About Our Social Service Programs

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About Our Social Service Programs

Food Pantry

Our food pantry provides food assistance to people living in zip codes 63104 and 63118. The pantry stocks most staples, like canned foods, bread, pastas, rice, beans, etc. Fresh produce and meat are available frequently as well.

Things to know:

 

If you have an urgent food need, you can request an emergency bag right away. Follow-up appointments are usually available within 24hrs. Please call (314)773-9027 for more information. 

Donate to our Food Pantry

If you or an organization you represent, such as a school, church, corporation or social group, would like to schedule a one-time or regular donation drop-off, please contact Stephanie Betts, Food Pantry Manager, at (314) 773.9027 or bettss@gasastl.org.

Self Improvement Classes

We offer a wide variety of self-improvement classes throughout the year, including financial literacy, healthy cooking and helpful parenting courses. All upcoming classes can be found in our social service event calendar. Registration is required to attend.

Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance Program provides direct assistance to families, seniors and individuals who are at risk for eviction, foreclosure and/or utility shut-off.

Those who receive direct housing aid also participate in one-on-one self-sufficiency counseling and/or workshops. These activities cover a variety of topics including:

Holiday & Seasonal Programs

Back to School Program

During back to school time in late Summer, we partner with other community organizations to distribution school supplies, backpacks and shoes for up to 1,000 Pre-K through 12-grade students.

Thanksgiving Dinner Program

As a part of our year-round strategy for addressing hunger, we offer food to families in need during Thanksgiving.

Christmas Program

In partnership with other community organizations, the Christmas program enables the distribution of food, clothing, and gifts to an average of 600 families and 500 seniors in need.

Volunteer

28 Oct
Fall Cleaning Day – National Make a Difference Day 1127 N. Vandeventer Avenue & 2700 Cherokee Street (Childcare and Social Service Sites)
17 Oct
Self- Sufficiency Class Teachers 2700 Cherokee Street St. Louis, MO
17 Oct
Weekend Cashier Angel Boutique Resale Shop
17 Oct
Weekday Cashier Angel Boutique Resale Shop

Upcoming Events

1 Sep
United Way of Greater St. Louis Giving Campaign St. Louis Area
23 Nov
Annual Thanksgiving Program 2700 Cherokee Street St. Louis, MO
25 Oct
Free Credit & Money Management Workshop

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