Join Hands ESL, Inc. Covid-19 Response

Join Hands ESL, Inc. Covid-19 Response

Join Hands ESL continues to serve our families and children under the restrictions of the Coronavirus shutdown. We are here to help the women and children we serve:

  1. Providing emergency aid for phones, rent, food, bus passes, car repairs, gas money, etc.
  2. Weekly food distribution in partnership with the St. Louis Food Bank and Connections to Success.
  3. Regular participation in the East St Louis COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster).
  4. Easter baskets to 200 children.
  5. Distributing personal care, paper products and cleaning supplies; items not covered by food stamps.
  6. Activity CARE packages to Boys Clubs and Girls Clubs.
  7. Weekly Zoom Women’s Support Meetings.
  8. Weekly Peace Warriors’ Zoom meetings with peer teens.
  9. Free diaper distribution, thanks to our partnership with the St. Louis Diaper Bank.
  10. Providing masks to the children and families we serve. Thank you for these homemade donations!
  11. Working (remotely) with our 15 seniors on their post-graduation plans.

Can you help?

Please consider becoming a recurring monthly donor with a gift from your bank account or credit card each month for $5, $10, $25, $50…per month. Any amount will help! These gifts will stabilize our planning to cover fixed expenses and provide funds to our community in need.


Thank you!