Jeans BeCause – Cornerstone Center for Early Learning

Our October Jeans BeCause recipient is Cornerstone Center for Early Learning.  Founded in 1969, located in St. Louis’ Shaw neighborhood, and the first accredited early learning center in St. Louis city, Cornerstone Center for Early Learning provides licensed, award-winning and affordable childcare and pre-kindergarten education for working families of all economic backgrounds.  On opening day, under the name Helping Hands Day Care Center, there was one classroom, one teacher, and one student at the new program at the Compton Heights Christian Church. ...

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Jeans BeCause – St. Vincent Home for Children

Our September Jeans BeCause recipient is St. Vincent Home for Children.  The mission at St. Vincent Home for Children (SVHC) is to provide love, security and professional treatment for troubled children and their families through a fully integrated program of services. They provide a safe and caring community where troubled adolescents have life changing opportunities that build character, self-respect and coping skills to reach their highest potential.  The foundation of their efforts is the desire to always provide the help to ...

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Jeans BeCause – Angels’ Arms

Our July Jeans BeCause recipient is Angels’ Arms.  Angels’ Arms is dedicated to providing and supporting loving homes for foster children by keeping brothers and sisters together within a nurturing family until a forever home is found.

Although in existence only since 2000, Angels’ Arms has changed the lives of over 500+ children, including over 100 sibling groups, by providing them with a loving home and allowing them to thrive in a happy, functional family setting.

Children entering an Angels’ Arms’ home are ...

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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 the ...

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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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