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Volunteer Highlight!

Volunteer Highlight! This wonderful group from Ozark United Methodist Church went to Joplin with us on a very rainy day to load our two box trucks and their trailer with construction materials. They returned to Springfield with us and unloaded into our new warehouse. This project was overwhelming for our staff but these volunteers came in and knocked it out in one trip! Our volunteers are the hands and feet of what we do at Catholic Charities. If you are looking for volunteer opportunities

Thank you, SEAS School!

I went to see some of the children at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School this morning to thank them for their donation to LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home last week. The school held a baby shower for LifeHouse as part of Catholic Schools Week. They filled our hallways with enough diapers and wipes to supply our new moms for several months! And if that wasn't enough, their teachers spent an evening together making blankets for us. It took two vans to bring everything to us! We are all are overwhelmed

National Development Institute Training

Mandy and Heather from our development team are at Community Foundation of the Ozarks for day two of National Development Institute Training. We can't wait to see what they bring back to the office tomorrow!  

Dinner with the Bishop

A big Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri THANK YOU to Tim & Jane Bennett, Nicola’s Restaurant, and Bishop Rice for hosting another “Dinner with the Bishop!” “Dinner with the Bishop” is one of our most sought after Live Auction packages at our annual Dinner for Life gala benefiting one of our amazing services, LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home. As Bishop Rice always says and said it again tonight, “We have 67,000 Catholics in our diocese, so we need 67,000 supporters of C

SGF Give 5 graduation

Yesterday we were able to be part of the SGF Give 5 graduation ceremony! We had three volunteers commit to working with us on a regular basis! Don Johnston, Bob Bazan and Al Cook (not able to attend ceremony), welcome to the CCSOMO family! We are so grateful you will be volunteering with us!

Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce for Emerging Young Professionals

Did you know The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce has a group for emerging young professionals? The Network for Springfield's Young Professionals is a place where young professionals can network, exchange ideas and work to improve our community. We are excited to be part of this great organization!