It may be a child involving in scouting or a teenager in a crisis situation. It could be someone handicapped or an elderly patient or a family facing an emergency.

It may be a child involving in scouting or a teenager in a crisis situation. It could be someone handicapped or an elderly patient or a family facing an emergency.
The United Community Fund of Neosho has been helping area residents since 1957 and continues to offer assistance today.
The campaign kickoff for the 2017-2018 year will be held at 7:30 a.m. today at K & S Wire Products in the Neosho Industrial Park.
The official kickoff launches fundraising efforts for the coming year.  The current campaign goal is to raise $90,000. The United Community Fund of Neosho is a local organization and funds raised remain in the community.
United Fund assists sixteen agencies which serve residents of both Newton and McDonald Counties in Southwest Missouri.  They offer aid that helps with disaster relief, substance abuse, mental health issues, family counseling, youth groups, and emergency aid.
Non-profit agencies receiving allocations from United Fund include the Area Agency on Aging, ACCESS Family Health Care, American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, Ozark Area Girl Scouts, Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, the Children's Haven, Newton County 4-H Clubs, Cerebral Palsy of Tri-County Missouri, the Lafayette House, Newton County Cancer Fund,  the Student Assistance Fund in conjunction with the Neosho School District, the Restoration Life Center, the Salvation Army, Special Olympics of Missouri and the Neosho Freeman YMCA.
Brochures with a breakdown of where the funds will be allocated and to what agencies are available at the local United Community Fund office at 212 South Washington Street in downtown Neosho and at the Neosho Daily News Office at 1006 West Harmony Street. Pledge cards for donations scheduled to be January 1, 2018 are also available at both locations.
For information about how an individual can donate or how an internal campaign for a local business or company can be developed, contact Kathi Stephens at the United Community Fund of Neosho office by calling 451-2125.
The United Fund in Neosho is governed by a Board of Directors who represent all areas of the community and many volunteers. Judy Rickman, Production Manager at K & S Wire will chair the 2017-2018 campaign drive in Neosho.  
Through the United Community Fund of Neosho, funding helps provide services in health, education, and recreation for area residents. Your help makes it possible for the United Fund to continue to help those who most need assistance.
Giving local makes a difference through the United Community Fund of Neosho.