By Shelly Mayer, ForColumbia Director Our annual day of serving is less than three weeks away, and this is the LAST WEEK to sign up to serve and to be guaranteed a ForColumbia 2022 T-shirt and lunch. Prior to Covid, 2019 saw over 2,400 volunteers all over our city, serving their neighbors in a single […]
By Gretchen Shults, ForColumbia Exec Team In 2016, the second year of ForColumbia, my pastor asked me if I wanted to serve as the spokesperson for our church for an upcoming day of service. He mentioned in our brief conversation the simplicity of the ForColumbia mission: To partner with other Christians in our community to […]
By Lauren Eisleben For the past six years, around this time, all three kids in our family will start asking, “When is ForColumbia?” And, “Do we get to help sort and pass out T-shirts again?” ForColumbia’s annual day of service has become a highly anticipated event on our family calendar, much like a vacation or […]
Continuing with our Serving Sites blog series, here’s what ForColumbia director Shelly Mayer has to say whenever anyone asks her to provide one good reason to participate. I won’t just give you one reason, I’ll give you five. After six years of working with dozens of committed volunteers to organize a citywide Day of Service, […]
Hi, everyone! As we begin recruiting volunteers for the work we’ve lined up to accomplish this year on Saturday, April 27, we wanted to provide easy answers to some of the most-frequently-asked questions we’ve gotten in the past. Individual/Family Registration Now Open: SIGN UP NOW How can I make sure I am assigned to serve […]
ForColumbia was founded in 2015 to bring Christians together to freely share the love of God by serving our community, side-by-side. We do this by organizing volunteers from Christian churches throughout mid-Missouri to serve individuals, non-profit organizations, and other public venues in an annual city-wide day of service.