Skaggs Foundation awards nearly $1 million in grants

More than 50,000 lives to be impacted over the next 12 months On Oct. 26, 2023, Skaggs Foundation awarded 33 Skaggs Legacy Endowment grants totaling $974,950 to organizations working to improve health and wellness in Stone and Taney counties. These projects, plus four multi-year grants that will continue into the coming grant year, are estimated […]

Skaggs Foundation accepting spring scholarship applications Sept. 11-Oct. 25

Skaggs Foundation is committed to reducing the financial barrier for local individuals pursuing or advancing careers in the medical field. Between Sept. 11 and Oct. 25, Skaggs Foundation will accept scholarship applications for the spring 2024 semester.  “Our scholarship program is a win-win for the community,” explains Grace Nash, who oversees Skaggs Foundation’s scholarship program. […]

Hydrated during the heatwave

Hollister Elementary students show off the Skaggs Foundation water bottles they received last week. Photo provided by Hollister School District.

Prescription for a Healthier Community

Neighbor’s Pharmacy Tech, Lynn Downing, left, and Angie Musehl, right, work with Executive Director and Pharmacist-in-Charge Henry Irvin, to fill prescriptions for patients.

Grant lights the way for life saving service

As more and more people head to the lake, Cedarcreek Volunteer Fire Protection District is making preparations in case the unthinkable happens in their area. The volunteer fire district recently received a $4,380 grant from Skaggs Foundation to install LED lights around their helicopter pad. “We are a small, rural community that really comes alive […]

Grant helps Forsyth students access care quickly

In the past, if a child started feeling sick at school, the student could wait hours before getting needed medicine. They may have to wait to be picked up by a parent, travel to an urgent care or clinic and then wait to be seen. Now, Forsyth students with a sore throat, cough, flu or […]

Helping Chase A Dream

Baylee Williams knows that a career in healthcare will likely bring long hours and hard work, but that’s OK with her. She’s following her dream. It’s a dream that was inspired by her mother, Tracey Williams, who is the administrative director of Women’s Services at Cox Medical Center Branson. “When I was growing up, I […]

American Cancer Society awards $16k grant to help local patients

American Cancer Society has awarded Skaggs Foundation a $16,000 Patient Transportation Grant that will help area patients access vital treatment and appointments. The grant, awarded to Skaggs Foundation, helps cancer patients of Cox Medical Center Branson with fuel and transportation costs. “Transportation has been a barrier for many patients over the years, and with the […]

Central Taney Co. Fire to equip first responders with AEDs

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time without warning, and when the unthinkable happens, minutes count. The quicker an automated external defibrillator (AED) is used on a cardiac arrest patient, the better the chances are that the patient will survive. In eastern and central Taney County, oftentimes the first on the scene of a […]

Skaggs Foundation accepting grant applications

Skaggs Legacy Endowment is dedicated to supporting health and wellness initiatives Now through April 28, Skaggs Foundation is accepting grant applications and letters of intent from organizations wishing to receive funds from Skaggs Legacy Endowment. Skaggs Legacy Endowment is a restricted endowment fund dedicated to improving health and wellness in Stone and Taney counties. Since […]