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Honoring the Lucken Legacy

MMF received a one-time, unrestricted gift bequeathed by donor, Mr. John “Jack” Lucken, in the summer of 2019. This gift has provided great opportunities for arts organizations serving older adults in our community. More…


Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Needs Assessment Report

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. For nearly two years, Marillac Mission Fund has been involved in a funder collaborative, the Missouri Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (MCAHT). One result of this collaborative is a needs assessment “Human Trafficking in Missouri and Metro East St. Louis: Provider Based Needs Assessment and Demographic Snapshot.” Follow the link to download the full report. More…


Grantee Spotlight: The Covering House

The Covering House provides refuge and restoration, using the least restrictive environment, for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens, providing safety, dignity, and freedom utilizing top level staffing and oversight. More…


Trip to the Border

Tony Messenger, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, wrote an article on a MMF-funded trip to the border by St. Francis Community Services staff and Saint Louis University Law students. More…


Study on Older Adults and Loneliness

MMF funded a study at Places for People about loneliness and depressive symptoms in middle aged and older adults experiencing serious mental illness. More…