Both the United Way and a recent tax approved by Boone County voters will direct funds specifically toward helping young people. We explore why we're seeing an increased focus on childhood program, learn about the needs in mid-Missouri, and hear what agency leaders hope the additional funding might accomplish.
Christine Corcoran, director of regional operations, Lutheran Family and Children Services of Missouri; and director of the “Putting Kids First” campaign
Cande Iveson, board president, Heart of Missouri CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Tim Rich, executive director, Heart of Missouri United Way
Bruce Sowatsky, executive director, The Community and Children’s Resource Board of St. Charles County (joining the program by phone)