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Building Better Communities

Community Engagement

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Community Engagement Mission

Our founders are committed to actively participating in the growth and enhancement of the communities we consider home. We actively engage with and support these communities through: supporting organizations and initiatives that address the evolving needs of the local community. At the discretion of the local General Manager or Corporate Community Engagement Committee.

The EquipmentShare Committee only considers 501c3 requests.

Examples of areas in which we have previously provided support include:

Support for veterans - primarily through our Telehero program
Support for local schools - primarily through our Back to School Buckets campaign

*EquipmentShare retains the discretion to decline any donations
*EquipmentShare refrains from contributing to religious or politically motivated organizations.

Donation Request
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501c3 Organizations or public entities (i.e. schools) click here
How We Do It

Our Focus Areas

As a company, we partner with organizations that work in the following areas:

  • provide wellness and nutrition for those most in need
  • fund job training and care programs for military veterans
  • support pediatric and breast cancer awareness and research
  • empower and mentor individuals to overcome hardship
  • aid families and organizations impacted by natural disasters
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What We Do

Our Programs

Disaster Response Division

When disaster strikes, we send our team to the scene to support organizations in the area that are directly responding to the needs of the community. We pack bottles of water, perishable and non-perishable food, toiletries and other items in several fully loaded insulated trailers to hand out to survivors of natural disasters. Our team has boots on the ground to support agencies cleaning up and repairing disaster-struck areas with the equipment they need to get the job done.

No Child Hungry

Wellness and nutrition should be basic necessities and fundamental to overall health. We partner with organizations like local food banks to put nutritious food in the hands of those who need it most. With workshops for our employees, we provide education about the importance of body and mind wellness, fitness and exercise and healthy foods. Our branches across the nation routinely lead food drives and provide monetary support to public organizations like food banks, children’s shelters and other programs that meet the needs of their communities.

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Current Betterment Partnerships

  • Welcome Home - An organization that provides transitional and emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, employment assistance, and supportive services to at-risk and homeless Veterans in the Columbia, Mo., area.​
  • Hire Heroes USA - An organization that empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
  • United Way - A coalition of charitable organizations that pools efforts in fundraising and support to help those in need.
  • Super Sam - An organization that raises money to fund at least one research project every year to develop a cure for pediatric cancer. It also provides support to families and kids fighting the disease.
  • National Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation - A foundation that provides early detection screenings, including mammograms, breast health education, and a supportive community.
  • No Child Hungry - A program our team at EquipmentShare started in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide meals for kids who relied on the school system for food. We work with schools and area teachers in Boone County, Missouri, to determine their unique resource needs and address them with volunteer time, resources or monetary support. We also work in partnership with Columbia Public Schools and the Food Bank in Columbia, Mo.

Board Leadership

We’re proud to have many passionate team members on the boards of various charitable organizations. Our team members offer their time and talent to improve the lives of others by serving as board members. Here are just a few of the organizations our team members serve:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri
  • Boys & Girls Club of Columbia Missouri
  • Habitat For Humanity

Support Requests

Whether it’s through monetary support, volunteering or other assistance, EquipmentShare can help. Our employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time each year, and we’re grateful to participate in food drives, auctions and fundraisers and volunteering opportunities. So, how can we help you?

Our giving-back efforts and budget are governed by a committee of team members. Requests for support can be submitted through the link below. Please allow at least one month for our Giving Back committee to review your request and follow up on requests that we are able to commit to.

Donation Request
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501c3 Organizations or public entities (i.e. schools) click here
Sponsorship Request
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Non 501c3 Organizations Click Here