The holidays are a popular time for charitable donations. According to Network for Good, 31 percent of all giving in 2014 occurred in December, and 12 percent occurred in the final three days of the year. Online giving typically increases …
Making a Difference
Service-Learning is the formal integration of community service into student instruction. Service-learning connects students with the community in partnerships that provide effective and far-reaching assistance to those in need.
Encouraging our brightest and most energetic students to use their talents to improve the lives of those around them.
A self-crafted minor that provides students with a framework for their own leadership goals.
Providing internship opportunities in publicly-funded offices and non-profit organizations in the State of Missouri.
Make meaningful contributions with service abroad.
Preparing students for global service.
Since its founding, the Mid-Missouri Quilts of Valor has presented over 300 quilts. This is made possible by the selfless volunteers who donate to the mission, from purchasing of supplies to cutting and pressing to quilting and stitching. Gail Marcy, owner of Satin Stiches Sewing and Embroidery, donates workspace for the group’s monthly meetings. Service-learning students from MU also provide support to the organization through marketing and fundraising.
MU Serves is an online database, designed to link students and student organizations with service opportunities in Mid-Missouri.