Nonprofit Spotlight

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services: Transitioning from Foster Care

Foster care organizations do selfless work to keep countless children from homelessness. But those children…

Meals on Wheels: The Spirit of the Driver

One evening in 1972, Lorene Trickey was flipping through the newspaper. She was 40 at…

How to Save a Life: Cancer Research Center

Last year, Missouri had over 34,000 new cancer cases. That’s roughly the population of Moberly…

Primrose Hill: Road to Recovery

The primrose is a Missouri native wildflower. It’s also the first rose of summer. Winter,…

Missouri River Relief: Good, Trashy Fun

The Missouri River, a.k.a. The Big Muddy.  It’s the longest river in America, flowing 2,300…

Day Dreams Foundation: More Than Scholarships

Most of us remember what is was like to play soccer after school with friends…

Girls on the Run: More Than a Running Club

Elizabeth, an Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School student, was different from many girls in her…

Mid-Missouri Legal Services: Above and Beyond

Everyone needs a lawyer at some point in their lives — whether you’re dealing with…

Show-me Central Habitat for Humanity: Filling the Affordability Gap

It’s hard to build cheap houses — that is, it’s hard to build cheap houses…

Love INC: For a Better Columbia

For most of her life, Jane Williams, program director and co-founder of Love INC, has…

Alzheimer's Association: Searching for a Cure

As a graduate student studying horticulture therapy, Jessie Kwatamdia worked at a nursing home. Her…

Family Health Center: Columbia’s Safety Net

Your health can have a huge impact on your quality of life — bigger, even,…