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June 2021

Discovery Center: Windows! Windows! Windows!

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Are you a group that appreciates a well cleaned window? Have you perfected this skill and are ready to share your gift with the community? Well then we need you! If you've ever been to discovery center, you'll notice just how many windows we have. High ones, low ones, outdoors and indoors. They are all over the place! Help us window pros, you're our only hope!

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Ozark Trails Council, Boy Scouts – Landscaping and Trail Clearing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ozark Trails Council Office, 1616 S. Eastgate Ave.
Springfield, MO 65809 United States
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This half day project will involve volunteers helping landscape and clear trails at the Ozark Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America’s Springfield Office, located near Hwy. 65 and Sunshine. In particular, volunteers will be asked to help trim branches around the office property. In the back of the property there is a nature trail that will also need some tender loving care. Volunteers will weed eat, clear, and clean the trail so that it can be used by the entire…

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The Victim Center – Outdoor Landscaping

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Victim Center, 815 West Tampa
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Come and help us make our new building's landscape beautiful for our clients! This projects entails trimming shrubs, cutting tree branches, planting flowers, and mulching. If you have your own gloves, and hedge trimmers that would be great. The Victim Center will supply the mulch, flowers, soil, etc.

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The Victim Center – Outer Window Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Victim Center, 815 West Tampa
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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In a nutshell we need our outer windows scrubbed clean.. The Victim Center will provide the window washing materials for you. Please bring sunscreen, and gloves if necessary. This is a volunteer activity we have done every year, and it helps so much in terms of saving us dollars, and how nice the building looks for clients. And this will be at our new location! You will get to help us spruce up our new building!

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Springfield Public Schools: ‘Baby Shower’ to benefit the Study High School nursery.

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Supplies are needed to replenish the nursery, as many young mothers don’t have financial support. Funds are also needed to replace old equipment or add new equipment for care. Suggested shower items; Disposable diapers, baby wipes, diaper cream, cereal, baby food, clothing, educational toys, board books, cloth books, crib sheets, car seats, etc. (Project Coordinator – Justin Dickenson [email protected]) Phone: 523-6400 Fax: 523-6595 Address: 2343 W. Olive Springfield MO 65802

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Springfield Public Schools: Middle School girl hygiene kits

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect hygiene items appropriate for middle school girls and sort into bags (Ziploc) for distribution to students as needed. Suggested items include soap or shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, body spray, comb/brush, disposable razors, shaving cream, nail clippers, wash rag, hand towel, lotion, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. Note:  Full-sized items, such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste are preferred.

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Springfield Public Schools: Middle School boy hygiene kits

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect hygiene items appropriate for middle school boys and sort items into bags (Ziploc) for distribution to students as needed. Suggested items include; soap or shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, body spray, comb/brush, disposable razors, shaving cream, nail clippers, wash rag, hand towel, lotion, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. Note:  Full-sized items, such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste are preferred.

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Springfield Public Schools: High School girl hygiene kits

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect hygiene items appropriate for high school girls and sort into bags (Ziploc) for distribution to students as needed. Suggested items include soap or shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, body spray, comb/brush, disposable razors, shaving cream, nail clippers, wash rag, hand towel, lotion, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. Note:  Full-sized items, such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste are preferred.

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Springfield Public Schools: High School girl feminine products

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Collect feminine hygiene products for high school girls.

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Springfield Public Schools: High School boy hygiene kits

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect hygiene items appropriate for high school boys and sort items into bags (Ziploc) for distribution to students as needed. Suggested items include; soap or shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, body spray, comb/brush, disposable razors, shaving cream, nail clippers, wash rag, hand towel, lotion, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. Note:  Full-sized items, such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste are preferred.

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Springfield Public Schools: Elementary School boys and girls undergarments

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect undergarments appropriate for elementary boys and girls. Suggested items include; underwear, socks, jeans, sweats, shorts, etc.

