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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
​(Jefferson City, MO, June 6, 2017) United Way of Central Missouri announced the 2017 Community Support Grant recipients at a News Conference on Tuesday, June 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the new Boys & Girls Club facility, located at 1105 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City. United Way is committed to partnering with health and human service agencies in our community to address immediate, critical unmet needs and provide community solutions.United Way of...
Posted: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
What Exactly Does the United Way Do?Inspired by the Walt Disney quote, "If you can dream it, you can do it!" theUnited Way of Central Missouri has chosen a Disney theme for its 2017 Community Campaign.Article by Ann Bax,United Way of Central Missouri President/CPOWe’re often asked, “What exactly does United Way of Central Missouri do?”The simplest way to answer that question is we help people. That’s it. That’s our...
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017
Investing in our CommunityCentral Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association is one of the 28 UnitedWay partner agencies that will benefit from the Fund Allocation process.Article by Mike Hoeslcher,United Way Board ChairmanLegends BankBeing entrusted with $1.92+ million of your generous donations is a responsibility United Way, the Board of Directors, and its  volunteers take very seriously. It’s during this time of year we are wrapping up...
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017
What's United Way Been Up ToArticle by Ann Bax,United Way of Central Missouri President/CPOUnited Way of Central Missouri is in our third month of our 92nd year, and we have lots of exciting things to share! In January Evers and Company completed United Way of Central Missouri’s annual audit confirming the United Way is fiscally sound and responsive to our generous community. In February the new Mobile Pantry Food Truck made its debut and...
Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
(Jefferson City, MO, March 1, 2017) United Way of Central Missouri encourages Americans earning $64,000 or less to keep more of their hard-earned money this tax season by using a free, online tax preparation service and accessing valuable tax credits. A national survey finds 70 percent of working Americans qualify for free tax filing and counseling. MyFreeTaxes, found at MyFreeTaxes.com, is a mobile-optimized software program provided by United Way....
Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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