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Mobile Farmer's Market Helping the Hispanic Community

DATE: September 8, 2023
With the help of Beet Box volunteers, Puentes de Esperanza: Bridges of Hope is providing healthy options, social opportunity, and something the community can look forward to. Puentes uses the ecologically-oriented CARE principle by meeting our Hispanic community members where they are physically and situationally. Since the start of last summer, Puentes de Esperanza has […]
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Career Assistance Scholarship

DATE: March 15, 2023
Hoyleton strives to build stronger communities by providing support and service to youth and families in the southern Illinois region. In an effort to help individuals reach their full potential, Hoyleton Youth & Family Services is proud to offer the Career Assistance Scholarship, an  opportunity for any recipient of Hoyleton Youth and Family Services and […]
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It Takes A Village

DATE: October 17, 2022
The volunteer commitment looks different for everyone. Some people give their time, some people give monetary or planned gifts. Some people have been volunteering for years across different programs and others come for specific programs. Whether it’s been passed down through family generations or becoming a new tradition, the hope and sense of community our […]
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LGBTQ Youth Resource Guide

DATE: June 30, 2022
Gain a better understanding of the lgbtq youth in your care with this compiled list of local resources, including support groups, affirming care centers, and guides for supporting youth to the fullest.
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Hoyleton CEO Chris Cox Discusses Self Care on Fox 2 News

DATE: May 25, 2022
Our President and CEO, Chris Cox, joined Fox 2 Now's Studio STL to discuss the importance of self care. You can't pour from an empty cup, and you don't have to feel guilty about taking time for yourself. Watch below to learn more: Self Care is the practice of actively nurturing one's happiness and well […]

Give STL Day 2021

DATE: April 15, 2021
Since 2019 Hoyleton has participated in Give STL Day. Give STL Day is a day set aside each year to allow people and businesses to come together in unity and support their favorite non-profit organizations.   People give for several reasons. Most  give to support the causes that are near and dear to their hearts. Some give to support their community and […]

The Long Journey Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DATE: January 18, 2021
The Long Journey Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life today it helps to revisit the journey taken to formally honor his legacy. A holiday was first proposed after King’s death in 1968 and 11 years later a vote failed in the House of […]

Health Navigators

DATE: December 30, 2020
Puentes de Esperanza | Health Navigators 2020 brought many challenges to the entire world. Across our organization we have discovered new ways to communicate and support our clients. Hoyleton seized the opportunity to show our clients they are not alone, regardless of current circumstances. The Puentes de Esperanza staff was remarkable in responding to the changes and moved forward to assist those in need during these unprecedented times.   This year, the […]

Hope for the Holidays | Making Seasons Brighter

DATE: December 17, 2020
We had an opportunity to speak with one of our donors recently and talk with her about why she is so passionate about being involved with our annual “Hope for the Holidays” program. Sitting in her home in Mascoutah, Samantha relaxes on her couch as what sounds like a thunderous herd goes by. “Those are […]

Hoyleton | Engaging Youth in a Time of Crisis

DATE: October 8, 2020
  The world has spent most of this year learning to live in a new normal. Mollie Dale, Program Manager at Hoyleton’s Koelling Cottage, is experiencing exactly that. Every day Mollie works with children on the autism spectrum and must find ways to deliver educational changes that do not hinder their growth and ability to […]
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