Our Mission"Through the transformative power of God’s Love through the Gospel of Jesus, we offer solutions for poverty and injustice to the homeless and working poor." Matthew 22: 37-39
Our VisionTo increase awareness of the local needs of the poor and needy within our community.
To promote unity in the community by encouraging people to get involved in the lives of the poor and needy in practical ways.
To reduce suffering and misery of the poor by showing the Love of God in sacrifice and risk from something of ourselves.
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FSBH came in 11th overall in donations from 868 charities in the May 2 Give STL Day 24 hour online fundraiser. We received nearly $26,000 in donations and won a $1,000 prize for the most donations in the midnight hour. Additional funds will be awarded when amounts from several “power hours” are allocated to various charities.
Thanks to all of our ministry supporters who continue to share the load with us in working with the homeless and working poor in the St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties.
FSBH was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Mayors’ Charity Ball this year! Funds will be used for our Mobile Home Project. Photo below is Lake St. Louis Mayor Kathy Schweikert, center, who presented Paul and Lana Kruse with the award. FSBH was one of 5 local charities to share in an $80,000 donation fund.
FSBH was one of 867 local charities that participated in the Give STL Day campaign this year. See below for dollars raised from the campaign and for FSBH.
Congratulations to First Step Back Home for being the chosen charity for our July meeting! We can’t wait to hear from you at our October meeting to see how this donation has impacted your mission. To find out more about 100 Women Who Care, visit our website at www.100wwcstc.org.