Please support the following nonprofits that are participating in Nonprofit Madness 2014. We encourage you to visit their websites and find out how to volunteer and/or donate. We’ve also provided links for you to add them on Facebook and Twitter.
Peach’s Neet Feet
Peach’s Neet Feet donates, custom, hand-painted shoes to children living with disabilities and fighting serious illnesses.
Missouri Public School Advocates
The Missouri Public School Advocates (MPSA) is a 501(c)4 organization whose mission is to ensure the stability and strength of Missouri public schools.
Kids’ Harbor Child Advocacy Center
Kids’ Harbor’s Mission is to provide a safe, caring, child friendly place to evaluate the child who may have been abuse; to encourage the collaboration of agencies for the benefit of the child; and to, at all times, lessen the trauma suffered by the child.
Love INC mobilizes local churches to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ. They connect and equip by providing services that build on the God-given talents of those in need and those willing to help.
Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association
The Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association is a not-for-profit agency that educates, supports and advocates for foster and adoptive children, youth and families in central Missouri by offering services and partnering with community and governmental agencies to develop healthy and self-sufficient individuals and families.
Phoenix Programs, Inc
Phoenix Programs, Inc. provides outstanding care and treatment for those who are struggling with addiction to alcohol and or drugs. With a state-of-the-art facility and more than 30 years experience in the community, they have all of the tools needed to restore hope to those who receive services here.
Heart of Missouri Girls on the Run
Heart of Missouri Girls on the Run is a life-changing, non-profit prevention program for girls in the 3rd through 5th grade. Their mission is “to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.”
Boys and Girls Club of Columbia
In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them.
Baltimore Child Abuse Center
The mission of Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) is to provide victims of sexual abuse in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental health treatment with a goal of preventing future abuse.
Dreams to Reality
Granny’s House is a safe, nurturing place where public housing kids can come each day after school to see values, manners and God’s love in action. They provide loving arms, a safe place to play or do homework and an atmosphere of hope and calm in an all-too-often chaotic world.
Central Missouri Honor Flight
Central Missouri Honor Flight is a non-profit 501c (3) organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. The group transports our heroes from throughout Central Missouri to Washington, D.C., to visit and reflect at their memorials at no cost to them. Since their inception in 2009, they have transported over 1500 veterans to Washington on 26 flights.
Missouri Health Care for All
Missouri Health Care for All is a non-partisan, statewide movement of more than 130 faith and community organizations and more than 8,000 Missourians who have endorsed a set of shared principles. Their principles affirm, based on faith and moral values, that every Missourian should have access to quality, affordable health care, no matter where they live or how much money they make.
Their movement works to advance their shared Principles by educating members of the endorsing organizations and the public and by taking action on behalf of policies and practices that are consistent with their principles.
St. Raymond’s Society
St. Raymond’s Society is an interfaith, non-profit organization that partners with pregnant and newly-parenting women by providing resource and promoting self-sufficiency.
Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation
Foundation formed by the Missouri Retired Teachers Association (MRTA). It is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization devoted exclusively to carrying out certain charitable, educational, scientific and literary purposes which include the following:
- To foster a spirit of respect, loyalty, and enthusiasm among retirees.
- To conduct activities and service projects which advance the cause of public education and the teaching profession in Missouri.
- To award grants and scholarships to students enrolled in teacher education programs, to active teachers and to support personnel to extend their professional training.
- To perform other humanitarian endeavors consistent with the Foundation’s Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.