Nonprofit Spotlight

Heart of Missouri United Way pins down results

Heart of Missouri United Way narrows focus to at-risk youth

ACT works to build a single community

Thirty years ago, Alternative Community Training didn’t even exist in its current form. It was…

CMCA takes action in Boone County

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, it is fitting to…

Rescue Innocence strives to end human trafficking

Human trafficking has the guise of a Third World problem, concentrated only in poverty-stricken countries…

Youth Community Coalition is committed to the future

What’s good for youth is good for everyone, and the Youth Community Coalition (YC2) stands…

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri feeds the hungry

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri

Great Circle a safe haven for Columbia children

Before Great Circle set up an operation in Columbia, people in the community trying to…

A Place to Learn

Seven years ago, the rushing waters of Hurricane Katrina blasted through houses, schools and businesses…

Blues in Schools


When someone brings up the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival, people likely imagine the…

A Voice for the Silent

Laura Nauser was the 5th Ward Columbia City councilwoman in 2006 when she saw an…

Supporting Independence

Boone County Family Resources helps individuals with developmental disabilities lead more independent lives For more…

Prepped for Employment

At the turn of the decade, the American economy was speedily racing toward rock bottom.…