Drew Lewis Foundation

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By Daniel Posey Published: Feb. 16, 2024 at 10:41 AM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -The Drew Lewis Foundation is a non profit organization that helps guide and educate future leaders in our community. To report a correction or typo, please email [email protected] Copyright 2024 KY3. All rights reserved.   Volunteer Ozarks: Drew Lewis Foundation For the video: Drew Lewis Foundation

Springfield nonprofit makes resources for the autism community more accessible with new center

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By Reagan Di Trolio Published: Feb. 9, 2024 at 3:52 AM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Springfield’s Arc of the Ozarks is having its official grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new Autism and Neurodevelopmental Center on Friday morning. Executive Vice President of Arc of the Ozarks, Tim Dygon, said the Springfield community will benefit significantly from all the resources … Read More

Volunteers needed to run Greene County cold weather shelters

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By Charmelle O’Dell Published: Jan. 15, 2024 at 5:24 PM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Warming shelters have opened across the Ozarks, but a significant problem they face is a high demand for volunteers. Due to the extreme temperatures, shelter operators say they’ve seen double the number of people who need a warm place to stay in the last few days. … Read More

Ozarks Food Harvest is searching for volunteers to fill gaps during winter months

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By Savannah Harrison Published: Jan. 21, 2024 at 6:08 AM CST|Updated: 24 hours ago SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Local food bank Ozarks Food Harvest is looking for volunteers to fill gaps in what it says is a slow season for volunteers. During this push, called Resolve to Get Involved, the food bank is asking community members to volunteer six times to help … Read More

What’s Going Around: Blood donations

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The winter weather is slowing down blood donations at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. By Jackie Garrity Published: Jan. 17, 2024 at 10:11 AM CST SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – People have been rolling up their sleeves for Community Blood Center of the Ozarks since 1995. However, as the frigid temperatures bring life to a standstill in the Ozarks, the winter weather … Read More

SPONSORED The Place: FosterAdopt Connect: Youth Connect Center Birthday

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The YouthConnect Center is a drop-in center for youth ages 13-18 years old & their families. They are celebrating their first birthday on October 17th by having an open house and an Amazon wish list for people who cannot attend the events. For more information or to donate go to https://www.fosteradopt.org/ or check out their Facebook. To report a … Read More

Least of These food pantry asks for volunteers to pack 1,600 Christmas meals on Thursday

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By Reagan Di Trolio Published: Nov. 29, 2023 at 3:58 AM CST OZARK, Mo. (KY3) – With record numbers of families seeking food assistance in October and November, food pantries are already gearing up to feed families for Christmas. Least of These, Inc. is a food pantry in Ozark. Hundreds of volunteers of all ages will pack Christmas meals on Thursday from … Read More

SPONSORED The Place: FosterAdopt Connect: Road to Home Gala

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FosterAdopt Connect’s Road to Home Gala is on August 19th. It’s their biggest fundraiser and will cover operational costs. Enjoy live music, dancing, and dinner By Daniel Posey Published: Aug. 3, 2023 at 12:38 PM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – FosterAdopt Connect is organizing its annual fundraising event, the Road to Home Gala, which will take place on Saturday, August 19th. … Read More

ARC of the Ozarks: Christmas in July

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The Arc of the Ozarks’ Christmas Extravaganza is on December 8th! Enjoy a live auction, live music, and great food while supporting their Autism Services. By Daniel Posey Published: Jul. 25, 2023 at 1:43 PM CDT SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – We’re now halfway to Christmas and the Arc of the Ozarks’ Christmas Extravaganza, happening on Friday, December 8th. Daniel Posey gives you … Read More