Fundraising

Photo of Ollie Caruthers courtesy of Parkway West High School.

Parkway West High School Raises Thousands for Custodian

A few high school students collecting change for an ailing custodian has sparked a fundraising campaign that’s raised more than $7,000 in just one day.

11/06/2014

United Way

Columbia United Way $1 Million Short of Goal

The Heart of Missouri United Way in Columbia is cutting its budget by nearly 10 percent after falling $1 million short of its fundraising goal.

01/27/2014

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St. Louis Symphony Revenue Climbs 7 Percent

CEO Fred Bronstein says this is the fifth year of the symphony’s “Building Our Business” initiative and it’s working out well.

10/02/2013

University of Missouri-St. Louis

UMSL Fundraising Campaign a Big Success

The seven-year drive brought in more than $150 million in donations.

08/10/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar Fundraiser

One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.

07/25/2012

Missouri Congressmen Russ Carnahan and William "Lacy" Clay Jr.

Clay, Carnahan Neck and Neck in Fundraising Totals

Federal campaign finance reports show Clay raised $11-thousand more than Carnahan.

07/16/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden (R), arrive for the National Education Association's (NEA) 150th Annual Meeting and 91st Representative Assembly at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, July 3, 2012.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Biden Attends KC Fundraising Event for McCaskill

While in town, his wife Jill Biden held a public discussion with members of the Missouri National Guard.

07/09/2012

Scott Olson/Getty Images

Sen. McCaskill’s Campaign War Chest Grows

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill raised about $1.4 million during the last quarter of 2011 and has nearly $5 million in the bank.

01/27/2012

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