Volunteer Ozarks: Salvation Army

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By Daniel Posey Published: Dec. 3, 2020 at 3:56 PM CST|Updated: 29 minutes ago https://www.ky3.com/2020/12/03/volunteer-ozarks-salvation-army/ SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Majors Jon & Kris Augenstein say they’ve been involved with the Salvation Army for more fifty years total. We sat down and talked to the Augensteins about their life-long experience with the nonprofit and the organization’s reach within our community. In addition to speaking … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Crosslines

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By Daniel Posey Published: Nov. 26, 2020 at 12:05 AM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Since the start of the pandemic, Crosslines has changed how it’s getting food out to those in need in our community. Tom Faulkner, Director of Crosslines, talked to Daniel Posey about the food pantry’s shift to go mobile, and the two new ways the Springfield nonprofit has … Read More

Nonprofits in the Springfield area prepare for the season of giving

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By Raquel Harrington Published: Nov. 22, 2020 at 10:51 AM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – While nonprofits and organizations are gearing up for a busy holiday season, many are looking forward to Giving Tuesday. The day falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, which will be December 1. It’s dedicated to giving back to important causes and nonprofits around the world. Although Giving … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Camp Barnabas Glamping for Camping

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Published: Nov. 7, 2020 at 10:19 AM CST https://www.ky3.com/2020/11/07/volunteer-ozarks-camp-barnabas-glamping-for-camping/ SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Camp Barnabas is hosting Glamping for Camping, a fundraiser going digital. The nonprofit’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Becky Conroy, talked to Daniel Posey about what they’re doing different for this year. The event starts at 6pm on Saturday, November 7. https://www.volunteerozarks.com/organizations/camp-barnabas/ Volunteer Ozarks Website Glamping … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Springfield Little Theater

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Published: Nov. 6, 2020 at 5:05 PM CST https://www.ky3.com/2020/11/06/volunteer-ozarks-springfield-little-theater/ SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The show must go on! It just looks a little different. Springfield Little Theater has put their creativity to use in a whole new way to keep their plays going amid the pandemic. Springfield Little Theater Executive Director, Beth Domann, talked to Daniel Posey about how they’ve adapted … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Boy Scouts

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Published: Oct. 28, 2020 at 8:19 PM CDT|Updated: 12 hours ago Webster County, Mo. (KY3) – The Ozark Trails Council for the Boy Scouts of America had to modify its summer program amid the pandemic. The nonprofit took Daniel Posey on a socially distanced field trip to show how they kept core elements intact so they can still teach scouts outdoor skills. … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Care to Learn

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Published: Oct. 28, 2020 at 7:53 PM CDT|Updated: 12 hours ago https://www.ky3.com/2020/10/29/volunteer-ozarks-care-to-learn/ SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Care to Learn Executive Director, Christian Mechlin, talked to Daniel Posey about the nonprofit’s October campaign, Scare to Learn. Mechlin explained that the organization’s main goal for Scare to Learn is to gather essential items for children to help them become more successful at school and … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Habitat for Humanity

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By Daniel Posey Published: Oct. 21, 2020 at 12:56 PM CDT|Updated: 1 hour ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Habitat for Humanity of Springfield is hosting its 11th annual Habitat Home Run, Saturday, October 24. The money raised for the event goes to the nonprofit’s revitalization efforts in Woodland Heights. Abby Glenn, Development Director of Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, talked to Daniel Posey … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: iCare

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By Daniel Posey Published: Oct. 20, 2020 at 6:07 PM CDT|Updated: 14 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Domestic Violence Awareness Month occurs every October, and to raise awareness about the problem within the Ozarks, Harmony House hosts iCare. Director of Development for Harmony House, Jared Alexander, talked to Daniel Posey about the event and how you can participate. https://www.ky3.com/2020/10/20/volunteer-ozarks-icare/ Volunteer Ozarks … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks: Harmony House & Halloween Hustle

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By Daniel Posey Published: Oct. 14, 2020 at 5:58 PM CDT|Updated: 16 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The annual Halloween Hustle is going virtual this year and extending the window of time for how long you can participate. The event will run for the entire month of October, ending on Saturday, October 31st. Jared Alexander, Director of Development for Harmony House, talked … Read More