Care to Learn - Ozark was established in 2009 as the 3rd Care to Learn Chapter. It currently serves students in partnership with the Ozark R-VI School District.
In addition to serving health, hunger, and hygiene needs the Ozark Care to Learn Chapter also provides a robust weekend backpack program for students.
The Ozark Chapter also partners with several organizations in the community and hosts several fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds for students in need.
Care to Learn - Ozark
- $1,286,405.44 = Total Amount Spent to Meet Students’ Needs
- 155,948 = Total Number of Student Needs Met
- $8.25 = Average Cost to Meet A Student’s Need
Meeting the Need
Care to Learn - Ozark works with the Ozark R-VI School District to fill these health, hunger, and hygiene needs for students:
Eye exam and glasses
Mental health services
Pest control services
Weekend food bags (Pre K – 6th)
Food pantry (7th – 12th)
Household cleaning supplies
The Ozark 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.