St. Louis, MO Area Charity Programs

AutoCenters Nissan initiated a giving campaign to bring additional attention and resources to Greater St. Louis area charities & organizations. Any non-political organization with a qualifying IRS 501c3 designation is eligible to participate or be considered for support as part of this program.  Please reach out if you are interested.

View our list of charities and organizations we have given to and/or worked with below!

Missy's Frosty 5K & Merry Mile is an annual walk & run event in Bethalto, IL that supports the Melissa Cafazza Memorial Scholarship fund. 


Elite Hockey School's mission is to use the passion of playing hockey to promote growth and character development in the next generation of student-athletes. 

A BMX track and organization aimed at helping grow the sport of BMX racing through local youth. Brighton BMX hosts many charity based competitions yearly.

Helping Hearts Grow is a non-profit organization in the making that believes in the power compassion to improve the communities we live in. Currently we are expanding our reach. We have been in collaborating as a small group of big hearted people since 2015 and grew from a few projects here and there, into a deep passion and life dream.


Dream Home Charities is a 501C3 Nonprofit Organization. We help multiple local charity organizations help the less fortunate. 100% of all donations given to us are given back to our local community where it's needed most. There are no administration fees, salaries or anything paid for anything. All is done through volunteers. There are not many nonprofit organizations out there that can say this.


Shelter Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to promote the health and welfare of homeless animals in St. Charles, MO.

Stray and Orphaned Animal Rescue is committed to helping the most needy, as well as the readily adoptable, canines looking for new homes in our community. We are a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to restoring the dogs under our care to physical and emotional health as they await placement in loving, responsible homes.


MO Min Pin Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer based 501c3 corporation licensed with the Department of Agriculture in the state of Missouri. We ensure our dogs are provided veterinary care, including -- but not limited to -- spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip, so that the pet you adopt is healthy and ready for his/her forever home.

Bridgeway offers a comprehensive outlook to addiction recovery and co-occurring disorders. Currently we offer inpatient for both men and women; outpatient for men, women and adolescents; as well as domestic violence and sexual assault services.


Midwest Community Cat Alliance are a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping community cats through TNR, vetting assistance, networking cats in animal control to rescues, and establishing low cost spay/neuter programs.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research. LLS offers a wide variety of programs and services in support of its mission.


Even Chance Pit Bull Advocacy + Resources + Rescue counteracts misinformation about pit bulls with factual education, communication, and resources for the public, pit bull owners, and potential adopters. We rescue temperamentally sound dogs from St. Louis pet shelters, including dogs with medical needs and dogs rescued from organized fighting rings or other inhumane situations. We provide foster care for our rescued dogs until they are placed in safe, loving forever homes.


We pair injured service members with rescued service dogs - giving both a better life.Our mission is to provide service/companion dogs at no cost to service members who have suffered catastrophic injuries such as loss of limbs while in service to our country. In order to do so without adding a financial burden, our goal is to provide professionally trained service dogs, dog food and veterinary care wherever possible.


Allison's Angel Gowns take gently used wedding gowns, and transform them into beautiful gowns for angel babies. Their gowns come in 4 different sizes to fit from the smallest preemie to a full term baby. Currently serving St. Louis and Metro East area hospitals. Their gowns are offered free of charge to anyone who loses a child and would like one. 

Pets A-Lone Sanctuary (PALS) is a no-kill shelter located in rural Lincoln County, Missouri. Our mission is to be an asset to the community and pet owners by finding good homes for impounded, stray, abandoned, neglected, or owner turned in dogs and cats by providing care and shelter for them until they are adopted.

We are a foster based dog rescue. Our dogs and puppies are strays, abandoned, or surrendered. We are always needing more fosters, donations & adopters.

Kids Cafe is a Summer Food Program for the children in the Staunton School District. We provide a grocery bag full of food once a week for families that are on the free or reduced lunch program at school. We rely on donations to keep this program going each summer. 100% of the donations we receive go directly back in to Kids Cafe.

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Four Paws Sake is a non for profit 501c3 rescue who is licensed with the dept. of agriculture. We pull dogs from local animal control facilities.
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Who we are: "Partners For Pets is a licensed, 501(c)3, no-kill animal rescue located in Troy, IL.  Partners for Pets regularly visits animal control facilities and rescues animals that have used up their time, need medical care, and/or are too fragile for shelter life. Partners for Pets provides care to each animal prior to adoption. This includes, depending on their age: booster shots, deworming, heartworm check & monthly preventative, rabies shot, spay/neuter, grooming, flea/tick prevention, and other necessary care."

Who we are: "Pound Pals is a group that helps provide free and low-cost spaying and neutering to low income families. They also assist homeless animal's medical needs."

Who we are: Our vision is to transform communities one individual at a time by inspiring people within our neighborhoods to open their minds and hearts and accept that all people should be given the opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential and participate in and contribute to all aspects of life. 

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Feed My Peeps Charity Winner 

Who We Are:FEED MY PEEPS is a faith-based organization located in St. Louis, Missouri.  We pick up fresh food from private schools, restaurants, caterers, markets and local farmers. We distribute this food to numerous small, worthy groups located throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  We serve families with limited resources, soup kitchens, at risk teens, foster families, a special needs group home and our homeless friends. Sharing is Caring!



Butterfly Haven, Inc, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, servicing St. Louis Metropolitan Area foster, adoptive families and children in crisis. Dedicated to teaching God's love in action, and founded on Biblical principles of compassion and service, they work tirelessly to reach the hurting children of metro St. Louis with love and healing.



St. Louis Pet Rescue is a non-profit rescue group focusing on saving pets from local animal control facilities and neglect situations. STLPR strives to end pet overpopulation and dumping of unwanted pets through education about spaying/neutering, training and responsible breeding practices. 



In summary, the goal of this organization is to provide a multi-level foundation that encompasses an entrepreneurial mind set, peer to peer mentorship, and the fundamentals of wrestling. Through these precepts, our organization is design to encourage a positive mind set with at risk youth and foster children in order to help build strong communities.

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Our Vision at Riverbend Family Ministries is to provide resources and training for smaller non-profit organizations to work together under one roof, providing families and individuals the tools they need to be self-sufficient. We concentrate our collaborative, holistic efforts on children, youth, and families who have experienced trauma, most often due to violence, addiction, poverty, and homelessness.



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