What good shall I do this day?

It doesn’t cost a dime to volunteer in your community and the returns are immeasurable to both you and your neighbors.

Bonus: it feels great.

We’ve started this list of opportunities to help you take action, connect to your community and get your do-good on.

Know an organization, initiative or movement that needs to be added to the list? This is your link.

Now get out there and love somebody.

 

CHILDREN


Big Brothers Big Sisters
bbbsemo.org

Tiger Lillies
foundation.capetigers.com/news/funded_projects/tiger_lilies

Honorable Young Men Club
foundation.capetigers.com/news/funded_projects/HYMC

Discovery Playhouse
discoveryplayhouse.org

Boy Scouts
stlbsa.org

Girl Scouts
girlscoutsmoheartland.org

EPIC Prevention
epicprevention.org

The Next Project
nextprojectmo.com

Voices for Children
voicesforchildrensemo.org

YMCA of Southeast Missouri
ymcasemo.net

Young Life
semo.younglife.org

 

HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS


The People’s Shelter
thepeoplesshelter.com

Salvation Army
tsacapegirardeau.org

Community Caring Council
cpsemo.org

Southeast Missouri Food Bank
semofoodbank.org

Cape Area Habitat for Humanity
capeareahabitat.org

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Safe House for Women
semosafehouse.org

SEMO NASV
semonasv.org

 

ANIMALS


Humane Society
semopets.org

Mac’s Mission
iampitbullstrong.com

Mississippi Valley Therapeutic Horsemanship
ridemvth.org

 

CIVIC & COMMUNITY


Old Town Cape
downtowncapegirardeau.com

Register to Vote
sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register

Habitat for Humanity
capeareahabitat.org

Cape Chamber of Commerce
capechamber.com

Friends of the Cape Girardeau Public Library Foundation
capelibrary.org/foundation

Cape Girardeau Area Magnet
capeareamagnet.com

Jackson Chamber of Commerce
jacksonmochamber.org

Elevate Cape
facebook.com/elevatecape

 

THE ARTS


Arts Council
capearts.org

 

NATURE


Missouri Department of Conservation
mdc.mo.gov/contact-engage/volunteer-opportunities

 

HISTORIC PRESERVATION


Kellerman Foundation
kellermanfoundation.org

 

FAITH-BASED


Southeast Missouri FCA
semofca.org

Teen Challenge
teenchallengemidamerica.com

Catholic Charities
ccsomo.org

Knights of Columbus
uknight.org/CouncilSite/about.asp?CNO=1111

 

VETERANS & MILITARY


DAV
dav.org/contact-us

Veterans Home
mvc.dps.mo.gov/homes

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS


American Cancer Society Relay for Life
secure.acsevents.org/site/STR?pg=entry&-fr_id=91223

Alzheimer’s Association
alz.org

American Red Cross
redcrossblood.org/local-homepage/location/-cape-girardeau-american-red-cross.html

 

FAMILY


Sleep in Heavenly Peace
shpbeds.org

Hope for One More
hopeforonemore.org

Bootheel Babies and Families
bootheelbabies.org

Community Partnership of Southeast Missouri
cpsemo.org

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri
lfcsmo.org/locations

 

EDUCATION


Read to Succeed
unitedwayofsemo.org/read-to-succeed

Boys and Girls Club
bgcsemo.org

Cape Girardeau Public Schools Foundation
foundation.capetigers.com

Jackson Schools Foundation
jacksonschoolfoundation.org