For more than 20 years, A Store Named STUFF has been a mainstay of Brookside’s shopping district—a place where you’re guaranteed to find a one-of-a-kind gift or collectible. The store’s owners, sisters S. Sloane Simmons and Casey Simmons, showcase works from a huge network of local and national artists.
But, as successful as STUFF is as a business, it’s also a pretty powerful ally for local nonprofits.
Every year, the Simmons sisters use their store to host more than 25 parties benefiting charities, and they’re active supporters of organizations like the Women’s Employment Network.
This spring, Casey and Sloane served as co-chairs of the Nonprofit Connect Annual Awards Luncheon, a salute to the city’s most giving volunteers.
“It was rewarding because it helped spot-light people and organizations that do so much for Kansas City while helping to fund Nonprofit Connect and all that they do to make big change,” the sisters said. “This all dovetails beautifully with the deep love we harbor for the Women‘s Employment Network. We help in any way that we can with their important work throughout