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From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch | December 22, 2012 | By Steve Giegerich The cruelest twist of all, it turned out, was the roll call last year bearing but three names on the evening St. Louis sets aside annually to remember the homeless who perished on the streets. “We were Read More


The Tomatsu family wanted to help.

Siblings Shun, Shiori and Saori Tomatsu have worked together since August on a collection drive at Clayton High School for Places for People. The response from their classmates filled the family vehicle twice — in October and December — with bags of food and clothing. Both deliveries were met with gratitude and smiles at the Places for People Welcome Center.

“It really did make us happy to see that what we did made a difference at Places for People,” said Shiori Tomatsu, a junior at Clayton High School.