Giving Day: 5

Craig and Connie Leinicke collected lightly used men’s clothing as part of their annual community block party. The big box of clothes was then donated to Mission St. Louis: Jobs For Life, a St. Louis organization affecting change in the city’s neighborhoods by empowering young men to live lives of responsibility and leadership in the workplace and community.

Darren Jackson (seen in the video about the program –, the organization’s director, says, “Jobs for Life mentors young, at risk men by addressing “mental and spiritual road blocks” facing them.

Donating clothes for interview and job purposes is just one of many ways you can help. Visit the Mission: St. Louis website to learn and give: