Summer 2018
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 United 4 Children
Making Children A Priority!
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Saint Louis MO 63103
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Bringing you closer to the lives you help change.
From Our Leadership

Thank you so much for being a part of the United 4 Children Family! We greatly appreciate your passion and commitment to improving the lives of children in our community. You are creating a better future for our community and our children. You have helped thousands of children receive safe, inclusive, quality education and care. We thank you for choosing us to help you make the difference in the lives of children who need help the most.

Changes and Congratulations!

There have been some changes in the Leadership team at United 4 Children we want to share with you. Deanna Finch, Development Officer, and Daryl Rothman, Program Officer, have been named Interim CO-Executive Directors for United 4 Children. They both are passionate about our mission and have a great vision for the future of our organization. They are looking to the future and focusing on extending the reach of United 4 Children and how we can create an even greater impact in our community.

Thank You For Another Successful Golf Tournament!

It was a beautiful, hot, FUN, full day of golf on July 12, 2018 at United 4 Children's 6th Annual Golf Tournament at Norman K. Probstein Golf Course in Forest Park.  Golfer's enjoyed wonderful lunch provided by Russo's Catering, followed by a Shotgun Start at 12:30.
Your Impact:  The Sky is Unlimited

India Parker Housgon is an early childhood educator that participated in United 4 Children's Programs Achieving Quality (PAQ) Program.  She graciously offered to share her story with us so that you can see the impact that you have made on her career and the children she teaches.  Continue reading India's story below.

Thank You For Your Years of Service

United 4 Children is lucky to have a loyal and dedicat ed staff that work hard to provide for at-risk children in MO and IL.  All of our staff have a tremendous amount of experience and we are so happy that they are a part of our team.  Thank you for your service and commitment to United 4 Children.  Happy work anniversary.

Lisa Eberle-Mayse
Director, Inclusion Specialist
13 years of service!

Gina Dattilo
Inclusion Specialist
6 years of service!

Alleta Fendler
Programs Achieving Quality (PAQ) Director
4 years of service!

Charlotte Barthelemy
IL CNS Assistant Program Administrator
4 years of service!

Daryl Rothman
Interim Co-Executive Director
Program Officer
1 year of service!
Meet Our New Board Members

United 4 Children welcomes Dr. Priyaah Pratt to our Board of Directors.  Dr. Pratt is an educator and a Scientist.  Priyaah spent the last 15 years of her career working in various Biotechnology Labs while concurrently teaching at Community Colleges and Universities. Currently she is working with Jefferson College and East Central College. She strongly believes that education is the key to success and has mentored many students and helped them to map out their careers. As a testament to her own belief, she intends to pursue Law School to expand her knowledge. 

United 4 Children welcomes Justen Coleman to our Board of Directors. Justen is a Senior Manager of Buisness Development at Centene Corporation where he procures new state Medicaid contracts in diverse markets from Pennsylvania to New Mexico. He creates innovative care delivery models for vulnerable members of the community, from children and individuals with physical disabilities to older Americans with functional limitations.


Save the date for our Open House on Thursday,
September 27th from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm.  Attendees will get to participate in fun activities and learn more about United 4 Children and the work that we do.  This will be a family friendly event so bring the kids along with you!  More details available soon.

Join Us For A Day On The Farm!

Join us for this fun family event benefiting United 4 Children

BBQ, Bonfire, Hay Rides, Farm Tour, Yard Games, and MORE!

November 10, 2018
14138 Klondike Road
DeSoto, MO 63020

3:00 p.m. to Fireworks Finale
(about 9:00 p.m., weather permitting)

Headline performance by famous singer/songwriter
Jill Sobule 

Her song "Island of Lost Things" was listed at No. 5 on the Rolling Stone's "10 Best Country and American Songs of the Week" - June 19, 2018