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Category: Fundraisers

Horticulture Programs Help Good Things Grow

Horticulture Programs Help Good Things Grow

Cultivating plants is so much more than digging in the dirt. Three of our programs help participants get their hands dirty—and gain knowledge and confidence in the process. And all of these programs are possible thanks in part to our annual plant sale.

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Bring a Little Magic to a Childs Holiday

Bring a Little Magic to a Childs Holiday

There are many ways to engage during this holiday season. Whether it be through volunteering your time, purchasing gifts, or making a monetary donation. You can make a significant difference during a season that can be especially difficult for children and families suffering the impacts of trauma. Learn how you can make an impact this holiday season!

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Community Forum Recap

Community Forum Recap

Thank you to those who joined us yesterday for our virtual Forward, Together! Community Forum. The 30-minute forum was a way for us to thank you for your support in 2020, to celebrate with you on the 150-year milestone of our mission, to inform you on our work ahead in 2021 and invite you to be a part of our healing mission for children and families in 2021. Read our recap blog below to learn more about how you can get involved in 2021!

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Local University Becomes Strong Advocate

Local University Becomes Strong Advocate

When we opened our doors in Maryville, Mo., our focus was finding foster care homes for children in the area. During this time, our relationship with Northwest Missouri State University blossomed and they have since become one of our strongest advocates in the area.

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A Portrait of Generosity

A Portrait of Generosity

When Jack turned 9, he and his family took part in a "9 acts of kindness" challenge. As one of his acts, Jack spent some of his birthday money to buy birthday gifts for our youth in foster care. This simple act of kindness garnered media attention as Jack continued to share what he had with others.

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