The agency found its self in deep financial trouble after the United Way announced this week it will stop funding them.
Nearly 900 people gathered at America’s Center Wednesday to honor outstanding volunteer service.
The United Way says it is working closely with the Red Cross “who are possibly going to open up emergency shelters…”
There are 172,000 “food insecure” children in area – children whose families don’t know how they’ll feed them month-to-month.
Goal is one million dollars more than raised last year
Summertime charity expects to get more applicants as mercury goes back up this week.
Area hospitals are on alert for more cases, as heatwave continues.
Past reports of “shots fired” cast shadow over major charity fundraiser
Nine months after the deadly tornado in Joplin, the United Way is still facing a shortfall of $864,000.
It’s the most ever raised by the organization.