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Safe Kids

World-class care begins with injury prevention

Safe Kids Columbia brings together a large array of safety contributors, including local health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, volunteers, and many more community members all dedicated to serving our mission of childhood protection.

Together, we strive to educate families about childhood safety and accident prevention, create safer environments for children, and advocate for improved laws to protect children. 

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Strong partnerships

Safe Kids Columbia is affiliated with Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations united by the mission of preventing unintentional childhood injury. Unintentional childhood injury is one of the leading causes of death and disability for children ages 19 and under.

The Safe Kids Columbia Coalition provides support and resources to Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper and Howard counties through a partnership led by the University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital.

Safe Kids Day

Safe Kids Day

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Car Seat Safety

Safe Kids Columbia hosts car seat events where you can have your car seat inspected for safety and proper installation (75% of car seats are not installed the right way). Click here for a list of upcoming car seat events.

To learn more about car seat safety, check out this video:


Sheila Robertson
Coordinator Pediatric Injury Prevention
MU Children's Hospital

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Giving to Children's Hospital

MU Children's Hospital strives to provide the highest quality care for children throughout Missouri - regardless of their family's ability to pay. Thousands of people like you have helped Children's Hospital in this mission through gifts of talent, time and financial support. Learn more about our giving opportunities. Donate today!

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If you have specific questions about how to best plan your gift to MU Children's Hospital, please contact:

Keely McDannold
Senior Director, MU Health Advancement

Kristen Fritschie
Coordinator, Children’s Miracle Network and Special Events

Katie Zimmer
Coordinator, Children’s Miracle Network and Special Events