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By SuperUser Account on 8/17/2015 7:46 AM
It was an evening of fast wheels, jousting and lots of scoring by the St. Louis Gatekeeper's Roller Derby Team on Saturday, August 15th.  But in the midst of it all, there was a  push for awareness and prevention.  The Gatekeepers lost one of their co-founders, Evan Jones, by suicide a few weeks ago and they want to honor his memory and also prevent this type of tragedy from happening again.  They contacted us so we could spread the word about our crisis hotline and other services.  We're here to help those in need and
By SuperUser Account on 7/29/2015 9:08 AM
Please join us in donating school supplies and new or gently used children's books to support our 10 after school programs, serving over 600 elementary children in St. Louis and Jennings.  You may drop off your donations at any of our five offices ... 2650 Olive, St. Louis, MO 63103- 314.533.8200, 409 South Florissant, Ferguson, MO 63135 - 314.884.6099, 12755 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur, MO 63141 - 314.898.0100, 3675 West Outer Rd, Ste 203, Arnold, MO 63010 - 314.898.0102, and 5015 North Illinois, Ste A, Fairview Heights, IL 62209 - 618.398.7250.  Please be sure to call before dropping off your supplies because hours vary at each location.  We will be accepting donations through August 31.
By SuperUser Account on 6/29/2015 9:19 AM
Our Rooster Run was great FUN!  Thanks to all our feathered friends who participated and also to our furry canines who ran alongside.

Big THANKS to Emerson, our presenting sponsor, and to all our sponsors for their great support:  St. Louis Cardinals; Risa Zwerling; Jarrell; Barbara Abbett; SSM St. Mary's; RubinBrown; Jack Lay; MFH; Ted Williamson; John Butler; Ellwood Assocates; Robert Lyford; Midwest Regional Bank; Stuart Greenbaum; BKD, BMO Retirement Services; Mike Ferman; Hank Webber; Sandberg Phoenix; State Farm and Sports Authority.
By SuperUser Account on 5/13/2015 8:52 AM
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Fox2 News interviewed Jane Smith, our Crisis Counselor, about the importance of mental health.  Jane spoke about reducing the stigma of mental illness and available resources for individuals in the St. Louis area.  Click here to hear her complete interview.

With one in five adult Americans experiencing mental illness in the past year,
By SuperUser Account on 4/29/2015 9:29 AM
May 5th was a great day for our entire community!  The spirit of giving is strong in St. Louis. Give Stl Day raised over $2,073,104 with a total of 20,260 gifts.  That's awesome!

Provident raised $5,655 with over 70 gifts.  Thanks so much for your generosity!  We appreciate each and every one.

Give STL Day is a 24-hour online giving event sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation.
By SuperUser Account on 4/10/2015 2:12 PM
Shoppers came out of the woodwork to support Provident and our services.  Close to 130 attended to enjoy the historical atmosphere of the Kirkwood Train Station, savor adult beverages and light appetizers and peruse the wonderful treasures of locat artisans.  Artisans included:  Patty Carnahan Jewelry, Magnolia's European Florals & Specialty Boutique, Mary Hanson painter, sammysoap and Billy the Ceramist, Functional Pottery.   We're also grateful for the generous donations of locat retailers including:
By SuperUser Account on 4/10/2015 2:08 PM
Provident is excited to once again participate in Give STL Day on Tuesday, May 5.
Sponsored by the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, Give STL Day is a 24-hour online giving event that allows community members to support participating nonprofits.  It’s one day with lasting local impact!
By SuperUser Account on 3/30/2015 7:59 AM
As part of Provident’s ongoing commitment to community services, the agency is expanding its efforts in North St. Louis County, opening a second location in conjunction with The Urban League of Greater St. Louis, which is opening the Ferguson Community Empowerment Center.

By SuperUser Account on 2/19/2015 4:07 PM
Provident is hosting Sip, Savor & SHOP on April 16th, 6:30 pm - 9 pm at the historic Kirkwood Train Station. Enjoy adult beverages, edibles and shop for distinctive treasures.  A portion of all sales are donated to Provident's mental health counseling, suicide prevention and community outreach services.  Ten dollar donation at the door is appreciated.  To RSVP, click here.
By SuperUser Account on 12/1/2014 12:55 PM
On November 26th, Steve Sullivan, our Executive Director, was interviewed by David Greene from NPR regarding his views on the Ferguson situation.  Steve's primary message is that our community needs to engage in the uncomfortable conversations to fully understand the other side.  Click here
Partnering with the Gatekeepers' Roller Derby Team
Spirit of Provident Gala to be Held in February
Support our Back to School Supply Drive!
Thanks to all our fine Feathered Friends!
Thanks for Giving!
Sip, Savor & SHOP was a FUN Frenzy of Activity!
Get READY for Give STL Day on May 5th
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