volunteer http://kbia.org en St. Louis, Kansas City rank high in volunteerism http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-kansas-city-rank-high-volunteerism <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A new report says the St. Louis and Kansas City areas are among nation's most generous metro regions when it comes to volunteering.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:22:35 +0000 Associated Press 45396 at http://kbia.org St. Louis, Kansas City rank high in volunteerism City of Columbia hosts Hinkson Clean Sweep http://kbia.org/post/city-columbia-hosts-hinkson-clean-sweep <p></p><p></p><p>Golf balls, beer cans, plastic bottles and caps.&nbsp;</p><p>The list goes on and on.</p><p>These are just a few of the popular items volunteers removed from local streams during the City of Columbia&rsquo;s annual Hinkson Clean Sweep project on Saturday.&nbsp; The City of Columbia&rsquo;s Stormwater Education and Outreach Program has put on the event for the past 10 years.&nbsp;</p><p>Volunteers were stationed at five different local streams in Columbia, all of which flow into the Hinkson Creek.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:11:24 +0000 Kyle Winker 42087 at http://kbia.org City of Columbia hosts Hinkson Clean Sweep Volunteers Clean up Columbia http://kbia.org/post/volunteers-clean-columbia-0 <p>Volunteers collected almost 1,500 bags of trash Saturday in the city’s annual Clean Up Columbia service day. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:11:43 +0000 Kate Grumke 32089 at http://kbia.org Meals on Wheels deals with winter weather http://kbia.org/post/meals-wheels-deals-winter-weather <p>The charity Meals on Wheels delivers roughly 100 meals a day to the elderly and the disabled throughout Columbia. Inclement weather, like last week’s snowstorm, forces the charity to reorganize its efforts.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:48:00 +0000 Casey Morell 29473 at http://kbia.org Mo. Red Cross seeking volunteers http://kbia.org/post/mo-red-cross-seeking-volunteers <p><span style="font-size: 11px; line-height: 1.5;">The Heart of Missouri chapter of the American Red Cross needs more volunteers.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:14:39 +0000 Associated Press 27594 at http://kbia.org Mo. Red Cross seeking volunteers Holiday assistance programs report increase of families in need http://kbia.org/post/holiday-assistance-programs-report-increase-families-need <p></p><p>Volunteering programs set up in both Boone and Callaway Counties have seen an increase in families asking for assistance this holiday season.&nbsp; And many other families and organizations have stepped in to provide the assistance.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:28:37 +0000 Ben Mahnken 25679 at http://kbia.org Holiday assistance programs report increase of families in need Columbia volunteers keep things moving http://kbia.org/post/columbia-volunteers-keep-things-moving-0 <p>As Columbia voters went to the polls today, many volunteers helped to keep the process moving along. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:14:21 +0000 Jessica Reese 24092 at http://kbia.org Columbia volunteers keep things moving Missouri residents volunteer to help with Sandy relief effort http://kbia.org/post/missouri-residents-volunteer-help-sandy-relief-effort <p>Two Red Cross volunteers deploy on Thursday to the East Coast today with relief efforts still underway after Hurricane Sandy. The volunteers will be working in New Brunswik and White Plains, New York. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:45:48 +0000 Ashley Arp 23823 at http://kbia.org Missouri residents volunteer to help with Sandy relief effort Missouri volunteers lend a helping hand http://kbia.org/post/missouri-volunteers-lend-helping-hand <p>As Hurricane Sandy’s death toll rises, the storm leaves thousands of people homeless and millions without power. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:44:04 +0000 Jasmine Bailey 23674 at http://kbia.org Missouri volunteers lend a helping hand Service organizations cash in during Homecoming festivities http://kbia.org/post/service-organizations-cash-during-homecoming-festivities <p>At MU, the annual Homecoming festivities include several service events as a part of the tradition. This year, the service organization Tigers Taming Hunger reports donations are exceeding expectations.</p><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:09:52 +0000 Kelsey Kerwin 23062 at http://kbia.org Service organizations cash in during Homecoming festivities