October 2015 - United Way of Greater St. Louis

On Thankfulness

“Name one high, one low and three blessings.”

The first time I met my boyfriend’s (now husband’s) family, we had just finished dinner when his mom said this.

No one had ever asked me this. It threw me off.

We went around the table one by one and listed the best moment of our day, the worst and three things we were thankful for.Continue Reading

GenNext for the Next Generation

GenNext is the next generation of young professionals who contribute to and give back to the community with the goal to make St. Louis a better place.

Last year my wife and I welcomed our own “next generation” into the world when our daughter was born…Continue Reading

How to Help a Friend in Need

“Let me know if there’s anything I can do to help.”

A new baby, serious illness or death in the family typically spurs this phrase. We want to help but, depending on the situation, it’s difficult to know how.

Here are a handful of ways to show you care – some typical, some not – that will be greatly appreciated.Continue Reading