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Volunteers spending a Saturday to decorate and paint in a MDC Home. Thank you!

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Shaare Emeth Youth Group wins national award for LGBT anti-bullying programming - St. Louis Jewish Light: Local News

Help End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.

I loved spending my summers between school since 6th grade, 5 days a week, 8a-4:30p, every single day volunteering at the VA with all the veterans. Getting to hear them talk about their time in service and about life afterwards and their families. Had to stop at 17 years old to step up and raise my nephew and niece bc my sister had a lot of health problems and had to be bed ridden for a very long time, then it became school and them. And now loving life more then ever with him and the…

These Park Benches Welcome The Homeless Instead Of Rejecting Them

Because homelessness is such a huge social issue many cities are making park benches that turn into shelters. Rather than just ignoring the issue of the homelessness, some people are trying to make small efforts to help.

Fostering the Home-School Connection Through Friday Letters

Teachers everywhere embrace the importance of a solid connection between home and school and strive to build positive and respectful parent partnerships. All teachers understand the value of volunteers and the need for parent involvement and support, but not all parents can spend time in our classrooms. Connect Parents to Your Classroom Every parent wants to know what …

I will start by admitting that my introduction to Orangewood came to me from my father who is the CEO of the organization. However, it was not my father but the recipients of Orangewood's services that convinced me to become a donor. This charity serves foster youth with everything from temporary housing to mentoring to scholarship. Orangewood tethers kids who would otherwise drift without support and gives them the community, love, and skills they need to succeed.

Faces of Ankylosing Spondylitis is a website dedicated entirely to the stories of those with AS. This project is by Cookie Hopper, who herself has Spondylitis, is an advocate for spondylitis awareness, and is "AS Face 62".