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The LGBTQIA+ Community Center of the Ozarks

Our Mission

The GLO Center

The GLO Center is a nonprofit that serves the LGBTQIA community in the Ozarks through support, resources, education, and advocacy, to create a more inclusive and welcoming community where all can thrive.

Become a Member

As a nonprofit, the GLO Center relies on membership and donations to continue to provide support, resources, education, and advocacy to the local LGBTQIA+ community. Join your local LGBTQ community center in this vital work by becoming a sustaining member today. 

It’s important to note that each membership level builds upon the previous, ensuring that you enjoy all the benefits from lower tiers as you advance. From the Supporter Level at $1/month to the Champion Level at $100/month, your support means the world to us.

Advocate

$ 12 50
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

Ally

$ 25 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

Partner

$ 50 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

  • GLO T-Shirt
  • Show off your dedication to our community with a unique t-shirt available only to Partner & Champion Level members.

Champion

$ 100 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

  • GLO T-Shirt
  • Show off your dedication to our community with a unique t-shirt available only to Partner & Champion Level members.

  • Exclusive Event Access
  • Gain VIP access to select GLO Center events throughout the year.

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Let's Get Together

Events & Programs

Want to meet other LGBTQIA+ people? The GLO Center is a place to be yourself, a place to meet others in the community, and a place to find information about the community at large. Basically, it's YOUR place for LGBTQIA+ community.

Upcoming Events

Springfield Cardinals PRIDE NIGHT

What: Come out, celebrate Pride, and watch the Cardinals beat the Arkansas Travelers! A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit The GLO Center.
When: Tuesday, June 25, 7:05 PM
Where: Hammons Field

Queer Artist Showcase - Royal Music Hall

What: We are celebrating Pride Month with a very special Queer Artist Showcase! Presented by The Royal Music Hall and IT’S OKAY MGT to benefit The GLO Center!
When: Saturday, June 29, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: The Royal Music Hall – 1427 E Cherry St Ste. B, Springfield, MO 65802

Volunteer Orientation at GLO

What: Interested in being a GLO Volunteer? This orientation will familiarize you with the GLO Center’s work and prepare you to be a GLO volunteer. Before the meeting, please fill out the volunteer form (at the link below). 
When: Saturday, July 6, 3 PM – 4 PM
Where: The GLO Center

GLO Banned Book Club

What: Join GLO at our Banned Book Club where we’ll be reading a series of books that have been or could be banned, followed by discussions on the books, novels, and writings. July book: The Heaven and Earth Grocery Story by James McBride.
When: Sunday, July 7, 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: The GLO Center