2019 Voice of Caring

The Kaufman Fund
Eric Sykes
November 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
The Kaufman Fund has been serving St Louis veterans since 1990 with the mission to support veterans and children in the St. Louis region who are at risk of abuse or poverty, needing food, shelter, clothing, medical care and basic needs. Over the past 30 years, The Kaufman Fund have raised and...
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Ryan Wrecker
September 01, 2019 - 9:42 am
Home Sweet Home is a 501(c)(3) organization connecting non-profit partners in the St. Louis region with donated furniture and household items. We help clients from partner organizations transition to their new living situations with much-needed furnishings and basics, providing a sense of ownership...
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August 06, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Since 1998, the mission of Stray Rescue of St. Louis is to lead the way toward making St. Louis a compassionate city where every companion animal knows health, comfort, and affection, and no stray is euthanized merely because he or she has been abandoned, abused, or neglected. Stray Rescue is out...
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July 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Wings of Hope changes and saves lives through the power of aviation. In the U.S., the nonprofit provides medical air transport services – free of charge – to individuals who need access to specialized medical care. The organization also supports health-care access in remote communities around the...
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May 31, 2019 - 9:49 am
Fathers’ Support Center began in 1997 with one employee, Founder Halbert Sullivan, holding the first class in 1998. Starting as a small service agency dedicated to helping transform fathers disengaged from their children into nurturing parents, ready to support their children, FSC has grown into a...
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April 25, 2019 - 10:26 am
The Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund (SOS) is the premier women’s collective giving grant-making organization in the metropolitan area, with over 200 members. Each member gives an equal amount of money annually ($1200) and has an equal vote in how the money is distributed. There are no fundraisers...
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April 03, 2019 - 9:50 am
In 1989, a pioneering group from all corners of child welfare formed the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition. As the crack cocaine epidemic gripped our community, the founders of the Coalition saw children languish for years in foster care. They believed in a different future, one in which no...
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March 01, 2019 - 12:15 am
Rock Steady Boxing-O’Fallon, Illinois was started by Deb Belsheim as a way to help her dad who was suffering from the debilitating effects of Parkinson’s disease. She learned about RSB and what it could do for people with PD, and in 2016 she went to work. Today, RSB-O’Fallon is home to a determined...
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February 06, 2019 - 10:19 am
On October 10, 1971, Philip Hockensmith was born to Dana and Sue Hockensmith. At 4 months old, Philip was diagnosed with Cytomeglia virus. After months of caring for Philip at home, Dana and Sue made the difficult decision to place him in a residential facility in Sedalia, Missouri. A move to...
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