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Almost immediately following the launch of Give 5, people from organizations around the Midwest began inviting program creators to explain the story behind its creation, reveal the power of its shared experience and to create a way for others to launch their own Give 5 programs.

Conference Presentations:

  • Association of Leadership Programs National Conference, June 2019 in Tulsa Oklahoma
  • National Conference for Growing Community Foundations, October 2019 in Wichita, Kansas
  • Optimal Aging Conference at the University of Louisville’s Trager Institute, June 2019
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors, April 2019 in Houston, Texas

Published Work:

Media Exposure:

In the first year alone, media coverage in the flagship community’s market totaled 28 minutes and 8 print and online stories totaling 168.5 column inches (not including photos).

Mediacom Newsleaders – April 4, 2019
Give 5 Celebrates One-Year Anniversary (05:06)
Ozarks Tonight KOLR – March 22, 2019
Ozarks Tonight: One Year Anniversary of the Give 5 Program (07:04)

Springfield News-Leader – Jan. 20, 2019
United Way announces pilot program to help local nonprofits make bigger impact

KY3 – Jan. 5, 2019
Retirees get a taste of volunteer work at Harmony House (01:34)

KOLR 10 – Oct. 26, 2018
Ozarks Tonight: A New Way to Get Involved in Springfield (06:06)

Springfield Business Journal – July 11, 2018
Burris now at United Way after Give 5 changes ownership

KY3 – June 22, 2018
Springfield City Manager ready to move on to new challenge (03:14)

KOLR 10 – May 20, 2018
Ozarks Tonight: Springfield wants baby boomers to Give 5 (02.57)
KOLR 10 – April 5, 2018

25 Retirees Graduate in Second Give 6 Class (02.18)
Springfield News-Leader – Jan. 22, 2018
City’s Give 5 program introduces retirees to nonprofit community

KSMU Radio (NPR) – Dec. 7, 2017
Springfield volunteer program encourages retirees to engage with community

KY3 – Nov. 2, 2017
New program aims to match senior volunteers with non-profits (01:22)

Springfield News-Leader – Dec. 2, 2017
City launches Give 5 program to connect retirees to volunteer opportunities

Almost immediately following the launch of Give 5, people from organizations around the Midwest began inviting program creators to explain the story behind its creation, reveal the power of its shared experience and to create a way for others to launch their own Give 5 programs.

Conference Presentations:

  • Association of Leadership Programs National Conference, June 2019 in Tulsa Oklahoma
  • National Conference for Growing Community Foundations, October 2019 in Wichita, Kansas
  • Optimal Aging Conference at the University of Louisville’s Trager Institute, June 2019
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors, April 2019 in Houston, Texas

Published Work:

Media Exposure:

In the first year alone, media coverage in the flagship community’s market totaled 28 minutes and 8 print and online stories totaling 168.5 column inches (not including photos).

Mediacom Newsleaders – April 4, 2019
Give 5 Celebrates One-Year Anniversary (05:06)
Ozarks Tonight KOLR – March 22, 2019
Ozarks Tonight: One Year Anniversary of the Give 5 Program (07:04)

Springfield News-Leader – Jan. 20, 2019
United Way announces pilot program to help local nonprofits make bigger impact

KY3 – Jan. 5, 2019
Retirees get a taste of volunteer work at Harmony House (01:34)

KOLR 10 – Oct. 26, 2018
Ozarks Tonight: A New Way to Get Involved in Springfield (06:06)

Springfield Business Journal – July 11, 2018
Burris now at United Way after Give 5 changes ownership

KY3 – June 22, 2018
Springfield City Manager ready to move on to new challenge (03:14)

KOLR 10 – May 20, 2018
Ozarks Tonight: Springfield wants baby boomers to Give 5 (02.57)
KOLR 10 – April 5, 2018

25 Retirees Graduate in Second Give 6 Class (02.18)
Springfield News-Leader – Jan. 22, 2018
City’s Give 5 program introduces retirees to nonprofit community

KSMU Radio (NPR) – Dec. 7, 2017
Springfield volunteer program encourages retirees to engage with community

KY3 – Nov. 2, 2017
New program aims to match senior volunteers with non-profits (01:22)

Springfield News-Leader – Dec. 2, 2017
City launches Give 5 program to connect retirees to volunteer opportunities

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