Public & Societal Benefit

Streetlights: Redressing the inequity of gender and racial hiring practices behind-the-camera across all media platforms.

For 30 years Streetlights has strived to change the hiring landscape for young adults of color from disadvantaged neighborhoods. Through Job Training, Job Placement and Career Advancement, Streetlights has made inroads in every department, from Production Assistant to Producer, from Stylist to Showrunner. As more graduates enter the workforce they contribute to the much-needed diversification of the Entertainment Industry.

Child Care Counts Fills the Gaps for Local, Low-Income Families

At Child Care Counts we work with many families who struggle to get to a more stable place in life. Whether it's getting and keeping a great job or pursuing a college degree that will lead to upward mobility, we are here to support them in their quest. First and foremost, we provide financial assistance for child care costs at a state licensed provider while parents work and/or attend school. We don't stop there, however.

Meet Quinn

At United Way, we strive to create a community where every child and family has the opportunity to succeed.

We tackle tough problems, addressing immediate needs and finding long-term solutions.

We do this by investing in programs, initiatives and services and by mobilizing volunteers. Because we know that United, we can do more than anyone can do alone.

CCASA Makes an Impact!

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) was founded in 1984 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit to be the collective voice of rape crisis advocates across the state of Colorado. Today, our membership includes sexual assault survivors, victim advocates, rape crisis centers, dual domestic violence and sexual assault programs, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, public health agencies, college and university campuses, medical professionals, offender treatment programs, public officials, as well as other organizations and concerned individuals throughout Colorado.

Complications Kept Asher in the Hospital

Asher is a lovable 4-month-old from Eldon, Missouri. Today, he is happy and healthy, but only a few months ago, he was fighting for his life.

Shortly after he was born, Asher was whisked away from his parents with a suspected diagnosis of down syndrome. As a result, he was transferred within hours of his birth to the NICU at MU Health Care’s Women and Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Alice's Story

At the Dale K. Graham Veterans Foundation, volunteers are the most vital part of our operations. Without them, it would be impossible for the Foundation to assist the hundreds of heroes that walk through our doors every week needing assistance. Dedicated volunteers like Alice R. are essential to the organization, and their passion for serving the community shines through their commitment to their clients.