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 people who are unemployed, underemployed, disadvantaged and skill-deficient.
BFL’s vision is to enlighten and empower people to develop vibrant communities and enhance the capabilities of its residents. Central to this vision is The Better Family Life Cultural, Educational and Business Center, which serves as the central hub of community gathering, learning, research, affordable housing and community development, entrepreneurial development and new business enterprise, vibrant neighborhoods, workforce development towards self-sufficiency and civic activism.
To learn more about this wonderful organization and the work they do, click here.