Difference Makers



SPARK Leaders

Saturday, September 30, 2017

View Full Post   School can be difficult. It can also be challenging to watch other kids go through tough times. That's why a group of students wanted to make sure that other kids in their school knew that they are valued. They created SPARK, Students Performing Acts of Respect & Kindness. The mission of SPARK is to create a CULTURE OF KINDNESS in their schools and in the community. It started in the Republic school district and has a vision to reach beyond so other kids feel the positive impact and "own their awesome!"  Learn…


Springfield Victory Mission

Thursday, August 31, 2017

View Full Post   Victory Mission is a place of help and hope to individuals and families in need. Since 1976, they have been reaching out with the love of Jesus Christ to people who are hungry, homeless, hurting and struggling…


Better Life In Recovery

Monday, July 31, 2017

View Full Post   The mission of Better Life In Recovery (BLIR) is to deal hope and foster dignity for those who struggle with substance use and mental health issues through community service, awareness and education events…


Lift Up Springfield

Friday, June 30, 2017

View Full Post     The mission of Lift Up Springfield is, “To remember what we are here for: To serve and care for our neighbors in need. To get rid of the red tape and get down to the business of providing good old fashioned…


The Gathering Tree

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

View Full Post     For over seven years, The Gathering Tree has been involved in various ways of helping the homeless in the downtown area of Springfield.   As a result of this experience and in an attempt to focus on…


Foster Adopt Connect

Sunday, April 30, 2017

View Full Post     Foster Adopt Connect (FAC) is a comprehensive support and advocacy center for abused and neglected children and the families caring for them. This unique organization was created by foster and adoptive…


Senior Foundation of the Ozarks

Friday, March 31, 2017

View Full Post   Through advocacy, encouragement and financial assistance, the Senior Foundation of the Ozarks strives to strengthen opportunities and services for seniors in Southwest Missouri. They have a mission to…


Stars 4 Autism

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

View Full Post     Stars 4 Autism likes to hold speaking engagements for large groups to inform about Autism. Understanding the sensory needs of someone that has Autism is beneficial in many different fields. They provide…


Springfield Dream Center

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

View Full Post   Providing help and hope to Springfield.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks

Saturday, December 31, 2016

View Full Post   The mission of BBBS is is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.