GP M.A.D.E. funds used to buy Special Learning Center Equipment

The Special Learning Center in Jefferson City, Mo. used part of a $16,000 grant from the GP M.A.D.E. Foundation to purchase new sensory and adaptive interactive play items. The Center currently has three immobile children in the four and five year-old classroom where the equipment is used. Grant funds were also used to purchase low-height,

Monarch Title Company Partners with GP M.A.D.E. to Make a Difference in 2021

While winter weather might have cast a cold spell over the mid-Missouri region, it hasn’t stopped game-changing community partners like Monarch Title Company, Inc., from joining the GP M.A.D.E. Foundation from getting involved to help change lives. The Foundation wishes to shine a warm spotlight on Monarch Title to thank them for stepping up in

GP M.A.D.E. gives $16,000 to the Special Learning Center

The GP M.A.D.E. foundation provided a $16,000 grant to The Special Learning Center in Jefferson City this past week. The Special Learning Center makes a difference every day by providing for comprehensive, early intervention services for children with developmental delays and disabilities. The grant given to the Center will be used to purchase sensory panels.

GP M.A.D.E. hosts second annual golf tournament

The second annual GP M.A.D.E. golf tournament was held August 16, with 206 participants joining the tournament to support the foundation. ABC17’s Andrew Kauffman reported that, while it was difficult to put the event together due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions, Coach Pinkel was thrilled by the ability of his team to throw the

GP M.A.D.E. helps purchase van for United Community Builders

The GP M.A.D.E. foundation partnered with Bob McCosh Chevrolet to help purchase a 15 passenger van for United Community Builders. United Community Builders provides extensive care for children and minority children and the foundation was able to donate $15,000 toward the purchase of a 15 passenger van. Between the $15,000 donated by the GP M.A.D.E.

Gary Pinkel attends LLS Mid-America Black Tie Ball

Gary and Missy Pinkel both attended the Lymphoma Leukemia Society Mid-America chapter’s virtual Black Tie Ball where they served as honorary chairs. The evening raised funds toward LLS’ mission of curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, myeloma and improving the quality of life for patients and their families. The Black Tie Ball featured an auction with

GP M.A.D.E. Foundation celebrates one year anniversary

The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation celebrated its first anniversary as an organization April 24. In its first year, the foundation gave out 24 Scholarships totaling $48,000 to low-income students to attend college, university or vocational trade schools in Missouri. Additionally, the foundation donated approximately $62,000 in grants to organizations assisting children & youth facing lymphoma &

Coach Gary Pinkel gives out 24 scholarships

Coach Pinkel awarded 24 scholarships through the GP M.A.D.E. Foundation on April 2. Pinkel and GP M.A.D.E. board member Mike Fenner hopped on a Zoom call to surprise the 25 students who did not know they were about to receive scholarships. “They thought this was part of the interview process still, and it was awesome,”

GP M.A.D.E. gives $5,000 grant to First Chance for Children

GP M.A.D.E. gave its first socioeconomic grant to First Chance for Children. The program’s goal is to build an early learning system which covers nine counties in the state of Missouri – serving more that 1,500 families. First Chance for Children provides cribs and basic needs for families starting out with babies and children. The

GP M.A.D.E. donates $15,000 to LLS mid-america chapter

The GP M.A.D.E. foundation donated $15,000 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society mid-america chapter. Coach Pinkel shared stories for the LLS Black Tie Ball in April and met Magnus, a 10-year-old non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor, who shared his stories as well. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood