CoMoHelps seeking donations to assist with pandemic relief

CoMoHelps is seeking additional donations to support local nonprofits as the group has received more than $3.5 million in funding requests to meet ongoing pandemic-related needs.

CoMoHelps is a joint effort of Boone County, City of Columbia, Community Foundation of Central Missouri, Heart of Missouri United Way and Veterans United Foundation. CoMoHelps serves as the community’s official donations management resource in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This collaborative works with local nonprofits, community partners, and government agencies to quickly determine and meet the needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March, the CoMoHelps partners have provided $1,586,759.26 to local nonprofits and schools for COVID-19 relief assistance for food, rent, utilities, learning pods and more.

For more information and to make a donation visit the CoMoHelps webs ite CoMoHelps.org.

CoMoHelps is a joint effort of Boone County, City of Columbia, Community Foundation of Central Missouri, Heart of Missouri United Way, and Veterans United Foundation. CoMoHelps serves as our community’s official donations management resource in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boone County Community Services
The mission of Boone County Community Services is to support the greatest possible level of independence and self-sufficiency of Boone County residents by promoting their physical, mental, and social well-being to cultivate a safe and healthy community. Learn more at www.showmeboone.com/Community-Services.

City of Columbia Division of Human Services
The City of Columbia Division of Human Services (DHS) addresses the causes a n d conditions of poverty in our community by providing, purchasing and coordinating human services. DHS also leads mass care/human services and donations management in our community’s emergency response operations.

Community Foundation of Central Missouri
The Community Foundation of Central Missouri (CFCM) inspires and nurtures philanthropy for the public good. CFCM is a full-range, one-stop, charitable giving shop offering a mix of investment and fund management services, grant guidance and support, and knowledge of the nonprofit sector. The COVID-19 Regional Relief Fund was established to provide aid to nonprofit service providers struggling with the urgent health and economic effects of the coronavirus. Grants are awarded to meet critical needs in healthcare, education, arts and culture, animal welfare, and more, to help ensure wellness and economic recovery in central Missouri.

Heart of Missouri United Way
Heart of Missour i United Way fights to improve lives in our community. Our community wins by Living United: By responding to changing community needs. By forging strategic partnerships and fostering effective solutions to tackle local issues.

Veterans United Foundation
Veterans United Foundation exists to enhance the lives of Veterans and military families and support diverse needs in our local communities and across the nation.

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