MNEA Charitable Funds

Missouri NEA Charitable Funds 

CHEER Fund

Contribution Form | Request for Assistance

Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund, Missouri NEA assists students and schools.

The HOPE fund aids students who have been affected by a natural disaster, hardship or other special circumstance with school-related expenses such as the purchase of school supplies or clothing.

The HOPE fund also provides financial assistance for educational-related supplies to schools that have been damaged or destroyed by fire or natural disaster.

Requests for assistance should be directed to MNEA President Charles Smith by completing the application form.

The HOPE Fund accepts charitable contributions. You may designate your contribution for a special cause or in honor/memory of a loved one. Missouri NEA will send a notice of the contribution to the recipient(s) indicated on the contribution form. You can either choose to contribute online with a credit card or download a mail-in form (pdf). Contributions are tax deductible. 






HOPE Fund

Contribution Form | Request for Assistance

Caring Help for Education Endeavors by Retirees was formed by MNEA-Retired to be a public benefit by enhancing the learning conditions of Missouri's children. CHEER will provide opportunities for MNEA-Retired members to reach out to public school district employees and provide financial and material resources such as, but not limited to the following:         

  1. Providing needed school supplies for classrooms or teacher use 
  2. Enhancing work space for teachers and school personnel
  3. Funding literacy projects
  4. Funding teacher training opportunities       
  5. Promoting volunteerism
  6. Participating in programs that relieve poverty
  7. Promoting school readiness             

Contributions to the CHEER Fund are tax deductible as a charitable contribution. This form is to be used only if you wish to use a credit/debit card for your contribution. If you prefer to donate with a check, please download the printable form and send with your check made payable to MNEA-Retired CHEER Fund to MNEA-Retired, ATTN: CHEER, 1810 E Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Please contact  Tracy Flaherty for more information at 1-800-540-8983. 

A CHEER Fund Request application must be received and approved by the MNEA-Retired President or designee(s), before funds will be awarded. Complete online or print and complete a paper form and send to MNEA-Retired Cheer, 2310 North Truman Blvd, Crystal City, MO 63019.



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