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Missourian Article about books and Assistance League

Action Week

Action Week celebrated the birthday of one of the founders of National Assistance League. This year we collected new books geared toward children 5 to 18. We also be accepted monetary donations. These funds and books were used to support the Moving Ahead after-school program at the Blind Boone Center, supported by the Columbia Housing […]

Order Cookies for April Bake

We are offering you the opportunity to order fresh, homemade chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are $10 a dozen, boxed in sizes of 1, 2, 3, or 4 dozen, wrapped in red ribbon with a personal message from you attached, and delivered to your favorite business. We cannot deliver to residences, however. This is a great […]

Links to Learning 30th Anniversary

Links to Learning is our philanthropic program which awards funds to local teachers to enhance the learning experiences in their classrooms. Now celebrating its 30th year, in that time this program has awarded over $1.9 million to teachers in Columbia Public Schools! Think of all the help this program has provided to the teachers and […]

Online Store Open 24/7

Our online store is open 24/7 for you to shop. Purchased items can be shipped or you may pick them up during regular business hours. Find us online at: or scan the QR code.

Donation Hours

Donors, Donation hours are now: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm to make donating more convenient for you. Our landlord, Shelter Insurance, has asked that you enter the alley between Upscale Resale and Shelter Insurance by turning north off Broadway. Our volunteers will gladly accept your donation at the double doors with the […]


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2019-2020 Statistics


thousand dollars returned to the Columbia community


thousand people served in the Columbia community


thousand hours volunteered