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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that 21 Missouri organizations will receive $4,232,627 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

Great Circle prepares teens for independent living

Dec 11, 2013

Great Circle was formed in 2009 by the merger of the Boys and Girls Town of Missouri and Edgewood Children’s Center, two large organizations dedicated to helping children in need of treatment. 

AmeriCorp shooting for 16,000 volunteers in Joplin

Jun 14, 2012
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The city of Joplin will be getting more AmeriCorps volunteers to help with recovery and rebuilding following the tornado in May 2011. Wendy Spencer, the CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which oversees AmeriCorps, says Rebuild Joplin will receive $2,800,000 in AmeriCorps funding. 

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The national service group AmeriCorps plans to boost its volunteer force helping Joplin rebuild from the deadly May 2011 tornado.