News & Updates Archive
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EHOC Fair Housing Conference
The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council (EHOC) & For the Sake of All co-sponsored the April 25th Fair Housing Conference in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Fair Housing Act. “Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide” brought together individuals and organizations to discuss the ways in which we can…
An Evening with the Honorable Julian Castro
On March 22, 2018, the Honorable Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Obama Administration, spent the day in St. Louis, a guest of Incarnate Word Foundation. Castro participated in “RECON: Toward a New Public Discourse,” a series of events to mark the 20th Anniversary of the…
On The Street Where I Live
We appreciate our collaborative partner, Jeane Vogel, Executive Director, Webster Arts, who hosted this panel discussion in conjunction with “On the Street Where I Live,” a nationally juried exhibit. Panelists: Ellie Wharton, General Manager, KWRH-LP, Radio 63119, located at Webster-Rock Hill Ministries Rev. Wendy Bruner, Pastor Peace United Church of Christ, Webster Groves Moderator: Sr. Helena Monahan,…
Stories of Our St. Louis Sisters Essay Contest Winners
The fifth annual Stories of Our St Louis Sisters essay contest produced a record number of entries and a record number of winners. The following students were awarded Amazon Gift Cards at a November 14 ceremony at Incarnate Word Academy. The contest is sponsored by the Incarnate Word Foundation and is an attempt to draw…
Plant & Care for an Urban Orchard in St. Louis City
The Incarnate Word Foundation (IWF) is seeking applications for an organization/individual partnership to plant and care for an Urban Orchard in St. Louis City. This project spurs localized economic and community development by serving the surrounding neighborhood with access to fruit trees and providing public green space. A percentage of the produce yielded from the orchards…
Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ presents ‘Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion’
Sponsors: Archdiocesan Peace and Justice Commission Incarnate Word Foundation Saint Louis University Society of St. Vincent de Paul Fr. Boyle: I am closer to God when I am with the people at our place. What brings you out tonight is not me, but an ongoing need for an alignment to bring us to the dream…
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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.