Nonprofit Spotlight

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.…

Where There’s a Need

HORRIFIC TRAGEDIES, when embraced by the community, can lead to some good. This was the…

A Move Toward Independence

Services for Independent Living imporves the lives of people with disabilities FROM THE OUTSIDE, 1401…

Game for Life

Golf is a game that embodies the life lessons of responsibility, integrity and perseverance. It…

Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity

On the south side of town, right before Old Plank Road meets Route K, a…

“We Always Swing” – Celebrating 15 years of jazz

The “We Always Swing” Jazz Series will mark its 15th anniversary with the return of…

CASA changes lives of children

In 2005, Casy Berndt, a Columbia attorney with a background in family law, teamed up…

Loaves and Fishes: Budgeting and bargaining help Central Missouri Food Bank share abundance

Shoppers cast discriminating stares at ingredients listed on slightly crushed cereal boxes before adding them…