Alliance helps families pay for extracurricular activities

JOPLIN, Mo. – As school starts back up, The Alliance helps southwest Missouri families afford extracurricular activities.

Parents not only have back-to-school supplies to buy this time of year but a slew of other things. So, The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is helping out with extracurricular activities.

The “Full Potential” program, helping parents and students pay for registration and equipment fees. It covers things like cleats, shin guards for soccer, and event instrument rental for band or orchestra members.

“The program strives to give every child who wishes to participate in youth extracurricular activities the opportunity to go their full potential.” – Alliance of SWMO

Families can sign up today through the organization’s website.

If you have questions or need assistance filling out the “Full Potential” application form, please contact Kate Kelley at The Alliance of SW MO office: 417-782-9899.

Alliance Programs

Here are some other programs that you might be interested in:

  • Drivers Education: Driving lessons taught by certified professionals to help you, your children, and the community be on the roads safely.
  • Safe Kids: A program that helps educate children, and the grown-ups around them, about the dangers around them. It helps prevent childhood-related injury and death.
  • Youth Services and Mentoring: Addressing issues that directly affect area teens including substance misuse abuse education, mentoring services for at-risk youth, and Sources of Strength youth suicide prevention training.
  • Parenting Education: Promoting safe driving practices through our Defensive Driving Classes and Driving Lessons.
  • Infant Toddler Specialist Network: Impacting child care quality by providing training, support, consultation, and technical assistance to early childhood professionals who care for infants and toddlers.

About The Alliance

“The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is one of 20 community partnerships that exists to strengthen families and communities by identifying concerns, collaborations, partnerships, and service provision.”

The organization focuses on three key areas:

  • Child and Family Health and Wellbeing
  • Substance and Violence Prevention
  • Community Involvement

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