Your donation changes the lives of Kansas City families by providing them the training, resources, and most of all, the HOPE that their cycle of poverty can be broken.  During this time of great uncertainty, our families need your help more than ever! 

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Empowering the Parent to Empower the Child (EPEC) is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all monetary donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by tax laws. Please contact your financial advisor for further information.

Empowering the Parent to Empower the Child (EPEC) is a 501c3 organization dedicated to reducing generational poverty in Kansas City.

Through our state-certified grooming school and our Lee's Summit grooming salon, we train struggling parents to be pet groomers and salon managers, both in-demand, living-wage trades.

The School

5829 Troost Ave, Suite B.

Kansas City, MO 64110


Open Tuesday - Friday

8 am to 4 pm


The Salon

1650 SE Blue Parkway

Lee's Summit, MO 64063


Open Tuesday - Saturday

8 am to 5 pm