St. Louis, MO: With an anticipated increase of some home heating sources by more than 25%, Heat-Up St. Louis, a regional, not-for-profit energy assistance charity covering 17 Missouri and Illinois Counties, helping seniors, disabled and needy households with small children stay warm each winter, held its first annual community gala — “The St. Louis Sisters, heating-up St. Louis.” benefit this past weekend. Vocalists Kim Massie and Erin Bode donated their talents, and the Hyatt donated the Faust’s/Pierre’s space, food and beverages, and AmerenUE provided a small grant, so that 100% of all ticket sales will support the efforts of the all-volunteer charity. With only a three-week window, the sold out charitable event raised $50,000, which included a special auction hosted by chair emeritus J. Kim Tucci.
Vatterott College Donates $5,000 to Cooldownstlouis.org; Students Repair A/Cs Long-standing Charitable Partnership Further Cemented as Vatterott President Rene Crosswhite Sworn in as Board Member of Cooldownstlouis.org
St. Louis, MO – Vatterott College is helping less-fortunate Missouri and Illinois area residents stay cool in the summer heat with a $5,000 donation to Cooldownstlouis.org. The bi-state area charity prevents heat-related illnesses and deaths by helping area residents, primarily the elderly, disabled, and families experiencing financial difficulties, pay their utility bills. In addition, it […]
Ameren Missouri Donates 500 ENERGY STAR® Air Conditioners and $25,000 to Cooldownstlouis.org for Distribution throughout Missouri
For Immediate Release: Cooldownstlouis.org also unveils the Save Our Seniors Project ST. LOUIS (May 26, 2017) – Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off of summer. Last year, the St. Louis region experienced days of life-threatening heat. As part of the annual Cool Down S.O.S. (Save Our Seniors) Air Conditioner project, Ameren Missouri is donating […]
An Army of 650 Volunteers: Firefighters, Media, Social Service, Business, Political and Civic Leaders; and Board Members Help Heatupstlouis.org Raise Dough and Safety Awareness During 17th Annual Hardee’s “Rise ‘N Shine For Heat” – “Have a Heart…Heat A Home” Project – Friday, Feb. 10
Since Heatupstlouis.org, (now going into its 17th year of operations) embarked on its current winter heating season of 2016/17, it has distributed already $900,000 due to the generosity of public, St. Louis City/County, and utility grants, and board contributions, according to Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., chair emeritus and Melanie DiLeo, board chairwoman of Heatupstlouis.org. […]