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We provide a nurturing environment where children feel safe and loved. We focus on "integration" vs. "segregation" by incorporating peers without special needs into our therapy classes.
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The mission of Marian Hope Academy Christian School for Creative Learning is to unite with families in providing a personalized education saturated in Christian roots that will foster a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ to transform the world for God’s Glory.
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family health & nutrition

Marian Hope Center believes that to maximize the full potential of a child, it is important to focus on all aspects of a child. What a child eats is fuel for his/her brain, behavior and overall health. To make the most gains out of our therapy services, it is so important that our children feel "good" on the inside.
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home & community servicesOur Outreach Program is growing based on the high demands for therapy, community resources and trainings. We provide a variety of services in the home, daycares, preschools, private & Catholic schools, sporting organizations and any other community operation that desires the tools to successfully integrate all children despite their challenges.
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Why You Should Get Involved

There are lots of reasons to get involved with the Marian Hope Center! Watch the video to the right for a little background about why we exist and what we do every day.

If you or someone you know could help us financially with our many ongoing projects, please contact our Executive Director, Heather Ruoff.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Books are Brain Food
    Books are Brain Food
    Books are to the brain like food is to the body. The food choices available today include “fake” food such as Skittles, fast food, and...
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  • Gifts of the Heart
    Gifts of the Heart
    Every child is often asked “what do you do?”…what sports do you play?, what instruments do you play?, what is your “thing”? I know of several...
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  • Love & Charity
    Love & Charity
    Marian Hope Academy’s scripture focus this year has been Mark 12:30-31: Love the Lord your God with all our heart and with all your soul and...
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Upcoming Events

Events on July 25, 2015
Poker Tournament
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: July 25, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Location: Armacost Museum, 4200 East 135 Street, Grandview, MO 64030, United States
Events on September 2, 2015
Nutritional Management Support Group
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: September 2, 2015 - 8:30 pm
Location: Marian Hope Center, 14820 East 42nd Street South, Independence, MO 64055, United States
Events on September 19, 2015
Run 4 Hope
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: September 19, 2015 - 11:00 am
Location: Waterfall Park, Independence, MO 64055, United States