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W.K. Kellogg Foundations names global leaders to Solidarity Council on Racial Equity

BATTLE CREEK, MI – Friday, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) named and convened 20 individuals who will serve on a newly established Solidarity Council on Racial Equity (SCoRE).  These inaugural members are luminaries and thought leaders from advocacy, the arts, business, education and media.  At the council’s first meeting Friday in Washington, D.C. they began … Continue reading W.K. Kellogg Foundations names global leaders to Solidarity Council on Racial Equity

Purdue University News: Purdue sets records for research funding, giving

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue University today announced record totals in both giving to Purdue and in sponsored research funding for the 2018 fiscal year that ended June 30. Giving to Purdue hit a record $451.5 million, the first time that contributors — alumni, faculty, staff, retirees, students, corporations, foundations, parents and friends — have … Continue reading Purdue University News: Purdue sets records for research funding, giving

South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Officials in Cape Town on Monday tried to allay international concerns about the water crisis in the South African city, saying tourists and investors are welcome despite fears that most taps could be turned off in April because of drought. In a “two-way conversation,” some diplomats who met officials managing Cape Town’s … Continue reading South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

NEW YORK/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Rock ‘n’ roll’s dysfunctional family, Fleetwood Mac, joined with artists paying tribute to their work to raise $7 million for down-on-their luck musicians at a benefit in Radio City Music Hall on Friday. The annual MusiCares fundraiser, held each year just before the Grammys, like the awards show was in New … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

NEW YORK  /January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Rock ‘n’ roll’s dysfunctional family, Fleetwood Mac, joined with artists paying tribute to their work to raise $7 million for down-on-their luck musicians at a benefit in Radio City Music Hall on Friday. The annual MusiCares fundraiser, held each year just before the Grammys, like the awards show … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

UK ponders what to do with homeless ahead of royal wedding

LONDON/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor. The wedding will be held at Windsor Castle, the town’s most famous landmark and a favoured residence of Queen Elizabeth II. … Continue reading UK ponders what to do with homeless ahead of royal wedding

Charity gets a jolt from tax law _ but due to drop next year

WASHINGTON/December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –  In this season of giving, charity seems to be getting an extra jolt because next year the popular tax deduction for donations will lose a lot of its punch. Traditionally generous Americans may have less incentive to give to charitable causes next year because of the newly minted tax law. … Continue reading Charity gets a jolt from tax law _ but due to drop next year

Court: Charity stuck with fan payouts after holes-in-one

CHARLESTON, W.Va. /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Most golfers like short par 3s, but West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice probably wishes No. 18 at the Greenbrier Classic in 2015 was a little longer — 33 yards longer to be exact. In 2015, Justice’s charity promised fans at the 18th hole $100 for the first hole-in-one … Continue reading Court: Charity stuck with fan payouts after holes-in-one

Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis Partnering with GiFT Through Margs for a Mission Program

The Hacienda Foundation will sponsor GiFT through December and January ST. LOUIS, MO/December 06, 2017 (STL.News) – The Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis will be supporting local non-profit organization Giving is a Family Tradition (GiFT) through the months of December and January. The Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis’ program, Margs for a Mission, selects local … Continue reading Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis Partnering with GiFT Through Margs for a Mission Program

State employee donations exceed $1 million in annual charitable campaign; over $30 million raised in campaign history

“Building a Brighter Future” campaign will benefit nearly 800 Missouri charities JEFFERSON CITY, MO/December 5, 2017 (STL.News) – The Missouri Office of Administration today announced that this year’s Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign (MSECC) exceeded donations of $1 million for the 14th consecutive year, with more than $1,060,388.00 donated to 796 Missouri charities. During the … Continue reading State employee donations exceed $1 million in annual charitable campaign; over $30 million raised in campaign history

