Silent Connection: The Sign of Compassion

In northeast Springfield, there is a haven for those in need called Council of Churches of the Ozarks. A place …

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Embracing Resilience & Generosity: Marilyn’s Story

As Tara walked her grandmother, Marilyn, through the doors of Crosslines, tears flowed down her cheeks, revealing the vulnerability that …

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National Diaper Need Awareness Week

September 18 – 24, 2023 Sarah’s heart raced as she grabbed the phone to call CCO’s Diaper Bank of the …

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A Cupcake’s Promise: Sherri’s Story

At Safe to Sleep, a generous donation of new household items from Old Time Pottery brought hope and comfort to …

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Patricia’s Story

Patricia is a 78-year-old widow who called the Council of Churches offices in tears. She was on the verge of …

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Mike’s Story

As CCO’s Crosslines team spoke to the food pantry guests and volunteers, it was evident the pantry needed to be …

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