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Queen City Shout starts today, August 21 and runs through Sunday. This five day multistage, multimedia extravaganza is Springfield’s largest annual festival celebrating area music, film & art, all to benefit poverty relief in the Ozarks through several organizations, including OACAC. Venues include White River, Moon...

Rock the House! is a benefit concert supporting those experiencing poverty in the Ozarks hosted by Brentwood Christian Church. All proceeds benefit the following organizations serving the most vulnerable members of our community: Eden Village, The Kitchen/Rare Breed, Harmony House, Victory Mission, and the...

Come see us at the Bags for Change Bash and Volunteer Fair on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11am - 2pm. Lucky's Market is located at 3333 S. Glenstone in Springfield. ...

"On this day in history, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Economic Opportunity Act, U.S. Public Law 88-452 (78 STAT 508). The bill approved $1 billion for social programs to combat poverty. In his Annual Message to Congress in January of that year, the President had...

Tuesday, Aug. 13 is a busy day back to school or getting ready for back to school for local students, families, and educators. Treat yourself to a great lunch in or relax and celebrate the day with a delicious dinner without having to leave the house!  On Tuesday, OACAC...

Is your home drafty? Are your utility bills excessively high? You may benefit for free Weatherization services for qualified homeowners and renters. Benefits to customers include reduced energy usage, increased energy efficiency of the home, alleviated substandard living conditions, safer and healthier living environment, long-term energy...

Thanks for your interest in volunteering for Springfield's cheesiest festival! On Saturday, Nov. 23 we are pleased to host OACAC's Oh Mac! & Cheese Fest at Relics Event Center from 11am - 2pm and we need your help to make it a "grate" event. We're...

August 21-25: Queen City Shout returns for a five day multistage, multimedia extravaganza. QCS is Springfield’s largest annual festival celebrating area music, film & art, all to benefit poverty relief in the Ozarks through several organizations, including OACAC. Venues include White River, Moon City Pub, Lindberg’s,...

Is your home drafty? Are your utility bills excessively high? You may benefit for free Weatherization services for qualified homeowners and renters. Benefits to customers include reduced energy usage, increased energy efficiency of the home, alleviated substandard living conditions, safer and healthier living environment, long-term energy...