December 2015 - United Way of Greater St. Louis

14 Steps to Waste Less Food

Each year in the United States, we throw away 30-40 percent of our food, wasting roughly $161 billion in the process. By taking tiny steps to make more conscious decisions as consumers, we can waste less. Every little bit helps the landfills, our resources, your wallet and our community’s overall well-being.Continue Reading

5 Items Donation Centers Need Most This Season

This time of year, we invite you to spread the gift of giving past your circle of friends and family. Think community-wide. It’s true, donation centers are grateful for most any contribution a person gives. But did you know there are several items that most of us use on a daily basis but don’t think to donate? Here are five:Continue Reading

Take Time to Make Time

In a perfect world, we could do all of the above with time to spare. However, I’ve learned that time is our most valuable resource. You cannot buy more time. You can only spend your time more wisely.Continue Reading