charity http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Discussion: The Role Of Civic Engagement In Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-role-civic-engagement-missouri <p><em>Original article published Saturday, January 18,</em> 2013</p><p>Missourians are more likely to volunteer and to do favors for a neighbor than the average American. But their level of civic engagement depends greatly on their circumstances.</p><p>A new <a href="http://www.ncoc.net/MOCHI2013">report on the state’s civic health</a>, issued by six Missouri universities and the National Conference on Citizenship, found that Missouri largely aligns with the rest of the nation on community involvement.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:24:00 +0000 Camille Phillips & Kelly MacNeil 33115 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussion: The Role Of Civic Engagement In Missouri One year after quake, St. Louis organization eyes big goal for Haiti http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-year-after-quake-st-louis-organization-eyes-big-goal-haiti <p>Dr. Patricia Wolff, founder and Executive Director of <a href="http://mfkhaiti.org/">Meds &amp; Foods for Kids </a>(MFK)&nbsp;was one of our guests <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/slota/archivedetail.php?showid=4321">today on <em>St. Louis on the Air</em></a>.&nbsp; MFK&nbsp;has been in&nbsp;Cap-Haïtien&nbsp;combating malnutrition with Medika Mamba <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumpy'nut">(aka Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food) </a>&nbsp;since 2003.&nbsp; Last year’s earthquake exacerbated an already extreme situation there, crippling existing infrastructure and multiplying demand for limited resources.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 22:19:50 +0000 Libby Franklin 290 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org One year after quake, St. Louis organization eyes big goal for Haiti Hunger doesn't take a holiday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hunger-doesnt-take-holiday <p>&nbsp;</p><p>As many Missourians wrap up a weekend marked by celebration and plenty, somewhere near 16% of the state's population struggles with food insecurity.</p><p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 22:38:39 +0000 Libby Franklin 196 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hunger doesn't take a holiday "Missouri's 15 Worst Charities" named by Mo. Attorney General Koster http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouris-15-worst-charities-named-mo-attorney-general-koster <p>Though many may consider this the season of giving, do you ever wonder exactly how much of what you give actually gets used for its intended purpose?</p><p>Missouri Attorney General<a href="http://ago.mo.gov/"> Chris Koster</a> released today a list of "Missouri's 15 Worst Charities." The list is based upon the percentage of the charity's total expenditures actually used for charitable purposes.</p><p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 20:09:55 +0000 Kelsey Proud 167 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Missouri's 15 Worst Charities" named by Mo. Attorney General Koster