Once and for All

Make a difference.

Together with our partners and people like you, we are creating real transformation within the many under-resourced communities in North St. Louis County—for the benefit of our entire region. But this change cannot happen without the support of donors like you.

Your support helps single mothers become homeowners, strengthen families to lift themselves out of poverty, create new affordable housing, foster the success of small businesses, reverse decades of decline, and prove that things can always change if enough people want them to.

Please join us in creating lasting change for our region and a stronger, more equitable, and prosperous St. Louis—once and for all.

What your support provides:

  • Rent and utility assistance for low-income St. Louis families struggling with the impact of inflation as they work toward greater self-sufficiency.
  • Affordable housing and holistic services designed to strengthen families and break the cycle of poverty.
  • Holistic support for families addresses needs including basic needs, employment, childcare, health, education, financial literacy and planning, and homebuyer education.
  • Propel Beyond Housing’s comprehensive work of transforming entire communities which includes constructing new affordable homes, rehabbing existing housing, increasing economic development, and reversing decades of decline.
  • All of this brings more St. Louisans and communities into the economic mainstream to address our region’s longstanding issues to move all of St. Louis forward—once and for all.

Donate $25 and above and get a special "Dear Lou" t-shirt

Sometimes, the best way to help your hometown is by wearing a t-shirt. All proceeds go toward creating a stronger, more equitable, and prosperous St. Louis—once and for all.

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Results in North St. Louis County since 2010


affordable rental homes with holistic supportive services to strengthen families


million in home repair grants


million increase in commercial property value


of clients receiving holistic services have remained in their home


increase in home values

Carter Commons development, home to restaurants, retail, office space, and culinary training center; two senior centers; Midwest BankCentre, 24:1 Cinema, Affinia Healthcare clinic, anti-payday loan center; and credit union


million in wealth creation through individual savings accounts, college savings, and down payment assistance for new homeowners

Results in Pagedale since 2010


increase in residential property sales values per square foot


new homes built (with 36 additional homes in development)


increase in number of businesses


increase in taxable commercial sales


decrease in total crimes reported

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