Nonprofit Spotlight

Unchained Melodies Volunteer Booth

Unchained Melodies: Rescue, Rehab, Rehome

Unchained Melodies advocates for the dogs with no voice.

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Instilling Hope: Missouri Girls Town

In 1953, the Missouri chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs recognized a need…

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Change a Child’s Story

CASA is an acronym for Court Appointed Special Advocates. What makes these advocates special? It…

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Accelerating Dreams

There is much more to Job Point than meets the eye. In a nutshell, it…

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Junior Achievement Promotes Boundless Possibilities

Columbia’s landscape of vibrant nonprofit organizations can be likened to a grove of trees growing…

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Woodhaven Champions Embracing All Abilities

In the Columbia of 1961, parents of developmentally disabled children had no resources available to…

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Big Wheels Keep on Turning

What has two legs, four wheels, and has been volunteering to bring hot, homemade food…

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First Responder Support Hosts ‘Shop With a Hero’ Event

First Responder Support, a Columbia nonprofit that aims to promote goodwill between first responders and…

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Deeply Rooted in History — and Faith

First Baptist Church celebrates 200 years of history in Columbia.

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Impact COMO 2023

Columbia is built on the generous contributions of nonprofit organizations, volunteer work, philanthropic events, and…

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Loving People Forward 

Financial coaching, community support, and a joyous journey to success.

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Helping Dreams Take Root

Founder Ray Hall and his “dream team,” made up of Karmella Wright and Eddie Pilot,…