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You can now proudly “wear your support” for Angels’ Arms! Check out our latest branded tees and hats for ladies and gents. And ALL for only $20 with 100% of the net proceeds benefitting our foster families.


Life Launch

Seeking Internships for our Youth

Currently we have 8 young adults ranging in ages from 19–22 who are interested in finding an internship opportunity for the summer, all of whom are enrolled in school and ready for real world experiences related to what they want to do with their future.

We are looking for paid internships in the following fields:

  • Construction Management
  • Real Estate
  • Nursing (youth has CNA credentials)
  • Camp counselor, working with youth with disabilities or a profession involving helping people
  • Teaching (music or choir), anything related to work with youth in this field
  • Film Production or anything related to work with film or media and
  • Auto Mechanics/Maintenance

If you work for a company that could use a hardworking and dedicated young adult related to any of these areas of interest, please contact Cassady Lesniak with Angels’ Arms Life Launch Program at


To learn more about the 8 individual youth eligible for the Life Launch Internship Program, see below:

  • Jake (22) just finished his Sophomore year at St. Louis Community College and is currently studying Construction Management. He plans on getting his Associate’s Degree in Construction Management and moving on to a Bachelor’s Degree related to his field. Jake is a very hard worker and has never had a problem holding down and exceeding in a job. He is very reliable and dedicated. He has held jobs in the food industry, moving companies, IT, labor, and is currently a line supervisor at Security Systems Manufacturing.
  • Jeff (22) just finished his second year at St. Louis Community College working towards a degree in Marketing. Jeff has recently changed his focus to Real Estate and is looking for an opportunity to work in the field to learn more about obtaining his license. Jeff was born to sell, is a natural speaker and is very outgoing.
  • Josh (20) just finished his freshman year at St. Louis Community College with excellent grades. Josh is a natural born leader and is very talented at everything he puts his mind to. He is hard working and responsible for his age. Josh is currently working at Walmart. While Josh likes his job and is comfortable, he would like an opportunity to experience other fields to expand his resume. Josh thinks he would make an excellent camp counselor over the summer and would like to work with youth with disabilities. Josh is very patient and would work well at anything related to this type of work. While Josh is undecided about his major at this time, he is open to any available opportunities that could introduce him to new ideas and career paths.
  • Hannah (19) just finished her freshman year at Southeast Missouri State University studying nursing. Hannah is already a Certified Nurse Assistant and successfully completed a medical internship last summer. Hannah is interested in finding an internship in the nursing field that could give her more hands on experience.
  • Abby (19) finished her freshman year at St. Louis Community College and is studying to become a music teacher. Not only is Abby a very talented singer and pianist, she is also an extremely loyal and a hard worker. Abby is looking for any internship opportunities in the field of teaching, music, choir, or anything closely related.
  • Jason (19) will be graduating from Lindbergh Senior High School at the end of May. He is enrolled to start his Freshman year at St. Louis Community College in the fall. Jason is a very talented and charismatic teen who has a lot of passion. His dream is to go to film school in Toronto his Junior year of college. Jason is looking for any internship opportunities in the field of film production or related to media production.
  • Alex (19) graduated from high school in 2017 and started taking general classes at Ranken Technical College last semester. This fall he will officially start Ranken’s two-year Automotive Mechanic Program. Alex has worked on cars and motorcycles his entire life and is excited to start putting the knowledge he has learned to use. Alex would love the opportunity to get hands on experience while he prepares for his upcoming semester. He is passionate and very thorough. He would make an excellent addition to any garage setting that could help him master his craft while in school.
  • Alan (19) will be graduating from Lindbergh Senior High School at the end of May. He is enrolled and will start a two-year program at Ranken Technical College in the fall in the Automotive Technical Program. Alan is a hard and reliable worker. He has worked food and retail jobs throughout high school. Alan is interested in an internship in the Automotive field to jump start his skill set and be the best student in his class.

Anders Selects Angels’ Arms as 2018 Charity of Choice

Angels’ Arms is thrilled to announce that we’ve been selected as the Anders 2018 Charity of Choice. This year-long partnership will include numerous opportunities for employees of the firm to support Angels’ Arms though events and volunteer days.

In March, Anders hosted their annual Hoops for Hope event, raising over 15,000 in support of Angels’ Arms foster families. We’re grateful to the 700+ participants and dozens of sponsors who made this event a success.


HUCK’S Becomes First Home Sponsor

In January 2018, Angels’ Arms partnered with Huck’s Food and Fuel to sponsor Huck’s House, an Angels’ Arms home located in O’Fallon, MO.

Check out the Fox 2 NEWS story announcing the partnership.

