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2024 – 2023 MCSC in the News

apr. 24, 2024 – Local residents receive Show Me Service Awards at state capitol

Hannibal (Hannibal Courier-Post) – The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) held its 22nd Annual Show Me Service Awards on Tuesday at the Missouri State Capitol to recognize the impact of service and volunteerism throughout the state.

apr. 14, 2024 – Joplin woman appointed to missouri community service commission

Joplin (Joplin Globe) – Louise Secker, of Joplin, has been appointed by Gov. Mike Parson to the Missouri Community Service Commission.

OCT. 30, 2023 – food bank for central and northeast missouri sets plans for americorps grant

Columbia (KOMU 8) – The Food Bank for central and Northeast Missouri was one of two operational grant recipients from the Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC), a commission under the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Sept. 11, 2023 – Volunteers Pack more than 300,000 meals for families in remembrance of 9-11

St. Louis (KMOV) – Volunteers packed hundreds of thousands of meals Monday morning in remembrance of those lost on 9-11.

2024 – 2023 PRESS RELEASES

FEB. 26, 2024 – Nominate an outstanding Missouri Volunteer for the 22nd annual show me service awards

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) is seeking nominations for the 22nd Annual Show Me Service Awards. The Show Me Service Awards highlight the service and volunteerism that Missourians provide to strengthen communities and improve quality of life. To provide a diverse group of awardees each year, the awards are presented by region and include age-specific awards, national awards, business awards, and community awards.

OCT. 24, 2023 – MISSOURI COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF FOUR NEW AMERICORPS PLANING GRANTS AND TWO OPERATIONAL GRANTS

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) has announced the recipients of four new AmeriCorps planning grants and two new operational grants. As the organization responsible for overseeing AmeriCorps programs in Missouri, grants awarded by MCSC will strength communities and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.

Jun. 22, 2023 – Missouri community service commission honors volunteers at 21st annual show me service awards

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) held its 21st annual Show Me Service Awards this afternoon in the Capitol Rotunda, bringing together Missourians from across the state to recognize the impact of service and volunteerism on communities.

JuN. 6, 2023 – MISSOURI COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMISSION announces americorps missouri planning grants

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) is pleased to announce the availability of AmeriCorps Missouri Planning Grants to enable organizations to plan a proposed AmeriCorps program in Missouri.

Mar. 24, 2023 – Missouri Community service commission Seeking nominations for the 21st annual show me service awards

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) is seeking nominations for the 21st Annual Show Me Service Awards.

Jan. 25, 2023 – Americorps ranks missouri 10th in the nation for formal Volunteering in latest volunteering and civic life in america research 

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced today that AmeriCorps determined more than 1.4 million Missourians formally volunteered through an organization from September 2020 to September 2021. These volunteer efforts made a $3.1 billion impact on the state, establishing Missouri as 10th in the nation for formal volunteerism.

JAN. 13, 2023 – MISSOURI COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMISSION NAMES BRITTANY STIFFLER CRABTREE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced today that Brittany Stiffler Crabtree will serve as its new executive director.