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The Victim Center – Client Wish List Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Victim Center, 815 West Tampa
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Free 3 spots left

We have several things on our client wish list, that would make the perfect supply drive opportunity! Kleenex Blank Journals Non perishable snack items, bottled water for clients Colored pencils (small packs) Fidget spinners, stress balls, small bubble packs, pinwheels Washable Tempera Paints, Watercolor paints

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Springfield Public Schools: Elementary School boys and girls hygiene kits

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rosann Bentley Administrative Center, 1610 E. Sunshine Street
Springfield, MO 65084 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Collect hygiene items appropriate for elementary school boys and girls. Brush, toothpaste, etc. Suggested items include; soap or shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, comb/brush, nail clippers, wash rag, hand towel, lotion, lip balm, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. Note:  Full-sized items, such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste are preferred.

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Harmony House Outdoor Landscaping

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Harmony House, 3404 E Ridgeview Street
Springfield, MO 65804 United States
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We are looking for 4-6 volunteers to help in our garden and greenspace for a half-day. Work may include: weeding, pruning, digging, trash pick-up and other outdoor work to be determined.

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Ronald McDonald House: Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ronald McDonald House near Cox, 949 E Primrose
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Free 2 spots left

By donating supplies to our two Ronald McDonald House Programs, you are keeping families of sick children close to each other and near the care and resources they need. Many times, a family's stay with us is unexpected and they arrive with little to no personal belongings. We provide a Welcome Bag to each family, but we need help filling these bags with items to make their stay more convenient and comfortable. Consider donations of: travel mugs, personal throw blankets,…

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Habitat for Humanity: Lot Clean Up

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
2016 N Benton Ave., Springfield, MO 65803, 2016 N Benton Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Habitat for Humanity has several lots throughout Springfield, two of which we are hoping to get cleaned up on our June Day of Caring event! We need volunteers to help cleaning up trash, clearing brush, etc.

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Habitat for Humanity: Lot Clean Up

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Boonville, 2036 N Boonville Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Habitat for Humanity has several lots throughout Springfield, two of which we are hoping to get cleaned up on our June Day of Caring event! We need volunteers help cleaning up trash, clearing brush, etc.

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Marantha Village: Card Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of the Ozarks, 320 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Marantha Village is located in North Springfield and has 120 senior residents.  Many do not receive mail or visitors (before COVID restrictions.)  This project is to write encouraging/thinking of you/have a great day cards.  The cards will then handed out to each of the residents.   They do not have to be in envelopes.   It's preferable that volunteers add more than a signature to a card but instead write a note of encouragement.   Cards can be homemade or store bought. Completed…

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empower abilities: Ramp Build

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
empower abilities, 2864 S Nettleton
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Ramp Build- we will build a ramp for qualified community member. This is an all-day project. We will construct a ramp from beginning to end. Ramp will be for a Springfield consumer who is need and income qualified. We will supply all the necessary materials and tools to complete the project. There are no special skills needed, We will teach and guide you through the entire process. We have built hundreds of ramps in the community with the help of…

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Watershed Committee of the Ozarks: Trail Work

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Watershed Center, 2400 E Valley Water Mill Rd
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Volunteers will assist with trail maintenance in Valley Water Mill Park; This includes covering trails with mulch and/or gravel, replacing or installing water bars, or adding culverts. Please bring work gloves, a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray (if needed). Dress for the weather. A water refill station, and snacks will be provided.

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Watershed Committee of the Ozarks: Wood Sealing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Watershed Center, 2400 E Valley Water Mill Rd
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Volunteers will seal wooden railings for a boardwalk. Please bring work gloves, sunscreen if needed, and a water bottle. Dress for the weather. A water refill station, snacks, and all tools will be provided.

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Watershed Committee of the Ozarks: Lake Clean-up

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Watershed Center, 2400 E Valley Water Mill Rd
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Volunteers will clean up trash in the lake and shores from watercraft. Please bring your own kayak or canoe, paddles, and life jacket. Dress for the weather, bring work gloves, a water bottle, and sunscreen if needed. Snacks, water refills, and tools will be provided.

