In the Know: 12.19.18
international peace initiatives
Supporters gathered at the Deer Creek Club to hear from two Kenyan students who talked about how IPI has benefited them. The organization moves children from vulnerable communities in the African nation to more stable areas.
The Midas Hospitality Family Foundation recently donated more than $16,000 to TinySuperheroes, which helps children overcome illness and disability. The money was raised during the foundation’s trivia night and through paper cape sales at 35 Midas hotels.
oh what fun! holiday home tour
Associate editor Julie Johnson took part in this tour of interesting homes in DeSoto, Mo. It featured treasures like this 1840s stone house, originally intended as a hotel for stagecoach travelers.
fathers’ support center
The organization kicked off its Fathers Forever capital campaign to renovate a new headquarters building in downtown St. Louis. The nonprofit, which helps fathers take better care of their families, expects to be able to serve 1,000 more clients a year.