Attorney General Herring announces action to dissolve deceptive veterans charity

RICHMOND, VA/December 1, 2017 (STL.News) – In an effort to combat deceptive charities that target Virginians supporting veterans, Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced a settlement between 24 states and VietNow National Headquarters, Inc., an Illinois charity that falsely represented that donations would help local veterans, resulting in the organization’s dissolution. “Virginians are caring, … Continue reading Attorney General Herring announces action to dissolve deceptive veterans charity

Help Support “Bikes, Balls, and Barbies” Benefit Toy Drive

Bud and Broadway’s “Bikes, Balls, and Barbies”- Collecting 10,000 Toys for Girls & Boys ST. LOUIS, MO/November 30, 2017 (STL.News) America has always been considered a selfless nation. According to World Giving Index 2016 , we ranked second overall and in the top 10 for two of the three charitable-giving behaviors that are traced by … Continue reading Help Support “Bikes, Balls, and Barbies” Benefit Toy Drive

Hamiltons Host Saint Louis Restaurants Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

A Dozen St. Louis Restaurants Band Together to Help Hurricane Victims St. Louis, MO/September 27, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Monumental catastrophes require monumental responses, and the 2017 hurricane season has already brought tragedy and tremendous loss to areas hit by a series of monster storms.  Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc along the Gulf coast, causing catastrophic flooding … Continue reading Hamiltons Host Saint Louis Restaurants Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

Join the Gathering of Fellowship and Fun at St. Louis HELP’s “Wine at the Warehouse” Event

ST. LOUIS, MO/August 15, 2017 (STL.News) You are invited to uncork and unwind at “Wine at the Warehouse” an evening of tasty food, music, raffles and great wines on Thursday, September 14, 2017, hosted by St. Louis HELP, the nonprofit Health Equipment Lending Program. The event is St. Louis HELP’s annual fundraiser. “We’re ready for … Continue reading Join the Gathering of Fellowship and Fun at St. Louis HELP’s “Wine at the Warehouse” Event

Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria to Host August Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting National Council of Jewish Women

ST. LOUIS, MO/August 12, 2017 (STL.News) – Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria in Rock Hill is proud to announce their upcoming Giveback Tuesday event, which will benefit the National Council of Jewish Women. The event is slated for Tues., August 22. Every month, Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria features a local nonprofit charity and donates … Continue reading Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria to Host August Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting National Council of Jewish Women

Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria to Host July Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting All Among Us

ST. LOUIS, MO/July 16, 2017 (STL.News) – Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria in Rock Hill is proud to announce their upcoming Giveback Tuesday event, which will benefit All Among Us. The event is slated for Tues., July 25. Every month, Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria features a local nonprofit charity and donates 100 percent of … Continue reading Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria to Host July Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting All Among Us

Uncork and Unwind at St. Louis HELP’s “Wine at the Warehouse” Event

ST. LOUIS, MO/July 5, 2017 (STL.News) You are invited to “Wine at the Warehouse,” an evening of savory food, fun, music, raffles and great wines on Thursday, September 14, 2017, hosted by St. Louis HELP, the nonprofit Health Equipment Lending Program that loans home medical equipment for free to anyone. “We’re ready for a fun … Continue reading Uncork and Unwind at St. Louis HELP’s “Wine at the Warehouse” Event

Church’s Chicken Raises Over $350,000 in Support of No Kid Hungry

One of the world’s largest fried chicken brands surpasses 2016 goals and helps provide more than 3 million meals to kids in need. ATLANTA, GA/June 30, 2017 (STL.News) – For the second year in a row, Church’s Chicken has turned in an impressive fundraising performance on behalf of No Kid Hungry. Last year’s efforts earned … Continue reading Church’s Chicken Raises Over $350,000 in Support of No Kid Hungry

2nd Annual Ryan J Candice Memorial Golf Tournament

The 2nd Annual Ryan J Candice Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for August 19, 2017 from 11 am to 6 pm

ST. LOUIS, MO/June 25, 2017 (STL.News) Ryan J Candice Memorial Golf Tournament – Project Wake Up was created after Ryan Candice took his life on June 19, 2014 with the sole intention to eradicate the stigma towards mental health.

