Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, non-profit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through community events, children’s feeding, disaster services, agriculture, women’s empowerment, and rural compassion. Follow any of the above links to find out more about what Convoy of Hope does!
If you would like to donate, Convoy of Hope offers several different giving options.
If you want to get involved, you can join in at Hands of Hope on most Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 P.M. at the organizations distribution center in Springfield, Missouri, pack hygiene kits, participate in disaster response, or sign up for international volunteer work with a group. You can learn more about these opportunities on their website.
Crosslines provides support to families in crisis in Greene County through food assistance, hygiene items ,and clothing vouchers, among other services. The food assistance program features a client choice model, allowing families to select items that better fit their tastes.
Need help? Crosslines @ Glenstone Pantry hours: M-F 9AM - 1:45 PM. Crosslines @ The Springfield Dream Center Pantry hours: M, W, F 10 AM - 1 PM. & Wednesday nights 6 - 8 PM. Before going, find out about eligibility and what to expect when you get there.
C-Street Connect Food Pantry
C-Street Connect Food Pantry is a community food pantry serving income qualified residents of Greene County. It is open on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 1 - 4 P.M.* You may come 1 time a month.
Need help? If you are coming for the first time, bring a photo I.D. for each adult in the household, social security cards for each household member, proof of residency, and proof of income. For returning visits, you will only need a photo ID and proof of residency.
Want to help? You can volunteer! There is a prep shift from 9:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, and there is a distribution shift from 12:45 - 4:00 P.M. Or you could stay the whole time! Lunch is provided. Find out more.
*Distribution dates may change due to holidays. View distribution dates.
Freedom Recovery provides individual and group counseling services for addiction recovery.
Contact Kaye Mark (417-838-0105) or Ginger Burns (417-848-5433) to find out more about the program.
Grand Oak Mission Center
Grand Oak Mission Center distributes food and clothing to those who qualify. They are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 - 11:30 A.M. and 1 - 3 P.M. For more information call 417-869-4818.
Want to help? You can volunteer, make clothing, food, or hygiene donations, make financial contributions, and spread the word!
Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO
Habitat for Humanity of Springfield is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. They work towards a world where everyone has a decent, safe, and affordable place to live. They impact more than 80 households a year through their programs.
Hand Extended Food Pantry
The Hand Extended Food Pantry offers free food boxes to northside Springfield residents in need.
The pantry hours are 9 A.M. - noon and 1-3 P.M. on Thursdays. You will find the pantry in the South Building of Dayspring church on the Southwest corner.
If you are interested in helping at the food pantry, contact 417-848-5433.
If you or someone you know is living in an abusive situation, encourage them to call the 24 hour hotline (417) 864-SAFE (7233).
To request a speaker for a community education presentation, you can fill out an online form.
Ozarks Food Harvest
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving 270 hunger-relief organizations across 28 counties in the Ozarks.
Do you need food assistance? Locate a program that Ozarks Food Harvest serves near you.
Ronald McDonald Houses
Ronald McDonald Houses offer a “home away from home” where families can stay together while a child receives ongoing treatment. Each family has their own room, a comfortable bed, a kitchen, and laundry facilities. Donated food items are available and nearly every evening volunteers prepare meals for the guests.
Who can stay? Families with children from pre-birth through 21 years of age who are undergoing treatment at a Springfield medical facility are eligible to stay at the House. Children that are receiving outpatient care may also stay with their families. Families can make arrangements to stay at the House through a referral from their child’s nurse, social worker, or doctor.
THe Tooth Truck
The Tooth Truck works to provide a full range of dental services to children in the area that otherwise do not have access to the dental care they need. The Tooth Truck operates Monday - Friday year round & there is no charge for the services.
Any child between the ages of 3 and 18 that qualifies for the free/reduced school lunch program and lives in the Tooth Truck’s service area (Springfield, Billings, Clever, Republic, Walnut Grove, and Willard) is eligible to receive free treatment. Find out more about being a patient of the Tooth Truck.
Salvation Army Harbor House
The Harbor House serves a free lunch daily from 12-1P.M. to anyone who is hungry. There is also a rehabilitation program for men, which includes receiving counseling, help with maintaining sobriety, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and help entering the work force.
To learn more about these programs, call (417) 831-3371.
Salvation Army Senior Citizen Program
The Senior Citizen Lunch Program is available to anyone age 50 and up. Seniors are invited come to The Salvation Army’s Community Center, meet new friends, and enjoy good food. The program runs Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. (until May 15, 2019). The program is scheduled to be closed November 22-23, 2018 & Christmas day.
For more information call (417) 862-5509 ext. 113.
Victory Mission Holiday Baskets
Victory Mission gives food baskets to families in need for Thanksgiving and Christmas. For 2018, Thanksgiving baskets will be delivered on Saturday November 17th & Christmas baskets will be delivered on December 15th.
To register your household, visit the dining room at Victory Mission from 9am-12pm on October 19,22,24, or 26th. Bring a photo id for all adults and a social security card for everyone in the household.
To volunteer for this event, contact email@example.com.
Victory Mission Nightly Chapel & Meal
Chapel services are offered 365 days a year, followed by a hot meal. You are not required to attend the service to receive a meal.
For more information, call 417-864-2200.
Victory Mission Senior Luncheon
The Senior Luncheon at Victory Mission is hosted every 3rd Thursday of the month beginning at 11 am. Those 55+ are invited to enjoy a fun time filled with food, fellowship, and prizes.
Victory Square By Victory Mission
The Restoration Program available is a 12- 18 month residential rehabilitation program. For more information on Restoration at Victory Square, contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org or (417) 864-2213.
The First30 progam is an emergency shelter that allows men to stay for up to 30 days every 6 months. During this time, men are encouraged to pursue employment, become involved with a local church, and participate by doing chores and attending classes.
For men in need of emergency shelter or to get more information , call (417) 864-2235 or email email@example.com.
Well of Life Food Pantry
Well of Life is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m - 2 p.m. They serve Missouri State University students, the 65806 zip code up to 6 times a year, and anyone outside that area 1 time per year.
To find out more, call (417) 869-2865 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.