Established by Will Shields, former Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro Right Guard, the Will to Succeed Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, operating within the Kansas City Metro area, facilitates programs, provides assistance and resources to individuals, families and other charitable organizations who have little or no access to other aid. Most specifically, "Will to Succeed" seeks to inspire, guide and improve the lives of abused, battered and neglected women and children.




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Currently we have volunteer needs in the following areas:

  • Sponsoring fundraising event(s)

  • Specific Foundation projects

  • Donations of any type in support of our many initiatives

  • Clothing, food, toy or other Foundation-sponsored drives

  • Infant care &reading to preschoolers

  • Talking/playing with children in speech therapy

  • Tutors for school-aged children or parents studying for the GED

  • Repairing computers or appliances

To inquire about volunteering or adding your name to our volunteer list,
please provide your specific intent or request, plus your contact information.
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When contacting us consider the following opportunities:


  • Annual Celebration Event...Sponsors Wanted!
  • Annual Celebration Event...Inquire about attending!
  • Annual Women's Golf  Tournament...Sponsors Wanted!
  • Annual Women's Golf  Tournament...Inquire about participating!
  • Flag Football Tournament...Sponsors Wanted!
  • Flag Football Tournament...Inquire about participating!
  • VOLUNTEER to help at any of our EVENTS!
  • Special Teams Program
  • Back to School Program
  • NFL Computer Room (for kids)
  • Football Camp
  • Team Esteem
  • Operation Breakthrough

  • Marillac Center

  • Safe Home

  • Synergy

  • For others see: Who We Help

  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Clothing Donations or Drives
  • Book Donations or Drives
  • Toy Donations or Drives
  • Monetary Donations