ScrapsKC inspires creativity in art and education, positively impacts the environment, and provides hope for the homeless.


Reuse  •  Repurpose  •  Renew


Transformation Is Our Foundation

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ScrapsKC, a 501(c)(3) organization, offers a way for everyone to participate in caring for the Kansas City community through the reuse, repurposing, and renewal of people and things. Visit us in person or check us out on social media today!

Transformation Is Our Foundation

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ScrapsKC, a 501(c)(3) organization, offers a way for everyone to participate in changing the community through the reuse, repurposing and renewal of people and things. Visit us in person or check us out on social media today!

Environment

Businesses donate surplus materials, schools give unneeded school supplies, and people like you donate materials from home.

Education

Creatively reuse our materials to teach and explore. Learn about our community and our mission to provide for the homeless.

Homelessness

Our homeless volunteers provide needed support in the store and receive meals and survival items for their efforts.

IN STORE THIS WEEK

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Every week is full of surprises!

Store hours: Tues-Fri: 12pm – 5pm, Sat-Sun: 10am – 5pm

Items that are always in stock: Art supplies, cardboard and tubes, fabric/yarn/notions, flooring/tile, home recyclables, metals/hardware, office supplies, paper, party goods, plastics, styrofoam and more!

Plus one-of-a-kind items that are often discounted 20-80% off the price at for-profit retail stores.

See the Store

FEATURED EVENT

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Sat 24

Volunteers

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 24

Happy birthday, Stella!

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 24

Happy birthday, Freddie!

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Be Inspired

An old board transformed into a work of art at Scraps KC

Transform an Old Board Into Art

April 5, 2017

A fun plush project designed at Scraps KC

Eiffel Tower Design Inspiration

March 14, 2017

Tinker Toys made from Cardboard and Straws at Scraps KC

Cardboard and Straw Tinker Toys

March 12, 2017

A colorful mask made with silk flower scraps at Scraps KC

Colorful Floral Mask

February 20, 2017

Stories

Two women in green shirts having fun at Scraps KC In the News
September 19, 2017

Unique Store Provides Opportunities for Homeless

From 98.1 KMBZ: Customers don't find second hand items at Scraps KC, the store is filled with items like fabric, art materials, yarn and office supplies - all for a…
Brenda at Scraps KC leading a class In the News
September 8, 2017

A Space to Create and Haven for the Homeless

From the Kansas City Star: Founder Brenda Mott explains how the educational and artistic mission of Scraps KC was sparked through her own experience and desire to help homeless.
Image of quote: Yesterday, at 3:45am, John Foster died. Now that it is the end, I only want one thing for John. I want the world to know that he was here. Transformations
August 25, 2017

In Memory of John Foster

Yesterday, at 3:45am, John Foster died. A small, quiet man, he walked in the shadow of his constant companion Raymond and lived under a bridge - and this is his…

Stay in the Know

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Stay in the Know

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40
Tons Diverted
896
Breakfast Sandwiches Served
260
Scout Badges Earned
101
Teachers Adopted
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Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District