Gift Opportunities



Lost & Found Grief Center is supported totally by private funds from individuals, businesses, and foundations. We have experienced a dramatic increase in the number of families seeking support for our services in the past year. Funds are needed to cover costs of group supplies, maintenance to our facility, group coordinators, volunteer facilitator trainings, awareness of services to schools and the community, as well as administrative costs. It is a priority of the staff and board at Lost & Found Grief Center to be good stewards of the money that is generously donated to the organization.

Our current fundraising needs include:

Memorial Contributions:


Contributions to honor the life of a friend, colleague, or loved one who has died can make a powerful difference in the lives of our families. If you would like to make a memorial donation you can send a check with a special note or donate online. We will make sure the family you name knows you have made the donation in memory of their loved one. These donations can be made near the time of death or on a date special to the person (birthday, anniversary, etc.)

Child Sponsorships:


For $1000.00 you can sponsor a child to attend group for a year. This sponsorship comes with information on the child you are sponsoring and periodic updates on their journey through the grieving process. Payment for this can be made monthly, quarterly, or in a lump sum. Checks can be sent to our office or the donation can be made by clicking here.

Monthly Contributions-Circle of Friends:


Lost & Found is in need of consistent monthly contributions to meet the growing demand for our services. You can start today by sending us a check or clicking here to make a donation online.

View our Monthly Giving Card.

Multiple Year Giving Society:


Individuals and businesses that would like to contribute to the needs of our families long-term might consider making a multiple year financial commitment to the organization. For more information on making a multiple year pledge please call Karen Scott at 417-865-9998 or email kscott@lostandfoundozarks.com.

Event Sponsorships:


Sponsorship levels for each event vary. Contact our office to learn more about becoming an event sponsor. We host three events each year - Evening of Hope Dinner Auction, Memorial Balloon Release, and Charity Golf Tournament.

In-Kind Donations

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Sustained in-kind donations of paper towels, copy paper, cleaning supplies, etc. assist Lost & Found Grief Center in reducing administrative costs. To see our wish list, click here!

AmazonSmile:

We now have a way for you to support Lost & Found as you shop, without any additional cost. Lost & Found is now registered with AmazonSmile's program, meaning Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase to Lost & Found!! It's simple:

1. Click on this link.

2. Login using your Amazon information.

3. Start shopping!

Contact Information


Dr. Karen S. Scott - Executive Director
Lost & Found Grief Center
1006 N. Cedarbrook
Springfield, MO 65802
417-865-9998
kscott@lostandfoundozarks.com

Lost & Found Grief Center is recognized as a 501(c)(3)organization by the IRS and your gifts are tax-deductible.
Funding for this project was provided in part by The Missouri Foundation for Health. The Missouri Foundation for Health is a philanthropic organization whose vision is to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves.
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