Community Events

Join us to celebrate early childhood

Each year, First Chance for Children holds an array of events for the entire community targeted at celebrating early education, families, and the possibilities that are fostered in childhood. From family fun events to program fundraisers we have something for everyone. Join us at our next event and together we can make a difference.​

Upcoming Special Events

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Join us on December 3rd for a fun evening out supporting a great cause! To reserve your tickets head to comogives.com/pledges and pledge to donate to First Chance for Children. You can fulfill your pledge anytime in the month of December (including at the party), and a pledge of any size gets you into the event!

Learn more here, or click below to pledge now!

2020 golf classic on May 4th

Give your best shot for their best shot! Our mid-Missouri children deserve a chance to receive quality early childhood education. Make that a reality by attending First Chance For Children’s 3rd annual golf classic, presented by MPIX, on May 4th, 2020. 

Learn more here, or click below to be a sponsor!

Calendar of Events

More Ways to Get Involved

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

In-Kind

We gladly accept new and gently used toys, books, and clothing for children newborn to age 5, as well as clothing and items for pregnant and postpartum mothers. You can donate items by dropping them off at the First Chance for Children office during regular hours or by ordering them from our Amazon Wishlist.

Volunteer

We offer a variety of opportunities to give back to your community and support the families we serve. As a volunteer, you help us meet the needs of our community and your work contributes directly to our mission. Opportunities can be short term or on-going, and are tailored for you or your business's interest and commitment level.

Jobs

See a list of our current openings and join our team of dedicated staff working to improve kindergarten readiness across mid-Missouri. When you join First Chance for Children's team, you have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families along side a group of passionate individuals dedicated to our mission and values.

Contact Us

Do you have a new and exciting way to partner? Wondering if your donation fits within our needs? Just have some general questions about what we do and how you can help? Reach out to us! We'd love to hear your questions, thoughts, and ideas. There's no opportunity too small or too big! We can't wait to talk about how we can work together.