News & Updates Archive
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IWF funds St. Louis area school summer programs, helps families during COVID-19 closures
Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Cecilia – two St Louis area Catholic parishes with thriving Hispanic communities – are hosting summer programs for children. These programs provide tutoring, socially distanced activities, and a much-needed break during long summer days for parents and students. Sister Cathy Doherty, SSND, pastoral associate at Our Lady of Guadalupe…
IWF supports a St. Louis-based program with global impact
Every continent in the world is impacted by the corona virus pandemic. In St. Louis, remarkable crossroads between communities are emerging in the call to help sustain each another. Through their grant to Forai, the Incarnate Word Foundation is supporting a powerful connection that spans the globe. “We started Forai in 2009 to serve the…
Access to testing, health services for unhoused people in the City of St. Louis co-funded by IWF
The corona virus crisis has exacerbated long-running issues for people living in poverty in the St. Louis area and across the country. Shelters are forced to turn people away due to social distancing measures. Tent encampments have sprung up in the City of St. Louis. This disenfranchisement has made access to virus testing and essential…
Read more about IWF news, happenings within the Catholic Church and St. Louis community, RECON events, and our COVID-19 Response.
Updates on the Catholic Church’s efforts to serve the poor and marginalized in St. Louis and across the globe.
An Invitation for St. Louis to Come Together, Learn Together, and Engage in Reuniting Divided Communities.
Every continent in the world is impacted by the corona virus pandemic. In St. Louis, we’re supporting communities to help us sustain each another.
Our grants spark collaborative relationships by
funding organizations serving the most vulnerable in our city.
Our Impact on the St. Louis Community
Funding neighborhood work fosters systemic change by addressing the root causes of poverty and oppression. It fosters the confidence within individuals to dream while simultaneously creating access to the tools and resources needed to achieve those dreams.