Jeans BeCause – Cancer Support Community

Our April recipient of our Jeans BeCause program is 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.

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis offers more than 150 workshops, managed by licensed mental-health professionals, and professionally-led  groups monthly ~ all provided ...

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Jeans BeCause – Writers Theatre

Our February Jeans BeCause receipient was Writers Theatre.

In 1992, Writers Theatre was founded in order to create an environment where the written word and the nurturing of artists were the foundation of all productions. They opened their first venue that year in the ante-room of a newly opened bookstore in Glencoe on the North Shore of Chicago. The limited space available gave way to a new aesthetic that has been a company hallmark ever since—intimacy.

In February 2016, Writers Theatre opened ...

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Jeans BeCause – Faith Foundation Children’s Home

Our January Jeans BeCause recipient was the Faith Foundation Children’s Home.  Faith Foundation Children’s Home (FFCH) believes in providing a nurturing environment that is surrounded by caring people who are willing to meet and help each person identify and deal with individual needs (psychological, physical, emotional and medical) and provides an opportunity for growth and change. They focus on individual needs and strive to provide each youth with a structured, therapeutic, caring and supportive environment.

FFCH offers an array of services shown ...

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Jeans BeCause – Voices for Illinois Children

Our October Jeans BeCause recipient is Voices for Illinois Children.  In 1987, a dedicated group of civic, business, community, academic, and philanthropic leaders established Voices for Illinois Children to develop and promote strategies that improve conditions for all children throughout the state. As a privately funded organization, Voices for Illinois Children seeks to educate opinion leaders and policymakers on all issues facing children and families.

Over the years, Voices has grown into a powerful and well-respected advocate. Voices unites community leaders and people ...

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Jeans Because – Senior Services Plus

Our September Jeans Because Recipient is Senior Services Plus, Inc. 
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SSP 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 ...

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Jeans BeCause – American Youth Foundation

Out August recipient of our Jeans BeCause program is the American Youth Foundation.  The American Youth Foundation was established in 1925 by a group of progressive leaders committed to helping young people reach their potential. The founders were inspired by a common vision: to develop leaders for all of life’s vocations, to inspire young people to discover and develop their own best self, and to give them the tools to live a balanced life.

Early leaders of the organization purchased ...

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Jeans BeCause – Cancer Support Community

The Cancer Support Community is our June Jeans BeCause recipient.  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.

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis offers more than 150 workshops, managed by licensed mental-health professionals, and professionally-led groups monthly ~ all provided at ...

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Jeans BeCause – St. Louis Area Foodbank

Our April Jeans BeCause recipient is the St. Louis Area Foodbank.  The St. Louis Area Food Bank began its service to the community in 1975. Today, they continue to be an organization that relies on the generosity of others to make a difference in the lives of those I need of food assistance. Over the years, they have grown to be the bi-state region’s largest non-profit 501(c)(3) food distribution charity dedicated to feeding those in need. The St. Louis Area ...

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Jeans BeCause – Better Family Life, Inc.

Our March Jeans BeCause recipient is Better Family Life, Inc.  Better Family Life (BFL) was founded in 1983. The 5 pillars that support the developmental thrust of BFL are Community Outreach, Cultural Arts, Housing and Asset Development, Youth, Family and Clinical Services and Workforce Development.

BFL’s mission is to plan and establish social, cultural, artistic, youth, economic, housing, educational programs that help to promote positive and innovative changes within the metropolitan St. Louis area. Much of BFL’s programming is geared toward ...

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Jeans BeCause – The Sheldon Arts Foundation

The Sheldon Arts Foundation is another recipient of our Jeans BeCause program.  Pictured below are Lauren White, Director of Development; Bob Harrison, President & Chairman of The Daniel and Henry Co.; and Paul Reuter, Executive Director.

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The Sheldon Arts Foundation is committed to the preservation and operation of the historic Sheldon Concert Hall and is dedicated to enriching the greater St. Louis region ...

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