United Way and AFL-CIO: A Lasting Partnership

Liz WertzAFL-CIO, Community Engagement

Post-war collaboration continues to serve local labor community The history began on August 17, 1942. Sparked by the growing number of war relief fundraising drives, an agreement was made between the AFL-CIO and Community Chests and Councils, Inc., now known as United Way Worldwide. Organized … Read More

Celebrating 30 years of Caring

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, Volunteer

Save June 23 for the next Day of Caring!  Day of Caring returns for its 30th year of being the largest, single-day volunteer event in Southwest Missouri. With the help from local sponsors and businesses, as well as hundreds of volunteers, our community will again rally … Read More

UWW endorses Community Engagement in a Box

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, Community Engagement

Angela Williams with title

Doing good is good for your business The changing dynamic of the workforce demands an overhaul to outdated recruitment and retention approaches. The tools employers need are easily accessible and proven to work. They lie in strong corporate social responsibility. It is among the growing … Read More

Blasting for the Better

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, United Way Events

Blasting for the better

Power Station Stacks Implosion to Benefit United Way After providing electricity to Springfield more than 60 years, the five generators inside James River Power Station are retired and the stacks are coming down. Because of this historic and rare event, City Utilities is partnering with … Read More

Day of Caring celebrates 30 years

United Way of the OzarksUnited Way Events, Volunteer

Save June 23 to take part in Day of Caring Day of Caring is the largest single-day community volunteer event in the Ozarks. This year, we’re celebrating 30 years of caring for the community. Be sure to mark June 23 on your calendar to champion … Read More

Staffing community engagement reaps multiple rewards

United Way of the OzarksUncategorized

image of volunteers

The Talent Puzzle is a three-part series focusing on employee talent recruitment and retention. It was originally published in the Springfield Business Journal. In concert with the new podcast Citizen Inc., co-hosted by Greg Burris and Eric Olson of the Springfield Business Journal, we are sharing … Read More

Now, here’s a tool for the triple bottom line

United Way of the OzarksPartners

community engagement in a box

The Talent Puzzle is a three-part series focusing on employee talent recruitment and retention, by emphasizing Corporate Citizenship. It was originally published in the Springfield Business Journal. In concert with the new podcast Citizen Inc., co-hosted by Greg Burris and Eric Olson of the Springfield … Read More

There’s a shift in talent attraction. Are you ready?

United Way of the OzarksPartners

young workers

The Talent Puzzle is a three-part series focusing on employee talent attraction and retention. It was originally published in the Springfield Business Journal. In advance of the new podcast Citizen Inc., co-hosted by Greg Burris and Eric Olson of the Springfield Business Journal, we are … Read More