Director of Leadership and Volunteer Development
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 6, 2009 — The Musgrave Foundation has donated $11,000 to fund Drury University’s Taking a Stand for Kids (TASK) program.
Drury’s TASK program motivates over 1,000 Drury student volunteers to engage in meaningful service projects in the Midtown neighborhood. Hundreds of youth from Boyd Elementary School, Pipkin Middle School, Central High School and Bailey Alternative School are the direct recipients of these service projects.
The Musgrave Foundation is a Springfield based organization that awards grants to local programs with a focus on human services.
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