The BIG Search heads to Kansas City to help find missing children

For the first-time volunteers will participate in ‘The BIG Search: KC.’

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- For the first-time volunteers will participate in ‘The BIG Search: KC.’

Local law enforcement and non-profit organizations are teaming up for a three-day comprehensive search for Kansas City’s missing children.

Volunteers for this outreach effort will hand out booklets and baseball cards with information and photos of missing youth.

The goal is to have as many people as possible see their faces and hopefully generate tips.

Kansas City’s own missing children booklet will be handed out at local businesses and along city streets.

“Letting people know that, yes this child is still missing or did you know this child is missing from your community,” Maureen Reintjes of Missouri Missing said. “Not all of them get media exposure.”

Reintjes says local families with missing children need volunteers to help raise awareness and possibly generate tips.

Volunteers for The Big Search: KC are asked to work a four-hour shift in small groups of four to ten people.

They will head out from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 18-20.

All interested volunteers will need to be screened and must complete orientation on Oct. 17.

Anyone over the age of 18 can sign up to volunteer at

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