2021 Heritage Grant Awards Announced
To honor our mission of partnering with donors around sustainability of nonprofits, YouthBridge provides grants to child or youth serving organizations that are regularly supported by our clients. These organizations have been awarded a $75,000 unrestricted grant paid over a three-year period.
St. Louis Area Diaper Bank
The St. Louis Area Diaper Bank exists to help strengthen low-income families in the St. Louis region by ensuring access to an adequate supply of diapers and by raising awareness about the causes and consequences of diaper need in our community. The St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies, a program of the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank, helps ensure that individuals in need have access to essential period products required to fully participate in daily life.
Annie’s Hope is a community-based organization with a mission to provide free, comprehensive support services to children, teens and families grieving deaths. They offer an array of programs for vulnerable youth who are disenfranchised because society rejects public grief and discussions about emotional pain. Since 1998, Annie’s Hope has changed the trajectory of grief for tens of thousands of kids with facilitated peer support and education. Their services provide at-risk youth with healthy coping skills, decreased feelings of isolation, and the tools to discover inner strengths. Annie’s Hope believes grief support is most effective when offered in a non-judgmental atmosphere of compassion and gratitude.