Monthly Archives for November 2015

Volunteer spotlight

Volunteer spotlight

Congratulations to the 2015 Celebrate Compassion recognition award recipients! We can’t thank you enough for your selfless giving to the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and our nine services!.

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Business spotlight

Business spotlight

Thrivent Financial, a full service financial services provider, is a member owned organization of Christians with over a 100 year history and strong mission of helping members be wise with.

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Five Brothers and a Sister

Five Brothers and a Sister

We provided bunk beds and mattresses so FIVE brothers and sisters could stay home with their mom. A huge thank you to the Richardsons for providing the cutest bed sheets.

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Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Special thanks to Paul & Susan, who celebrated their Golden Anniversary (50 years!) by volunteering in the Food Pantry. You guys are so awesome! It’s volunteers like Paul, Susan &.

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Hear Anna’s Story

Hear Anna’s Story

Meet Anna (not her real name). During her visit to the Crosslines Holiday Center, she disclosed to the volunteer working with her that it was her first time asking for.

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

In Springfield, local leaders have recognized early childhood education as a priority for many years. In the 2011 Mayor’s Commission for Children study, “Readiness for Kindergarten,” local teachers reported 20.2%.

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Hunger is Happening in the Ozarks

Hunger is Happening in the Ozarks

“My baby girl is getting sick of eating crackers and rice and I’ve lost my appetite altogether due to the stress of this situation.” All too often Crosslines staff and.

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Look Into the Eyes of the Homeless

Look Into the Eyes of the Homeless

Three and half years ago in an apartment, with cots borrowed from the Red Cross, Safe to Sleep hosted six women within a few days of opening. Since then, some.

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Simply Thank You

Simply Thank You

Thank you! We really can’t do it without you. Your commitment to serving our most vulnerable neighbors makes such a difference in our community! You may never know the full.

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Who you are helping

Who you are helping

Thank you for partnering with us! When you connect with us at the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and our nine services, you are connecting with our community! Poverty,.

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