Category: Charity

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Thank you for everything you do – from the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition.

As Debbie Genung approaches retirement, she sent a kind “thank you for all you do” to the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild. The Guild has participated in the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition with our boxes program and has helped out the Cinderella Project with special requested woodwork projects. The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild is proud…
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Wood Working Show 2020

The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild had a booth at the 2020 Wood Working Show on February 7th to 9th in Collinsville Illinois. There were many contacts made with the woodworkers who were visiting the show. This community outreach fosters new membership and promotes the interests of the guild. The Toy Program was present for kids…
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Finger Ladder for Ranken Jorden Hospital

The photo below is of the “finger ladder” that Steve Mettes made for Ranken Jorden Hospital at their request. This is used to help recover the full range of motion for arm and shoulder injuries. Ranken Jorden Hospital said that Steve’s finger ladder exceeded their expectations. Thanks for another successful community project Steve.

Wooden Platform for Cinderella Project

The St Louis Woodworkers Guild will occasionally get requests from the community for wooden items they need that are not easily purchased. We recently received this request from the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition. The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition has lost the wooden platform that their volunteer seamstresses use to measure clients for their…
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Certificate from Rockwood School District for Volunteer Work

The St. Louis Woodworkers Guild received a certificate from Rockwood for the volunteer work we did at the Center for Creative Learning. Many thanks to all who participated.

Local Children in Hospital Receive Wood Toys

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — Local children in hospitals will be receiving new toys thanks to the St. Louis Woodworking Guild and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Volunteers spent hours on Saturday making more than 100 wooden toys for a charity event benefiting children in local hospitals. This is the second year in a row the two…
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Thank you letter from SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation

Love and Praise for the Toy Program Continues

In case you weren’t already aware, the community loves to express their gratitude for the toys being produced by the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild. Another letter was received this week – from SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation this time – thanking us for our kind and generous support. Dear Friends, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon…
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital says “Thank you!”

We’d keep doing it with or without the formal recognition, but it always feels nice to have hard work recognized and gratitude given. Today, the Guild received a beautiful “Thank you” letter from the St. Louis Children’s Hospital. It reads On behalf of the children, families and the staff at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, thank…
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Box Criteria and Sizes for the Toy Program

The Toy Committee has posted lots of drawings of toys for the Guild to use in support of the toy program but has not provided similar information for the boxes that we have been furnishing to the Adoption agency. As a first step in addressing this, the Toy Committee is offering the following suggestions for…
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St. Louis Torchbearers 2 Requesting Picnic Tables

The St. Louis Torchbearers 2 have requested that our guild purchase materials for and assemble a handful of picnic tables (up to 8). These tables will be used by children in the community at a local St. Louis City park during summer activities They selected a beautiful and sturdy design which can be quickly and…
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