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Meals on Wheels: Senior Notes

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of the Ozarks, 320 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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There are currently 200 seniors in the Springfield area that are homebound and receive meals from Meals on Wheels. Many have been even more isolated during the COVID crisis. A cheerful and encouraging note would brighten the day of many of these individuals. A homemade card, a greeting card, all would be great. The cards do not need to be in an envelope. We are asking each volunteer group to consider writing 100 note cards. Please do not send get…

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James River Basin Partnership: Jordan Creek Cleanup

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Silver Springs Park, 1100 N Hampton Ave
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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The James River Basin Partnership will be partnering with the City of Springfield to host a stream clean-up along a stretch of Jordan Creek between Silver Springs Park and Smith Park along the greenway trail. We will supply trash bags, work gloves snacks, and water. Participants should bring reusable water bottles, dress for the weather, and wear close-toed shoes. Restrooms are available in both Smith and Silver Springs Park. Participants will first meet at Silver Springs Park for a safety…

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Victory Mission: Painting Indoors

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Victory Mission Adminstration Building, 1715 N BOONVILLE AVE
SPRINGFIELD, MO 65803 United States
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The first floor of our administration building needs to be re-painted! There are many areas of spotty work and we would like to see our first floor walls glow with new color. While we haven't had nightly meals since COVID, we still utilize this space for distanced meetings and Life Institute classes, and potentially future events. We are seeking a dedicated team to paint the walls of our interior room with approved colors, practice independence, and work with your fellow…

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Abilities First: Personal Hygiene Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Abilities First, 3265 S. National
Springfield, MO 65807
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Many of the individuals we serve (with developmental disabilities) need personal daily hygiene items like soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.

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Diaper Bank of the Ozarks: Diaper Wrapping

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Diaper Bank of the Ozarks, 615 N. Glenstone
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Free 10 spots left

Volunteers will open boxes and/or packages of diapers, count them into bundles of 25 and rubberband, label, wrap and store each bundle. Volunteers should wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes, as they will be working in standing in a warehouse setting. Accommodations can be made to complete the task in sitting, if needed. This project will take place at Crosslines at 615 N. Glenstone. Volunteers should park in the angled parking spaces between the Council of Churches Administrative Building and the Ichiban…

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Victory Mission: Warehouse Inventory

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Victory Mission Warehouse, 700 W Chase St.
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Yearly, Victory Mission provides a warehouse inventory for best practices. We are seeking a self-motivated team to break into small groups and note the items, amount, and weight of a variety of objects in our warehouse with the supervision of warehouse staff. Our warehouse is an integral part of our workforce development training within Victory Mission's Restoration Program, which is our 12-month discipleship for those coming from homelessness, poverty, prison, and/or addiction. The funds that we make from the selling/repurposing…

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Community Partnership of the Ozarks – PRC Resource Library Inventory Count

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Community Partnership of the Ozarks – 330 N. Jefferson Ave., 330 N. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Indoor; counting/organizing pamphlets, flyers, rack cards, tabs

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Weaver School: Cents of Pride Store Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Weaver Elementary, 1461 N. Douglas
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Our Weaver Cents of Pride School Store will be in need of merchandise. Each year before school begins, we need to stock our store with toys, lip gloss, chapstick, playing cards, games such as Uno, Skip-bo, card games, 5 dollar games, Guess Who?, Battleship (used games are fine), finger nail polish, deodorant, shoes, socks, toys like hot wheels individually wrapped, footballs, basketballs, soccer balls, play-dough, GI Joe or army guys, jump ropes, bouncy balls, yo-yos, bubbles, Barbie dolls, etc…

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Springfield Public Schools: Thank you notes for teachers

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of the Ozarks, 320 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Free 376 spots left

The United Way of the Ozarks is organizing a giant thank you card drive in hopes of gathering over 1500 thank you cards for the Springfield Public School teachers. Cards can be homemade or store-bought. Please include a personal note and not just a signature. Cards do not need to be in envelopes. To submit thank you cards, just select the number of cards your organization can do in the volunteer space below. We will gather the cards at United…

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Project Birthday Bag: Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Toy Drive, 821 N Main
Nixa, MO 65714 United States
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Free 9 spots left

We are a 501(c) 3 non-profit that works with parents to provide a birthday bag for children ages 0-13 years when the parents are in a position of choosing whether to pay bills or celebrate their child’s birthday with presents. We are hoping that a business(s) would choose Project Birthday Bag to do a toy drive for these children. Covid put a big strain on organizations that normally provide us with the “overage” from their various toy drives...The need was…

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Harmony House Donation Drive: Bedding and Towel Collection

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Harmony House, 3404 E Ridgeview Street
Springfield, MO 65804 United States
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Free 1 spot left

We would like a local group or business to collect large bath towels, twin-sized sheets and bed pillows. This is not an on-site volunteer opportunity, it is just a collection drive. You may contact us to drop your collected items on 6/17 or a different date. New or gently sheets or towels will be accepted. Pillows will need to be new.

