Raytown Quality Schools, representing the Raytown Advisory Board; Allan Thompson, Community Volunteer; R. Dyan Zimmerman, attorney at Oswald Roam & Rew, representing the Blue Springs/Grain Valley Advisory Board.

Truman Heartland Community Foundation is a public charity committed to improving area communities by promoting and serving private giving for the public good. Founded in 1982, THCF serves the region with assets of more than $45 million and annual grants surpassing $3.6 million. THCF serves individuals who, through their private giving, wish to support the public good and helps them do it in the most tax-wise and effective manner. Through the Community Foundation, donors can set up their own family foundations, scholarship funds, field of interest funds, endowment funds, charitable gift annuities and many other charitable vehicles which utilize shared resources of the foundation to maximize the impact of their philanthropic dollars. In addition to donor services, the Community Foundation provides asset development for nonprofit organizations, gives grants to nonprofits, assists organizations in planned giving and serves as a leader in addressing community issues. For more information on charitable giving, visit or call THCF at 816-836-8189.