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​(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
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

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