Neighborhood Assistance Program

Area organizations to receive funds through Neighborhood Assistance Program for community development projects

The Department of Economic Development announced Wednesday that it would award $7.3 million through its Neighborhood Assistance Program to nonprofits across Missouri for community development projects. The Neighborhood Assistance Program helps not-for-profit organizations leverage private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. The program can […]

Grundy County United Way seeks donations

United Way of Grundy County launches fundraising campaign

The United Way of Grundy County has launched its business fundraising campaign to help fund county organizations. Those organizations include the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County, Girl Scouts, Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, Grundy County 4-H, Grundy County RSVP, Juvenile Court Diversion Program, Juvenile Office of the Third Judicial Circuit, Grundy County […]

Church Women United

Church Women United return nearly $62,000 to area organizations

The Church Women United of Trenton report they have returned $61,935 to the area this year as of the end of November. Those who have received help from the organization include the Community Food Pantry, Christmas for Families, Kiwanis Club Christmas, Hubble Home, Salvation Army Christmas, Fire Pup programs, and Trenton Ministerial Alliance. The group […]

Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Community Food Bank to hold food drive and distribution in December

Second Harvest Community Food Bank of Saint Joseph will conduct a 19-county food drive and hold a food box distribution in December. Food for the Holidays encourages people to add one non-perishable item to a box each day from December 1st through 18th. The items include canned vegetables, cranberry sauce, boxed potatoes, canned sweet potatoes, […]

Share The Harvest

Deer hunters reminded that they can “Share the Harvest”

Deer hunters across Missouri are reminded they can donate deer free of charge for inclusion in the “Share the Harvest” program of the Conservation Department. Donations of deer to approved facilities is free thanks to corporate sponsors that pay the deer processing fee. The program allows deer hunters to donate their extra venison to participating […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

With community support, organizers hope to complete $500,000 remodel of Trenton VFW post

Joseph L. Norton VFW Post 919 plans to remodel its hall at 919 Washington Street in Trenton. Commander Tony Ralston says the anticipated $500,000 remodel would make the building ADA compliant and handicap accessible with a lift elevator. Several other upgrades are planned to make the VFW Hall a “safe place for veterans,” including installing […]