5 Ways Churches and Faith Leaders Can Transform Generational Poverty

Generational poverty, a persistent plight faced by countless families, has been a deeply entrenched challenge for societies across the globe. Amidst the prevailing strategies and initiatives, the involvement of religious institutions provides a unique and potent approach to overcoming generational poverty. Let’s explore the profound impact that churches and faith leaders are making by addressingContinue reading “5 Ways Churches and Faith Leaders Can Transform Generational Poverty”

Uplift Mid-MO: Making a Difference in Our Community

In the face of increasing referrals and needs, Uplift Mid-MO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Audrain County communities, continues to step up its efforts to provide essential services and assistance to those in need. With the support of dedicated personnel, an expanding volunteer base, and an ever-growing network of church partnerships, Uplift Mid-MO hasContinue reading “Uplift Mid-MO: Making a Difference in Our Community”

The Uplift Color Run is Back for 2022

2022 Pre-Registration is now open! I’d like to personally invite you to join us for the Second Annual Uplift Color Run!  June 4th, 2022 • Teal Lake Shelter, Mexico, MO Pre-registration: April 1st – May 9th, 2022 We are excited to be able to offer this event again this year! Last year we had overContinue reading “The Uplift Color Run is Back for 2022”

Faith Can Move Mountains

Despite the many mountains to climb in 2020, Uplift Mid-MO was able to provide over $4,300 in direct assistance to individuals with a variety of needs including rent, utilities, transportation, groceries, hygiene, and more. Our volunteers produced and dispersed over 300 face masks during the pandemic, assisted the Help Center with volunteers for food delivery, and officially launchedContinue reading “Faith Can Move Mountains”

Progress in the face of a pandemic

We have all experienced a lot of change in the last few months, but we’re happy to say that Uplift Mid-MO has kept extremely busy during this time! We’re going to give a quick update on what’s been happening in our world: Uplift Mid-MO Volunteers created and donated over 200 cloth face masks for Audrain County agencies andContinue reading “Progress in the face of a pandemic”

The holidays bring heartwarming stories from Uplift Mid-MO

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Uplift Mid-MO has been busy in the last couple of months. As the weather began to get colder, we realized we needed to go somewhere with our excess hygiene items that were left over from the blessing tent events, so several volunteers got together, assembled, and hand-deliveredContinue reading “The holidays bring heartwarming stories from Uplift Mid-MO”

Trunk or Treat 2019

Uplift Mid-MO decided to “treat” Mexico residents on Halloween night at the 2019 Mexico Trunk or Treat. We started early, set up our tent (in high winds, no less) and wrapped it in tarps to try to brave the cold. Every single member of the Uplift Board of Directors was present, as were some ofContinue reading “Trunk or Treat 2019”

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 30, 2019 Contact: Kate Shaw Uplift Mid-MO President (573) 212-8376 contact@upliftmidmo.org Uplift Mid-MO: New Non-Profit Organization in Audrain County MEXICO, Mo – The vision of Uplift Mid-MO is to unify churches that seek the same goals into a dynamic team without the burden of denominational walls. Uplift exists toContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE”

Our story: a heart for local missions

It all started with a prayer. “God, break my heart for what breaks yours.” Little did I know what the answer to that prayer would be. God started to show me that there was a battlefield raging right in my backyard. In Mexico, like any other town, there are people hurting, in poverty, and withoutContinue reading “Our story: a heart for local missions”