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Red Cross: Helping Disaster Survivors: Hygiene Kit Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Red Cross of Southern Missouri, 1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Free 2 spots left

When Red Cross volunteers respond to those who have lost everything in a home fire, storm, or flood we provide our clients with a Comfort Kit of personal hygiene items. You can help bring comfort to your neighbors in need by collecting these items. If your team would like we will even provide the bags for these Kits so that you can put them together during the Day of Caring. Comfort Kit items that are needed include: Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Deodorant,…

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Red Cross: Helping Veteran Heroes: Recreation Therapy Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Red Cross of Southern Missouri, 1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Free 2 spots left

Please join us in serving our community heroes by providing Recreation Therapy supplies that improve the quality of life and wellness to bed-ridden, hospitalized, and isolated veterans. The desired items will be distributed to veterans and used for art and music therapy. Below is a sample list of items that are needed and can be collected by Day of Caring participants. Colored pencils (small packs) Apple Music Gift Cards Puzzle Books Adult coloring books Paint sets (small sets) Paint brushes…

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Girl Scouts: Deep Clean Cabin Units at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Are you and your team ready to embrace your inner clean freak? Our camping units consist of cabins, a pavilion and a bathroom. Your mission (if you choose to accept it)…

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Drew Lewis Foundation: Spring Cleaning at the Fairbanks

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fairbanks Community Hub, 1126 N Broadway Ave
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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The grounds at the Fairbanks need some TLC! The volunteers for this event will help out the Drew Lewis Foundation, their partner organizations, and community by cleaning up the community hub of Grant Beach. There will be opportunities for trash pickup, weeding, and sweeping of sidewalks.

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Least of These: Spruce Up The Pantry

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Least Of These, Inc., 1720 James River Rd
Ozark, MO 65721 United States
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Clean and organize our warehouse space. Tasks include: 1. Wipe down shelving in the reach-in coolers with bleach water solution 2. Wipe down the shelving in the walk-in coolers with bleach water solution 3. Sanitize high-touch surfaces with sanitizing spray solution a. Reach-in cooler and freezer handles and doors b. Walk-in cooler and freezer handles and doors c. 4 pallet jack handles d. Interior and exterior door handles and keypads e. Light switches f. Faucet handles g. Phones, keyboards, mice…

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Girl Scouts: Wood Splitting at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Nothing beats gathering around a campfire – telling stories, singing songs, and of course – s’mores! We source all campfire wood for the summer from our trees on our camp property.…

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Girl Scouts: Clear Trails at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Our trails miss their Girl Scouts – and it’s now been over a year since some of them have had visitors. All the trails at camp need cleared of brush and…

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Girl Scouts: Grading our Roads at Camp

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Free 28 spots left

Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. We would like to have our roads graded, and some additional rock brought in. Multiple roads on camp need additional work. We will need road graders and dump trucks for this…

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Girl Scouts: Building New Mattress Shed at Camp

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. One of our sleeping units houses a shed that is used to store mattresses while not being used. The shed is no longer a safe or viable storage solution – it…

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Girl Scouts: Spruce Up Our Cabin Unit!

