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Crosslines

Crosslines is the largest food pantry in Greene County offering food, hygiene items, and case management services.

Working with families directly

  • Shopping Helper
  • Grocery Carry Out
  • Client Check-in
  • Food Distribution
  • Answer phones

Working behind the scenes

  • Warehouse help
  • Data entry
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service
  • Box Truck Driver

Daybreak Adult Daycare

Medical-model adult day care for seniors and adults with disabilities.

Working with families directly

  • Chaperone day trips
  • Help at adult day care
  • Plan & lead learning activities
  • Cooking

Working behind the scenes

  • Plan learning activities
  • Office work

The One Stop for Early Childhood

Free referral services for families and caregivers.

Working with families directly

  • Help man a booth at local events spreading awareness of The One Stop

Working behind the scenes

  • Committee Service
  • Data Entry
  • Office work
  • Public Speaking

Ambassadors for Children

New Clothing and Self-esteem items, such as help with covering the cost of extra-curricular activities, beds, cost of counseling services, etc. for foster children in Greene, Taney, and Christian Counties.

Working with children directly

  • Help foster kids, teens and young adults shop in the Kid’s Closet
  • Help teens shop in the Prom Closet
  • Help with a Clothing Distribution in outlying areas

Working behind the scenes

  • Comfort Closet Program
  • Help purchase self-esteem items
  • Organize a Stuff the Truck Event
  • Maintenance and Facilities
  • Outreach
  • Inventory
  • Shop for clothes
  • Media
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Data entry
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service

RSVP

Free literacy help for children Pre-K through 3rd Grade. Volunteers must be 55 years of age or older. 

Working with children directly

  • Become a Pre-K Pal
  • Become a Reading Buddy

Working behind the scenes

  • Help plan lesson plans
  • Help with volunteer training
  • Data entry
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service
  • Public Speaking

Safe to Sleep

Emergency Overnight Women’s Shelter and Case Management Services for Homeless Women. 

Working with women directly

  • Volunteer overnight 1-2 times per month

Working behind the scenes

  • Data entry
  • Help organize Volunteer Open House
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service

Connections Handyman Services

Free essential home repairs (plumbing, water heaters, electrical) for seniors and disabled adults who own their own home in Greene County.

Working with seniors directly

  • Licensed contractors can donate their time to repair homes

Working behind the scenes

  • Data entry
  • Fundraising

Crosslines

Crosslines is the largest food pantry in Greene County offering food, hygiene items, and case management services.

Working with seniors directly

  • Shopping Helper
  • Grocery Carry Out
  • Client Check-in
  • Food Distribution
  • Answer phones
  • Deliver Senior Boxes

Working behind the scenes

  • Warehouse help
  • Data entry
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service
  • Help with Senior Boxes
  • Box Truck Driver

Longterm Care Ombudsman

Advocacy for residents of nursing homes in Springfield and surrounding areas.

Working with seniors directly

  • Volunteer advocate

Working behind the scenes

  • Help with volunteer training
  • Data entry

RSVP

Free grocery delivery service for homebound seniors. Must be 55 years of age or older.

Working with seniors directly

  • Grocery shopping for homebound seniors

Working behind the scenes

  • Help with volunteer training
  • Data entry
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising
  • Committee service
  • Public Speaking