Our team just grew!

Angels’ Arms welcomes a new member to the team, Amanda O’Neal. She will serve as the Teen Preparedness Director of Life Launch, a new program dedicated to preparing older foster youth living in Angels’ Arms homes. It involves working one-on-one with youth and incorporates life skills, career exploration, job shadowing, mentoring, and college visits as well […]

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The Clothing Fairy

At least three times per year, Angels’ Arms supporter Sylvia Zedan donates children’s clothing to Angels’ Arms foster families. The clothing is always new and always from Kohls. She saves her 30% off coupons and hits the sale and clearance racks. She loves to shop for boy’s clothes, especially, and has become a master at […]

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In Memory of Dan Reilly

   A dear friend and long time supporter of Angels’ Arms recently passed away. The enthusiasm he brought to each event was something we’ll always remember. Dan was the first one to volunteer to sell tickets to the cooler of booze raffle at our fundraisers. He went to all of his buddies in Soulard to get […]

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People Need Help

Few things in life can bring us complete, down-to-your-core joy. This is different than happiness. It’s different than satisfaction. One of the things I’m convinced brings this type of joy is when you serve others. When I say “serve” others, I mean truly help them. Approaching 50 years of age in a few months has […]

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$10 goes a long way…

With as little as a $10 donation, YOU can help us send our kids back to school in a new outfit. FINAL UPDATE: 7/31 – 10:40pm – WE DID IT!!! We hit our $5,000 goal and with just a little over an hour to spare. THANK YOU to everyone who donated and made this possible. […]

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A Childhood Without Pictures

Today’s generation will grow up with every season of life captured in photographs. From daily moments caught on camera phones to annual school pictures, memories now live forever for the average kid next door. But this is not the case for thousands of foster children in our country. They move from foster home to foster […]

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School Supplies Needed

Can you believe school will be starting again in a month?!?! Soon the stores will be filled with moms and dads buying notebooks, pencils, calculators and more. Children will be picking out their backpacks and lunch boxes, while moms stock up on lunch favorites. Of the 55 children living in an Angels’ Arms home, 45 […]

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Angels’ Arms Opens House #11

After many months of renovations, Angels’ Arms opened its newest foster home in July. Foster mom Kim Hergemueller and her fiance David will reside in the home with their eight year old daughter and up to five additional foster children.  Kim has been fostering for 13 years and to date has cared for close to 50 children. She was […]

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A simple way to help our families this summer

The summer months for a foster family with 6+ kids means HUGE grocery bills. We were able to supply our foster families with grocery gifts cards in May but that money went fast and their pantries are bare again. With so many kids and teens in each of our 10 (soon to be 11) homes, […]

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Foster Families Enjoy Trout Lodge

Summer is well under way and our foster families are excited for all that’s in store. Thanks to our friends at The Sports Pub in Oakville, MO, all of our families will be enjoying a weekend at Trout Lodge this summer. While there, the families will be taking part in swimming, archery, fishing, hiking, horseback riding […]

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