Initially, the intent of the Rufus C. and Leola Goff family Foundation was to encourage communities to engage in positive activities during the influential and critical years of their lives with a primary focus on cancer prevention, research projects, organ donor programs, diabetes issues and other community efforts.
Since inception, RCLG has grown to offer much more. The foundation has very active mentoring, performing arts and health and wellness programs.
Bill and Chris Kelly oversee all activities for the foundation which is funded by charitable donations and various fundraising events.
We cherish the struggles of our parents and ancestors. To keep our history alive, we are committed to promoting equity and inclusion throughout the communities we serve. We believe that it is our obligation to model diversity and to encourage racial equality in all that we do.
8721 E. 89th Street
Kansas City, MO 64138
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Our mission stems from the desire to empower youth and adults through mentoring opportunities, health and wellness initiatives, exposure to media and the arts, and for advancement of social welfare and other community efforts.
"Natural talent, intelligence, a wonderful education-non of these guarantees success. Something else is needed: the sensitivity to understand what other people want and the willingness to give it to them."
- John Luther
"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."
- John C. Maxwell
"Don't use your people to build a great work: use your work to build a great people."
- Jack Hyles
The Rufus C. and Leola Goff Family Foundation (RCLG) was formed in 2005 to honor our parents and to leave a legacy for our children, grandchildren and future generations.