Wednesday, November 14, 2012
All items collected from now until Sunday, Nov. 18 will be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
Qdoba Mexican Grill is once again hosting "Cans for Queso," a food drive to help support the St. Louis Area Foodbank this Thanksgiving season. The St. Louis Area Foodbank is the Bi-State region’s largest non-profit 501(c)(3) food distribution center dedicated to feeding those in need. From now until Sunday, Nov. 18, customers who bring canned goods or other non-perishable food items to any St. Louis-area Qdoba will receive a free order of 3-Cheese Queso and handmade tortilla chips. All items collected will be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Frank Finnegan, president and CEO of the St. Louis Area Foodbank said in a news release that in 2011, Qdoba patrons donated 3,399 pounds of food to help fight hunger in the St. Louis area. …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Serve the Saint Charles community through a variety opportunities described here during 608 SERVE Week.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Kalen Ponche
Friday, September 7, 2012
You CAN make a difference. With the 608 SERVE Week, the St. Charles Patch and Church of the Shepherd are offering endless opportunities for you to get involved by volunteering you time with some deserving organizations. And it all starts, next week, September 10 - 16. Pick a day and event that works for you from our offerings listed here or add your own service project to log your hours toward the collective 608 service hour goal for this week. Here's a glimpse at some of the opportunities available. St. Charles Crisis Nursery Help with dinner, playtime and bedtime for some of our youngest lives in need. The Crisis Nursery provides care for children birth through 12 years of age for those in need of immediate or emergency care. This non-…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Nominate a Lake Saint Louis Charity and encourage the Lake Saint Louis businesses you frequent to claim their 'Places' listing on Patch!
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
For readers of Wentzville Patch, it's easy: Just nominate a local charity you think deserves extra support with an advertising package on Patch.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Here at Patch, we're all about helping local businesses and local charities serve their communities. So we've got a way to help a local charity or nonprofit in your community blast out the word to the people of Patchland about the work they do. And if you work for a local business or a local nonprofit, all you have to do is click to help make it happen. This is our "Patch Click and Claim for Charity" contest. Here's how it works. Step One: Nominate a worthy local charity or nonprofit in Wentzville Patch by posting a note in the comments below; heck, tell us a little about why you nominated the organization! Post your nominee by 5 p.m. March 13. We'll randomly pick a nominee from among the comments. That nominee will represent Wentzville …
For readers of Lake Saint Louis Patch, it's easy: Just nominate a local charity you think deserves extra support with an advertising package on Patch.
Here at Patch, we're all about helping local businesses and local charities serve their communities. So we've got a way to help a local charity or nonprofit in your community blast out the word to the people of Patchland about the work they do. And if you work for a local business or a local nonprofit, all you have to do is click to help make it happen. This is our "Patch Click and Claim for Charity" contest. Here's how it works. Step One: Nominate a worthy local charity or nonprofit in Lake Saint Louis by posting a note in the comments and telling us a little about why you nominated the organization. Post your nominee by 5 p.m. on March 13. We'll randomly pick a nominee from among the comments. That nominee will represent Lake Saint …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance for the homeless and the hungry, job assistance and training, low-cost summer camps and disaster relief, and they need our help!
The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign is almost at its end. Donations will still be taken until Jan. 31, and that's only a few days away. Please help them reach their goal—donations are now at 80% of goal. Lake Saint Louis, we can help them reach that goal! Click here to donate via the Lake Saint Louis Online Red Kettle. Eight Patch sites, including this one, are proud to feature their very own Online Red Kettles. So which community will come out on top in this friendly Patch-off? There is no registration fee to participate and everyone who donates to an Online Red Kettle will receive a printable email for tax purposes. Danni R. Eickenhorst, Salvation Army Communications Specialist, is thrilled to have Patch participating in the Online…
Friday, November 18, 2011
As new holiday cards to benefit charity come out, we'll list them here.
If you’re hoping to buy your annual holiday cards from a non-profit this year, you’re in luck. There are tons to choose from—so many, in fact, that we couldn’t contain them all in one story. After publishing our holiday guide for cards, we received news about several more cards in the St. Louis area. As we hear about new cards, we’ll update the list below. Check back for updates. TouchPoint Autism Services Been naughty? Worried about getting coal for Christmas? TouchPoint Autism Services offers a funny solution on their holiday card, which features a cartoon character cooking steaks on a charcoal grill. TouchPoint works with autistic children, adults and their families, and one of their clients designed this year’s card. Cost: $14 for 20 …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
While it’s important to give thanks for all we’ve been blessed with this year, it’s just as important to remember what this day is really about—ThanksGIVING.
With radio stations blaring early Christmas tunes, it’s easy to forget about Thanksgiving and it’s even easier to forget about the more than 36 million Americans that will go hungry during this day of feasting. Take some time out of your elaborate turkey dinner to give the second part of this holiday’s name its purpose. Lake Saint Louis Police Officers Association 2 Rivers Church, Operation Food Search and Duello Elementary School O'Fallon's Cornucopia of Care Food Drive Hunger Never Takes a Holiday Zion Lutheran Church Harvester Christian Church with The Salvation Army No Hunger Holiday Incredible Edible Tree Calvary Church Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration Mission One H.O.P.E. Ministry, Operation Food Search and St. Louis Food …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The event is looking for charities to support. Applications must be submitted by Nov. 1.
The mayors of 11 St. Charles County municipalities, including Wentzville, Lake Saint Louis, St. Peters, St. Charles and O'Fallon, have started planning for the 2012 Mayors' Charity Ball. The Ball will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Music will be by the Motown Revue. Although the ball may be months away, work has already begun to secure sponsors for the ball, and to obtain applications from local not-for-profit organizations that would benefit from the funds this annual event generates. This is the 17th year for the Charity Ball, and the eighth year it has been held as an all-mayors event for all the municipalities in St. Charles County. The funds from the net proceeds of the Charity Ball go to …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Lake Saint Louis Patch picks some great family activities for the weekend, plus some date night ideas for Mom and Dad.
Looking for something fun and different to do this weekend around Lake Saint Louis? Look no further! We’ve got some ideas right here. ARBOR DAY SCAVENGER HUNT When/Where: Friday, April 1 at 12 p.m. at Progress Park. Why Go: The Arbor Day Scavenger Hunt is designed to get people out of the house and take advantage of spring in Missouri. At 12 pm on April 1, a list of Arbor Day themed items will be posted on the City of Wentzville web site. Participants must take a picture of all the items on the list and hand deliver them in an envelope to Progress Park office with name and phone number on the envelope. Low quality pictures will not be accepted. Pictures must be on a CD!! Prizes for the first three (3) correct CD's will be awarded. …