Neighbors will donate 20 blankets, 20 flashlights with batteries and one case (80 rolls) of toilet paper.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Friday, November 16, 2012
The 28th annual drive will come to a close on Saturday morning beginning at 10 a.m. when scouts canvas area neighborhoods to retrieve bags dropped off last Saturday.
Did you get a Scouting for Food bag placed on your mailbox or doorstep last week by a local boy scout? If so, you’ve still got time to fill it—but not much. The bags will be picked up on Saturday morning around Hazelwood, according to the scouts’ North Star District Communications Chairman Fred Schaljo. What You Need to Do to Donate Schaljo said that anyone wishing to donate should place their filled Scouting for Food bags outside their homes in plain sight by 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. Collection will begin at 10, he said. If your bag hasn’t been picked up by 1 p.m., or if you didn’t receive a bag and want to donate, you can call Mark Hays 314-550-4233. How Your Donations Help Local Families in Need “This is the 28th annual drive where …
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Gifts collected from a St. Louis-area Support Our Troops Drive made their way overseas and brought smiles to the faces of soldiers of the Missouri Army National Guard's 3175th Chemical Company.
Presents came early this holiday season for a group of soldiers stationed overseas thanks to Majic Market and a St. Louis-area non-profit. The deli and convenience store served as a drop-off location for a Support Our Troops drive for the men and women of the Missouri Army National Guard's 3175th Chemical Company based at Jefferson Barracks. The drive was headed by All About Paws Rescue. Members of the company, who are stationed in Qatar as part of a year-long base security mission, recently received gifts from the drive and a reminder of how they are supported back home. Click the video to watch their reaction as they unwrap the holiday goodies. What would you like to say to those serving in the armed forces? Can we fill the space below …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Band will be traveling to the Alamo Bowl Christmas day to compete with other bands during half-time.
The Hazelwood West High Marching Wildcats are determined to raise enough funds to compete in the Alamo Bowl, and last month, the band held a flea market at McNair Elementary to do so. Kelly Eagan, a parent helper for marching band and co-chair of the flea market, praised the dedicated teens who worked hard to help organize the event. She was very proud of the students, expressing admiration for their hard work which paid off. "The kids worked so hard," she said. "They were busy helping from start to finish. They helped customers carry purchased items out to their cars, and they stayed to clean up after the event was over." The marching band, comprised of about sixty-seven students, ages freshmen to seniors, will be traveling to San …
Monday, December 6, 2010
The students delivered gifts and more than $1,200 to 15 local homeless and transitional families for Christmas.
This Christmas will be merry and bright for area homeless families thanks to the staff and students at Hazelwood West High School that donated countless items to Room at the Inn today. "I hope (the families) see that there are people out there who care and want to help the less fortunate," junior Soni Prasad said of the experience. "My group had about nine juniors and we wanted to ensure that each family got all the things they wanted so we set up a plan that was successful." What began in 2005 as a class project for Karl Herman's science room, has now grown into a school-wide event at West High that is providing a Christmas for 15 local families this year with donations including children's bicycles, clothing, toys, personal hygiene items…
Friday, December 3, 2010
Local police get involved in fundraiser to benefit local families of fallen heroes. Seeks help from the Hazelwood Community.
If you've been a little naughty this year, now is the time is now to get back in Santa's good graces by helping area law enforcement families make it through the holiday season. Ornaments for Officers, a local fundraiser is selling new and gently used ornaments, and the proceeds go soley to The Backstoppers. The goal is to raise $20,000, according to the charity's founder, Richard Roberts Jewelry owner Rick Ruderer. "The Backstoppers is a wonderful organization, and I wanted create an annual fundraiser to help them," he told Hazelwood Patch. "Because it's not really a question of if a police officer, firefighter, paramedic or EMT will be killed, but when. There's always a need." The Hazelwood Police Department joined forces with The …