non-profits http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Diaper Drive Donates 25,000 Diapers For Families In Need http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/diaper-drive-donates-25000-diapers-families-need <p></p><p>Organizers of a St. Louis-area diaper drive say they’re extending their effort another week because of enthusiastic community response.</p><p>Disposable diapers are estimated to cost up to $100 a month for one baby. Some St. Louis nonprofits try to assist families, but there is no dedicated diaper bank charity in the city.</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:51:18 +0000 Kelly MacNeil 35452 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Diaper Drive Donates 25,000 Diapers For Families In Need St. Louis Participates In #GivingTuesday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-participates-givingtuesday <p>Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And now, Giving Tuesday.</p><p>Last year New York's 92nd Street Y launched a <a href="http://community.givingtuesday.org/News" target="_blank">Giving Tuesday campaign</a> to kick-start charitable donations in the wake of the shopping fervor of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The United Nations Foundation joined the campaign as a partner with the Y, and in the end 2,500 organizations participated in 2012.</p><p>Many St. Louis non-profits are participating this year, including the <a href="http://www.stlfoodbank.org/" target="_blank">St. Louis Area Foodbank</a>.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:06:37 +0000 Camille Phillips 31921 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Participates In #GivingTuesday Cross-Cultural Engagement In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cross-cultural-engagement-st-louis <p>Taking advantage of our community’s diversity can be a challenge.&nbsp; While people of different ethnicities, cultures, and ages are all around us we can often find ourselves on the outside looking in.&nbsp; Host Don Marsh talks with guests about ways non-profit and arts organizations can engage new and underserved communities and improve their diversity.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:47:51 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5145 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cross-Cultural Engagement In St. Louis 1,000 origami cranes up for “adoption” this weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/1000-origami-cranes-adoption-weekend <p>Art Hill in Forest Park is the temporary home for 1,000 origami cranes this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>More than 100 volunteers helped make the cranes, which can be &ldquo;adopted&rdquo; for $10 each at 10 a.m. Sunday.&nbsp;</p><p>The proceeds go to benefit <a href="http://www.stlcraneproject.com/index.php">Backstoppers</a>, a local charity that assists the families of public safety workers who die in the line of duty.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 04 Aug 2012 18:57:56 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4253 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 1,000 origami cranes up for “adoption” this weekend Monsanto launches new competitive grants for non-profits http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/monsanto-launches-new-competitive-grants-non-profits <p>Building on the success and popularity of <a href="http://www.refresheverything.com/">Pepsi Refresh</a> and similar programs, Monsanto has launched its own competitive grants for St. Louis-area non-profits.</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 17:53:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1831 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Monsanto launches new competitive grants for non-profits