This event was created to raise funds for the distribution of an upcoming documentary film and help fund the Ryan J Candice Memorial Scholarship, which is anticipated to be released 2018-2019 school year.

In loving memory of Ryan J Candice, the 2nd Annual Ryan J Candice Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 11 am to 6 pm at The Courses at Forest Park, 6141 Lagoon Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63112.  It is a 4 player scramble with beer, lunch and dinner included, provided by Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar, Ballwin, Missouri.

Cost to participate is $125 per player or $500 per team.  Early Bird price is $110 per player or $440 per team.  Early Bird pricing ends July 9, 2017.  Refunds are available 7 days prior to the tournament.

Project Wake Up is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with the mission to bring awareness of suicide on college campuses.  According to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for Americans age 10 to 24.  It is happening on college campuses at an increasing alarming rate.

After the directors fund and complete the production of the film they will fight to have it shown at colleges and universities around the nation as part of orientation programs and mental health awareness events and distribute it in order to get as many eyes on it as possible.

If you can’t make the golf tournament Wake Up accepts donations on their GoFundMe page.

The organizations team members are: Annie Kocur, Alex Lindley, Morgan Domijan, Nick Rumping. Standing: Nick Kossmeyer, Claudia Rudelic, Elise Leifeld, Andrew Adams, Molly Wilson. Not pictured: Danny Kerth, Victoria Ballard, Andrew Barry, Jack Meyerhoff, Sean Strehl, and Doc Halliday.

Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day Raises Record-Breaking Amount for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

More than 950 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants have donated over $760,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation as part of Team Up for Kids™ initiative ATLANTA/June 17, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced today that Buffalo Wild Wings has donated over $760,000 to their local Boys & Girls Clubs … Continue reading Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day Raises Record-Breaking Amount for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

Got Home Health Equipment You Don’t Need? Get a Tax Deduction for Donating it to St. Louis HELP on May 6

ST. LOUIS, MO/May 3, 2017 (STL.News) Clear your basement of any home medical equipment you don’t need by donating it to the St. Louis HELP Home Health Equipment Donation Drive on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll receive a tax deduction voucher for every item you donate, which will help assist … Continue reading Got Home Health Equipment You Don’t Need? Get a Tax Deduction for Donating it to St. Louis HELP on May 6

Katies Pizza and Pasta Osteria hosting Giveback Tuesday benefiting Pedal the Cause

ST. LOUIS, MO/April 13, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Katies Pizza and Pasta Osteria, located in Rock Hill, MO has announced their Giveback Tuesday.  It is created to benefit Pedal the Cause.  This event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017. One day each month 100 percent of proceeds from the sale of lunch, dinner, drinks and carryout … Continue reading Katies Pizza and Pasta Osteria hosting Giveback Tuesday benefiting Pedal the Cause

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Need For Blood Donations

ST. LOUIS, MO/March 24, 2017 (STL.News) The American Red Cross is in desperate need of blood donations. This is a result of severe weather in some parts of the country forced the cancellation of thousands of donations this month.  This led to a shortage with more than 8,500 uncollected blood and platelet donations.  Platelets, type … Continue reading American Red Cross Issues Urgent Need For Blood Donations

Dancers Feed the Hungry – Dance for Food Event

Artists for a Cause presents Dance For Food Events in St. Louis ST LOUIS, MO/January 16, 2017 (STL.News) – One in every six individuals lives in poverty and struggles with hunger in the greater St. Louis region, including more than 172,000 children?  In fact, more than 85 percent of children enrolled in St. Louis Public … Continue reading Dancers Feed the Hungry – Dance for Food Event

Dine Out for Darryl at Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

Dine Out for the Darryl Russell family at Candicc’s Restaurant, Monday, January 16th BALLWIN, MO/January 14, 2017 (STL.News) We published an article on January 9th, 2017, titled “Update on the Russell Family“. January 4, 2017 Darryl Russell and family began the new year with a new grandson.  Everybody was happy.  However, the worst nightmare that … Continue reading Dine Out for Darryl at Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

