April 2015 - United Way of Greater St. Louis

Nepal: How You Can Help

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, residents in our community asked United Way how they can help. This relief effort will require an initial emergency response followed by future assistance for the people of Nepal. Currently, first responders…Continue Reading

5 Free Classes for Financial Independence

Are you money smart? The fact is we all could use a little help when it comes to managing our finances. Money doesn’t come with instructions, and that’s why banks, credit unions, businesses, schools, libraries, and non-profit organizations, like United Way of Greater St. Louis, are joining together to help support financial education during the third annual St. Louis Money Smart Week.
Below are just five of the nearly 30 classes being offered for kids and adults across the St. Louis region this Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25. Best of all – they’re free!Continue Reading

7 Smart Money Habits to Start Today

If you’re like most people, saving is a challenge. Although cutting out little expenses that can add up over time are helpful, you don’t have to give up your daily latte addiction to save a bit of extra dough. There are plenty of ways to save without sacrificing a ton. Here are seven, just to name a few.Continue Reading

A Home Away from Home

Growing up without a father, Aaron faced several significant personal challenges with behavior and self-esteem. United Way supported Sherwood Forest Camp provided the encouragement, advice and reassurance he lacked in his life. Now, Aaron is giving back to the place that encouraged him to be the person he is today.Continue Reading

#WhyIGiveTime: Share Your Story

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we want to hear what motivates you to give your time to others. Whether it is to strengthen the community, learn new skills, improve your health or just meet new people, your reasons for volunteering can be just as unique as you. Continue Reading