Transforming Lives • Strengthening Community


Ada Edwards Laughlin Recipient

Each year, Assistance League of Mid-Missouri may choose to honor one of their members for working above and beyond, yet quietly behind the scenes. This year’s recipient fits that definition well. Her past duties included being Vice President of Resource Development and chairman of Cookie Connection. She is currently the chairman of our largest philanthropic […]

Our Outgoing Board

Many thanks to the outgoing Board of Assistance League® of Mid-Missouri. Board members take on many additional responsibilities. They chair meetings, oversee committees and their activities, prepare budgets, review job descriptions, prepare and sign legal documents, and complete many other tasks beyond working in the shop or the backroom. Thank you to those who served […]

Missourian Article about books and Assistance League

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