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. One of our sleeping units had new cabins built last year. Unfortunately, they are still not quite complete! Affectionately known as the “Smurf Huts,” these cabins are raised units that are…

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Tooth Truck: Wish List Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Tooth Truck, 949 E. Primrose St.
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Free 3 spots left

Help provide items from the Tooth Truck wish list! Most items are for the Tooth Truck's prize box. Every patient receives a prize after each dental appointment to celebrate the completion of a successful appointment. We also have a prize drawer with larger items for their very last appointment. We have a variety of items for them to choose from and, not surprisingly, this is one of the highlights of their visit! A complete list will be provided but some…

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Community Partnership of the Ozarks – Cleaning Supplies Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Community Partnership of the Ozarks – 330 N. Jefferson Ave., 330 N. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Free 2 spots left

Community Partnership’s community based social workers help to support families across the community every day. Many of these families are in situations where they can’t provide the basic necessities for their family or home. When available, we are able to provide some of these necessities to families to help ease the burden that they are feeling. Cleaning supplies are a highly requested/needed item. We are looking for the following type of supplies: Trash bags Paper towels Sponges Dish soap Bleach…

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Least of These: Spread the Warmth Blanket Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Least Of These, Inc., 1720 James River Rd
Ozark, MO 65721 United States
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Free 9 spots left

Least Of These, Inc. Christian County Food Pantry gives out over 1,000 blankets to clients in the winter months. Last year we did not have enough blankets to meet the demands of our clients. Help us spread the warmth with a blanket drive before the cold weather arrives. A blanket may seem like a simple gift, but think how much warmth and comfort your favorite blanket provides for you when you are cold and lonely. Your business/organization can collect blankets…

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Least of These: Personal Care and Hygiene Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Least Of These, Inc., 1720 James River Rd
Ozark, MO 65721 United States
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Free 8 spots left

One of our food pantry's goals is to provide human dignity to those in need by supplying families with hygiene and personal care items. 33% of low-income families, who are unable to afford basic household necessities, report bathing without soap because they are unable to afford it. Unfortunately, government help, such as food stamps or SNAP benefits, does not cover the cost of personal care and hygiene items, leaving these people no way to obtain items often taken for granted,…

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Pat Jones YMCA: Yard Clean-up

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ozark Regional YMCA, 1901 E. Republic Rd
Springfield, MO 65804 United States
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Cleaning up basin and outside track. Weed eating around the fields. Painting outside of building. Blue lower part. Supplies will be provided. You should bring sunscreen. We will be cleaning around the outside play area, around the track outside and weed-wacking the forest back a bit from the fields.

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Crosslines: Household Cleaning Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Crosslines Community Resource Center, 615 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Free 1 spot left

Crosslines is looking for an organization willing to host a drive for Household Cleaning Supplies that will be distributed to families accessing our food pantry. Please focus on two specific categories: window cleaner and multi-purpose cleaner with bleach. The drive can be started as soon as the organization wants and should be concluded on June 17. If organization can deliver collected items, we will provide a tour of our facility and information session if desired. If delivery of collected items…

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Crosslines: Vehicle Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Crosslines Community Resource Center, 615 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Crosslines is looking for a group of 6-10 volunteers to clean the exterior of our four vehicles. All materials will be provided. Morning project. If the group wants lunch, we will provide it. Snacks and water & soda will be provided.

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Council of Churches: Inspirational cards for children in foster care

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ambassadors for Children, 500 W. Battlefield Suite B
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Utilizing artsy, creative skills, this team would create inspirational and caring cards for youth and children in foster care.  These cards will be created on site at the Council of Churches on June 17. The Council of Churches serves the vulnerable in our community through many programs. The Ambassadors for Children (AFC) program specifically loves on children in the foster care system through services such as new clothing and self esteem products. Help AFC inspire hope in children who need…

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Great Circle: Outdoor Landscaping

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Great Circle, 1212 W. Lombard
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Pruning, weeding and planting throughout the Great Circle campus. May also entail picking up trash that has blown in and mulching. Great Circle will provide all gardening supplies. You may want to bring gardening gloves and sunscreen.

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Great Circle: Window and Power Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Great Circle, 1212 W. Lombard
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Free Sold out

Wash windows and power wash outdoor playground, sidewalks and outdoor living areas.

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LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home: Buy & Install Storage Shelves

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, 424 E. Monastery St.
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Free 5 spots left

This event is two-fold--a supply drive to provide shelves in an outbuilding on our property that houses out-of-season clothing and move-out kits for the residents of LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home, and installation of the shelves. This group will need to move everything out of the building, assemble and install the shelves, organize, and move the contents back into their new organized space. This building is approximately 12'x15' therefore only 4 or 5 people can work inside.

