SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- We update a story we reported earlier this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Springfield fire captain Kelly Ash stands ready to respond to any calls for help in the area.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Boxes, clothes, papers, trash...items filled nearly the ceiling. This was the way of life for the woman living here. Not only unsanitary but dangerous for her and also for firefighters responding to an emergency
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Blankets, onsies, bottles, diapers, some of the basic needs of newborns. But not all families can afford such items. That's where Pam Detten and volunteers of "newborns in need" come in.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- We feature a single, working father who is committed to helping students and staff at his son's school.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Madison Patrick is one special little girl.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A hair stylist uses her trade to help prevent underage girls from becoming victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Norma Champion and her husband Mike Gollub come to the South Side Senior Center every Monday and pack their vehicle with meals. There are coolers full of food that will be delivered to Seniors in our area.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A volunteer at Ozarks Food Harvest turned 91 this week. Charles Foldz is World War II veteran who looks forward to giving back each week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A woman described as truly dedicated to families in the Ozarks is bringing hope to expecting parents.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local bus driver takes it a step further to show how much he cares about the children he takes to and from school.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local judge is dedicated in giving back to the community and being an inspiration at the Boys and Girls Club.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local middle school teacher and her classroom learned their acts of kindness helped a man undergoing a double transplant find the strength to fight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Drury University associate professor is using his free time to teach students a unique form of communication… using ukuleles.
WILLARD, Mo. -- A couple dedicated to helping troubled youth in the Ozarks is expanding their programs to help more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Some local volunteers are focusing on helping women and their children build happier, healthier lives.
MARSHFIELD, Mo.-- A 77-year-old man from Marshfield is a great example of how to stay active and give back to the community.
OZARK, Mo. – An Ozark man is committed to helping animals in shelters.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – It takes an army of volunteers with big hearts to help the homeless in Springfield, but each day strangers come together to provide comfort to those who need it the most.
STRAFFORD, Mo. – Two local men are on a mission to help the disabled and wounded warriors overcome barriers and get them to enjoy recreational act ivies.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A couple rallies the community to help the homeless, especially youth and veterans.
SPARTA, Mo. – A team of volunteers came together to make dreams come true for two little girls.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Miss Springfield 2015 is working to get the hundreds of foster children in Springfield forever families.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sheryl Parrish and dozens of women are getting ready for the 12th annual "WIN" bake sale at Uncle Bently's. Its a fundraiser to help working women suffering from a temporary financial crisis. Sheryl is one of the co-founders of "WIN".
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The 6th Annual Hope Connection event had the largest turnout yet, drawing in nearly 650 people in need.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local nurse continues to care for patients when she's off the clock.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local teen is hoping to help kids in foster care through the power of a comforting friend.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Red Cross volunteer has spent years and countless hours working behind the scenes to help victims of disasters.
WASHINGTON -- Seventy-five WWII and Korean War veterans from the Ozarks were given a special tour of our nation's capital Tuesday to see the monuments that immortalize their service.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A group of teens hope to bring awareness to domestic violence.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local nurse dedicates much of her time to helping those in need by giving medical care with a caring heart.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Every five minutes there's a need for a blood transfusion at hospitals in our area, but the only way that can happen is through donors. For more than 20 years, this Hometown Hero has given blood and platelets every two weeks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – College students in Springfield are going above and beyond to help children when they need it the most.
BOLIVAR, Mo.-- A young woman fighting Leukemia serves as an inspiration, and her community is supporting her.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Honor Flight of the Ozarks took 75 local veterans on a tour of the nation's capital Tuesday in honor of their service.
BRIGHTON, Mo. -- A local business owner helps transform the lives of young men who have been victims of abuse and neglect.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local volunteer with Ozarks Food Harvest goes above and beyond. This week alone she helped harvest nearly 600 pounds of tomatoes to feed the hungry.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A young girl is an inspiration to all struggling with physical challenges as she goes from a wheelchair to walking.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Whenever disaster hits, the Red Cross is always there. Its volunteers respond anytime and anywhere.
MT. VERNON, Mo. -- Meet some senior dancers who volunteer their time entertaining veterans and those in assisted living homes. They are sassy, fun and they are entertaining. They are the Glitzy Chicks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local woman received a national humanitarian award and has spent years helping the hungry in the Ozarks.
OZARK, Mo. -- A six-year-old girl from Ozark East Elementary leads an effort to help create care packages for abused and neglected children in the Ozarks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local volunteer was recently honored by the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and City of Springfield as a woman dedicated to helping mothers and their children in the community.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This week many children with disabilities in the Ozarks are learning a very special skill: how to ride a bike.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A World War II veteran from Springfield receives the highest honor from the French government, the Legion of Honor medal.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A local program takes aim at preparing local African American students for college.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A group of women who work for the Springfield Police Department also call themselves the “Lunch Bunch” and work to help out their community.
BUFFALO, Mo. -- A marine found a way to continue giving back and he hopes to honor, pay tribute and inspire past and present veterans through his artwork.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local realtor received a national honor for her efforts to help the homeless.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As we honor veterans, past and present for Memorial Day, KOLR10 News would like to pay tribute to a World War II veteran here in Springfield.