Educator-turned-entrepreneur Marcus Howard is raising the standard of pharmacy care with the launch of GreaterHealth Pharmacy & Wellness in the…
Drawn to St. Louis
For more than 25 years, Ready Readers has helped advance social and racial equity in St. Louis by bolstering literacy…
Jenny Hill’s Yes Honey Studio uses the art of dance to help people celebrate moving their bodies.
2022 Year In Review
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More Than A Market
Lacy Cagle leads City Greens Market in the Grove to be a hub for community, education and local produce.
Propel Kitchens is building health and wealth within the historically under-resourced community of the St. Louis Promise Zone by providing…
Up, Up and Away
The Great Forest Park Balloon Race, one of the country’s longest-running balloon races, celebrates 50 years of making St. Louisans…
Notes of Community
Soul artist turned community facilitator Brian Owens helps lift up young creatives in St. Louis.
Nerds with Heart
In St. Peters, PokéNerds store owners Brian and Valeria Trull have built a community for Pokémon fans, who are in…
A Powerful Lift
As the executive director of Paralympic operations at Logan University, Kelley Humphries-Mascoll is advancing the Paralympic movement in St. Louis…
Forest ReLeaf’s Rebecca Hankins is leading the way in getting trees to the communities that need them.
With unique bus and walking tours throughout the metro area, Amanda Clark helps people see St. Louis differently.
A Mindful Movement
With Generation Mindful, Suzanne Tucker is striving to create a more emotionally healthy world.
A Wider Net
St. Louis’ storied soccer tradition will take a leap forward in 2023 with an MLS team of its own, St.…
2021 Year In Review
Take a look back at this year's STLMade stories.
In Fox Park, nonprofit Rung for Women helps women take their personal and professional lives to the next level.
Advocating for Inclusion
With the Starkloff Disability Institute, Colleen Starkloff works to make the world a place where people of all abilities feel…
Small Park, Big Impact
Through Pocketparks, Samantha Lee Smugala is bringing art, activation and opportunity to transform vacant lots into community gathering spaces.
Off to the Races
St. Louis welcomes the NASCAR Cup Series to the region at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, thanks to…
With the support of her local Buy Nothing group, Briana Morales guides her students in East St. Louis through social-emotional…
St. Louisans find peace and purpose in parks and on trails throughout the region.
Time for a Revolution
Saint Louis Story Stitchers brings young people together to express themselves through art and create social change.
Building the Future
Dream Builders 4 Equity aims not only to transform Hyde Park in the next five years, but also to serve…
Michael Woods and Neal Richardson knew a new approach was needed for real estate investment to make lasting change in…
A Hearty Dish
Welcome Neighbor STL's drive-thru supper clubs are a lifeline for refugees.
The Navigate STL Schools dashboard and programs are helping parents make informed decisions for their children's education.
Community Game Changer
Entrepreneur Julian Keaton aims to foster community engagement and move St. Louis forward through “Dimensions,” a new interactive geolocation mobile…
St. Louis brewers find new ways to connect with beer lovers and continue their businesses during the pandemic.
Empowering the Community
For 20 years, Diversity Gallery owner Leslie Christian Wilson has connected with St. Louisans through art, jewelry and natural hair.
Changing the Conversation
Local start-up We Stories is teaching the next generation to be anti-racist.
St. Louis, Together
How #314Together transformed from a pandemic relief Facebook group to an inspiring movement supporting local small businesses.
Amid the COVID-19 virus, the Missouri Historical Society is sharing the resilience of St. Louis by exploring the city’s past…
Traduciendo el Apoyo
Lourdes Bailón y Gabriela Ramírez-Arellano crearon STLJuntos, una paginaweb y de Facebook que se ha convertido en un recurso esencial…
Even during a pandemic, the St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies is getting essential period products to people in need.
28 communities around the region joined together to donate nearly 15,000 pounds of food and personal care items to the…
Learning Through Play
Therapists who work with children on the autism spectrum shift their delivery methods to support families during the pandemic.
Come One, Come All
Circus Harmony Launches Free Online Classes for All Ages and Skill Levels.
Home gardens flourish in quarantine, providing floral beauty, nutritious food and positive mental health benefits.
EarthDance Organic Farm School Hosts Pay-What-You-Can Drive-Thru Farm Stand in Ferguson.
Serving Families in Need
When what's "normal" changes overnight, faith leaders come together to support children facing food insecurity.
Martin Casas of Apotheosis Comics is making sure that St. Louis residents have plenty of comic books and drinks to…
Streaming With Faith
Places of worship use technology to connect with those looking for guidance in a time of uncertainty.
Puppies in a Pandemic
What happens to unadopted pets during a crisis? St. Louis stepped up to foster them - including one family taking…
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Designing with Purpose
David Cervantes is bringing together local volunteers to make personal protection equipment for health care providers.
Oasis in the Food Desert
Link Market’s new community stores in St. Louis could become the model for other cities tackling food insecurity.
‘Round and ‘Round
For 50 years, Mathew and Niah Foggy have built community while circling the roller rink at Skate King.
Hope and Heart
Valeda Keys turns strength into action as she helps St. Louis women recover from breast cancer.
Feeding St. Louis
Local food assistance organizations are gaining national recognition for their commitment to education and action.
A Global Community
As the St. Louis region recruits top international talent to its companies, Susan Gobbo is building a support system for…
Fitness trainer Kim Gray built her wellness business for St. Louisans who love spending time with their pets.
Healing Through Art
Paige Walden-Johnson uses CommUNITY Arts STL’s creative outlets to help first responders and their families process trauma.
Through Odd Couples Housing, John Levis is tackling local lodging issues by pairing senior and millennial roommates.
Through Human Spaces, Lisa Rokusek is exploring how people can learn from each other with empathy and purpose.
All That Jazz
Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson have turned the childhood home of music legend Miles Davis into a community catalyst.
Appetite for Action
De Nichols and the FoodSpark team bring social change to the potluck table.
Finding the Spirit
SLU professors Pauline Lee and Rachel Lindsey are exploring what religion in unexpected places means to St. Louis’s future.
Keys to the Community
Kayia Baker and Pianos for People are changing lives one note at a time.
Art in Motion
Through the Justice Fleet, Amber Johnson empowers people to heal.
Cooking with Love
Through food, ‘MamaCat’ Cathy Daniels nurtures and respects St. Louis’s unhoused residents.