Abby Recognized by Crestwood/Sunset Kiwanis

Each month, the Crestwood/ Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club recognizes outstanding students in the community. In April, the honor went to one of our very own. Abby, a senior at Lindbergh High School, was nominated by her counselor, Jonathan Riethmeier. Jonathan has known Abby since her freshman year and recognizes the struggles she’s faced in life […]

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The Future Looks Bright for Hannah

Do you remember your first car? Many of us have fond memories of getting behind the wheel of our very first car. Whether it was a family hand-me-down or a brand new vehicle complete with the new car smell, the freedom it represented was thrilling and for one of our youth, that “first car” dream became a […]

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Mentors needed, can you help?

We’re seeking mentors for five youth in the Life Launch Program We are looking for individuals willing to: – Serve as tutors – Help with ACT test prep – Provide job shadowing or internship opportunities – Teach cooking skills – Practice interviewing skills – Completing applications, etc. Click HERE for a list of youth seeking […]

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A New Start for the Tripp Family

Last September, our Angels’ Arms home in Ferguson was destroyed by a fire. The foster family was out of town and thankfully no one was hurt, but all their belongings were lost. “We came home to a devastating realization that our beautiful home on Maple Avenue had caught fire. It was so surreal. But the […]

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MO Tax Credits Available to Eligible Donors

**TAX CREDITS Did you know that you can make your charitable dollars ($1,000 and up) stretch further by using Missouri state tax credits for contributions to Angels’ Arms? You can donate twice as much, at less out-of-pocket expense to you! To check eligibility and to reserve credits, contact Elaine Powers at 314-842-8400 or email Elaine@angelsarms.org. Download […]

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Winner Selected for Groceries for a Year Raffle

  UPDATE: Monday, 11/21/16 – Congratulations to the 2016 Groceries for a Year raffle winner, Manny Rivera! Thank you to everyone who participated in this raffle, helping us raise close to $20,000 for Angels’ Arms. It’s back! We’re so honored to partner with our friends at Dierbergs to offer our Angels’ Arms’ supporters the chance […]

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A Fire at our Ferguson Home

We’re saddened to announce that over Labor Day weekend, there was a house fire at our Angels’ Arms home in Ferguson. Foster parents, Jenny and Shane Tripp, along with their three foster children, were out of town when the fire occurred and are safe from any harm.  Unfortunately, there was significant fire damage to much of the […]

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Customized Quilts Bring Comfort to Foster Kids

Since 2009, volunteers with DenimQuilts have been sowing custom quilts for every new child that enters an Angels’ Arms home. The organization, led by Sally Safranski, uses donated quilt and jean patches to design beautiful custom quilts for foster children. The first quilt they ever made was gifted to a child in an Angels’ Arms […]

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An Outing With the Life Launch Youth

The Angels’ Arms Life Launch team invited our youth to visit Forest Park and participated in a self-guided tour of the St. Louis Art Museum. Despite the St. Louis heat, the teens enjoyed a picnic in the park, passed around a football, and shared stories about their summer happenings.  The group then headed to the Art Museum where they […]

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