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

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

United Way Announces 2020 Campaign Cabinet

Vickie HicksAnnouncement

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United Way of the Ozarks is excited to announce this year’s Campaign Cabinet.  The Campaign Cabinet’s role is to generate community support for the United Way of the Ozarks during its annual fundraising campaign.  “Improving people’s lives in the Ozarks requires a team of committed … Read More

Message from our President & CEO, Greg Burris

Vickie HicksAnnouncement

Greetings from the United Way of the Ozarks, First and foremost, we hope you and your family and friends are safe and well.  The phrase “be well” has taken on a whole new meaning over the past four months. As a community leader in the … Read More

Philanthropy Row Stands Together Against Racism

Cindy BeecherAnnouncement

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Community Partnership of the Ozarks, and United Way of the Ozarks stand together to denounce racism and discrimination. We care deeply about recent events that have once again brought this systemic problem to the forefront, as well as the … Read More