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Your Donation Makes a Difference

Our program is creating a lasting change that will affect not only the lives of the mothers we serve and the lives of their children, but also the generations that will follow.

We appreciate the SIZE OF THE GAP between poverty & homelessness to living wage jobs & economic security.

We are willing to stand in the gap by providing the basic needs and providing innovative, practical solutions that empower homeless, low-income, single mothers to reach economic self-sufficiency.

The strategic program is in place and already creating amazing results!
All we need now is for people like you to agree to “stand in the gap” with us.

Please give your most generous contribution TODAY to help us provide for the basic needs of these families while the mothers focus on becoming self-sufficient.

Ongoing Giving

Please note the location you’d like your donation to be dedicated to in the Memo section on the Donate Form, if applicable.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  All donations of $100 or more qualify for an additional 50% bonus tax credit from the State of Missouri. (while credits are available)

Tax credits SIGNIFICANTLY reduce the “net cost “of your charitable contribution.

Examples:

Assuming an individual or business earns $200,000 of taxable income:

$10,000 donation

-$ 5,000 MO Maternity Home state tax credit

-$    300 state tax deduction

-$ 1,850 federal tax deduction

$2,850 out of pocket expense

*Tax deductions may vary based on individual tax rates.

Your Donation Changes Lives

100%

of SRS Residents Obtain Stable Housing

400

Women & Children Served Each Year

80%

SRS Moms Employment Rate

"It is estimated as a nation that we spend approximately $1.1 billion total or $35,000 per homeless person each year in order to pay for healthcare, emergency shelters, and criminal justice and social services” (University of Toronto Medical Journal, 2004). Accordingly, SRS equates to a $19 return on investment (as preventative savings) for every community $1 spent. (Community Asset Builders, Jefferson City)

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how we have helped

I wish I would have had the support and knowledge that St. Raymond's Society offers these young mothers when I was younger.  I am amazed at what they are able to accomplish and blessed to have been able to help with these young ladies and their babies.

Giving a hand up instead of a hand out . . . helping someone stand on their own two feet . . . now that’s something that my wife and I believe in.  We’ve worked hard to have what we have and we want to help others have nice things too.  St. Raymond’s Society is teaching these young ladies how to work for what they want.  With grit and determination.  By the time they leave that House they are going to know how to get things done.

Janey is a perfect representation of the saying: if you think my hands are full you should see my heart . . . . one cannot help but see how full her heart is as she gently cares for her tiny triplets.

I am not proud to say it, but we were living in our car.  It was a very scary time for us.  I was told about St. Raymond’s Society by the WIC office.  I called that day and by the end of the week they helped me and my children with everything we needed to get into an apartment.  The ladies were all so kind and understanding.  You could tell they really care about people.