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Feeding St. Louis

Local food assistance organizations are gaining national recognition for their commitment to education and action.

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St. Louis Area Foodbank

A Global Community

As the St. Louis region recruits top international talent to its companies, Susan Gobbo is building a support system for…

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Susan Gobbo of the International Spouses Meetup Group

Puppy Power

Fitness trainer Kim Gray built her wellness business for St. Louisans who love spending time with their pets.

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Kim Gray and her poodle Oscar

Healing Through Art

Paige Walden-Johnson uses CommUNITY Arts STL’s creative outlets to help first responders and their families process trauma.

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Paige Walden-Johnson

Shared Solutions

Through Odd Couples Housing, John Levis is tackling local lodging issues by pairing senior and millennial roommates.

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“We think this idea has legs to expand to other communities,” founder John Levis says of Odd Couples Housing.

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Connections

Through Human Spaces, Lisa Rokusek is exploring how people can learn from each other with empathy and purpose.

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All That Jazz

Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson have turned the childhood home of music legend Miles Davis into a community catalyst.

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Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson outside the childhood home of Miles Davis

Appetite for Action

De Nichols and the FoodSpark team bring social change to the potluck table.

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De Nichols

Finding the Spirit

SLU professors Pauline Lee and Rachel Lindsey are exploring what religion in unexpected places means to St. Louis’s future.

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Slu Religion Masthead

Keys to the Community

Kayia Baker and Pianos for People are changing lives one note at a time.

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Cooking with Love

Through food, ‘MamaCat’ Cathy Daniels nurtures and respects St. Louis’s unhoused residents.

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