Difference Makers

Difference Makers highlights area organizations that are making a big impact in our communities.



Ambassadors For Children

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

View Full Post   During the month of March, we're highlighting Foster Care across the Ozarks.   Joe Rios visits with KeKe Rover, Director with Ambassadors For Children, and talks about what their organization is doing to help with foster care. Click here to learn more about Ambassadors For Children.


CASA Of Southwest Missouri

Monday, March 01, 2021

View Full Post   During the month of March, we're highlighting Foster Care across the Ozarks.   Joe Rios visits with Laura Farmer, Executive Director of CASA Of Southwest Missouri, and talks about what their organization…


Man Up And Go

Monday, March 01, 2021

View Full Post   During the month of March, we're highlighting Foster Care across the Ozarks.   Joe Rios visits with Ryan Ingle, Coordinator with Man Up And Go in Springfield, and talks about what their organization is…


The Kitchen Inc.

Monday, February 01, 2021

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Kippe Kutz, Director of Major Gifts with The Kitchen Inc., and talks about the different programs they offer to our homeless community across the Ozarks.  Click here to learn more…


Eden Village

Monday, February 01, 2021

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Dr. David Brown, founder of Eden Village, who talks about the different programs they offer to our homeless community across the Ozarks.   Click here to learn more about Eden Village. 


Community Partnership of the Ozarks

Monday, February 01, 2021

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Adam Bodendieck, Director of Homeless Services with Community Partnership of the Ozarks, and talks about the different programs they offer to our homeless community across the Ozarks.  Click…


Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri

Monday, February 01, 2021

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Maura Taylor, Executive Director with Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, and talks about the different programs they offer to our homeless community across the Ozarks.   Click…


Community Blood Center of the Ozarks

Friday, January 01, 2021

View Full Post   The month of January is Blood Donor Awareness month. Joe Rios visits with Media Relations Representative, Chris Pilgrim with the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks to discuss the need for blood donations…


The Salvation Army in Springfield

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Major Jon Augenstein and Community Relations and Grant Writer Director, Jeff Smith with The Salvation Army in Springfield.   The Salvation Army in Springfield provides several programs…


Moral Injury Institute

Monday, November 16, 2020

View Full Post   The month of November is military family month and with our focus on our nation's military, Joe Rios visits with Dr. Tommy Goode with Moral Injury Institute.  Click here to learn more about Moral Injury…