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OUR PRograms

Giving back is the core of who we are!  IVC is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before, and we are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Below are some of our most recent projects. Learn more about what we do, whom we help, and how we work every day to create a lasting impact in Independence.

Canned Goods


Independence Gives first

Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, IVC partners with our community and YOU to sponsor a non-profit each month.  We are dedicated to making a lasting impact through the collection and distribution of items in need.  Click here to learn more!


Christmas Walk

IVC was first organized back in 2018 by a small group of family and friends that wanted to create an event that celebrated culture, friendship, and community all in one place. Today, we are proud to say that our Christmas Walk has become a staple in the Independence area. With unique booths, costumes, music, and delicious food, this is an event that will surely leave you with lasting memories long after it’s over — Don’t be shy. Join in on the celebrations!

Image by Vonecia Carswell


Community Appreciation Day

Gratitude is in our DNA! IVC is where we connect with our community. Our Community Appreciation Day is the time when we can unite both! During this annual event, we celebrate the ties that bind us and the place we call home: Independence.

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