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

Join us on September 19th for a fun evening out supporting a great cause! Tickets are just $25 per person and include heavy hors-d’oeuvres, drink tickets, five rounds of bingo, and a ton of fun. Doors open at 6pm and bingo begins at 6:30. There will be prizes for each round, a silent auction, and so much more. Purchase your tickets today!

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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.

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