Agency Overview

The mission of Care to Learn is to provide immediate funding to meet emergent needs in the areas of health, hunger and hygiene so every student can be successful in school.

Care to Learn has 33 chapters in the state of Missouri: Ash Grove, Ava, Bolivar, Bradleyville, Cape Girardeau, Chadwick, Clever, Dadeville, Fair Grove, Fordland, Gainesville, Greenfield, Hartville, Hazelwood, Hurley, Logan-Rogersville, Marionville, Monett, Mountain Grove, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Seymour, Sparta, Springfield, St. Charles, SVN-Kansas City, Union Star, Walnut Grove, Warrenton, Willard, Wright City and Ozarks Technical Community College.

As of January 1, 2018, Care to Learn has provided assistance more than 800,000 times. That includes thousands of backpacks filled with nutritional food, hundreds of coats, jeans, shirts, shoes, hats and gloves, thousands of toothbrushes and toothpaste, shampoo, soap and deodorant, eyeglasses and hearing aids, transportation to school and medical appointments, and much, much more.