Ice Creates New Chance to Party for a Cause – 12 Bars of Charity

12 Bars of Charity St. Louis Moved to January St. Louis, MO/December 30, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) — The holiday season is hectic. Sometimes there just isn’t enough time to do everything we’d like to do.  Add a weekend of icy roads and the window of holiday opportunity narrows even more.  But the ice that slicked St. … Continue reading Ice Creates New Chance to Party for a Cause – 12 Bars of Charity

KRIEGER’S AGAIN GOING TO BAT FOR MAN IN BLUE – OFFICER BLAKE SNYDER

Dine Out to Benefit Family of Fallen Police Officer Blake Snyder BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Officer Blake Snyder – St. Louis restaurants and diners are coming together yet again to honor a police officer shot in the line of duty, and to raise cash for his family.  On November 1, restaurants across the metro area … Continue reading KRIEGER’S AGAIN GOING TO BAT FOR MAN IN BLUE – OFFICER BLAKE SNYDER

MEN IN BLUE BUSSING TABLES FOR A GREAT CAUSE – MIKE FLAMION

Krieger’s Holds Fourth Dine Out for Officer Mike Flamion BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) The outpouring of love continues for Ballwin Officer Mike Flamion from Jefferson County, as Krieger’s Sports Grill and other local restaurants get ready to host the fourth “Dine Out for Officer Mike Flamion.”  Beginning in September and throughout the end of the year, … Continue reading MEN IN BLUE BUSSING TABLES FOR A GREAT CAUSE – MIKE FLAMION

CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT EXPRESSES THEIR APPRECIATION FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar Expresses Their Appreciation

BALLWIN, MO: (STLRealEstate.News) Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar, located at 100 Holloway Rd, Ballwin, MO, would like to express their sincere appreciation for the support of the community for two charitable events held over the recent summer weeks.

Candicci’s Restaurant was one of the participating restaurants that donated a percentage of sales on specific dates that benefited Ballwin police officer Mike Flamion and family.  Officer Flamion was shot on July 8th and the community quickly pulled together to help the family.  A few days after the shooting, it was announced that officer Flamion would require permanent medical assistance.  “The turnout was overwhelming”, says Bob Candice, manager of Candicci’s Restaurant.

Further, on August 8th, Candicci’s supported a charitable golf tournament to support Project Wake-Up in memory of Ryan Candice, son of Bob Candice and Denise Candice.  Friends of Ryan Candice has created a charitable foundation, Project Wake Up, to raise funds to pay for a film documentary that will help eradicate the stigma of mental illness.

They have created a GoFundMe Page with a goal of $150,000.  As of today, August 19, at approximately 8 pm, Project Wake UP has raised more than $103,000.  What the friends of Ryan Candice are accomplishing will make a difference in the lives of a lot of people.

While Candicci’s was not the organizer of either event, “I just want to help”, says Bob Candice.  Candicci’s involvement for the Dine Out project to benefit police officer, Mike Flamion was to contribute 20% of sales on three different business days and the contribution to the golf tournament was donating all food for the event, which was a huge success raising more than $13,000.

Full of emotions Candices’ comment was simple, but respectfully sincere, “all I can say is thank you and we will continue helping all we can,” says Candice.

Contact information:

Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

100 Holloway Rd

Ballwin, MO 63011

Phone: (636) 220-8989

Email: [email protected]

A SOULARD PUB CRAWL TO HELP ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Crawler Before You Walk – Pub Crawl ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Everybody loves to party in addition to help charity.  St. Louis offers some of the best bars, pubs and restaurants in the city and maybe even in the nation.  Soulard is one of the most historic districts in the city. Three establishments have … Continue reading A SOULARD PUB CRAWL TO HELP ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION