Town Talk Features

In the Know: 9.5.18

assistance league of st. louis
Through its Operation School Bell program, volunteers fitted 60 students for uniforms at Barack Obama Elementary School in the Normandy School District and will continue the effort through January at 30 other local schools. Last year, the program served more than 7,800 students.

edward jones
Through its workplace giving campaign, the financial services company raised more than $1 million to benefit the local Arts and Education Council, which supports arts organizations in 16 counties. The firm has been giving to A&E for 40 years.

homebuilders charitable foundation

In an effort to support low-income families, the organization donated $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity St. Louis. The money will be used for Habitat’s 2018 Build program, which is slated to add eight new homes this year in the city.

st. louis county library & the novel neighbor
The two teamed up to inspire young minds with a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip at library headquarters. The book festival included readings, book signings, character appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog and others, plus activities and prizes.