Tag Archives: Foundation for Inclusive Religious Education

Fifteenth Annual FUNdraiser a huge success for FIRE Foundation

A rainy evening, storms threatening. But a few drops of rain couldn’t keep hundreds of FIRE supporters away from a Hot Havanah Night

FIRE continues to bring inclusive education to diocesan schools

As the 2016-17 school year begins, 158 children with significant special needs are excited to start classes with their brothers, sisters and friends at 11 Catholic grade schools and two high schools in Kansas City.

Inclusion’s flame grows brighter as FIRE Foundation nears 20

The year was 1996, and six sets of parents dreamed a challenging dream.

FIRE: igniting inclusive Catholic education

Ever been backstage at Starlight Theater?

Students challenged to raffle off prizes in FIRE Ball trophy competition

FIRE was founded in 1996 by a group of parents who wanted their children with special needs to be able to attend their parish grade schools with their brothers and sisters and friends.

FIRE Foundation works to ignite the flame of inclusive education

It began in 1996.

Coffee, pastries and an introduction to children with special needs

The falling snow, and the threat of much more to come, kept some folks at home that morning, but about 50 people braved the weather and the early hour

Leadership change sparks new thoughts for F.I.R.E.

The annual BonFIRE fundraiser Oct. 5 for the Foundation for Inclusive Religious Education (F.I.R.E.) at the Weston Crown Center Hotel was a first, a last and the 11th.

NY moms aim to broaden school inclusion plan

The Foundation for Inclusive Religious Education (F.I.R.E.) was founded in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph by parents of children with special needs.

Everybody’s buddy returns to O’Hara High School

John Tyler has a couple of homemade videos on his school-issued iPad.

October 22, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph