Tue. Mar 21st, 2023
Today is Give Ozarks Day statewide and Give Lake Day here at the Lake of the Ozarks.
It’s a joint effort between numerous companies across the region, including Bass Pro Shops and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks to help those on the road to recovery.
Funds are being raised from now until 7PM today with prizes being awarded at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield.
CFL has 6 local agency partner non profits participating in this event, including Kid’s Harbor, Children’s Learning Center, Wonderland Camp, Medical Missions for Christ, Citizens Against Domestic Violence, & Food for Morgan County.
ABOUT GIVE OZARKS DAY: RALLY FOR RECOVERY — GiveOzarks.org
Give Ozarks Day: Rally for Recovery is a regionwide online fundraising event, presented by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Bass Pro Shops, running from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24. More than 150 of the CFO’s nonprofit partners will be raising funds and competing for $60,000 in “Luck of the Draw” prizes provided by event sponsors. All donations for agencies participating in Give Ozarks Day will be received online at GiveOzarks.org through secure, tax-deductible gifts starting at $5.
All sponsorship dollars are dedicated to “Luck of the Draw” prizes for agencies. Along with Bass Pro Shops, sponsors include: Burrell Behavioral Health; Central Bank and Central Trust Co.; the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation managed by Commerce Trust; the Darr Family Foundation; Great Southern Bank; Guaranty Bank; the Hatch Foundation; Legacy Bank; Ollis/Akers/Arney; and SFC Bank. KY3/KSPR and Springfield Business Journal are the event’s media sponsors.
LIVESTREAM SCHEDULE — facebook.com/cfozarks/live
To celebrate Give Ozarks Day, the CFO, KY3/KSPR and the Ozarks Performing Arts League will host a series of special livestreams on Facebook Live. Anchors from KY3 and KSPR will be joined by sponsor representatives to announce the “Luck of the Draw” prize recipients, while OPAL members and other local performers will provide entertainment. Submissions to the “Your Year in a Minute” video project will close the livestreams.
Beginning with the kickoff of the event at 7 a.m. and continuing at the top of each hour through 7 p.m., the livestreams can be viewed at facebook.com/cfozarks/live.
RELATED EVENTS IN JOPLIN, CARTHAGE AND LAKE OF THE OZARKS
Three localized giving-day events will run in conjunction with Give Ozarks Day, presented by the regional affiliate foundation serving these areas:
Each affiliate will be awarding additional prizes for participating agency partners. Check the affiliate’s social media for updates.