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Donate yearly to support Missouri Rural Action Center’s Mission. Choose the level of membership that suits you.

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Help Missouri Rural Action Center Support Rural Farming Interests

Membership Levels

  • $35 Family
  • $35 Individual
  • $50 Contributing
  • $100 Supporting
  • $250 Sunstaining
  • $500 Cornerstone

Missouri Rural Crisis Center 2020

“By the Numbers”

Covid-19 Food Relief

Our COVID-19 hunger relief impact was huge! We distributed over 19,000 pounds (3,900 boxes!) of Patchwork pork to families across the state and coordinated an additional 2,500 hot meals to kids and families in mid-Missouri.

Letters to the Editor

Our members and supporters wrote over 60 LTEs and Op-Eds, and our work generated 253 media stories on the issues of local control, the environment, healthcare, and family farms vs. factory farms, reaching hundreds of thousands of people.

In-person and Online Meetings

In early 2020, almost 600 people attended our in-person events from documentary screenings to lobby days and public meetings, and we reached 14,679 people through our online webinars, meetings, and live-streamed events.

Voter Outreach

We communicated directly with 288,500 voters through mailings, phone calls, text messages, and social media campaigns.

Social Media Community

We increased our social media presence by 36% by adding nearly 1,000 Facebook followers and over 500 Instagram followers.

Community Meetings

MRCC presented at 23 community meetings, both in-person and virtually, with over 500 people attending.

Embracing Technology

MRCC staff and leaders utilized 7 new technology platforms.

Patchwork Supporting Family Farms

Sold 190,400 pounds of Patchwork Family Farms pork, supporting family farmers, small processors and rural communities.

Rural Food Cooperative

Through our rural food cooperative, we distributed 108,000 pounds of food to nearly 2,000 limited-resource families.

The Benefits of MRCC Membership

Why Join MRCC’s Membership

  • Support Family Farmers and Rural Community
  • Promote a safe, affordable high-quality food supply for consumers. 
  • Protect the environment for future generations. 
  • Create economic opportunities for Missouri.
  • Engage Missourians in the democratic process. 

As an MRCC Member, you will…

  • Receive action alerts!
  • Hear about policy and campaign updates!
  • Be invited to meetings and events!
  • Be a part of the MRCC family!
  • Support MRCC’s ongoing work in Missouri!
  • Be eligible to participate in MRCC Rural Food Coop

How to Join

  1. Press the Donate Now button below to be taken to our donation system. 
  2. Choose your membership level and fill out the form. 
  3. Enjoy MRCC membership benefits.

Become a Volunteer

MRCC is able to deliver meaningful victories because we call people (LIKE YOU!) into action with mailings, meetings, phone calls, research, and action alerts. By joining our volunteer team, you are investing in your future and the future of independent farmers and consumers across the country. 

Our volunteers help:

  • hold meetings with local communities to gather support and educate
  • phone bank
  • supporting local candidates
  • educate

Currently we are looking for volunteers and support.  If you are interested in helping out get involved with us.