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Amby Lewis, founder/CEO of A Girl Like Me Network wants to empower and support girls from age 12 through 18. Lewis and AGLM treasurer Kelly Routh say they want to help by teaching awareness, life …

Daniel Ogunyemi, learning, development and inclusion partner with Burrell Behavioral Health, says people don’t realize how essential nonprofits are to our area. He says these organizations can help …

Patrick Little, co-owner of 22 Sierra Coffee Company, says company logos are very important in building a brand. Little says they changed logos to differentiate their product from competitors and …

Lynne Meyerkord, executive director of the AIDS Project of the Ozarks says the pandemic has forced them to make a lot of changes. She says their federal grant money is currently secure, but she’s …

Eddie Gumucio, organizer and founder of the Queen City Shout Music festival says his wife’s experience with poverty relief agencies helped expand the number of nonprofits they could help. He says …

Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she made a point to visit with local businesses to learn about potential partners. She says donations of time and services are …

Boys & Girls Clubs CEO Brandy Harris says learning to slow down and listen helped her craft a well-informed strategic plan for the organization. She also stresses the important of being adaptable and …

Brian Fogle, president of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks says they have pivoted to focus on recovery oriented issues. He says many nonprofits have a higher demand for services while …

Jamie Thomas, vice president of Prosperiti Properties, says their mission statement is to help the communities they serve to prosper. They’re partnering with several nonprofits to help people with …

Community Foundation of the Ozarks has committed $1 million to help community nonprofits dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. CFO President Brian Fogle says though they have helped with natural …

Buying tax credits can help nonprofits. Michael Pruett, partner with Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, says the Neighborhood Assistance Program, or NAP, is a State of Missouri incentive program that …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says before starting a charity, look at established organizations and ask what you could do to help them. With 1.5 million charities in the United States, …

Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she used to constantly shift roles between work and home life. Another young mom told her she designated certain days to her …

Brandi O’Reilly, executive director of Dynamic Strides, says one of their biggest challenges is funding patient’s therapy sessions when Medicaid and insurance reach their annual caps. “Every …

“I would just say, the miracle here, the secret sauce is how the right person has come at the right time and who has expertise,” says Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope. Donaldson says you …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, picked her friend Christen Jeschke to help form the group. Spilde says Jeschke's writing talent and ability to ask relevant questions have been essential to …

Jamie Jacobsen, owner of Fazoli’s, says small businesses are a lot like families. Their employees and customers are part of the community, so it’s important for them to help out local not for …

John Lopez, military veteran and founder/director of K9s for Camo, used to have a fear of dogs. After one of his sergeants talked about confronting fears, Lopez decided he would conquer his when he …

Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says one of the difficult things about running a nonprofit is tailoring services to the individuals being served. Transportation and …

Christina Ford, President and Founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she’s faced many difficulties in starting The Rebound Foundation. Securing donations and meeting clients’ individual needs …

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