Care to Learn

For the month of July, First UU is supporting Care to Learn. The Mission of Care to Learn is to provide immediate funding to meet emergent needs in the areas of health, hunger and hygiene so every student can be successful in school.  

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A Sporting Chance

For the month of May, we are supporting A Sporting Chance. This is a Not‑For‑Profit Organization, headquartered in Springfield, MO. Their mission is to give A Sporting Chance to any person with any disability, youth who are disadvantaged, abused & neglected children, “At Risk Teenagers”, & Senior Citizens by developing and providing amateur sports training, competition,...

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Queen City Rock Camp

In the month of April, we are supporting the Queen City Rock Camp, a week-long day camp for girls ages 9 to 18 in Springfield, Missouri. The mission of Queen City Rock Camp is to provide a safe and supportive environment where young women can work together to build self confidence through...

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Pridefest and GLO

For the month of March, we are supporting two local organizations. The Greater Ozarks Pridefest purpose is to increase public awareness of the LGBT community and to celebrate diversity through visibility. More information can be found on their Facebook page. The GLO Center is a place to be yourself, a...

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International Institute

The International Institute of St. Louis – Southwest Missouri Branch (IISMO) provides services to assist refugees, asylees and their families to successfully integrate in and around Springfield, Missouri. IISMO provides resettlement and employment services for refugees, asylees and their families, in the U.S. 5 years’ or less. The program is...

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Springfield’s NAACP

In the month of January, we are supporting our local civil rights association, the NAACP. We are joining the MLK March on Jan 16. And our Share the Plate offering on Jan 22 will be given in support of the Springfield branch of the NAACP. More information about the NAACP...

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Eden Animal Haven

Eden Animal Haven is a licensed no-kill rescue & sanctuary. They provide a safe, cage-free haven for cats, with the goal of adopting them into loving homes. For more information, friend them on Facebook.

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Rare Breed

Rare Breed Youth Services provides assistance to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 13-24 through outreach and housing. Necessities, support services and opportunities are provided to youth to help them safely become self-sufficient while ending homelessness, sexual exploitation and abuse. Thousands of area youth have benefited from The Rare Breed...

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