How Can I Help? A Children's Guide to Giving Back

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About the Book

Join Maria as she learns how children just like her have helped deserving charities. Then follow her as she makes plans to help out! 

For a donation of just $15 you may own this hardbound book. Written by local author Aaron Fox, this book is beautiful illustrated by mid-Missouri artists Wendi Jensen, Jenny McGee, Marie-Josee Thiffault, and Cheryl Unterschutz. Book design by Richelle Douglas.

The hardcover book includes 24 pages of beautifully written and illustrated stories about real kids who helped support real charities.

Your Donation Supports Mothers and Babies

Your donation will benefit the Women and Children’s Relief Fund (WIRF). This is an emergency relief fund supporting expecting and new mothers and their infants who live in low-income homes. Through WIRF families receive prenatal support, basic needs items such as car seats, diapers, wipes, breastfeeding supplies, etc. WIRF also provides crisis support to low-income mothers and babies.


How Will I Receive My Books? 

Books may be picked up curbside Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 5pm at

Central Missouri Community Action 807 N. Providence Rd.Columbia, MO 65203

Can I Have My Books Mailed?

Yes. For an additional $5 we will gladly package and mail your book. An additional $2 charge per additional book is requested to send more than one book. Shipping is only available in the continental United States.