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Ozarks Food Harvest: Full Circle Garden

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ozarks Food Harvest Full Circle Garden, 2835 South Farm Road 227
Rogersville, MO 65742-8875 United States
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The Ozarks Food Harvest (OFH) Full Circle Garden Program works to connect local, fresh foods to those in the community struggling with hunger. When volunteers visit our home garden of 76 raised beds and two high tunnels in Rogersville, they will get to experience a variety of tasks involved in growing veggies. Depending on the weather, volunteers may participate in planting or harvesting a variety of crops, preparing areas that will soon be planted, helping to keep beds free of…

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Salvation Army: Warehouse Organizing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Salvation Army Warehouse, 2944 W Chestnut Expwy
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We have a small warehouse that we would like to have a group assist us with organizing, moving items into specific areas and general cleanup.

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Salvation Army: Beautify our Playground

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Salvation Army Corps Admin, 1707 W Chestnut Expwy
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We are looking for a group that would like to add mulch to our playground. This is a small area and we will provide the mulch and tools. (Feel free to drive through our property and look at the area prior to accepting, if needed.)

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Salvation Army: Brush Removal and Trash Pick-up

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Salvation Army Corps Admin, 1707 W Chestnut Expwy
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We need our Administration office complex cleaned up. We have a large property that needs a thorough trash pickup. We also have fence lines and various areas that have brush or weeds that we would like to see removed.Some digging may be required.

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Discovery Center: Paint a Gallery!

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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With 60,000 square feet to maintain, there's always another space to repaint! Come spend the day helping us spruce up one of our museum galleries by painting the walls.

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Great Circle: Bedding Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Great Circle, 1212 W. Lombard
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Great Circle is able to provide housing and support to 70 children on a daily basis. We are requesting new Twin and Extra Long Twin size sheets, comforters and pillows to provide them upon their arrival to Great Circle.

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Discovery Center: Help Paint

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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We have several spaces that could use a new coat of paint! Come help us spruce up a space in the center with a fresh coat of paint!

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City of Springfield: Around the Gardens

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
2400 S. Scenic – Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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10 volunteers needed for Beautifying Lake Drummond - pulling weeds, mulching and possibly planting new pollinator friendly plants. 10 volunteers needed for care of the Gray/Campbell Farmstead buildings - cleaning, washing windows and light gardening around the collection of historic buildings. The group will meet at the Botanical Center roof plaza, have introductions and orientation about the area and split into projects.

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Catholic Charities: Cleaning Supplies for Clients

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, 424 E. Monastery St.
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Catholic Charities' mission centers around provided hope for a better future for families and individuals throughout southern Missouri and one of the main goals is to help the homeless secure stable housing. Our housing clients need many things, one being cleaning supplies, which can be very expensive and often overlooked. This project is perfect for a group that would rather not meet in person at this time. The most requested supplies are all-purpose cleaner, window cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner w/…

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Catholic Charities: Rev Up Those Chainsaws

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, 424 E. Monastery St.
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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This winter was hard on the trees on our 11-acre property, especially the tall pines, leaving limbs and branches on the ground primarily on the perimeter of the grounds. This project will require the limbs to be cut into manageable lengths and loaded into our pickup to take to the Southwest Recycling Center. We have one pickup but we welcome other trucks, trailers, and drivers. This project may or may not last all day depending upon how many participants we…

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Salvation Army: New Equipment Enclosure

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Salvation Army Corps Admin, 1707 W Chestnut Expwy
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We need a group to help us replace or reinforce our current equipment enclosure. This enclosure is currently a privacy fenced area and needs to be repaired so that it is secure. We are open to suggestions from anyone who wants to help us in this area. We would like to meet in advance with whoever adopts this project to brainstorm ideas on how to complete this project.

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Discovery Center: Deep Cleaning Crew

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Are you looking to roll up your sleeves and make a local non-profit shine like the top of the Chrysler Building? Then we just may be the job site for you! (Cold hearted orphan mistress not NECESSARILY included with the acceptance of this project, but plans can always be altered with a convincing argument..) Cleaning can and may include: Sweeping, mopping, wiping down surfaces, scrubbing, dunking exhibits in sanitizer, dusting and general hard knocking... If you have that person or…

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Discovery Center: Parking Lot and Garden

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Do you enjoy a project outdoors? Are you gifted with the eye to decipher a weed from a flower? Are you that person whose hedging abilities could bring Edward Scissorhand's skills to shame? Well then, friend. We are looking for help from you! We have several beds around the Center and a parking lot that need your help!

