Upcoming Events

Join us to celebrate early childhood

Mark Your Calendars! Join the Excitement at the 7th Annual Bingo for Babies with First Chance for Children, Coming September 25, 2024!

Join in the Fun with First Chance for Children! Each year, we host a variety of community events celebrating early education, families, and the boundless potential of childhood. From family-friendly activities to fundraising events supporting our programs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and cherish!

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More Ways to Get Involved

Find an opportunity that's right for you and your family. Together we can make a difference.


We're thrilled to receive new and gently used toys, books, and clothing for children newborn to age 5, along with items for pregnant and postpartum mothers. Donating is easy! You can drop off items at our office during regular hours or order directly from our Amazon Wishlist


We provide diverse opportunities for giving back to your community and supporting the families we serve. As a volunteer, your efforts directly contribute to our mission and help meet the needs of our community. Whether you prefer short-term or ongoing commitments, we tailor opportunities to match your interests and your business's commitment


Explore Our Job Openings and Join the Mission: Help Enhance Kindergarten Readiness Across Mid-Missouri with First Chance for Children! Be Part of a Team Making a Real Impact on Children and Families, Side by Side with Passionate Advocates of Our Mission and Values.

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Ready to Innovate Together? Whether You're Considering a New Partnership, Have a Donation Inquiry, or Just Curious About Our Work, We're All Ears! No Question Is Too Small or Idea Too Big. Let's Connect and Explore the Possibilities of Collaboration. We're Excited to Discuss How We Can Make a Difference Together!