The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public Read more [...]
Our Mission: To recruit, train and support community volunteers who assist the court in protecting the best interests of abused and neglected children in Southwest Missouri. Our Vision: As a partner with other agencies, CASA advocates for the highest quality of care for abused and neglected children, providing them a Read more [...]
Empower Abilities (formerly Southwest Center for Independent Living or SCIL) offers choices and empowerment for people with disabilities to live independently in the community in the least restrictive environment. By providing home and community based supports, programs and services that allow people with disabilities to choose how and where they Read more [...]
The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.
FosterAdopt Connect is a nonprofit organization that specializes in solving problems for kids and families involved in and affected by the child welfare system. Our mission is “to provide foster and adopted children a stable, loving and nurturing family environment by support and advocacy for abused and neglected children and Read more [...]
The mission of Freedom’s Rest Family Violence Center is to provide shelter and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to promote education to break the cycle of violence. Every year Freedom’s Rest shelters over 200 victims that are fleeing domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.
Give 5 is a newly created social program that matches innovative volunteer opportunities with retired (or almost retired) baby boomers ages 60+ who live in Greene County. Each Give 5 Class meets 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., once a week for five weeks, visiting nearly two dozen nonprofits over the course of Read more [...]
Established in 1976, Harmony House is Missouri’s oldest and largest domestic violence shelter and has served over 17,000 survivors of domestic violence since first opening its doors. Our mission is to provide shelter, advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence while promoting the principle that all individuals have the Read more [...]
Women’s Addiction & Recovery Center
Our program advocates for the rights of those residents living in long-term care homes by making sure their rights are met by empowering them to speak for themselves and helping to resolve complaints/concerns through involvement of all parties involved. We welcome all support from the local to federal level and Read more [...]