Convoy of Hope Springfield Community Event

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Convoy of Hope

A Convoy of Hope Community Event is a united act of compassion that helps families in desperate need. Local churches, businesses, community service and health organizations partner with us to provide guests with A DAY FREE OF POVERTY.

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$10.00 Level

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Your gift of $10 or more can provide 2 bags of groceries to a family in need. Every donation of any size increases our project's momentum and takes us closer to our goal!

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Your generous donation can make a huge difference in the experience of those attending the community event. Please plan on returning to this page to check our project’s progress as we near our deadline.

Project Overview

After 24 years working in community development, we have learned a thing or two about what works (and what doesn't!) when serving the under-resourced.  

One lesson that remains constant whether we are working in Ethiopia, Nepal, or South Dakota - is that when we resource local volunteers in concert with the excellent organizations already at work in their home communities - we can make meaningful progress

On May 7, 2016 Convoy of Hope coordinated a large-scale community outreach event at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. In coordination with hundreds of community partners, this event mobilized 2,600 volunteers to provide more than 8,000 Guests of Honor with a poverty-free day.  Joy abounded as some families served - and others received - services, groceries, new shoes and much, much more.

The day was truly magical, but the real transformation occurred in the following weeks and months when our guests began to benefit from the connections made.  There are many families in our community who are more secure today than they were before we met them on May 7.  Given this fact, you can see why we're eager to provide another day of opportunity for those who could use a little help. 

Would you consider partnering with us to move the needle on poverty in our own backyard with a pledge of support for our next community event scheduled to take place on June 2, 2018?



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About Convoy of Hope

As a faith-based, nonprofit organization Convoy of Hope has helped more than 80 million people throughout the world by sharing food, water, emergency supplies, agricultural know-how, and opportunities that empower people to live independent lives, free from poverty, disease and hunger.

Convoy of Hope does this through:

Mobilizing tens of thousands of volunteers each year.

Partnering with churches, businesses, individuals and other humanitarian organizations who are intent on doing good work among the impoverished and suffering.

Transparency — we have received the prestigious Four Star Charity Award from Charity Navigator for 14 years.

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Convoy of Hope

Springfield, MO