Don’t pay to file your taxes

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Tips for Tax Season from United Way of the Ozarks You’ve likely heard the adage, “Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes.” Well, thanks to United Way of the Ozarks at least one of those things is easier. United Way partners with industry … Read More

How the Boys & Girls Club changed my life

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By Sydney Clayton, 16 Saying that the club has positively affected me would be an understatement. The Club has changed me as a person. When I first started going to the Club, I was not in a good place; I had been bullied for a … Read More

25th Annual Day of Caring

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It’s time for United Way’s DAY OF CARING!!! United Way of the Ozarks will hold the 25th annual Day of Caring on Thursday, June 22.  In case you’re not familiar, Day of Caring is the single largest one-day, community-wide volunteer event in Southwest Missouri. Local businesses and … Read More

Stamp Out Hunger

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25th Annual Food drive collects 225,000 pounds of food for local pantries The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is proud to announce the collection of nearly 225,000 pounds of food on Saturday during the 25thannual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. “This amount exceeded our … Read More

Volunteers needed for 25th Annual Day of Caring

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It’s the 25th anniversary for United Way of the Ozarks’ Day of Caring, and we have a lot in store for all our volunteers… including a NEW DATE! First, we’ve changed the date to Thursday, JUNE 22! If you’ve volunteered in the past, you know the … Read More

Volunteers at the heart of United Way

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Meet Katelynn Couch. She works with talent management at Commerce Bank as her “day job.” This position led her to United Way of the Ozarks three years ago… and the rest, they say, is history. “I continue to volunteer because I enjoy learning more about … Read More

Game Changers: Tevon & Brandon’s story

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We speak for Tevon & Brandon Tevon and Brandon hit their 1-year match anniversary in December. When Tevon came to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Ozarks, he was having behavior issues centered around his inability to articulate his emotions during altercations with his peers. Tevon’s Big Brother, Brandon, … Read More

Do you qualify for free tax help?

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Do you make less than $64,000 combined family income? Well, you qualify for FREE tax help. Don’t throw away your tax return by paying for it. Let MyFreeTaxes.com do the work for you. For the past eight years, United Way has partnered with H&R Block to provide … Read More