We know you don’t need a list of reasons to love The Lou, but we’re a little partial. Here are just five of the many ways we’re rocking it by the numbers and why we’re proud to call this great city home. Hint: we’re within the top 10 in the nation!Continue Reading
Going off to college can be a rollercoaster of emotions ranging from excitement and eagerness to uncertainty and stress. To help ease into the transition, we asked College Persistence Program Manager Danielle Washington of United Way supported Wyman Center how to make the most of your experience and succeed while still having fun along the way.Continue Reading
Kick off your day with a dose of inspiration. Learn something new over your lunch break. Below are five of our favorite TED Talks on a range of topics. Get inspired and get the conversation going.Continue Reading
When you’re crunched on time, money or otherwise, a staycation can be an excellent solution. A staycation is defined as a vacation spent in one’s hometown. While it’s no 10-day trip to the Caribbean or trek across Europe, a staycation…Continue Reading
Imagine living in a foreign country knowing only a few words in the native language, while trying to find a place to live, employment, and steady income. For some families in the ASSET Program, this is reality. However, with help…Continue Reading
Sixty-three-year-old Patti fell into a deep depression after her son took his own life. Guilt-stricken with thoughts of blame, disappointment and doubt in her parenting, Patti needed someone she could confide in. That’s when she found United Way supported Provident’s Survivors of Suicide, a free, peer-facilitated support group that gave her the hope and healing she needed during the most difficult time of her life.Continue Reading
Helping people. It’s our mission. It’s our purpose. It’s what we do.
With your support, we provide food and shelter, foster learning, improve health, establish financial stability and strengthen communities for the entire St. Louis region, all to help people live their best possible lives.
Here are five ways you can live your best possible life:Continue Reading
From live music and good eats to parades and spectacular firework displays – we have you covered. Here are just a few of the many free, family-friendly events taking place in celebration of this special day of independence in your neck of the woods. Continue Reading