November 2015 - United Way of Greater St. Louis

Our Region is Stronger Because of You

Because of generous people like you, we’re able to help families keep a roof over their heads. We’re able to help kids go to bed with full stomachs. We’re able to help more people find the help they need. It’s because of you that our community will continue to grow and thrive so that even more people can live their best possible lives.

Here’s a glimpse at how your giving has positively impacted our community this year:Continue Reading

5 Not-So-Obvious Things to be Thankful for

When asked what you’re most thankful for, you’d probably answer family, friends, food or shelter. But what about life’s not-so-obvious pleasures that bring a bit of sunshine to our lives?

We’ve rounded up a handful of our favorite little things we may overlook on a daily basis. We like to think of them as tiny doses of happiness that are right under our noses:Continue Reading

Why do you help?

We asked donors what motivates them to help others through United Way. The answers we received are heartwarming. There is so much love and generosity in our region. Check out a handful of our favorite responses, and share your story of helping on social media by using the hashtag #IHelpBecause.Continue Reading

Reaching Her Potential

Growing up, Candice’s mom wanted to provide every opportunity possible for her daughter to achieve higher education. With Candice’s drive and determination, United Way supported College Bound helped take her vision from a possibility to a reality.Continue Reading

17 Little Things to be Thankful For [Video]

When asked this holiday season what you’re most thankful for, you’d probably answer family, friends, food or shelter. But what about life’s not-so-obvious pleasures that bring a bit of sunshine to our lives? Check out our video of the little things in life we’re thankful for.Continue Reading

5 Ways Your Support Betters Our Region

Because of you, this year’s United Way campaign raised more for our community than ever before. Because of you, more people will find the help they need. Because of you, our community will continue to grow and thrive. Because of you, more people will live their best possible lives.

Here’s a glimpse at how your support positively impacts our community today, tomorrow and well into the future:Continue Reading

5 Reasons Being a Donor Rocks

Plain and simple, we love our donors. Our community is a better, stronger, healthier place to live, work and thrive because of them. Without them, we couldn’t do it. There are a multitude of reasons to become a giver if you aren’t already – here are just a few:Continue Reading