Our March Jeans BeCause recipient, Cancer Support Community Greater St. Louis. Below is the check presentation at the 25th Steps For Hope Walk.
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One of our September Jeans BeCause recipients is Field House Museum. The Field House Museum is a dynamic museum and historic site focused on the Field family. The historic house was once the home of Roswell Field, noted St. Louis attorney, and the birthplace of his son, Eugene Field, the “Children’s Poet.” While living in the home, Roswell Field became the key attorney in the Dred & Harriet Scott Freedom Suit when he formulated the legal strategy that propelled the ...Continue Reading →
One of our May recipients of our Jeans BeCause program is the Cancer Support Community. As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community provides a comprehensive program of social and emotional support and education designed to enhance the mind, body, and spirit of people whose lives have been affected by cancer.
All of their programs and services are provided at no charge to our participants so there’s never a financial barrier for anyone ...
One of our April recipients of our Jeans BeCause program was Angels’ Arms. Angels’ Arms engages the community to support foster families in our loving homes and beyond, keeping siblings together, and allowing kids to surpass the limits of foster care. Their vision is to provide homes, resources, and emotional support to dedicated foster parents so that they can raise the standard of care for foster children. Angels’ Arms aims to become the national, knowledgeable authority to which decision-makers turn ...Continue Reading →
Mission Gate is a residential program for men and women after leaving prison or rehabilitation. It was founded in 1985, by Rick and Trish Mathes, partnering with Senator Jim Talent and his wife, Brenda. They provide clean and safe housing, along with initial food supply, clothing, hygiene items and bedding. Their mission is to regenerate, rehabilitate, and reintegrate ex-offenders, recovering addicts, and their families through Jesus Christ. “We equip our residents to become self-sufficient and independent within a minimum of ...Continue Reading →
Our second Jeans BeCause recipient in December was St. Vincent Home for Children.
St. Vincent Home for Children was founded in 1850 following a cholera epidemic and fire, both of which occurred the previous year an which left many St. Louis children orphaned. Over the years, St. Vincent Home has transitioned to meet the changing needs of children in the area. No longer an orphanage, St. Vincent Home is a Residential Treatment Center that provides treatment for at-risk youth. For over ...Continue Reading →
One of our December Jeans BeCause recipients was Girls on the Run.
Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development program (PA-PYD) designed to develop and enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical competencies to successfully navigate life experience. The mission of Girls on the Run St. Louis is to empower girls for a lifetime of healthy living.
Their program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grades inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based ...Continue Reading →
Our September Jeans BeCause recipient is the Alberico Scholarship Foundation.
In memory of Martin and Julius Alberico, the Alberico Scholarship Foundation seeks to improve the path to education for deserving college-bound students of talent, merit and need through the administration of educational grants.
In 2007, the Martin G. Alberico Scholarship Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization. In 2009, the Foundation began granting scholarships to college bound high school seniors. Since then, they have awarded over $40,000 in scholarships to Chicagoland and ...Continue Reading →
Our July Jeans BeCause recipient is Senior Services Plus, Inc.
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, Illinois area. These three seniors soon formed the Alton Area Senior Citizens Council which has become the present-day Senior Services Plus, Inc.
From its humble beginnings to the present, the agency has gone through one metamorphosis after another, even emerging bigger, bolder, ...Continue Reading →
Our April Jeans BeCause recipient was Hyde Park Youth Symphony.
The Hyde Park Youth Symphony brings together diverse students from the south side of Chicago and beyond to provide a high-quality musical performance experience and education as a training ground for the next generation of performers, educators, and advocates of music and the arts.
The Hyde Park Youth Symphony (HPYS) is a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a high-quality arts experience to youth on the south side of Chicago and ...Continue Reading →