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100 Man Lunch

Head Start 100 Man Lunch

This is an early notification of CMCA's upcoming 100 Man Luncheon. The luncheon is an annual event dedicated to bringing positive male role models into our Head Start centers to enjoy lunch with the kids and engage in a literary development activity.

March 16-19th, 2015

Head Start

Missouri Association for Community Action

MACA Legislative Advocacy Day

CMCA is excited to participate in MACA's 2015 Community Action Advocacy Day that will be held on March 3, 2015 at the State Capitol. Our theme this year is "We Are Missouri | Together We Thrive" and our work this year will be around the five elements of poverty. CMCA leaders will be meeting with local legislators and advocating to make our network's legislative priorities a reality.

March 3rd, 2015


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BBQ Contest

KCBS Sanctioned Bar-B-Que Contest

CMCA will be hosting its 2nd annual Hott Butts BBQ contest in downtown Boonville, MO. Join us Friday for the People's Choice award and all you can eat wings. Teams will compete in all 4 KCBS categories on Saturday with a cash payout of $7,500 on 50 teams. Contact Pamela Beerup at (573) 443-8706 ext. 1030 for registration information.

June 5-6th, 2015



Volunteer with CMCA!

Regardless of who you are, what you want to do, or for how long, CMCA welcomes the skills and service that you have to offer the communities we serve.
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General Office Assistant & Receptionist

Works directly with Family Advocates and the Community Service Advisor to assist in light office work and greeting people at the front desk.  See Full Description
All Counties

5-20 Hours/Week

Community Services

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Head Start Classroom Assistant

Assists the classroom teacher by working with children on planned learning activities, and helping to keep the environment safe and clean.  See Full Description
All Counties

4-40 Hours/Week

Head Start

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Energy Assistance

Be sure to mail the signed application and any supporting documentation to: CMCA Energy Office, 800 N. Providence Rd., Suite 103, Columbia, MO 65203.
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Posted: Oct 1, 2014



Home Weatherization

To apply for the Weatherization Assistance Program, fill out the application completely and be sure to provide the required documention noted in the instructions on page 1. Contact (573) 443-8706 ext. 1958 with any questions.
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Bee Wise-Weatherize

Posted: Nov 1, 2013


CMCA Channel

Check out more CMCA videos on our YouTube channel including virtual tours, stories from our clients, and other nationally recognized content.

 Please contact Kelly Lucero at (573) 443-8706 ext. 1916 regarding video production and editing services.

Published on July 17, 2014 - Residents of Mid-Missouri share the struggles of living with a low-income.