What kind of work will you do on a mission trip in St. Louis?

AMEN St. Louis connects our volunteers with organizations doing high-impact work to serve the most vulnerable in St. Louis.   Below are the partner organizations that our volunteers regularly serve during their mission trips.  You will typically serve a different organization each day, gaining a variety of experiences during your mission trip.  Please note that some organizations provide restrictions on volunteers under age 14 and the size of the group.

AMEN St. Louis Partner Organizations

St. Louis Area Food Bank

St. Louis' regional food bank, distributing food to pantries all over the metropolitan area.

Isaiah 58 Ministries

Isaiah 58 meets the needs of low-income individuals through a daily food pantry, twice weekly fresh food distribution, holiday food bags and turkey and ham give-aways, and school supplies.

Lydia's House

Lydia's House supports women and children who are escaping domestic violence by providing housing, mental health, and social support services.

Gateway Greening

Gateway Greening empowers St. Louisans to build and maintain urban gardens and farms, supporting resilient and sustainable urban communities.

Churches on the Streets

Churches on the Streets delivers hot meals to our unhoused community members in the streets of downtown St. Louis.  

LifeWise STL

Formerly Kingdom House, LifeWise STL helps individuals and families in St. Louis achieve economic well-being, providing  support services for infants, children, teens, adults and seniors.

Patch Senior Center

Patch Senior Center, a program of Grace Hill, provides a space for community and connection for seniors.  The center also provides support to the community through a thrift store, early childhood center, and food bank.

St. Louis Crisis Nursery

St. Louis Crisis Nursery provides emergency, short-term housing support for children whose families are currently in crisis.

Cornerstone Early Childhood Center

Cornerstone provides quality and affordable early childhood care and preschool education for children of all economic backgrounds.  

Doorways

Doorways provides care and services to Missourians living with HIV.  AMEN volunteers provide summer camp activities for children living at Doorways residential facilities.

Our Neighborhood

AMEN builds relationships in the neighborhood and takes requests from our neighbors, particularly seniors, for support they may need around their homes.  Past projects have included yard work and moving large pieces of furniture for seniors.