After 30 years chasing clean water and sanitation for the world’s poorest populations, Gary White decided charity wouldn’t solve the health crisis. Instead, his Kansas City-based Water.org has found a way to get investors to do it.
The owner of a prominent Georgian classic mansion overlooking Indian Lane in Mission Hills and his wife recently became empty-nesters. So they’ve put the 15,000-square-foot home, which sits on a four-acre gated estate, up for sale. It’s listed at $9.5 million.
Leah Aviel, who will never walk again, could stay in her residential center and play bingo. But she wants to get out and on her own. So she went to school — you might have seen her on her scooter even late at night and in the rain — and got a certificate in medical billing. Now she wants a job and her own home.