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Turning Good into Greater Good

Upcoming events

    • 11 Oct 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • The Community Foundation 2 Oak Knoll Park St. Louis, MO 63105

    Dolly Chugh is a Harvard-educated, award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, where she is an expert researcher in the psychology of good people. Her book, The Person You Mean to Be, is an inspiring guide on confronting difficult issues such as sexism, racism and inequality. Through personal stories and the science that supports her findings, Dolly guides us closer to becoming the person we mean to be in the hopes that her findings will help us make the world a better place.

    This video interview, recorded in February 2021 and sponsored by the University of Michigan’s Center for Positive Organizations, touches on the main findings from the book, punctuated with personal stories and practical tips. It is engaging and offers the chance to dip your toes into some very challenging subject matter. Members and guests have the option of viewing just the video for the discussion or reading the book.

    Link to YouTube Interview:

    • 17 Oct 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Lift for Life Gym, Inc. - 1415 Cass Ave, St. Louis, MO 63106
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    CONGRATULATIONS to Lift for Life Gym for receiving SOS’s
    3 year grant of $100,000 in 2023!

    SOS members are needed on Oct 17th 12-3:00pm at the Lift for Life Gym location to help prepare for their upcoming fundraiser on the 21st.

    Lift for Life Gym (LFLG) is a 2023 SOS grantee. This after-school youth development organization provides 450 young people ages 8 – 18 with completely free fitness, nutrition, educational and recreational programs five days a week year round – with free round trip transportation. The Gym’s mission is to offer children in St. Louis city a safe, enriching environment in which to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships, and learn to make positive life choices.  You can learn more about Lift for Life Gym on their website.

    Parking Information: When you arrive pull into the parking lot and park. Proceed to the brown front door and ring the doorbell on the left and the staff will let you in.

    • 12 Nov 2023
    • 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • 36 Millstone Campus Dr Saint Louis, MO 63146
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    Join us for this special 4-hour visit to the St Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum, which is planned for Spirit of St. Louis Women's Fund members only. This insightful opportunity begins with a 90-minute museum tour followed by the Impact Lab experience and group discussion. This experience seeks to empower visitors to explore the complexities of genocide, hate crimes, and prejudice from perspectives of both historical and contemporary moments. By learning from past and contemporary moments, we can become better equipped to be “Active Allies” who work together to create a more tolerant, compassionate world.

    The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust, educating about its causes and illustrating how what happened during this tragic period relates to our lives today, and uses the history and lessons of the Holocaust to reject hatred, promote understanding, and inspire change.

    This event is limited to 50 SOS member participants and includes light refreshments during the group discussion. Advance registration with pre-payment is required. Walk-in registrations at the museum at the time of the event cannot be accommodated. Not a member? Join SOS today!

    • 1 Dec 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • The home of Susan Block

    Additional details and registration coming soon.

    • 10 Jan 2024
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • The Coronado - 3701 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63108
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    Since 2017, Books for Newborns has collected, packed, and donated over 30,000 bags of books to children throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area. From newborn bookbags to bags for older siblings, volunteers help us ignite the spark for reading and learning!

    Join us January 10th for a book packing marathon. In just a couple of hours, a small team of volunteers can pack hundreds of bookbags to be delivered all over the STL Metro. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

    Contact: Patrice Shumate - - 314-239-1213, Books for Newborns

    Parking Information: Street/metered parking is available. Enter on the east side of the building along N Spring Avenue. You will see a Books for Newborns sign on the door and someone will be waiting to show you in.

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