CoMo You Know: Organizations
The mission of the Columbia Housing Authority is to provide safe, healthy and affordable housing opportunities to low-income individuals and families.
The Columbia Audubon Society is an organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and wildlife habitats.
The Central Missouri Humane Society cares for more than 6,000 animals annually and is the largest open-door shelter in mid-Missouri.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri distributes more than 28 million pounds of food per year.
Pagans as well as all religious groups meet at the Italian Village on the second Wednesday of every month to discuss religious events in the community or specific topics.
A Boone County-based nonprofit organization with an emphasis on issues related to poverty.
Formerly the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program and the Pednet Project. It is funded through a $22 million federal grant.
Delta Delta Delta was founded on November 27, 1888. In 2010, the chapter had 229 members.
Boys and Girls Town of Missouri is a nonprofit organization aimed at bettering the lives of children with behavioral and emotional problems.
Mizzou Asian Christian Fellowship started in fall 2008. Membership is not limited to Asian or Asian-American students or Christians living in Columbia.
Since 1913, Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.
The Columbia Farmers' Market is a producer-only market at the city’s Activity and Recreation Center. The market currently has more than 90 vendors from within a radius of 55 miles who sell produce, crafts, plants and more.
The Boone County Farmer's Market is located in the parking lot of the Sanford-Kimpton Building, 1005 W. Worley St. All produce is grown by farmers from Boone and surrounding counties. The market accepts debit and EBT cards.
The Central Missouri Dream Factory is a chapter of The Dream Factory Inc., a national organization that raises funds and use them to grant dreams of local children who suffer from critical or chronic illness. Started in 1984, the chapter covers a seven county region in Missouri including Columbia, Jefferson City and surrounding areas.
The University Concert Series brings a variety of entertainers from around the world to Jesse Auditorium, where the public can enjoy their performances.
Mid-Missouri Chapter of the Red Cross is located in Columbia and assists the community when disaster strikes.
Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary is an animal welfare corporation that operates under a "no-kill" philosophy, that utilizes foster homes until a permanent residence can be achieved.