Our mission is to facilitate and promote the building of resilient children, healthy families, and strong neighborhoods and communities through collaboration, programming and resource development.
Connections Handyman Service offers numerous and diverse opportunities to serve! Individuals skilled in plumbing, carpentry, and other home repair specialties are needed. Groups (youth included!) are always needed for large projects like ramp building and walker step installations. All projects are overseen by professional contractors with years of experience. Providing Read more [...]
Faith-based humanitarian organization
Outreach Service organization focusing on compassion service and outreach to the most vulnerable neighbors in the Ozarks. Council of Churches runs the following outreach services: – Ambassadors for Children: Services for Foster Families – Child Care Aware of Southern Missouri/Early Childhood One-Stop Program: Early Childhood Referral services and training. – Read more [...]
Health System: As the region’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health system, CoxHealth has a compassionate, community-minded vision that’s shared by all our employees and volunteers.
The CoxHealth Foundation (CHF) works to support the medically underserved in our region with financial grants for care and those needs related to their care that are not covered by insurance or other programs. Additionally, CHF supports education to help prevent disease and promote wellness. The Foundation works to ensure Read more [...]
Crosslines is the largest client-direct food pantry in Greene County, MO, serving nearly 70,000 people annually with emergency food assistance, case management, and referral services to other resources available in the community. In 2016 we distributed nearly 1.7 million pounds of food to the “food-insecure” of our community. We are Read more [...]
As an alternative to institutionalization, Daybreak has the advantage of returning clients to their homes after providing day care by a professional staff. Daybreak is less expensive than 24-hour institutional care and clients are safe, comfortable and have the opportunity to interact with others. They benefit from challenging, healthy and Read more [...]
The Diaper Bank of the Ozarks is a nonprofit agency providing diapers and also education about pregnancy and parenting for families in need. Founded in 2012, the Diaper Bank partners with agencies distributing an average of 75,000 each month through Greene Co. and 32 of the poverty-stricken rural counties across 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 [...]