Rachael Walsh named Vice President of Resource Development

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement

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United Way of the Ozarks is pleased to announce the naming of Rachael Walsh as vice president of resource development. Walsh began the role May 10 after serving as the organization’s director of resource development since 2018.   The vice president of resource development is a key member of the United Way of the Ozarks’ leadership team and serves as … Read More

Raising Awareness About Mental Health

Hope SparksMental Health

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Similar to physical health, our mental health must be taken care of at every stage of life. Although crucial to our overall health, mental health is often not discussed due to the stigma that surrounds it. This month, United Way of the Ozarks is focusing … Read More

COVID-19 Response: Engaged and Inspired Girl Scouts

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Community Response: Engaged and Inspired Girl Scouts

During this past year, United Way of the Ozarks has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by investing in our partner nonprofits. Our partner nonprofits sought to  Our partner nonprofit, Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, has navigated through the needs that come with facing a … Read More

Campaign rallies more than financial aid

Vickie HicksAnnouncement


$2.4 million raised to assist to local nonprofits In a year of uncertainty, the United Way of the Ozarks connected with Springfield and its surrounding communities to raise $2,483,401 – just one percent shy of last year’s total despite operating during a pandemic and economic … Read More

COVID-19 Response: A Thank You

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

Over the past weeks, we have shared good news stories as our partner nonprofits continue to provide crucial services for members of our Ozarks community during the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way of the Ozarks would not have been able to meet the needs of our … Read More