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Chapter Information

Care to Learn - Nixa was established in 2013 as the 4th Care to Learn Chapter. It currently serves students in partnership with the Nixa School District.

In addition to filling health, hunger, and hygiene needs, the Care to Learn - Nixa Chapter has a robust food backpack program.

The Care to Learn - Nixa Chapter also hosts an annual fundraising event known as Boots & Bling to raise funds for the Care to Learn mission.

For sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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Key Facts

Care to Learn - Nixa

  • $591,720.99 = Total Amount Spent to Meet Students’ Needs
  • 164,378 = Total Number of Student Needs Met
  • $3.60 = Average Cost to Meet A Student’s Need

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Chapter Leadership

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Meeting the Need

Care to Learn - Nixa works with Nixa School District to fill these health, hunger, and hygiene needs for students:

Doctor appointments
Dental care
Eye exam and glasses
Hearing services/equipment
Mental health services
Pest control services
Prescription assistance


Weekend food bags (Pre K – 6th)
Food pantry (7th – 12th)
Classroom snacks
Grocery vouchers


Clothing/Shoe voucher
Feminine products
Lice treatments
Laundry detergent
Laundry vouchers
Household cleaning supplies

The Nixa Chapter provides weekend food backpacks to students in need every Friday. Backpacks included shelf-stable essentials and including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack items to help students.

Upcoming Events

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Sep 28

Nixa Chapter

Nixa Chapter Boots & Bling 2024

Join us for the 8th annual Boots & Bling fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 28th 2024.

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Make a Gift

You can help make a difference today—every gift counts. See how you can support our mission and help kids in your area, and across the state, be successful in school.

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