Nonprofit Spotlight

Making a Difference Every Day

Coach Gary Pinkel’s latest venture is the culmination of his life’s work and passion: a new foundation, which aims to make a difference everyday.

American Legion Post 202

American Legion Celebrates Centennial

This year, the American Legion celebrates 100 years of camaraderie. Posts all over the country,…

Thriving as a Thrift Store

The Wardrobe has been helping families and schoolchildren for nearly 50 years. Evette Nissen recalls…

Preparing Students for the Workplace

Junior Achievement in Central Missouri partners with local business professionals to introduce students to potential…

A Circle of Help and Hope

Great Circle is a Missouri nonprofit with a centuries-old history and a comprehensive goal. For…

First Chance for Children

A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out

First Chance for Children focuses on kindergarten readiness and educating parents. First Chance for Children…

A Home Away From Home

A Ronald McDonald house is like any other house. It’s a place to rest and…

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture’s Opportunity Gardens

There is an old proverb that says “Give a man a fish and you feed…

The United Way Maximizes Their Impact

The United Way’s allocation process aligns resources with the community’s greatest needs. One of the…

New Name for a Proven Community Presence – COMO Youth Works

In an August board meeting this year, it was decided that the nonprofit formerly known…

Heart of Missouri CASA Volunteers Advocate for Foster Children

When a child enters the foster care system, they are appointed a team of people…

Coyote Hill: More Than a Safe Place

For more than 25 years, foster children in Mid-Missouri have found a safe place to…