December 24, 2019

St. Louis Charities That You Can Donate to for Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Slacked off on buying presents this year? Don't worry, your loved ones probably don't want the crap you were going to buy them, anyway. Give them a gift that really matters: A donation to a local charity in their name.

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Stray Rescue
Many of our four-legged family members came from Stray Rescue and it's important to remember that somebody else's future family member might be waiting in a cage there right now dreaming of finding their forever home. They could all use a little help.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Jessica Robtoy

Stray Rescue


Many of our four-legged family members came from Stray Rescue and it's important to remember that somebody else's future family member might be waiting in a cage there right now dreaming of finding their forever home. They could all use a little help.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Jessica Robtoy
The St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America 
In addition to convening "an inter-faith community to accompany the people of Latin America in their work for human rights and social justice," this is the organization that has supported Alex Garcia, who finally rejoined his family this year after living in sanctuary since 2017.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Kelly Glueck

The St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America


In addition to convening "an inter-faith community to accompany the people of Latin America in their work for human rights and social justice," this is the organization that has supported Alex Garcia, who finally rejoined his family this year after living in sanctuary since 2017.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Kelly Glueck
December 5th Fund
The December 5th Fund creates memories that last a lifetime by engineering one special day for families facing devastating cancer diagnoses.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Alecia Johannes

December 5th Fund


The December 5th Fund creates memories that last a lifetime by engineering one special day for families facing devastating cancer diagnoses.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Alecia Johannes
Left Bank's Angel Tree Book Drive
Donations go toward buying a copy of a new book for kids in three St. Louis Public Elementary Schools.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Paul Sableman / Flickr

Left Bank's Angel Tree Book Drive


Donations go toward buying a copy of a new book for kids in three St. Louis Public Elementary Schools.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Paul Sableman / Flickr
Arch City Defenders
This very St. Louis organization is a "a holistic legal advocacy organization that combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence, especially in communities of color."
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Eric Fogleman

Arch City Defenders


This very St. Louis organization is a "a holistic legal advocacy organization that combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence, especially in communities of color."

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Eric Fogleman
MO Access Fund (GWAF)
The Missouri Abortion Fund (formerly called the Gateway Access Fund) provides financial assistance to Missouri residents who cannot afford the full cost of abortion care.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Kate Ausburn / Flickr

MO Access Fund (GWAF)


The Missouri Abortion Fund (formerly called the Gateway Access Fund) provides financial assistance to Missouri residents who cannot afford the full cost of abortion care.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Kate Ausburn / Flickr
Forest Park Forever
Forest Park Forever's "mission is to restore, maintain, and sustain Forest Park, in partnership with the City of St. Louis, as one of America's greatest urban public spaces."
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Donate here.
Photo credit: Chris Collins / Flickr

Forest Park Forever


Forest Park Forever's "mission is to restore, maintain, and sustain Forest Park, in partnership with the City of St. Louis, as one of America's greatest urban public spaces."

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Chris Collins / Flickr
St. Louis Senior Dog Project
This volunteer organization rescues dogs of all ages but especially dogs five years of age and older. 
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Toa Slim 2014 / Flickr

St. Louis Senior Dog Project


This volunteer organization rescues dogs of all ages but especially dogs five years of age and older.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: Toa Slim 2014 / Flickr
Landmarks Association
Landmarks Association of St. Louis promotes the conservation and adaptive reuse of St. Louis' historically and architecturally significant buildings.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: Paul Sableman / Flickr

Landmarks Association


Landmarks Association of St. Louis promotes the conservation and adaptive reuse of St. Louis' historically and architecturally significant buildings.

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Donate here.

Photo credit: Paul Sableman / Flickr
The Catty Shack
This cat sanctuary's mission is to give feral cats happier and healthier lives.
Find out more here.
Donate here.
Photo credit: K e v i n / Flickr

The Catty Shack


This cat sanctuary's mission is to give feral cats happier and healthier lives.

Find out more here.

Donate here.

Photo credit: K e v i n / Flickr