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Go Cardinals!

October 7, 2021
Resident with Fred Bird

St. Andrew's Charitable Foundations wishes The Cardinals the best of luck!

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National Fall Prevention Day

September 21, 2021
National Fall Prevention Day

Today is National Fall Prevention Day, and St. Andrew's Charitable Foundation shares how you can help.

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2021 Campaign for Seniors Kickoff

September 21, 2021
2021 Campaign for Seniors Kickoff

As St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation, we hear these words every day. Low-income seniors, some of the most vulnerable members of our community, need our help.

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Jackie Smith Sings The National Anthem

September 13, 2021
Jackie Smith Sings The National Anthem

This past weekend, St. Andrew’s Ageless Remarkable Saint Louisan honoree and Football Hall of Fame recipient, Jackie Smith sang the National Anthem...

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SHFS Perfect Storm

September 3, 2021
SHFS Perfect Storm

Right now our Safe Home for Seniors program has the longest waiting list we have ever had. These seniors need critical home repairs and modifications...

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Healthy Foods Program

August 19, 2021
Healthy Foods Program

The need for the Healthy Foods Program is greater than ever.

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Congratulations to Mary Alice Ryan

August 19, 2021
Congratulations to Mary Alice Ryan

Congratulations to St. Andrew's CEO and President Mary Alice Ryan for being selected to the St. Louis Business Journals 2021 class of Most Influential Business Women.

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Safe Home for Seniors

August 19, 2021
Safe Home for Seniors

Falling poses a huge risk to seniors which makes our Safe Home for Seniors program critical.

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Thank You Terry

July 19, 2021
Thank You Terry

Yesterday was Terry Coleman’s last day on our board. Her term was up and she graciously stayed on an additional year during our board recruitment efforts.

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Safe Home For Seniors Helps Out Sal

July 1, 2021
Safe Home For Seniors Helps Out Sal

St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation’s Safe Home for Seniors program recently installed a chairlift so 87-year-old Sal could safely go outside for the first time in a year!

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Congratualtions Mary Alice Ryan

July 1, 2021
Congratulations Mary Alice Ryan

Congratulations to Mary Alice Ryan, President and CEO of St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System, for being named to the 2021 Class of the St. Louis Business Journal’s Most Influential Business Women!

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Watch Over Your Loved Ones During the COVID Holiday Season

November 20, 2020
Watch Over Your Loved Ones During the COVID Holiday Season

The pandemic will impact many traditional family gatherings this holiday season, traditions that have been passed down through the generations. The upending of holiday traditions will be especially hard on older adults who may need to remain quarantined to ensure their continued health and safety.

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Congratulations Heather Spindler for being a Lift Up St. Louis Honoree!

September 28, 2020
Heather Spindler Named Lift Up St. Louis Honoree

During September, The Great Forest Park Balloon Race flew hot air balloons across the St. Louis skies in tribute to essential workers, educators, healthcare heroes and those standing up for change. We are so proud that Heather Spindler with St. Andrew’s Senior Solutions was one of the honorees! Congrats, Heather!

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St. Andrew's is there for low-income seniors, like Earl, when they have no one else to turn to

September 24, 2020
St. Andrew's is there for low-income seniors, like Earl, when they have no one else to turn to

Earl, who is 62 years old, lives alone and has no family to count on. One night vandals had broken out multiple windows in his home.

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Help St. Andrew’s Keep Our Seniors and Staff Safe during COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Help St. Andrew’s Keep Our Seniors and Staff Safe during COVID-19

Listen to Mary Alice Ryan, St. Andrew’s President and CEO, chat with Mark Reardon from KMOX about the need of PPE- personal protective equipment to help keep our residents and staff safe during COVID-19.

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The Willows Residents Raised Money for Employee Bus Shelter

January 29, 2020
Bus shelter donors with The Willows and Brooking Park employees

Every day the residents at The Willows and Brooking Park interact with employees throughout the different departments like the kitchen staff, activities, housekeeping, nursing, front desk, and many other areas.

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ST. ANDREW'S KEEPING LOW-INCOME SENIORS HOMES SAFELY HEATED

December 5, 2019
St. Andrew's Keeping Low-Income Seniors Homes Safely Heated

Gloria, 70, is a low-income senior living in North County. Recently the circuit board on her furnace was broken and temperatures at night were well below freezing. With no heat, Gloria turned to using multiple space heaters for her main source of heating.

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LONELINESS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

November 18, 2019
Loneliness During the Holiday Season

For many of us, the holiday season is a time filled with joy and cheer. The holidays mean time off from work to spend quality time with our loved ones, give and receive gifts and attend parties with friends and family.

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SENIOR FUND CITY OF ST. LOUIS SUPPORTS SAFE HOME FOR SENIORS

June 18, 2019
Senior Fund City of St. Louis Supports Safe Home for Seniors

St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation’s Safe Home for Seniors program has positively impacted the lives of many individuals, thanks to the generosity of the Senior Fund City of St. Louis. We both recognize the importance of keeping seniors safe and secure in a way that promotes not only safety, but quality of life, for as long as a senior chooses to live in their home.

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CENTENE VOLUNTEERS BRING HOPE AND HAPPINESS TO DOZENS OF LOW INCOME SENIORS

May 6, 2019
Centene Volunteers Bring Hope and Happiness to Dozens of Low Income Seniors

Just recently, Centene volunteers painted the recreational room at St. Andrew’s of Jennings affordable housing community. Seniors living in this community typically live on just $11,000 a year. After paying rent, purchasing groceries and vital medications, little disposable income remains for fun and outings.

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