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Discovery Center: Science Kits for Kids!

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Spend the day assembling Science experiments for kiddos! We use our kits for school kids, gift shop items, virtual learning and more! May be required: the use of tools and an eye for detail. Definitely required: fun vibes and the desire to jam out to some good tunes with your work buds!

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Red Cross: Helping Children Impacted by Disaster: Comfort Kit Supply Drive

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Red Cross of Southern Missouri, 1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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When Red Cross volunteers respond to those who have lost everything in a home fire, storm, or flood we provide the children of our clients with a Comfort Kit of personal hygiene items and a few special gifts. You can help bring comfort to your neighbors in need by collecting these items. Can your team help us replenish our supply of children's comfort kits? If you would like we will even provide the bags for these Kits so that you…

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Salvation Army: General Painting

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Harbor House Men’s Shelter, 636 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We need a group to paint our residential showers in our Harbor House Men's Shelter in the morning and assist with serving lunch to the Homeless during our Frontline Feeding program at Noon.

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Salvation Army: Window Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Harbor House Men’s Shelter, 636 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We need volunteers to clean our windows inside and out throughout the entire building

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Discovery Center: This one’s a long shot: But are you a general “handyman” ?

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E St Louis St
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Everyone knows that Discovery Center has been THE place in southwest Missouri to experience science awesome for over 25 years! With all the explosions, experiments, field trips and general wear and tear that time has given our 100 year old building, we sure do have a myriad of odd repairs that can always be attended to. We'll give you our current laundry list of odds and ends and a tool kit, and let you go for it! jobs may include…

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Salvation Army: General Landscaping

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Harbor House Men’s Shelter, 636 N Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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We need help making our Harbor House Men’s Shelter a place our residents can be proud of. We are looking for a group to renovate our flower beds. This task will require volunteers to remove 2-3 inches of grass and level flowerbeds, put rock borders down, place weed control mats, top with soil, plant flowers and mulch. Our ultimate goal is to create a space the residents can take care of themselves.

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Council of Churches: Window Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
council of churches, 627 N. Glenstone ave
SPRINGFIELD, MO 65802 United States
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The Council of Churches has 3 buildings at one location in need of some window love! This morning project will involve washing all of the exterior windows. If time permits, the inside windows would be washed as well. Council of Churches serves the vulnerable in our community in several ways via our women's shelter, food pantry, tutoring and mentoring programs, and much more! Your help with washing windows allows us to use our dollars to serve more people in need!…

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Betty and Bobby Allison Counseling Center: Window Washing

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Betty and Bobby Allison Ozarks Counseling Center, 614 South Avenue
Springfield, 65806 Select a Country:
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Our offices are downtown in the beautiful, historic Day House. We have a lot of beautiful, large windows which need cleaning. Access to a scissor-lift or cherry picker would be extremely helpful as a few are on the second floor and we have a flat-roof skylight which also needs cleaning. We are providing lunch even though it is just a half day event!

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The Kitchen, Inc: Cleaning at Rare Breed

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rare Breed, 301 N Main Ave
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Deep cleaning at Rare Breed including dusting, disinfecting, mopping, etc. If the weather is nice, there may also be outdoor work weeding the front garden. Rare Breed is located at 301 N Main Ave. Parking is available in the gravel lot on the northside of the building.

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Betty and Bobby Allison Counseling Center: Deep Cleaning

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Betty and Bobby Allison Ozarks Counseling Center, 614 South Avenue
Springfield, 65806 Select a Country:
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Our offices are downtown in the beautiful, historic Day House. We run a very lean operation and do not spend money on a cleaning service--we'd rather use it to pay therapists to see children, families, and adults. We take care of the day-to-day messes, but need your group to come help us get spic and span with a good old fashioned deep cleaning.

