Yesterday we said goodbye to George “Tex” Allen, who Places for People was fortunate to work with on recovery goals for the past four years. For those who knew George, his grace, spirit and smile will not soon be forgotten. Thank you to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for sharing his story.
Places for People Executive Director Joe Yancey received the 2016 Elaine Aber Humanitarian Award from Empower Missouri at that organization’s annual conference last week. The award was presented by Nancy D. Spargo of St. Louis Center for Family Development.
Art Holliday of KSDK NewsChannel 5 tells the story of the grief and trauma support group for the survivors of homicide victims that meets Thursday evenings at the Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation. Among the group’s facilitators are a dedicated group of current and former staff members from Places for People who have volunteered their time to provide support.