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2017 Education Assistant Internship

Accepting Applications for Education Assistant Internship 

Missouri River Relief is seeking applicants for the position of Education Assistant Internship. 

  • Status:  Seasonal/Internship/Full-Time 
  • Proposed Start Date: May 16th, 2017 
  • Proposed End Date: August 11th, 2017 
  • Stipend: $100/a week with a parking subsidy, and a housing opportunity to be discussed.
  • Location: Columbia, Missouri 
  • Deadline: February 17th, 2017

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Reduce plastic bag waste AND support River Relief at Lucky's Market!

Bring your own shopping bags and turn them into cash for River Relief!

Today through January 28 at

Lucky's Market

Our friends Alyce and Lisa have been paddling the Missouri and Mississippi River all summer and fall as part of their Source of Confidence expedition. (Check out their Facebook page here).

They have seen a LOT of plastic shopping bags along the way, and they decided that one thing they could do is FILL those stupid bags with other river trash and get rid of them! 

River Trash

But here's a better idea...NEVER TAKE THOSE BAGS IN THE FIRST PLACE! 

Thanks to the awesomeness of our friends around the world that voted on Facebook, Lucky's Market in Columbia, MO, has invited Missouri River Relief to be part of their "Bags for Change" program from now until JANUARY 28th!

That's like next year!

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Ways to Give this Season

Please help us continue our mission to make the Missouri River a better place for generations to come by making a tax-deductible donation today!

Click below for diffferent ways to give:

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The entire month of December!

Starting on Dec. 1st we are participating in CoMoGives, an online donation competition with 92 other local organizations. Donate here to help us get matching funds from the Community Foundation of Central Missouri, then watch us climb the leaderboard.  

Donations will be accepted December 1 - December 31st, 2016.

For more information AND to donate, visit


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Missouri River Rendezvous 2016

Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30

Klondike Park, Augusta, MO

Join us for the first annual, Missouri River Rendezvous!  Share resources and information showcasing river-related art, education, recreation, research, stewardship and commerce along the Missouri River.  Join us for indoor and outdoor Missouri River presentations and activities plus a Halloween river social Saturday night!  

Campfire Music

More info. and to register»

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