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Heart of Missouri United Way is excited to announce that its 2016 fundraising campaign has exceeded its $3 million goal. The campaign kicked off Sept. 2, 2016 and concluded January 31, 2017, raising a total of $3,007,109. This is an increase of...
Posted: Monday, February 6, 2017
Heart of Missouri United Way has announced Dr. Garnett Stokes, Erica Pefferman and Randall Cole as new board members. Stokes and Pefferman will serve three-year terms on the board, and Cole will serve a one-year term as an ex officio member. Stokes...
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Boone Hospital Center hosted the annual Pacesetter Awards Breakfast this morning, marking the 19th anniversary of this prestigious event that recognizes United Way campaign excellence. Of the more than 200 local businesses, school and agencies that...
Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Heart of Missouri United Way announced the start of its 2016 community campaign Friday morning with a kickoff event at Shelter Insurance. More than 200 were in attendance for the festivities, which featured a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and...
Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
Mitzi Clayton, associate athletics director for Mizzou Athletics, has been appointed 2016-17 president of the board of directors for Heart of Missouri United Way. Clayton’s 12-month term began in April. As board president, Clayton will serve as the...
Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
 COLUMBIA, MO (October 8, 2015) – In a show of great support, 44 Pacesetter companies, including 14 agencies, were recognized at the 18th Annual Pacesetter Breakfast held on Thursday, October 8th. To view full press release, click here.
Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
COLUMBIA, MO (September 9, 2015) – The University of Missouri, UM System and MURA, joined by a crowd of enthusiastic faculty, students, employees, and members of the community will rally on Friday, September 11, 11:30am – 1:00pm on the MU Campus at...
Posted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
 COLUMBIA, MO (September 8, 2015) – More than 40 volunteers from Veterans United Foundation, Mission Continues First Platoon Columbia, Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia, Heart of Missouri United Way and the community teamed up to build an addition...
Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
COLUMBIA, MO (May 20, 2015) – The Heart of Missouri United Way Board of Directors has selected Andrew Grabau as its new Executive Director, effective June 15. To view the full press release click here.  
Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015
COLUMBIA, MO (April 16, 2015) – U.S. Census data estimates (2013) that one in five people in Boone County live in poverty.  Thousands more are mere paychecks away from the same dilemma.  Heart of Missouri United Way Campaign Chairs Mary and Greg...
Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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