The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Ambassadors for Children provides new clothing and self-esteem items for children and teens in foster care. At present, there are over 1,000 children in foster care in Greene, Christian, and Taney Counties and local child abuse rates continue to be higher in comparison with the rest of the state. Many 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 [...]
Champion Athletes of the Ozarks builds self-esteem, self-confidence & everyday life skills, therefore enhancing the lives of children & adults with disabilities through education, sports competition, teaching basic life skills, creating job experiences & reinforcing good social skills.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Child abuse and neglect is preventable, which is why Isabel’s House provides 24/7/365 care for the community’s most vulnerable children when the family is in crisis. Families who bring their children to Isabel’s House partner with our team of Family Advocates to create a plan specific to each situation, and Read more [...]