COVID-19 Response: Mental Health Advocacy

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COVID-19 Community Response: Mental Health Advocacy

United Way of the Ozarks has worked diligently to connect communities and people during this past year. Through facing a health crisis, our community has persevered to navigate the new innovations, protocols, and needs that the COVID-19 crisis has inflicted in our community. Our partner … Read More

COVID-19 Response: Changing lives through literacy

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Community Response: Changing Lives Through Literacy

United Way of the Ozarks is committed to supporting our partner nonprofits, including Ozarks Literacy Council. Ozarks Literacy Council seeks to “unlock the life-changing power of literacy for every willing learner.” It provides programs, including free one-on-one tutoring, to promote literacy in Southwest Missouri. During … Read More

COVID-19 Response: Knitting for a Cause

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

Throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, United Way of the Ozarks continued support of local partner nonprofits, including Harmony House. Harmony House “provides shelter, advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence and promotes the principle that all individuals have the right to a life free … Read More

COVID-19 Response: Engaged and Inspired Girl Scouts

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Community Response: Engaged and Inspired Girl Scouts

During this past year, United Way of the Ozarks has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by investing in our partner nonprofits. Our partner nonprofits sought to  Our partner nonprofit, Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, has navigated through the needs that come with facing a … Read More

COVID-19 Response: A Thank You

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

Over the past weeks, we have shared good news stories as our partner nonprofits continue to provide crucial services for members of our Ozarks community during the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way of the Ozarks would not have been able to meet the needs of our … Read More

COVID-19 Response: Creating a Strong Community

Liz WertzCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response: Creating a Strong Community

United Way of the Ozarks is dedicated to ensuring that our partner nonprofits can purchase necessary supplies to face the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kitchen Inc., one of United Way of the Ozarks’ 22 partner nonprofits, went above and beyond to ensure that safety was a … Read More

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