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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Through generous donations from our community and volunteers with big hearts to put in the work, we strive to bring greater Christmas joy to local underprivileged children and their families in the Ozarks who may not otherwise experience it.

WHAT WE DO

We reach out to local schools to request a list of eligible children who may benefit from our program.  

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT FROM OTHER CHARITIES? 

GOC sends the school a form for parents to complete, which asks for specific toys on their child's wish list and also asks if there are any basic needs for their child, such as clothing and shoes.

Therefore, not only does the child receive a gift from their personal wish list,

but we are also fulfilling basic human needs.

To top it off, we have a loyal sponsor, who provides a full Christmas Dinner

for the whole Family to enjoy, which is delivered to their home on Christmas Eve. 

 
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YOUR GIFT WILL MAKE A REAL IMPACT ON LOCAL CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES.

Thanks to the generous support of donors, Children will wake up Christmas morning and feel the joy and hope that the holiday represents.

 

FUNDRAISER RAFFLE

MOSSBERG SHOCKWAVE

12-GAUGE PUMP SHOTGUN

SPONSORED BY ARMS & AMMO

8408 State Hwy V Ash Grove, Mo. 65604

Ticket Price: $5 for 1 ticket or $20 for 5 tickets

DRAWING DATE: October 15, 2022

Need not be present to win

TO PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS, PLEASE CONTACT A

BOARD MEMBER LISTED BELOW:

We will meet you somewhere in Springfield to sell you the ticket(s)

(CASH ONLY)

Mandy Hart                        417-522-8112

Rick Hart                            417-425-2616

Carrie Allwardt                  417-299-5835

Michelle Snyder                417-242-8144

Nicole Holiday                   417-536-4425


We will be giving away 1 free ticket per week until the drawing!!

To enter to win a free ticket, you must:

1. Like/Follow (GOC), Greater Ozarks Charity’s Facebook page

2. Comment “Awesome” on our GOC FB Raffle Announcement post

that will be posted on our page

3. Share our GOC Raffle Announcement post on your FB profile and send any Board Member above a screenshot to show us you shared it

We will draw out of the names who have followed the steps above each week

& randomly choose a winner.

MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN; WINNER WILL RECEIVE GUN AFTER COMPLETING ALL LEGAL DOCUMENTS AT ARMS & AMMO

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. 

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EVENTS

Our Annual Fundraisers

Greater Ozarks Charity (GOC) holds an annual fundraiser in April called the "Easter Keg Hunt".
The event is similar to a scavenger hunt, where participants are given riddles to find each stop.
There is a grand prize and also Easter eggs with certificates inside for various prizes hidden at each stop. Upon solving the riddles and visiting all stops, participants return to the end location for food, drinks, live music and more fun activities.

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Greater Ozarks Charity (GOC) holds an annual fundraiser in April called the "Easter Keg Hunt".
The event is similar to a scavenger hunt, where participants are given riddles to find each stop.
There is a grand prize and also Easter eggs with certificates inside for various prizes hidden at each stop. Upon solving the riddles and visiting all stops, participants return to the end location for food, drinks, live music and more fun activities.

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With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Food Donation Drop-Off is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

 

THE VOLUNTEERS

Our volunteers are very important to GOC. Not only do they help raise funds for the children during our events, they shop, wrap, and deliver the gifts during the Christmas season.

 
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OUR SPONSORS

Local Businesses supporting our communities!

Media coverage graciously provided exclusively by KOLR10

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BUBBA'S BBQ

504 N West Bypass
Springfield, Mo 65802

Brandon donates the Christmas Dinner to the Childs family on Christmas Eve and raises donations at the Charity Corner in his restaurant

HOLIDAY AVENUE SALON

1921 S Glenstone Ave
Springfield, Mo 65804

Nicole donates haircuts to each Child and volunteers for shopping and delivering of the needs and gifts

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WIL FISCHER DISTRIBUTING

3539 W Farm Road 142
Springfield, Mo 65807

Donating the Keg for the Easter Keg Hunt and provides other fundraising opportunities

HEMINGWAY INSURANCE SERVICES

342 E Kearney St.
Springfield, MO 65803

Donating the $250 cash prize to the winner of the Easter Keg Hunt

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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MANDY HART

President

Executive Director

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RICK HART

Vice President/Secretary Interim

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CARRIE WAGNER ALLWARDT

Treasurer

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MICHELLE SNYDER

Volunteer Program Coordinator

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NICOLE HOLIDAY

Board Member

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CONTACT US

Get in touch with Greater Ozarks Charity to learn more about our work, how you can get involved by volunteering, or to make a donation.

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