YourWords STL

Support our work. Support St. Louis.

An investment in our programming is an investment in St. Louis. By enabling one child to graduate from high school, find meaningful work and live a full, independent life, you enable the entire community to flourish. Generous donations to YourWordsSTL allow us to purchase laptops, publish chapbooks, and continue to build our library of literature and resources. These resources, which empower our creative, academic, educational and social missions, help us continue build and grow our life-changing programs.

Donate Online

YourWordsSTL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
Your charitable contribution is tax deductible.

Donate by Mail

Please mail your check to:

725 Kingsland Ave, Suite 100 #4

University City, MO 63130.

Payable to: YourWordsSTL

Make an In-Kind Donation

We are especially grateful to receive laptops, books for teens from any genre, journals, notebooks, paper, folders, and writing utensils. Contact us to schedule a pick-up time.

One thing that scares me is dying because people will miss you and won't get to see you as much. - Asia, 10, Confluence Academy, Crossing Delmar Podcasts
But first I got to study all on my books Getting good grades is at the start of the hook In elementary I had my teachers shook The way I found comfort in all of my books - Zaylan, 11, Loyola Academy, Crossing Delmar Workshops
I will be a Hero to all the girls who aren’t happy in their body/ to the ones who would do anything/ just to feel Love/ I want to show them there’s no greater love than self-love/ brown-skinned girls, tall girls, fat girls, skinny girls, I want every girl to know/ that you are beautiful in your own way. - Kayla, 18, Marygrove Therapeutic Residence Workshops
Thank you Ms. Anna and all the other tutors that helped me. Thanks to you guys I get to graduate on time. I appreciate you so much, for taking the time out of the day to come help us. - Marygrove student
Bessel van der Kolk. M.D.
Language gives us the power to change ourselves and others by communicating our experiences, helping us to define what we know, and finding a common sense of meaning.