Heat-Up St. Louis

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12:28 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Cold Weather Is Straining Heat-Up St. Louis

A city worker clears the sidewalks in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday. President Obama has declared all 114 Missouri counties and the city of St. Louis a federal disaster area following this week's winter storm.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Winter is taking its toll on Heat-Up St. Louis.

The charity said this week it has helped 19,398 people with their heating bills so far this season; a 29 percent increase over last year at this time.

Pam Walker, director of the St. Louis Department of Health, is asking residents and businesses to donate to Heat Up.

"We are anticipating that as many as 55,000 people are going to need help this heating season," Walker said, "and Heat-Up St. Louis is in need of resources."

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Tax checkoffs
4:31 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

More property tax check-offs possible

There could be two new options for St. Louis residents to use their property tax billsĀ  next year as a vehicle for charitable donations.

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