July 2015 - United Way of Greater St. Louis

The College Survival Guide

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

Using Grief to Inspire Hope

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

5 Keys to Living Your Best Possible Life

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