Nonprofit Spotlight

By the Community, for the Community

Boone County’s Voluntary Action Center celebrates 50 years
of service with a party and plenty of reflection.

Empowerment for Survivors

True North of Columbia works to support victims of domestic and sexual violence.

midwest special needs trust

Building Trusted Relationships

Midwest Special Needs Trust has financially assisted individuals with special needs and their families for 30 years.

Saving and Serving Columbia

An in-depth look into Columbia’s local Salvation Army and its extensive programs.

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…