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Building Homes with Corporate Partners

Abby Glenn, development director for Habitat for Humanity, says corporate partners are a huge asset to the work they do. Corporate donation matching programs help individual donors feel they are contributing more and help Habitat for Humanity cover the large costs of their projects.

Abby Glenn, development director with Habitat for Humanity, says they’re transforming their 2021 Gala into a virtual event. She says they hope this will focus on their needs and mission rather …

While some businesses went on defense during the pandemic, Donnie Brawner, CEO of Paragon 360, chose to actively seek new opportunities. Brawner says they looked at risk mitigation, but chose to take …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says he likes challenging people to hire the homeless. He says it requires understanding from the employers, but the dividends are smart, loyal and hard working …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says one of their secrets is partnering with others. Look for partners who have the same heart, passion and goals. Duration: 0:55

Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says he expects some financial turbulence in both the stock market and regular finances from the COVID-19 pandemic. Ollis says you should stay on your …

Buying tax credits can help nonprofits. Michael Pruett, partner with Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, says the Neighborhood Assistance Program, or NAP, is a State of Missouri incentive program that …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says before starting a charity, look at established organizations and ask what you could do to help them. With 1.5 million charities in the United States, …

Brandi O’Reilly, executive director of Dynamic Strides, says one of their biggest challenges is funding patient’s therapy sessions when Medicaid and insurance reach their annual caps. “Every …

“I would just say, the miracle here, the secret sauce is how the right person has come at the right time and who has expertise,” says Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope. Donaldson says you …

Donald Babb, CEO and executive director of Citizens Memorial Hospital, says marketplace demands are critical to maintaining a health care system. Babb says the community became more involved as the …

“We help out a north side food pantry at The Connecting Grounds, which is a church that’s only been around a year or so,” says Whitney Creehan, president of Gathering Friends for the Homeless. …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, learned about living in poverty starting at the age of twelve following the death of his father. The kindness he experienced as a child along with an interview …

Christina Ford, President and Founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she’s faced many difficulties in starting The Rebound Foundation. Securing donations and meeting clients’ individual needs …

“From my standpoint, making the decision to walk away took a lot of time for me,” says Donald J. Babb, CEO and executive director of Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. He says his job has …

Rob Keck, Director of Conservation at Bass Pro Shops, says whether it’s a child negotiating with their parents for an allowance or partnering with some one to meet a goal, we all make deals. Keck …

“More people in your community want to give to you than you realize. Sometimes they just don’t know how to give,” says Michael Buttacy, Executive Director of Ozarks Teen Challenge. Buttacy says …

“We have to be very creative — it’s not as simple as just saying, ‘Hey, we need money and would you like to give us some?’ It becomes very specific and helping an individual or a business …

Rachel Anderson, Acting Director at The efactory, says one of her former supervisors made every new employee read “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. “[I] encourage anyone to read that …

“We take that merchandise in, that donated product, we turn around and turn it into cash, and then the cash funds the mission, and that helps us build the homes,” says Will Kuebler, ReStore …

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