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Three-Year Grant

·       Lydia’s House$100,00 (grant of $33,333 per year beginning in 2017)

Train unemployed, financially struggling women for work in the culinary field thru Lydia’s Ladle

One-Year Grants

·       Angels’ Arms$20,000

Keep families of foster children together in nurturing foster homes until forever homes can be found

·       Annie’s Hope$15,000

Offer free, in-school support services to underprivileged children grieving the death of someone significant

·       Eye Care Charity of Mid-America$20,000

Make free eye-care services available to 200 low-income children in Ferguson during the 2017-2018 school year

·       Home Sweet Home$6,000

Help families experiencing poverty and toxic stress by providing them with basic household furnishings

·       HOMEWORKS!$10,000

Add 100 underperforming students and their families to a program of home visits by classroom teachers

·       Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project$20,000

Help low-income immigrants overcome barriers to justice by providing them with low-cost legal services

·       Pianos for People$12,000

Increase the number of disadvantaged young people receiving free piano lessons during the 2017-18 school year

·       St. Louis Internship Program$20,000

Support college and career planning for low-income high school students preparing for paid summer internships

·       St. Louis Story Stitchers$8,360

Help bring a play about gun violence performed by teen and young adult actors to schools in high-crime areas

·       Urban Harvest STL$20,000

Enlarge a network of urban farms that grow food and provide it to people living in “food deserts” in St. Louis

·       Volunteers in Medicine$20,000

Buy prescription medicines for low-income adult residents of St. Charles not covered by health insurance