Voluntary action Center

Helping Low-Income Families & Individuals in Boone County

VAC provides resources for basic and emergency needs in the areas of health, employment, education, and housing, so they can overcome economic hardships and maintain self-sufficiency.

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We provide financial assistance with basic and emergency needs to low income people in Boone County.
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Community Programs

VAC offers several programs during the year that provide additional assistance to the individuals and community we serve.
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  • 2021 Giving Tuesday & COMO Gives
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Upcoming Events

We host events to help fundraise for our community.
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VAC has more options than donating monetarily. Learn more about how you can support our organization.
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Want to schedule an appointment? Or do you have a question about one of our programs? Contact us!
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𝗛𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗙𝗨𝗟𝗟 𝗦𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗚! Day one is in the books. They gym and rooms are filled with packages for the 1075 families participating in the VAC Holiday Program. 𝗪𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽! You can donate to help cover the costs of the unsponsored families. Thank you to our presenting sponsors - Shelter Insurance and Missouri Employers Mutual. www.vacmo.org/holiday ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to Alan & Verlin for including VAC in your matching funds. We like their math: $100 turns into $200 from both Alan & Verlin = $500 gift that American Family will match. Drop off a check to either Alan Beam - American Family Insurance Agent - Columbia, MO or Verlin Beam Agency, Inc. - American Family Mutual Insurance Company and grow your donation to VAC! ... See MoreSee Less

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To help low-income individuals and families bridge the gaps between crisis and stability and improve quality of life in Boone County.

403A Vandiver Drive, Columbia MO 65202 | Phone: 573-874-2273 | Fax: 573-874-9172 | vac@vacmo.org
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