Jeans BeCause – Cancer Support Community

One of our May Jeans BeCause recipients was the Cancer Support Community. Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis is an affiliate of the international non-profit organization Cancer Support Community, whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community to enhance their overall well-being. All programs are completely free of charge and offered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Cancer Support Community offers professionally-led support groups, educational ...

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Jeans BeCause – Senior Services Plus

Senior Services Plus, Inc., was the recipient of our March Jeans BeCause program.  Senior Services Plus, Inc., was established in 1973 after three seniors-Floyd Galliher, Art Steinman and Roy Morrow-realized the need for more senior programs in the Alton area. These three seniors soon formed the Alton Area Senior Citizens Council which, through several metamorphoses, has become the present-day Senior Services Plus, Inc.

Senior Services Plus is the “Leader in Aging” for the St. Louis area.  They are a non-profit 501c ...

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Jeans BeCause – Eugene Field House

The Eugene Field House was our January Jeans BeCause recipient.  The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum was the boyhood home of Eugene Field, who is beloved to this day as the “Children’s Poet” and widely known as the “Father of the Personal Newspaper Column”.

Eugene Field was born in St. Louis at 634 South Broadway, on September 2, 1850. His father, Roswell Martin Field, was a well-known attorney.

In 1853 Roswell served as the attorney for the ...

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Jeans BeCause – Empac Group

Empac Group was our December Jeans BeCause recipient.  Empac Group is a not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to employ persons with developmental, mental, and physical challenges in Franklin County. Their workshops help their employees develop themselves as workers, with the goal to help them excel as far as their desire and ability can take them until they are of retirement age. 

Empac Group employees provide contract and sub-contract labor for over forty businesses in a 50-mile radius of Washington, Missouri. They ...

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St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network Awards

Our own Monica Billups and Jim Samson were recently recognized at the SLEVAWN (St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network) Breakfast. The mission of SLEVAWN is to end domestic and sexual violence. Both Jim and Monica were recognized as individuals who have gone above and beyond to help survivors secure and/or maintain employment. Congratulations!!!

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Jeans BeCause Recipient – Grace Hill Settlement House

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Grace Hill Settlement House was our April recipient of our Jean’s Because program.  Grace Hill Settlement House works in partnership with neighbors and stakeholders to identify the social and economic challenges in North and South St. Louis, and establish families and communities that are strong and self-sustaining.

Through multiple hub-like locations, thousands of St. Louis residents are impacted each year by the multitude of resources and services that Grace Hill Settlement House offers ...

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