Here for Bright Futures: Youth Mentorship

Kandice RileyEducation

United Way of the Ozarks is creating opportunities for all children to reach their full potential by investing in mentorship and advocacy programs across our community.   Terrel’s world was turned upside down after losing his dad. His circumstances filled him with instability and uncertainty. … Read More

Innovative Thinking Headlines Community Investment Training

United Way of the OzarksAnnouncement, Education, Financial Stability, Health

New fund supports nonprofits with an entrepreneurial and competitive spirit Our region’s challenges require new and innovative approaches. United Way of the Ozarks’ new Community Investment strategy includes a unique approach to addressing our community’s needs and emerging challenges. Starting this year, 10 percent of the … Read More

Connect the Dots: Be A Mentor

Kandice RileyConnecting the Dots, Education, Volunteer

united way logo with text that reads "connect the dots" and "episode 4: be a mentor"

This year at United Way of the Ozarks, we’re working to Connect the Dots between you and your community. January is National Mentoring Month, so we want to highlight a few of our partners that provide creative, effective mentoring opportunities to local students. Having a mentor greatly increases … Read More

Connect the Dots: Education for All

Kandice RileyConnecting the Dots, Education

united way logo with text that reads connect the dots, episode 3: education for all

by Tori Reaves, Marketing & Communications Intern   Did you know that one of the best ways to reduce poverty is through education? One of our community-wide priorities is to improve educational opportunities for all students. We work towards this goal by connecting the dots … Read More