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

More than 200 volunteers rally around area nonprofits during the second United Way of the Ozarks Day of Caring in 2021 

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, Uncategorized, United Way Events, Volunteer

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“It’s been a hard past year, and we’ve been fortunate,” said Clarissa Shea, claims coordinator for American National during United Way of the Ozarks Day of Caring. “We met a lot of really cool people from another company in town. We got to build new relationships and learn about the Girl … Read More

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

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$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