The Kirkwood Call

All Among Us

Art by Molly Higgins

Molly Higgins, features writer

November 30, 2018

  All Among Us is a St. Louis based non-profit organization focused on helping people in poverty. The following is an interview with Cathryn Shaw, executive director.   TKC: How would you describe your mission? CS: “Our mission is to provide opportunities to people living in pov...

Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Kirkwood cares for Kirk Care

Lydia Cohen, web staff

November 30, 2018

She was at a loss. As a single mom recently diagnosed with cancer, she was struggling to balance funds between daily needs and treatments. Her utility bills were late, and she could not afford to put food on the table for her and her children. With few options left, she turned to Kirk Care. There she received the ai...

The spirit of giving

photo by Maddie Hawes

Maddie Hawes, features writer

December 2, 2016

Imagine waking up Christmas morning to no presents under the tree or every night of Hanukkah not wishing for toys but a bed or some silverware. Some families in the St. Louis area are accustomed to holidays like this. Each year, The St. Louis Post Dispatch releases a list of cases describing local fam...

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