Helping Others

Helping Others

Blessed to Give: Illinois Center for Autism

The Illinois Center for Autism educates and serves Southern Illinois children and adults who have autism to help them be as independent as possible in their homes, schools and communities. You can help by donating money, non-perishable food items or gifts.

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Blessed to Give: The Metro East Humane Society

The Metro East Humane Society serves Madison, St. Clair, Jersey, Bond and Macoupin counties and offers an adoption program for homeless animals, humane investigations and education. The organization has an animal shelter in Edwardsville. You can help by volunteering or donating money or items for cats and dogs at the shelter.

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Blessed to Give: Make a Change

The Belleville East High School community helps support students in financial need during the holidays through its “Make a Change” program. You can help by donating money that will be used to shop for gifts and other items for the students.

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Blessed to Give: Bethany Place

Bethany Place in Belleville is the largest nonprofit, community-based HIV and AIDS service organization in the metro-east, serving 12 counties in Southern Illinois. You can help by volunteering or donating money, food, toiletry items or children’s toys during the holidays.

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