Do you remember Lauretta Treppler? Lauretta was one of United Way’s video stars from 2008. She was diagnosed with cerebellar atrophy, a condition that affects comprehension, speech and mobility. Today, she’s thriving as a freshman at Fort Zumwalt East High School in St. Peters, Missouri…Continue Reading
More than 40 years of abuse left Yvette lost. She had never experienced a healthy relationship. She viewed herself as powerless, unworthy and unable to escape. With guidance from a United Way-supported agency, she found the strength the break the cycle of abuse and empower other women to do the same.Continue Reading
A gift of $75 creates life-changing opportunities for people in our region. With your help, we can make our region a better place to live, work and play. Take a look at what $75 provides…Continue Reading
With 2016 on the horizon, retrospection and reevaluation are in the air. Here to help with your list of resolutions are 101 nontraditional goals to help boost your career, creativity, community and overall happiness. Choose one or several to make some long-term changes in your life.Continue Reading
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
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
31-year-old DeVonshae awoke to a nightmare of nausea, fever, fatigue and severe joint pain. After eight years without an answer, she received her diagnosis – lupus. Devastated, DeVonshae fell into a depression before discovering the United Way supported Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter. There, she received the education, encouragement and empowerment she needed to continue fighting to live her best possible life.Continue Reading
While it does take a little time and planning on the front end, creating a weekly meal plan will help you better manage your money, cut down on wasted food, eliminate buying ingredients you already have and reduce the stress of not knowing what’s for dinner. You may even find your household eating healthier and eliminating fast food from your diet.Continue Reading
Let’s face it. All of the information and complicated phrasing surrounding healthcare can be a bit overwhelming. Ease your stress about healthcare with this breakdown of what you really need to know: Accidents happen. As much as we would like…Continue Reading
I consider myself to be a fairly organized person – at work and home. It’s refreshing to know that if I need something, I can almost reach for it with my eyes closed because I know exactly where it is. This saves me time and anxiety. But did you know de-cluttering your life can reap several other benefits? Continue Reading