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.
Earlier today, we learned that the St. Louis Fire Department talked about the importance of un-attended space heaters, on social media related to a previous City fire(s). This is a regional (MO/IL) problem. Heatupstlouis.org is opposed to the use of space heaters, as a primary heating source, let alone leaving them unattended. Wintertime has the […]
The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the City of St. Louis area. The warning is in effect from 12:00pm, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 through 8:00pm, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures are expected to be near or above 100 degrees, with heat index values expected between 105 and […]
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 […]