Helping Others

Helping Others

Blessed to Give: Gateway Pet Guardians

Gateway Pet Guardians helps homeless animals in the metro-east through rescue, rehabilitation and adoption. You can help by fostering rescued animals in southern Illinois until they are adopted, volunteering or by making a monetary donation.

Helping Others

Blessed to Give: Peter’s Place Foundation

Peter’s Place Foundation is a Christ-centered, nondenominational ministry that will provide free, long-term residential support for men from 18 to 28 years old who struggle with substance abuse and mental illness. The foundation is seeking monetary donations to help purchase a house or land for its home for recovery for the young men.

Helping Others

Blessed to Give: HeartLands Conservancy

HeartLands Conservancy is an environmental nonprofit that works to protect the region’s natural resources through the conservation of land, preservation and creation of green spaces, sustainable and environmentally-friendly community planning and engaging the community with nature. You can help by volunteering or donating money or land for easements.

Helping Others

Blessed to Give: St. Clair Associated Vocational Enterprises

St. Clair Associated Vocational Enterprises in Belleville, Illinois, helps adults who have developmental disabilities, such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and epilepsy. You can help by making a donation, volunteering or offering employment to SAVE’s consumers either individually or through sub-contracted services.

Videos

Dance Party with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin

Watch 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin fulfill her dream of visiting the White House and meeting President Obama.
The White House
Dance Party with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin 1:29

Dance Party with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin

Fire victim's neighbor describes scene 1:15

Fire victim's neighbor describes scene

Fire near New Athens leaves one man dead 1:33

Fire near New Athens leaves one man dead

O'Fallon summer campers get lesson in touching the clouds 3:19

O'Fallon summer campers get lesson in touching the clouds