The "Freeing Throwers" facilitate opportunities for people to receive encouraging witnessing while undertaking the often challenging (and always cheerleading-worthy) activity of letting go. The sign above is currently installed on 50 Kansas City public buses, while the entire fleet is broadcasting audio recordings of Mo Dickens recount tossing his junk food habit into a dumpster behind a church in Prairie Village, Kansas. Over a year later, Dickens has lost 27 pounds, and his "back feels better and [his] feet feel better too." In an audio spot triggered by GPS as buses approach 39th Street and Troost Avenue, Dickens suggests Kansas Citians offload extra items to the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop at that intersection. 


HEAR All 4 AUDIO SPOTS.     (Scroll down for more info.)

Freeing Throwers Adriane Herman and Mo Dickens. Read "Mo is Less" blog on the Rocket Grants page.

Hear the story on public radio by KCUR's Laura Spencer, aired May 20, 2016.  (4 minutes one second)

Got ten minutes? Listen to Mo Dickens spin the tale of The Freeing Throwers further in this episode of the Paris of the Plains Podcast.

Peruse images and Testimonials about various Freeing Throws.

Bring your no-longer-needed items to St. Vincent de Paul [T]hrift Shop at 39th Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City. Caution: Side effects may include space in your closet and a sense of community.

Read about the mural on their building.

4 photos directly above courtesy E.G. Schempf, Kansas City.

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