UWO announces Board changes

Liz WertzAnnouncement

United Way of the Ozarks welcomes new board members, names officers and extends appreciation to departing members. On May 11, six new members will join the United Way of the Ozarks Board of Directors, enhancing representation across sectors. New members serving three-year terms are: Brian … 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Doing good is good for your business The changing dynamic of the workforce demands an overhaul to outdated recruitment and retention approaches.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

Innovative Thinking Headlines Community Investment Training

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, Education, Financial Stability, Health

New fund supports nonprofits with an entrepreneurial and competitive spirit Our region’s challenges require new and innovative approaches. United Way of the Ozarks’ new Community Investment strategy includes a unique approach to addressing our community’s needs and emerging challenges. Starting this year, 10 percent of the … Read More

UWO Team Complete for the First Time in Two Years

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement

Retirements. New opportunities. And a pandemic. All were contributing factors to multiple vacancies experienced by the United Way of the Ozarks team beginning in 2019. After lifting a hiring freeze and conducting a strategic reorganization, the office is now fully staffed. It’s also embarking on … Read More