UniverCities Exchange, an ongoing collaborative project between UMKC and UMSL, gathers community leadership alongside academic expertise to discuss problems and possible solutions to issues affecting the Kansas City and St. Louis Metro Areas.
Missouri S&T mining engineering students host the annual Haunted Mine fundraiser each October.
UM System’s annual Extension and Engagement Week 2022 is almost here! This year, we have extended our time together to discuss All Things Food with pre- and post-conference sessions.
Open sessions to help families understand and navigate the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action […]
MU Extension Community Economic Development Field Specialist Richard Proffer meets regularly with Risco residents to guide them to establishing a local limited use food store.
MU Extension & Engagement will be hosting a food drive to benefit Tiger Pantry, October 22nd, 2021 from 7:30AM-1:00PM. The food drop-off location will be at the North entrance of Hitt Street garage in Columbia.
A 2019 survey of students at UMKC showed that 32% of undergraduates and 19% of graduate students experienced food insecurity, a common finding at colleges and universities in the United States.
UMKC Enactus students developed an app to help restaurants donate excess food to local pantries for people in need.
The pantry ensures no Roo goes without, especially during the pandemic
The Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry partners with agri-entrepreneurs to develop and expand businesses. As part of an interdisciplinary partnership, the Missouri SBDC, designated specialists within Agriculture and Environment Extension, to work together with business counselors to connect new ideas to successful business structures and initial capital.
The Green St. Louis Machine (GSM) is an educational initiative focused on promoting healthy eating, engaging students in STEM practices, and developing skills in urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
Power Up Your Pantry is a University of Missouri program for food pantries and other hunger relief groups who are looking for ways to enhance their current operations and better meet the needs of the people they serve.
The Missouri Youth Institute is a program of the World Food Prize that connects outstanding high schoolers with leaders in the fight to end world hunger.
Grow Well Missouri partners with food pantries, local organizations, and volunteers to establish food gardening programs that reach out to food pantry customers.