Care to Kick It is a day for our community to join Care to Learn, Shop & Dine Local, and Kick Poverty to the Curb! On this day, money raised will combat the issues surrounding poverty in Springfield.
Join in the Care to Learn mission to provide immediate funding to meet emergent needs in the areas of health, hunger, and hygiene so every student can be successful in school.
Corporate Supporters have provided financial support to Care to Kick It and some are hosting internal staff fundraisers for Care to Kick It. Hover over the business logo to find out more!
Month Long Shop & Dine Local Partners
Month Long Shop Local Partners are donating a portion of proceeds from the sale of a featured item throughout the month of March. Hover over the business logo to find out more!
Care to Kick It Day Shop Local Partners
Care to Kick It Day Shop Local Partners are either donating a portion of all sales or proceeds from a featured item on Saturday, March 23rd or partnering with us in another way. Hover over the business logo to find out more!
Interested in Participating in Care to Kick It?
Become a Shop & Dine Local Partner
Download the Care to Kick It Media Kit
Talk to Heather Trinca, Special Events Coordinator at [email protected] or 417-862-7771.
About Care to Kick It
Q: What is Care to Kick It?
A: Care to Kick It is a day for our community to join Care to Learn, Shop & Dine Local, and Kick Poverty to the Curb! On this day, money raised will combat the issues surrounding poverty in Springfield.
Q: When is it?
A: Saturday, March 23
Q: I own a business, how can I help?
A: Care to Learn asks all business owners in our community to join us by giving a percentage of their earnings on March 23rd or by having a special promotion in their business during the month of March.
Q: Awesome! How will people know about it?
A: Our media partners will be helping drive people to shop local at participating stores for Care to Kick It.
Q: I don’t own a business. How can I help?
A: Shop at the amazing participating businesses on March 23rd! Thank them for their support of Care to Learn and let them know you’re there for Care to Kick It.
Q: How do I know who is participating in Care to Kick It?
A: You can see a listing of all the participating businesses above.
Q: What are some ideas for promotions businesses are doing if they aren’t giving a specific dollar amount or percentage of their sales?
A: Anything and everything! We encourage you to be as creative as possible and would love to brainstorm ideas with you. You could do a promotion on a special “green” (for Care to Learn’s green) drink or ice cream cone, display a collection jar at your register, donations based on test drives – the opportunities are endless!
Q: Who do I contact if I have other questions about Care to Kick It?
A: Contact Care to Learn's Special Events Coordinator, Heather Trinca at [email protected] or 417-862-7771.