In the Know: 10.16.19
st. louis children’s hospital
In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Amazon brought fun and educational activities to 20 patients and their families through a pop-up STEM camp (pictured at top). The online retail giant also donated $30,000 to the hospital.
st. louis bridge center
Michael Bono and Susan Perez scored a winning hand with the duplicate bridge community as recipients of the 2019 Bridge Builder Awards. They were recognized for the honesty, integrity, skill, zeal and leadership they bring to the game.
fathers & families support center
The nonprofit’s supporters, including mayor Lyda Krewson, geared up with hard hats and gold hammers to kick off renovations at its new downtown headquarters. Formerly known as Fathers’ Support Center, the organization also unveiled its new name and logo, which better reflect the work it does to benefit entire families.
kirkwood school district
The district’s Nutrition on the Weekend (NOW) program received $1,750 from Circle 7 Ranch as part of the restaurant’s Be Civil Month, a campaign that raised $1 for every Civil Life beverage purchased and also gave customers the option to directly donate. NOW provides weekend meals to Kirkwood students facing food insecurity.