Author: Heather Schmidt

Do You Focus on #4Mind4Body?

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path… Read more »

Meet Casandra!

*Our Little Haven works to protect the privacy and rights of the children and families we serve. Casandra’s story has specific changes to protect her and her family’s privacy and all identifiable information has been removed. *Photos used in this article are stock images and are not of children or families served by Our Little… Read more »

The 26th Annual Spring Gala

YOU’RE INVITED! Join us for our Annual Spring Gala, hosted by Washington University Chancellor Dr. Mark Wrighton and Mrs. Risa Zwerling-Wrighton. The Gala will take place on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 in the Khorassan Ballroom at the Chase Park Plaza. Help us celebrate the impact we continue to make in the St. Louis community. Dance… Read more »

2018 Chic Boutique Shopping & Fashion Show

Our Annual Chic Boutique was a huge success! The shopping and fashion show event was held at its’ new location, the St. Nicholas Family Life Center. The center offered a beautiful, large venue to host our 350 guests and 22 shopping boutiques. Chic Boutique was held on November 17th, 2018 from 11:00am until 2:30pm. All… Read more »

Our Little Haven’s 26th Annual Golf Tournament

Our Annual Golf Tournament took place on Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th at Sunset Country Club. The forecast for both days were not looking bright. The weatherman was calling for thunderstorms in the mornings and throughout the day. Lucky for us, the rain held out and we were blessed with two beautiful days… Read more »

Back to School Bash sponsored by St. Louis Independent Agents

The children helped by Our Little Haven are back in school! Summer is over, and every child being helped by our staff has a full backpack – thanks to everyone who sponsored a backpack and our “Back to School Bash” partner, St. Louis Independent Agents. To say our “Back to School Bash” was a success… Read more »

Bevo & Brews… A Home Brew Fest Event!

Bevo and brews… home brews to be exact! And there was plenty of it this past weekend at our Haven Club’s Home Brew Fest. The event was hosted at Das Bevo for the second year in a row. Needless to say, it was a hit! The Home Brew Fest, which was originally going to be… Read more »

The 26th Annual Card Party – Hosted by the Haven Angels

June 6th, 2018 – The Haven Angels hosted their 26th Annual Card Party, benefiting the children and families at Our Little Haven. The Card Party was held at St. Nicholas Family Life Center on South Outer 40 in Town & Country. Over 150 people were in attendance, playing Bridge, Pinochle, Canasta, and more. Thanks to St…. Read more »

Trustee Risa Zwerling-Wrighton Awarded as Woman of Achievement

On Tuesday, May 15th, Our Little Haven Trustee, Risa Zwerling-Wrighton, was awarded as a Woman of Achievement for her impactful leadership. The Women of Achievement is “an award program that recognizes and honors women, who through their volunteer efforts, have demonstrated their dedication and commitment to improving the quality of life in the St. Louis… Read more »

Our Little Haven Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Annual Gala

Our annual Gala was quite the success! Thank you to our committee, sponsors, and supporters for helping us celebrate 25 years of service. The night was filled with laughs, tears, and a lot of love. The celebration took place on April 22nd, 2018 at the Marriott Grand St. Louis. Over 500 supporters were in attendance…. Read more »