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What is #GivingTuesday?

What is #GivingTuesday?

What is #GivingTuesday? “GivingTuesday started as a day for anyone, anywhere to give, and it’s grown into the biggest giving movement in the world.” (GivingTuesday website). Launching in the US in 2012 in partnership with the United Nations Foundation,...
Emmaus Visits Washington DC

Emmaus Visits Washington DC

Photo: Missouri advocates from Emmaus, St. Louis Arc, and Easterseals Midwest with Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer On October 13th-14th, Emmaus team members joined almost 200 other service providers from around the country in Washington DC for this year’s ANCOR Policy...
The DSP Initiative

The DSP Initiative

Earlier this year a service provider in St. Louis – similar to Emmaus – was forced to discontinue serving 17 people with disabilities because government rates for their services are too low to hire and retain staff. The average rate that we receive to...
Why We Support the United Way

Why We Support the United Way

This year, we were able to raise $12,500 for the United Way of Greater St. Louis thanks to our generous team members! “First of all, thank you for all you are doing to help our community! As the leader of the Resource Development team at United Way, I can attest that...
Supporting Direct Support

Supporting Direct Support

At Emmaus, we often share the impact of donors when it comes to client charitable care, like paying for dental procedures or replacing worn out furniture. Did you know that donations also help Emmaus sustain essential services to 260+ people daily? A recent,...
What is Neighbor-To-Neighbor?

What is Neighbor-To-Neighbor?

Remember in school when you had a pen pal or wrote letters to people overseas? Remember the feeling when you knew your letter was received. Remember how much of a difference YOU made? The Neighbor to Neighbor program at Emmaus can give you that feeling again and more!...