Non-Profit Organizations/Civic Organizations
We provide various active lifestyle activites for the community, including the Joplin Memorial Run.
Adult & Teen Challenge of the Four States is a long-term, faith-based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. But we are more than that. We do not focus on the impact drugs makes in one’s life; they already know that too well. What we do is bring them to the One who created them, and then we help build them up from that foundation.
The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is a non-profit partnership that works in the areas of health, safety, prevention, and education. We work with businesses and community agencies to coordinate resources that will strengthen families and prevent unhealthy and unsafe behaviors. Our initiatives include: Safe Kids, SafeTeens, Project CARE (Child Abuse Prevention), Educare, DYS Mentoring & Full Potential. We also support numerous community coalitions.
Non-profit voluntary association with a mission to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through promotion of brain health.
Protects and promotes the well-being of advertising. We accomplish this through a unique, nationally coordinated grassroots network.
While our Volunteers are likely to go anywhere in America when a major disaster strikes, the American Red Cross of Southern Missouri routinely serves 29 counties in southern Missouri.
The Arc provides a wide array of services ranging from residential, employment, community integration, day programming and recreation services.
ASPIRE exists to provide economic, social, and personal opportunity to single parent families through higher education.
BBBS of Jasper County is a volunteer driven organization dedicated to matching children ages 6-14 from single parent or extended family homes with a caring adult. Our mission is to empower youth, through these mentoring relationships, to develop a sense of self-worth & responsibility.
Great futures start here!
BCFO is a resource for individuals and families impacted by breast cancer. Founded in 2000, BCFO assists with free screening mammography and is the only local organization providing non-medical financial support to those facing hardship as a result of breast cancer. BCFO provides a range of related services including free screening mammograms for the uninsured.
- Mr. Terry Brown, Plumbers/Pipefitters
- Mr. Scott Campbell, Boilermakers Local 83
- Mr. John Creller, Bricklayers Local 10
- Mr. Roy Daniel, Carpenters Local
- Mr. Mark Dudek, Roofers Local 20
- Mr. Mike Jenkins, Insulators/Asbestos
- Mr. Joe Lewandowski, Boilermakers Local 83
- Mr. Mark McArty, Plumbers/Pipefitters
- Mr. Jerry McKnight, IUOE Local 101
- Mr. George Mustard, Laborers Local 319
- Mr. Stacey Salmon, Secretary/Treasurer
- Mr. John Seward, President
- Mr. Harvey Swift, Iron Workers Local 584
- Mr. Rod Taylor, Teamsters Local 823
- Mr. Jim Tyson, Sheet Metal Local 36
Motivated by the love of Christ, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri seeks to improve the lives of the vulnerable by providing quality, compassionate social services which meet local needs.
Central Christian Center is committed to tell everyone about Jesus Christ and His great love for them. It is our desire to bring people into God's family and help them develop Christ-like maturity, as well as equipping them for ministry.
Children’s Center is a not-for-profit agency which serves southwest Missouri children who are physically or sexually abused. Safe, child-friendly facilities are located in Joplin, Monett, Nevada, and Butler.
Temporary home and nurturing care for local children ages 0-17 whose families are experiencing a crisis such as overwhelming parental stress, homelessness, hospitalization, fear of abusing or neglecting children, lack of food or utilities, parent seeking substance abuse or mental health treatment. Through the services we provide, we work to protect children, prevent child abuse and neglect, reduce family stress, and ultimately keep families together. Professional staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost to families.
Making miracles happen for local kids.
Christ In Youth is a faith-based global ministry that coordinates, develops and produces events, trips and resources for students in grades four through college all over the world.
Glorifying God through excellence as a Christ-centered learning environment that produces servant-leaders with a Biblical world view.
Our mission: “To provide a quality blood supply, in a timely manner, at the lowest reasonable fee, while remaining accountable to the local community, blood donors and health care providers.”