The beginning of the semester is a wonderful time to start looking for and signing up for volunteer opportunities! Whether you are looking for service hours for a club, scholarship, or just for fun, Give Pulse is a great place to start. Many organizations in the Springfield community use Give Pulse to post their service opportunities. After you sign up on Give Pulse, you … [Read more...] about Give Pulse Provides Students with Service Opportunities
What is the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks? The Diaper Bank of the Ozarks' vision is to meet needs for all babies. They provide disposable and cloth diapers to partner agencies serving families in need throughout the Ozarks. Did You Know? Public assistance programs (such as SNAP) do not cover the cost of diapers 1 out of every 3 families struggle to afford … [Read more...] about “Keeping Babies Healthy and Happy” With Diaper Bank of the Ozarks
Are you looking for more opportunities to serve? Do you like getting your hands dirty? If so, think about serving for Springfield Community Gardens! Springfield Community Gardens provides numerous opportunities to serve at a garden, whether it be Brentwood Christian Church Community Garden, Amanda Belle’s Farm, Meador Community Gardens, Midtown Community Garden, or MSU’s Campus … [Read more...] about Serve and Get Your Hands Dirty with Springfield Community Gardens
What is Eden Village? The organization began as the “Gathering Tree,” a safe hangout spot open in the evenings for the homeless to play games, get coffee, and use the computers. Eventually, the Gathering Tree grew into a tiny home community known as Eden Village in 2018. Eden Village offers housing for homeless and disabled individuals in Springfield, MO. This community … [Read more...] about Building a City Where No One Sleeps Outside
As the semester comes to a close, the need to complete service hours can be stressful. Here are some community service opportunities happening in the next week that provide great opportunities to serve the Springfield community and address humanitarian issues! Saturday, April 22nd, volunteer with fellow students at FSL Day of Service! Students will be serving with … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Get Involved This Week!