Made to Work

Looking for jobs in Springfield, MO? There are more places to look than Springfield, MO Craigslist. One of our local charities, Convoy of Hope, offers a free monthly networking event called Made to Work. It provides job seekers an opportunity to meet hiring companies and learn about community resources. Ready to find your dream job? Why not attend the next Made to Work event? Take a look at the details below. « Continue »

The Kitchen Makes Changes

The Kitchen Springfield MO

The Kitchen has made some changes since we introduced them to you last year. They’ve also made great strides in continuing their mission “to create a place where persons, especially the poor, are welcomed and cared for with dignity and compassion.” Maggie’s Boutique and Fresh Start ended in March as these needs are already being met by other services in the Springfield Community. This change will enable The Kitchen, Inc. to focus on funding housing solutions to help end homelessness.« Continue »

One Night to feedONE

One Night to feedONE Springfield MO

May 28th is World Hunger Day and a local charity in Springfield, MO is chipping in to do their part, but they need your help. Convoy of Hope has extended an invitation to friends and neighbors in the Ozarks to join them around the dinner table to support hungry and malnourished children at One Night to feedONE. Purchase a seat or a whole table and make a difference around the world.« Continue »

Royal Family Kids Camp Return This Summer

It has been a year since we first introduced you to Royal Family Kids and they are still making a huge impact in the lives of local children. Their mission is to create life changing moments for children of abuse by providing a life changing camp, club, and mentor program for thousands of kids around the U.S.

With Missouri having one of the highest child abuse rates in the country, Royal Family Kids has established four camps in our state and there are plenty of ways for you to get involved. Check out the Royal Family Kids charity page for all the ways you can help local children suffering from abuse.

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Art Feeds

Art Feeds Joplin MO

Every month, we at The Ozarks Connection try to shed light on a local charity. It’s our goal to share their mission to help support others in our community and to give you an opportunity to get involved. Art Feeds, exists to feed creative development and facilitate emotional expression in children through art and community.

I first remember seeing this local charity on tv sharing their “major trauma” curriculum which was developed in the aftermath of the 2011 tornado in Joplin and was impressed by the impact that this organization was having on local children. Since then, their programs have gone national and there are plenty of ways our community can help this local charity continue their mission.« Continue »