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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
Living United for Years to Come A little girl served by the Buddy Pack Program, a feeding program throughUnited Way partner agency The Food Bank, holds up a sign to a United Wayaudience, showing what their support means to her.Article by Mike Hoeslcher,United Way Board ChairmanLegends BankI am extremely humbled to be serving as the 2017 Chairman of the United Way of Central Missouri Board of Directors. To follow in the footsteps of so many great...
Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2017 United Way Community Support Grant Applications Now Available(Jefferson City, MO, February 23, 2017) To be responsive to the growing needs in our community, the United Way of Central Missouri is pleased to offer one-time grants to area health and human service agencies, effective immediately. The United Way of Central Missouri Board of Directors approved up to $80,000 for the 2017 United Way Community Support Grants.Grants are open to nonprofit...
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017
(Jefferson City, MO, February 4, 2017) To address the disparity between the level of poverty and the food currently distributed to people experiencing food insecurity, United Way of Central Missouri and their Foundation gifted a new mobile pantry truck to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri. The first site, held early February, fed 151 hungry families.“Based on the number of people in poverty and pounds of food distributed, Cole...
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017
(Jefferson City, MO, February 3, 2017) United Way of Central Missouri officially closed the 2016 business year with its Annual Meeting, held Friday, February 3 at Capitol Plaza Hotel.  During the luncheon event, elections were held for the 2017 Governing Body and Board of Directors, and supportive businesses and individuals were recognized for their incredible commitment to the United Way.   Thirty four members of the Governing Body...
Posted: Monday, February 06, 2017
(Jefferson City, MO, January 25, 2017)  The United Way of Central Missouri will celebrate its successes of 2016 and officially begin the new year at its Annual Meeting on Friday, February 3.  The meeting will be held at 11:30 AM at the Capitol Plaza Hotel.  United Way is grateful to the event sponsor, KOMU-TV8.During the meeting, elections for United Way’s Governing Body and Board of Directors will be held.  Several awards will...
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
(Jefferson City, MO, December 14, 2016) The United Way of Central Missouri, the United Way of Central Missouri Foundation, and their partner agency The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri announced an exciting new initiative to feed more hungry people at a Ribbon Cutting/Press Conference held in conjunction with The Food Bank’s One-for-One Holiday Food Drive on Wednesday morning at the K-Mart parking lot.  The United Way of Central...
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Thank You For Believing United Way is truly grateful for the Gilbert family,who shared their wonderful story with our communityand inspire all to support our important mission tohelp people live their best possible lives. As a community, we’ve spent the last several months as part of a widespread effort to help local people through United Way of Central Missouri’s Rockin’ the 80’s themed campaign. Our campaign slogan, Don...
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016
It's the Final Countown! United Way of Central Missouri announced campaign results of a projected $1,921,568 at theVictory Celebration on November 3 at Missouri Farm Bureau, almost $100,000 over the $1.825 million goal. This is my final article as the 2016 Chair of the Board for the United Way of Central Missouri. A sincere thank you to the United Way Board of Directors for their continuous support and leadership. Thanks also to the...
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016

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