GP M.A.D.E. and United Way donate 2,600 books to Columbia Public Schools

Gary and Missy Pinkel attended the Read Across America United Way event at Parkade Elementary School on Thursday, September 16 to celebrate the delivery of impactful books to local elementary school students. The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation partnered with Heart of Missouri United Way to donate 2,600 books to first and second graders in five different

Pinkel, Maclin Included on 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

The announcement of the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Class will be made in early 2022 Columbia, Mo. – Former Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel and all-purpose player Jeremy Maclin are included on the 2022 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced by the National Football Foundation (NFF)

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 &