COVID-19 Response: Navigating Uncharted Territory

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Community Response: Navigating Uncharted Territory

When COVID-19 hit the Ozarks in the spring of 2020, United Way of the Ozarks and our partner nonprofits had to cancel or postpone all fundraisers and awareness events scheduled due to safety concerns. Along with this, transitioning to working from home and utilizing new … Read More

Connect the Dots: Be A Mentor

Cindy BeecherConnecting the Dots, Education, Volunteer

united way logo with text that reads "connect the dots" and "episode 4: be a mentor"

This year at United Way of the Ozarks, we’re working to Connect the Dots between you and your community. January is National Mentoring Month, so we want to highlight a few of our partners that provide creative, effective mentoring opportunities to local students. Having a mentor greatly increases … Read More

Connect the Dots: Education for All

Cindy BeecherConnecting the Dots, Education

united way logo with text that reads connect the dots, episode 3: education for all

by Tori Reaves, Marketing & Communications Intern   Did you know that one of the best ways to reduce poverty is through education? One of our community-wide priorities is to improve educational opportunities for all students. We work towards this goal by connecting the dots … Read More