Belle Center, Inc.
The grant will help fund their preschool program for children with disabilities. For more information, please call (314) 692-8499.
The funds will help adults and children with developmental disabilities be more active and involved in social/recreational activities. For more information, please call (314) 954-2582.
Epworth Children and Family Services, Inc.
Epworth has added a food pantry for their youth aging out of the state system. Some of the children they serve are foster children. For more information, please call (314) 918-3321.
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
This is child/children specific recruitment and it works. Teens and sibling groups have a much harder time finding adoptive homes. If teens “age out” of the foster care system, most experience homelessness, unemployment, incarceration, drug dependency and early pregnancy. For more information, please call (314) 367-8373.
Grace Hill Settlement House
The Underground Railroad was an important part of our St. Louis history. GHSH puts on a month long program at the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing. It’s open to the public and students. This reenactment brings out the full appreciation for what slaves had to go through to be free. For more information, please call (314) 584-6901.
Jacoby Arts Center
Funds will be used for the Poetry Out Loud program which encourages high school-age students to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. For more information, please call (618) 462-5222.
Jefferson County Community Partnership, Inc.
The funds would benefit “Hammers of Hope.” Volunteers would help rehab 3 homes in Jefferson County. The families helped are elderly and/or disabled. For more information, please call (636) 464-5144.
City of Kinloch Community Development Association
The grant will help purchase various resources for their learning center .. art supplies, sports equipment, computers, field trips, etc. For more information, please call (314) 521-3336.
St. Andrews Charitable Foundation
The fund would support the operation of a handicapped accessible bus. This allows seniors to live independent lives and improves their quality of life. For more information, please call (314)726-0111.
St. John’s Mercy Health System
The grant will be used to buy 22 specialty car seats for premature newborns. For more information, please call (314) 251-1800.
St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program, Inc.
In 2009, St. Louis HELP collected more than 5,000 pieces of equipment, loaned more than 2,000 pieces, kept 92 tons out of landfills and provided a cost savings for equipment recipients and their caregivers of more than $525,000.
Touchpoint Autism Services, Inc.
The grant will help provide healthy food for low-income adults living with autism. These adults only received $160 in government funds for food – just $5 per day. Eating healthy is expensive. The grant will help individuals with autism better manage their weight, reduce their risk for diabetes and other illnesses, potentially reduce negative behaviors associated with their disability, gain more energy for community engagement and feel valued. For more information, please call (314) 432-6200.
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
The grant will be used to close the gaps on employment discrepancies and work towards equality for all people, increase the awareness of the Urban League in St. Louis and increase awareness in the social services programs for disadvantaged clients. For more information, please call (314) 615-3600.
United Way of Greater St. Louis, Inc.
The United Way assists more than 200 health and human service agencies in the St. Louis region of Missouri and Illinois. They provide quality, effective and efficient services to one in three people in the St. Louis area. For more information, please call (314) 421-4636.