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Craig Shields Foundation, St Louis, Missouri

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Address: 2335 Driftwood Place
St Louis, Missouri  63146  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 100
Number of People Being Served: 1500
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Mission Statement


The Craig Shields Foundation mission is to establish self confidence within inner city youth, by providing significant support, vital resources and educational opportunities to enable them to reach their desired level of accomplishment. The foundational purpose is to create opportunities for youth that inspire dreams, develop passion and shape leaders for our community.

Description


Each year the Craig Shields Foundation hosts a back to school event-"Community Cuts for Kids," at the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, Monsanto YMCA and The Lessie Bates-Davis- Neighborhood House (Mary Brown Center), in E.St Louis, IL. Volunteer barbers and stylists offer their time and skill to provide fresh haircuts and hairstyles for school age youth. As supplies are available, youth are also given backpacks, school supplies, snacks and beverages. There is a host of entertainment, information, giveaways and photo opportunities for the entire family to enjoy.

Each year the Craig Shields Foundation hosts a back to school event-"Community Cuts for Kids," at the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, Monsanto YMCA and The Lessie Bates-Davis- Neighborhood House (Mary Brown Center), in E.St Louis, IL. Volunteer barbers and stylists offer their time and skill to provide fresh haircuts and hairstyles for school age youth. As supplies are available, youth are also given backpacks, school supplies, snacks and beverages. There is a host of entertainment, information, giveaways and photo opportunities for the entire family to enjoy.

Mission Statement: The Craig Shields Foundation mission is to establish self confidence within inner city youth, by providing significant support, vital resources and educational opportunities to enable them to reach their desired level of accomplishment. The foundational purpose is to create opportunities for youth that inspire dreams, develop passion and shape leaders for our community.

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Organizational Affiliations


YMCA/YWCA


Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes