C.A.R.E. is dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals. We have saved over 20,000 lives since establishment in 1992. We are southwest Missouri’s largest no-kill shelter. Everyday we strive to ease the pain that victims of neglect and abuse endure, offering safety and hope, and finding them the homes Read more [...]
Friends of the Zoo of Springfield, Missouri, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help make Dickerson Park Zoo a first-class facility. Friends of the Zoo generates revenue to fund vital zoo projects and programs through various operations and activities. Two of the most important beneficiaries of Read more [...]
At Dogwood Canyon, we strive to connect people to the outdoors by joining them outside in our 10,000 acre nature park, where the natural beauty includes towering bluffs, waterfalls, creek beds, hand-crafted bridges and wildlife such as bison, elk and whitetail deer. Our volunteer team is essential in providing a Read more [...]
Dynamic Strides Therapy is a non-profit pediatric therapy facility offering occupational, physical and speech therapy services to children aged birth-21 years. As part of our mission to be inclusive and improve access to pediatric therapy services, we also offer the specialties of hippotherapy and aquatic therapy, and coming soon, our Read more [...]
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 [...]
As a non-profit, our volunteers are an essential part of Wonders of Wildlife, sharing our mission and passion of celebrating people who hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land and water. Be a part of an amazing expedition that covers more than a mile of immersive trails and Read more [...]
September 2007 a group of individuals from local animal welfare agencies began meeting to discuss ways we could partner with Springfield-Greene County Animal Control to address animal welfare issues. The result: Springfield Animal Advocacy Foundation (SAAF). Our dream: A no-kill community by 2018. We took a significant step towards that Read more [...]
We are an animal adoption center that helps overpopulation of our local animal control agencies. We have two thrift stores that help fund our organization.
SNAP is an all-volunteer organization that provides financial assistance to pet owners who could not otherwise afford to have their dogs and cats spayed or neutered.
The purpose is to exhibit live tropical butterflies for guests from around the world and provide a once in a lifetime experience for Branson’s visitors and butterfly fanatics. In addition, you will learn how the butterfly industry was created to help save the rainforest. The money spent on butterflies not Read more [...]