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Catholic Charities: Help our Garden Grow

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, 424 E. Monastery St.
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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Assist our regular garden volunteers weed, water, plant, mulch, and otherwise care for our 21 raised garden beds where we grow vegetables and herbs to help feed the mothers and children of LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home. This project will also include planting and weeding in our flower beds and on the berm.

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Betty and Bobby Allison Counseling Center: Yard Work

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Betty and Bobby Allison Ozarks Counseling Center, 614 South Avenue
Springfield, 65806 Select a Country:
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Our offices are downtown in the beautiful, historic Day House. The grounds are very pretty and we often sit outside in nice weather to hold therapy sessions. We need help weeding, spreading dirt, planting flowers, trimming a lot of bushes, and we would like to take down a small redbud tree which is past its prime (your big chance to use a chainsaw!.) We have a brush pile which needs to go and will certainly generate more during this project.…

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The Kitchen, Inc. : Sprucing Up The Emergency Shelter

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Kitchen, Inc., 730 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO 65802 United States
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Mulching and weeding around the shelter and cleaning the shelter parking lot. The Emergency Shelter is located behind the Hamra Family Support Services Building at the corner of Glenstone Ave and Chestnut Expy. You may want to bring sunscreen/bug spray for this project. Rain plan: cleaning common areas and empty apartments in the Emergency Shelter.

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SPS Watkins Elementary: Flower bed repair

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
732 W. Talmage, 732 W Talmage St
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Raised flower bed on the perimeter of the outdoor classroom needs repaired.

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SPS Watkins Elementary: Grid Painting

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
732 W. Talmage, 732 W Talmage St
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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100s grid painted on black top outside of cafeteria, in front of our outdoor classroom.  Please wear sunscreen.

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SPS Watkins: Outdoor painting

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
732 W. Talmage, 732 W Talmage St
Springfield, MO 65803 United States
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Numbers 1-10 painted underneath awning by front door of building Example 1 6 2 7 3 8 4 9 5 10

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SPS: Weller Garden

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
WELLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 1630 N. Weller Ave.
Springfield, MO 65721 United States
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Volunteers needed to weed and plant in bed by hallway windows.

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SPS: HELP ORGANIZE AT WELLER ELEMENTARY

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
WELLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 1630 N. Weller Ave.
Springfield, MO 65721 United States
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We have literacy task cards teachers use during reading time. The cards need to be sorted and grouped by literacy skill. Student DAY OF CARING WELLER Goal Binders need to be created for each student coming in the fall. This would involve putting copies in a folder with brads. Organization of Cents of Pride Store and Maker Space: Weller has a school store on the stage with storage shelves. The layout of the store needs to be reconfigured a bit,…

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Campbell Early Childhood Center: Raised Garden

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Campbell ECC playground, 506 S Grant Ave
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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Raised Garden. The installation of 2 small raised gardens. This would be only a half day project and take probably 3 volunteers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtnArAl617k

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Campbell Early Childhood Center: Ball Drop

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Campbell ECC playground, 506 S Grant Ave
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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The installation of a system of PVC pipes to use as a funnel and ball drop system for students. See link. This will only probably take a half day and take probably 2 volunteers

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Girl Scouts: Deep Clean Camp Finbrooke Kitchen

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Are you and your team ready to embrace your inner clean freak? Our camp kitchen gets a LOT of use and needs to get whipped into shape! Bonus – this is…

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Girl Scouts: Deep Clean Pool House at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Are you and your team ready to embrace your inner clean freak? Our pool house gets a lot of use – and needs to get ready for our busy summer season.…

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Girl Scouts: Deep Clean Cabin Units at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Are you and your team ready to embrace your inner clean freak? Our camping units consist of cabins, a pavilion and a bathroom. Your mission (if you choose to accept it)…

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Girl Scouts: Wood Splitting at Camp Finbrooke

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Camp Finbrooke, Camp address is private for girl safety
Rogersville, MO 65742 United States
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Remember that summer feeling — that feeling of freedom, excitement and possibility? You wanted to pack every moment with something fun. You were in charge of your adventure, and it was awesome. Help Girl Scout Summer Camp be the gateway for that summer feeling for girls in the Ozarks. Nothing beats gathering around a campfire – telling stories, singing songs, and of course – s’mores! We source all campfire wood for the summer from our trees on our camp property.…

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