How Beyond Housing Helped Normandy High School’s New College Adviser Come Full Circle

Among all the success stories Beyond Housing’s education team hears—about students who have benefited from its Family Engagement Liaisons, its College Savings Accounts, part-time jobs at its economic development initiatives, and all the other facets of its holistic model—Lauren Bowers stands out. When she joined Normandy High School as the college adviser in late 2021, […]

24:1 Arbor Day Celebration Gets Off the Ground

The 24:1 Arbor Day Celebration takes place Friday, April 22 and includes a visit by local municipal leaders, a generous donation from Ameren for hazardous tree removal, a presentation by the St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page, and tree climbing. Seventh and eighth graders at St. Ann Catholic School in Normandy are getting this […]

Overcoming Challenges and New Year Success

Home Repair Grants Totaling $9 Million Over 6 Years For the third year in a row, the 24:1 Community Home Repair Program has received $3 million in grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. The funds will help Beyond Housing transform the physical environment by rehabbing existing homes and contribute to the well-being […]

Beyond Housing CEO Chris Krehmeyer Named Titan 100 Recipient

Beyond Housing is honored to announce that President and CEO Chris Krehmeyer was named a 2022 Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes St. Louis’ top 100 C-level executives for their exceptional leadership, vision and passion. “It means so much to have Beyond Housing’s critical work spotlighted among so many other prestigious organizations, and I’m […]

Beyond Housing Receives Grant Toward Its Support of Minority-Owned Small Businesses

The Minority Small Business Owners Support Program at Beyond Housing got a boost in late 2021, with a $10,000 grant awarded to projects whose primary objective is to promote sustainable economic development within their communities. Beyond Housing is one of seven organizations across the country to receive a grant as part of Buckingham Strategic Wealth’s […]

Beyond Housing Employees Explore Anti-Racism with an Internationally Known Educator

As a leader in transformational change within the St. Louis region, Beyond Housing is known for its direct approach to addressing poverty and inequity. The Once and for All effort launched earlier this year to create a stronger, more equitable, and prosperous St. Louis is just one of many examples. Dig down past the public messages, and […]

More Home Efficiency Upgrades Bring Ameren Missouri’s Donation to Nearly $1.2 Million

More than 500 families rent homes and apartments from Beyond Housing. Meeting their need for adequate, affordable housing represents the tip of the iceberg in terms of the holistic services we provide—our model also covers employment, education, health, transportation, and personal finance. But at the end of the day, all those other services would lose […]