How to Help: Patch Highlights Local Non-Profits, Volunteer Opportunities

Each week, the St. Charles County Patch sites will showcase organizations and people that help us all.

There's a great recurring theme around St. Charles County. People are always willing to pitch in and help. When a need arises, some how people pull together and get it done.

There are many reasons for this. St. Charles County is home to many wonderful non-profit and charitable organizations. The county also has a wealth of talented and caring volunteers.

Patch believes in pitching in. As a company, we look for opportunities to "Give 5" and participate in volunteer activities around our communities. To that end, Lake Saint Louis Patch and Wentzville Patch editors recently learned how to be in .

Each week in this column, the Patch sites of St. Charles County — St. Charles, St. Peters, O'Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville — will highlight the organizations and people that make us proud to be part of this community.

We'll look at great partnerships, like the one recently formed between the city of and OASIS to .

Patch will showcase organizations like , which does great work to help children in the .

We will also showcase some great volunteers, like O'Fallon resident Carol Fears, who to several different organizations.

Share your stories with us. Nominate an organization for us to highlight or let us know about one of our unsung heroes.


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