Support Union Cemetery

The Union Cemetery Historical Society needs your help to preserve and protect Kansas City’s oldest public cemetery.

Become A Member
Don’t forget the WIIFM! & also set up a system for what happens when someone signs up for a membership, especially a lifetime membership! Have board members sign a card, send them TY note, send them book & mug, etc etc.

  • Yearly (senior, veterans, regular)
  • Corporate
  • Lifetime!!!


Make a Donation
There are many ways to help and support your local community. We love working with people who offer their generous support in the form of in-kind and material donations, as well.


  • Shovels
  • Rakes
  • Garden Hoses
  • Garden Tractor or ATV
  • Pull-cart or wagon
  • Bookshelves


  • Companies
  • School & Youth Organizations
  • Individuals

We have tons of opportunities to get your hands dirty or keep them clean from cleaning graves, helping clean up fallen branches and trim trees, pick up trash, help input records to create our online database of graves.

Very flexible, volunteer at your leisure, it’s easy! Text Carter at 816-916-9980. Grab a friend and some gloves and come on down. If you don’t have any tools or supplies, no worries, we’ve got you covered. Just let us know when you want to pop down, we’re very flexible and love seeing new faces.


Lifetime memberships can be paid in a single year or fulfilled through a 2-year or 4-year pledge. The form below is for a one-time complete payment. Lifetime memberships do not need to be renewed and include the benefits for all other membership types.