Care to Learn opens new chapter inside Strafford School District

Jessi HawkinsVolunteer Spotlight

By Linda Simmons Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 11:53 AM CDT STRAFFORD, Mo. (KY3) – A new Care to Learn chapter opened in Strafford. The non-profit takes care of hunger, health, and hygiene needs in schools. Care to Learn works to provide immediate needs, such as shoes, hygiene items, even glasses, to students in need. With the addition of the chapter … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks – Bike MS

Jessi HawkinsVolunteer Spotlight

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The MS Society is hosting its annual Bike MS on Saturday, September 11. The ride normally consists of two days, spanning over 150 miles, however the organization is changing it to a one-day ride due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Bike MS Director, Bethany Spilhaus, talked to Daniel Posey about the multiple changes to the route this … Read More

KY3 for Kids: 100 Acts of Kindness

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By KY3 Staff Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 9:32 AM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – It only takes a small act of kindness to make a big difference. Leading up to National Good Neighbor Day on September 28, 2021, KY3 and the University of Missouri Extension office are teaming up to provide 100 Acts of Kindness through KY3 for Kids. The … Read More

Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield reopening for fall semester Monday with COVID-19 safety plan

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By Shoshana Stahl Published: Aug. 17, 2021 at 8:32 PM CDT|Updated: 13 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Kids across Springfield spend days after school at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield. The clubs open for the fall semester on Monday, August 23, with added safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Director of Operations Jeff Long says eight different sites … Read More

Volunteer Ozarks – Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland

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By Daniel Posey Updated: Jun. 22, 2021 at 12:42 PM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The Girl Scouts are known for their famous cookies, but they’re so much more than that. Daniel Posey caught up with a nonprofit leader within Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland to find out how this organization works throughout the year to empower young women in our … Read More

Day of Caring: Organizations spend day sprucing up Springfield, Mo.

Jessi HawkinsVolunteer Spotlight

By KY3 Staff Updated: 1 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – More than 40 organizations volunteered on several projects for the United Way of the Ozarks Day of Caring.  More than 500 spread out among the community, painting buildings, cleaning, and gardening. There are 92 projects in all. A team from KY3 News spent the morning at Springfield’s Salvation Army. Because … Read More

The Place: Make a Difference with the Ozarks Food Harvest

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By Daniel Posey Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:14 PM CDT|Updated: 3 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – In this edition of Volunteer Ozarks, we’re talking with the Ozarks Food Harvest and how their volunteers make a difference in our community. https://www.ky3.com/2021/06/07/place-make-difference-with-ozarks-food-harvest/ For Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer Ozarks: Ozarks Food Harvest To report a correction or typo, please email [email protected] Copyright 2021 KY3. All rights … Read More