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...

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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...

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We’re All in This Together – Part 2

An open letter to everyone I know. ~ Bess Wilfong I just returned from one of our Angels’ Arms homes. I feel a strong obligation to share with you what is happening right here in our community. Far too many of the children coming into care are in situations that...

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Help with meals

The struggle (to keep the pantry stocked) is real. Summer time for foster families means having to provide 3 meals per day for 6+ children, not to mention all the snacks. The next time you are at the grocery store, please pick up a few extra things and drop...

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Sponsor a child’s birthday

My daughter’s 5th birthday is coming up and we’ve been planning her celebration for a few weeks. She’s invited friends from school and outside activities. We’re all excited to celebrate this special age with her.  But as we continue to plan and prepare, I can’t help but think about...

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Congrats to our graduates!

Did you know that foster kids in MO have an average high school graduation rate of $50%…BUT did you know that every single teen that’s been in one of our homes has graduated from high school. We have a 100% high school graduation rate and 4 teens graduating this...

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May is National Foster Care Month

 “On any given day there are more than 400,000 children in foster care.  If you were able to bring together all these children into one city, this city would be the 43rd or 44th biggest city in the United States.  This city made up of foster children would be...

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Double your donation to Angels’ Arms

Did you know that you can double your donation to Angels’ Arms by searching to see if your employer offers matching gifts. Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double...

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