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Day Programs launch drive for gardening projects

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Do you have a green thumb? Do you like being outdoors digging in the soil? Or, do you have gardening tools, seeds or topsoil you’d like to donate to a good cause? Then maybe you can help the Center in establishing a garden! We’re moving soon to our new headquarters and we have…

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Aegion Corp raises $1,040 for the Center

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Aegion employees selected the Center as the beneficiary of their January “jeans week” fundraiser. A jeans-week fundraiser (sometimes called “jeans days”) allows employees of a company to wear jeans to work if they make a donation toward a designated charity. The employees of Aegion raised $520 to support the Center, which was then…

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Talent Connect helps trainees find jobs in manufacturing, distribution

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Two participants in the Center’s 12-week training program have graduated and are on their way to full employment. The Center’s partnership with Newco Enterprises allowed these individuals to gain industry-specific skills to build upon and add to their résumé as well as learn appropriate workplace communications and interactions. Talent Connect, the Center’s newest…

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Community partner spotlight: Productive Living Board

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For 24 years, the Productive Living Board for St. Louis County Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (PLB) has partnered with the Center to create opportunities for people to thrive in the homes, communities and jobs of their choosing. The PLB was established in 1979 when St. Louis County voters passed a property tax levy…

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Making your gifts count: 3 smart tips for charitable giving

Making a charitable donation is not only a chance to make a difference, it is also an excellent way to reduce your tax burden. Here are three tips for making your donation count: 1. Avoid capital gains tax. Consider making a donation of appreciated assets. By donating property that you have owned for at…

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Donors to the Center set organization record for #GivingTuesday

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Thanks to generous donors and passionate supporters spreading the word, the Center for Head Injury Services set an organization record on Giving Tuesday 2016. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the Center was able to raise more than $2,000! Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back, started in 2012 by the 92nd Street...
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Consumers and families enjoy a night at the Muny

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On the evening of June 13, the Muny opened for its 98th season. Thanks to the Muny’s Community Access program, the Center was granted tickets to four shows of the 2016 season, with 25 tickets per show for great seats in terrace A — including several wheelchair seats. Consumers from the Center and their families are able to…

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