Boys Hope Girls Hope of St. Louis

http://www.boyshopegirlshopestl.org

Boys Hope Girls Hope is an international organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty. BHGH helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential by providing a residential program, which offers a value-centered, family-style home focusing on education, moral, and spiritual development.

St. Louis University High School

http://www.sluh.org

St. Louis University High School is a Catholic, Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men. Located in St. Louis, MO, the school provides a challenging academic program to students based on their ability to succeed, rather than their economic circumstances.

This Able Veteran

http://www.thisableveteran.org

This Able Veteran is a service dog organization benefitting United States military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The service dog program is proven to help veterans with PTSD cope successfully with the symptoms of PTSD, including depression, nightmares, and social anxiety. The organization’s intensive Trauma Resiliency Program incorporates service dogs trained for its unique anxiety alert and nightmare interruption aids. In addition, This Able Veteran also trains trainers – its PTSD Service Dog Trainer Academy will help put more specially trained service dogs into partnership with veterans suffering from PTSD.

Queen of Peace Center

http://www.qopcstl.org

Queen of Peace Center is a family-centered behavioral healthcare provider for women with addiction, their children, and families. QOPC, founded in St. Louis in 1985, is a member of the Federation of Catholic Charities and serves the metropolitan and surrounding St. Louis area through four core programs: prevention, education, treatment and housing.

St. Patrick Center

http://www.stpatrickcenter.org

St. Patrick Center is Missouri’s largest provider of homeless services. SPC provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals and families build permanent, positive change in their lives through safe and affordable housing, sound mental and physical health, and employment and financial stability.

Loyola Academy

http://www.loyolaacademy.org

Loyola Academy of St. Louis is a Jesuit middle school for boys who have the potential for college preparatory work, but whose progress may be impeded by economic or social circumstances. The Loyola community conducts a challenging program that supports families in preparing each student to achieve his full human potential. In the Ignatian tradition, the school inspires its students to lives of service and leadership through the use of their God-given talents.

St. Joseph’s Academy

http://www.sja1840.org

St. Joseph’s Academy, established in 1840, is a private, Catholic high school for young women. The St. Louis school’s mission is to “provide Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our Community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.”

Wings of Hope

http://www.wingsofhope.ngo

Wings of Hope is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization that utilizes aviation to provide life-changing services to people in need. As the name suggests, Wings of Hope uses aircraft to deliver medical services and supplies to vulnerable communities and transports individuals in need of medical care.

Humane Society of Missouri

http://www.hsmo.org

Since 1870, the Humane Society of Missouri has been dedicated to second chances. HSMO provides a safe and caring haven to all animals in need – large and small – that have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. The organization’s mission is to end the cycle of abuse and pet overpopulation through rescue and investigation efforts, spay/neuter programs, and educational classes. HSMO is committed to creating lasting relationships between people and animals through its adoption programs. The Humane Society of Missouri further supports that bond by making available world-class veterinary care and outstanding pet obedience and behavior programs.

St. Louis Fisher House

http://www.fisherhouseinstl.org

Since opening on July 28, 2010, the St. Louis VAMC Fisher House has been privileged to serve over five hundred families of veterans and active duty military personnel. Their 20 guest suites provide a “home away from home” for families of veterans receiving care at the St. Louis VA Medical Center and families of the active duty personnel who have loved ones in their facilities. Guests are able to be near their loved ones while having a comfortable, peaceful place to find rest and support for themselves. More than a convenient and beautiful place to stay, the guests of Fisher House share common experiences, form friendships, and become a unique kind of family, a Fisher House Family.

Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/greatermissouri

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. The Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.