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United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just as 9-1-1 is a critical resource in times of emergencies such as a fire or accident; 2-1-1 is a vital resource for people experiencing a health and human service crisis or in need of information.  Think of someone who is without a home and need of shelter, or hungry and seeking assistance with food for their family…where...
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017
Fechtel Beverage & Sales shows support of the United Way of Central Missouri Campaign with signage at their facility. Like a number of businesses throughout our community, Fechtel Beverage in Jefferson City recently completed its United Way campaign.  Each year Fechtel Beverage asks its team members to join in helping people in our community live their best lives possible. In 2017, the Fechtel team set new records for donations in both total...
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017
United Way volunteers and children served by United Way partner agencies dressed as the seven dwarfs at the Victory Celebration to help reveal the record-breaking projected campaign total of $2,073,065! Mike Hoelscher, Legends BankUnited Way of Central Missouri Board ChairPhoto courtesy of Julie Smith, News TribuneWow, how time flies! This is my final article as the 2017 Chairman of the Board for the United Way of Central Missouri.  A sincere...
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017
United Way of Central Missouri would like to thank the forty-six 2017 Campaign Leadership Team members, led by Campaign Co-Chairs Jayne Dunkmann and Ryan Freeman, who made this campaign reach an unprecedented milestone to help thousands of people in our community. Ann BaxUnited Way of Central Missouri President/CPOFor those who attended the 2017 United Way of Central Missouri Campaign Kick-off event in August, you probably remember GFI’s VP of...
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017
United Way of Central Missouri announces record-breaking Campaign results at its 2017 Victory Celebration. (Jefferson City, MO, November 2, 2017) The United Way of Central Missouri marked the end of its formal fundraising campaign at a Victory Celebration held at Missouri Farm Bureau on Thursday morning. Prior to announcing the campaign results, organizers stressed that the total amount raised contains projections as donations continue to arrive at...
Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017
The 2017 Mid-Missouri’s Got Talent finalists were presented an award for sharing their talents to raise funds and awareness for the United Way Campaign. Lynne Bateman, Mid-Missouri's Got Talent Committee Co-ChairReal Estate Lending Representative, Landmark Bank Jefferson City Home Mortgage CenterUnited Way of Central Missouri’s third annual Mid-Missouri’s Got Talent (MMGT) event on the evening of September 12, proved that we...
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
On August 10, the Jefferson City Country Club was filled with over 300 amazing, communityminded women who had one goal in mind: enjoy time with friends they had not yet met… and shop for purses to support a good cause at the first ever United Way of Central Missouri Power of the Purse event!One-hundred purses were available at the event, while drinks and appetizers were passed and classical piano music performed by Wes Wingate played in the...
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The 2017 Campaign Leadership Team, led by Campaign Co-Chairs Jayne Dunkmann and Ryan Freeman, consists of 46 volunteers that help the United Way build relationships with over 400 businesses in the community.  Ann BaxUnited Way of Central Missouri President/CPOIn truly great communities like ours, people take of each other—we know that no one is going to do this important work for us. That is why the United Way of Central Missouri hosts a...
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Volunteers and children served by the United Way partner agencies dress in Disney costume for the audience at theUnited Way Community Campaign Kick-off Luncheon on August 31, where it was announced that Pacesetters andUnited Way agencies have raised 49.888% of the $1.875 million goal. Mike HoelscherUnited Way of Central Missouri Board ChairWith the start of one of my favorite seasons, autumn, you will see many changes around you; from the cooler...
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
We are all United in our concern for those that have been impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, Hurricane Irma in the Southeast United States and Caribbean, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the earthquake in Mexico.  As part of our mission to build stronger communities, and to fight for the health and safety of every person in every community, United Way has established a fund...
Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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