The home sponsorship through Huck’s will ensure that the children and the home’s needs will be met, including everything from clothing, shoes, and school supplies to assistance with activity fees and equipment for sports, music and more.

Huck’s staff will also have the opportunity to meet with the youth and sponsor the children on their birthdays and holidays. 

Huck’s is the first corporation to sponsor an Angels’ Arms home.

The Huck’s Executive Team paid a visit to the foster home and spent some time getting to know the foster parents and 8 children who live in the home.



A message from the Founder/Executive Director

Dearest friends of Angels’ Arms,

I wanted you to know that I’ll be away for the next few weeks getting surgery for my recently diagnosed breast cancer. I’ll be having all of this done out of town and will return mid-December, stronger than ever. In the meantime, I know the organization will be in great hands and although I hate to miss all the wonderful holiday events with our foster families and board, I’m assured there will be lots of photos.

I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and thank you for being part of this mission.



A Special Thank You to the Mueller Family

Pictured from left: Jasmina Schue, Gary and Lynn Mueller with their grandson and Bess Wilfong

We are deeply grateful to the Mueller family and friends for their commitment to Angels’ Arms over the last ten years. They recently hosted the 10th Annual Dan Mueller Memorial Golf Tournament and presented Angels’ Arms with a $14,000 donation. Since 2008, this incredible sell-out event, honoring their son Dan’s memory, has contributed over $150,000 towards our mission! Just think of how many children’s lives have been impacted in Dan’s memory. We love the Mueller family and are humbled to receive their support each year.



Snag a Cardinals Grab Bag!

Guess what Cardinals FANS!? We have a VERY limited quantity of autographed baseballs remaining from the 2017 Cardinals Wives Grab Bag event. This is YOUR chance to take home a baseball signed by any one of the current baseball players on the 2017 Cardinals roster. 

Baseballs are $50/each and you never know who you’re gonna get! It could be Adam Wainwright, it could be Matt Carpenter…or any of the other players on the roster. 100% of your purchase will benefit Angels’ Arms.


as an added bonus, anyone who buys a baseball between June 6-June 15, 2017 will be entered to win a Cardinals *MARTY PASS which can be redeemed for 2 tickets to a Monday-Thursday home game during the 2017 season. FOUR (4) winners will be selecting LIVE via facebook on Friday, June 16 at 12PM CST. GOOD LUCK!

*MARTY PASS must be redeemed by August 31, 2017. Tickets based on availability. Other exclusions may apply.



Life Launch

Class of 2017 Graduates

Kameron – Southeast Missouri State University

Josh – Parkway South High School Class of 2017

Abby – Lindbergh High School Class of 2017

Hannah – Mehlville High School Class of 2017


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 and throughout her high school career but Abby continued to persevere and put her best foot forward. Her drive and resilience has led her to greatly improve her grades over time and even enroll in honors courses, participate in Key Club, Reading Club and the College Bound Program all while working part time at a fast food restaurant. Abby always maintains a positive attitude and continues to inspire everyone she meets. She is very deserving of this honor.

A few days after receiving the award, Abby was thrilled to attend her high school prom, and thanks to a few generous donors, was able to have her hair and makeup done for the big event. 

Angels’ Arms foster mom Barb Bocklage said it best, “Throughout the years, it is watching these special kids persevere that touches me most. They are all amazing souls that bless our lives with their presence even if only for a short while!”

Life Launch

The Future Looks Bright for Hannah

Hannah with her new car!

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 reality last month.

Hannah, a high school senior, has been saving for a car for quite some time with the help of the Chafee Independent Living Program. By March, she finally saved up enough for a used car, more specifically, a 2000 Toyota Rav4 she’d been eyeing. Although the car was 17 years old, she didn’t care because it was all she could afford and at the end of the day, it would allow her to drive to and from school/work without having to ask for rides from her foster parents. Right before she was about to finalize the purchase of the Rav4, she learned of a unique opportunity thought Frank Leta Honda Charitable Foundation. They offered to match her savings, up to $3,000, which allowed her to buy a much newer and more reliable vehicle, a 2011 Toyota Camry. They also upgraded the car with four new tires and are covering all future oil changes and tire rotations. Hannah stopped by the Angels’ Arms office to show of her new car and share her exciting news. She expressed how grateful she is to everyone at Frank Leta for making her new car dream a reality.

Hannah is set to graduate high school in May and just recently obtained her nurse assistant certification through the Health Sciences Program at South Tech. She is excited to attend Southeast Missouri State University in the Fall where she plans to pursue a degree in nursing.

If you would like to support Hannah by helping her prepare for life in a dorm, away from her foster family, please contact for more info. Also, gas gift cards and Target and Walmart gift cards would be greatly beneficial to Hannah and can be mailed to Angels’ Arms, 12128A Tesson Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63128.