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Humane Society of Missouri Exceeds $16 Million Goal!Humane Society of Missouri Capital Campaign Best Buddy Pet Center

The new Best Buddy Pet Center is coming! Construction is underway for an innovative, state of the art Best Buddy Pet Center and world-class Animal Medical Center of Mid-America. Working with HRA to establish the campaign and build a solid Leadership Gifts Phase, the Humane Society of Missouri has recently surpassed their $16 million New Horizons capital campaign goal.

The new Best Buddy Pet Center and Animal Medical Center of Mid-America will significantly expand the Humane Society of Missouri's ability to provide second chances for the thousands of abused, neglected and abandoned animals in the St. Louis area and provide first-class veterinary care to the public. The new Best Buddy Pet Center will bring pets and people together in the friendliest, most inviting environment possible!

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Hedberg Public Library Coles County Council on Aging Operation Food Search  Copper Peak Michigan Capital Campaign State Historical Society of Missouri  St. Monica's Senior Living  HavenHouse  Variety the Childrens Charity St. Louis Fundraiser Capital Campaign   La'a Kea Foundation Maui Marianist Retreat & Conference Center Fundraising Saint Andrew Catholic School

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Most Influential People in Business 2016:
Sunny Schaefer, Executive Director, Operation Food Search

Sunny Schaefer, Executive Director, Operation Food SearchSunny Schaefer’s creative thinking took Operation Food Search’s mission to new levels. “I didn’t know 20 years ago (when I joined Operation Food Search) hunger was such a pressing problem in our community,” said Schaefer, executive director of the nonprofit organization. “I’m most proud of our nutrition education program. It allows us to reach deeper within the community to help break the cycle of poverty.”

The capital campaign was launched in in partnership with Holmes, Radford & Avalon, Inc. in January to fund renovation of a 61,000-square-foot facility that Operation Food Search bought for $2.3 million earlier this year. The Crawford Taylor Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in St. Louis, donated $1 million to the campaign earlier this summer. The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation also gave $350,000 as a matching challenge gift.

The bigger facility will help Operation Food Search expand its programs and services, Schaefer said. “It will help us move the needle in ending hunger,” she said.

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St. Louis Public Library Tops off $20 million Capital Campaign

“A decade ago, creating a public-private partnership to 
raise $70 million seemed like an impossible task."

The St. Louis Public Library Foundation has exceeded its $20 million Central to Your World capital campaign goal, raising about $40,000 more than they’d hoped for, according to foundation Director Elizabeth Reeves.

The campaign raised funds for the $70 million renovation and modernization of the Central Library downtown, St. Louis. “The donors to the capital campaign have helped insure that Carnegie’s vision will be realized throughout the 21st century in ways he, and we, could never have imagined,” said Tom Schlafly, St. Louis Public Library Director and Campaign Co-Chair.

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Hedberg Public Library Renovation Fundraising About to BeginHedberg Public Library Transform


"This process will give us an opportunity to become the place of origin for new ideas, new business ventures, new partnerships and new experiences." 

-Bryan J. McCormick, Director

The work to remodel Hedberg Public Library in Janesville, WI moves forward in earnest as the “silent” part of the Transform Your Library capital campaign has begun.  The remodel of the building's interior is planned to start next fall.

Proposed changes include:
Hedberg Public Library Transform Your Library

  • A consolidated and centralized service desk.
  • Increased reading, study and meeting spaces.
  • An expanded teen area.
  • Updated technology and better wireless connectivity.
  • More efficient interior fixtures (lighting, carpeting, and additional furniture).


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Support Dogs, Inc. Surpasses Campaign Goal, Opens New FacilitySupport Dogs, Inc. New Facility Capital Campaign

Surpassing their nearly $4 million Building Opportunities capital campaign goal, Support Dogs, Inc. celebrates a major victory!

The new 20,000+ square-foot fully customized headquarters has tripled the size of the organization’s former space and will allow for plenty of additional growth.

Support Dogs, Inc. is an organization that provides highly skilled service dogs to individuals with disabilities and uniquely trained therapy teams in the community, offering dignity, hope and independence to those they serve.

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Shriners Opens New St. Louis Hospital

Shriners New Hospital

Shriners Hospitals for Children has opened their new facility in the Central West End! Specializing in orthopedic care, the 12-bed hospital includes surgery, diagnostic, imaging, physical/occupational therapy, and prosthetic services. Much of the third floor is dedicated to research focused on regenerative medicine.

Since most patients travel long distances to receive care at Shriners, the hospital includes family quarters for parents’ overnight stays if they cannot afford a hotel stay. The child-friendly interiors are brightly colored with interactive elements where children can play and connect with each other. This $50 million, 90,000-square-foot hospital will replace the Shriners hospital in Frontenac and is the Shriners’ third in the St. Louis area. Congratulations! 

To view a slideshow of images from the new facility and learn more, click here.