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Cool Down St. Louis is now CLOSED.
Heat Up St. Louis will open November 1.

Immediate help needed? Please refer to our partners for possible assistance. CLICK HERE

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Please Drop-Off Your New A/C Unit or Slightly Used A/C Unit, Less Than 2 Years Old.
Please drop off during May, June, July, August and September.
S.O.S.
Project
Click here for more information
Save A Senior:
“Keep On the Air”
Register Now, Click Here!
PSA
Chairwoman
Melanie DiLeo,
Mayor Francis Slay
and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley
Encourage You to
Click Here For Their
Audio Appeal!

Find a Vatterott Location to Donate your Air Conditioners. Click Here

During
Excessive Heat Warnings!

Area Cooling Site Locations*

(Click Here for Relief)
*Check back for updates to Cooling Sites.

PLEASE AVOID HEAT EXHAUSTION!
(Click Here for Tips)

(FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CLICK HERE)

rev. nance
CLICK HERE FOR
A SPECIAL VIDEO MESSAGE

HELP COOL DOWN ST. LOUIS!
EACH HOUSE REPRESENTS 500 FAMILES -
SHADING INDICATES THE PROGRESS
OF ADOPTION LEVELS THRU DONATIONS

houses

$10 - $25 - $50 - $75 - $100 - $125 - $150 - $175 - $200 - $250 - $350 - $450 - $500 or More!
When you’re helping a Needy Senior or Disabled Household(s), with their Summer Cooling Bills, 
you’ll receive a free
Heat Up St. Louis Membership!
– Thanks for Giving! Go to Donation Page!

KEEP A SENIOR ALIVE: Help Us Cool Down St. Louis!

FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE, CHECK WITH OUR PARTNERS,
PLEASE
CLICK HERE - IF YOU NEED HELP EMAIL US.

HardeesRISE & SHINE
Thank You - $185,000 Raised!
View "Rise & Shine" a day in pictures, (click here)

EXPRESS SIGN-UP FOR 2015 Rise 'N Shine:
Press Your Luck! Friday, February 13th! Sign-Up Here!

(Scroll Down To End of Page -- See Our IRS 990 and Tax I.D.) THANKS!

2013 Media Recognition Awards
Click on the media name to view their acceptance video/audio.
KSDK     KMOV      FOX2/KTVI    KMOX

We Honor TV's Chief Meteorologists For
Saving Lives and Protecting Our Families.


Good Neighbor Honoree
Steve Templeton of KMOV, Channel 4

Good Neighbor Honoree
Cindy Preszler of KSDK, Channel 5

Community Leadership Honoree
Dave Murray of KTVI-FOX2
AllReady?
What To Do In An Emergency?
Prepare Today... Click Here!


UMB Bank - Drop Off

Our View / HEAT-UP ST. LOUIS

Editorial, St. Louis Post-Dispatch March 10, 2008
Reaching more lives...

With spring temperatures around the corner, you might think that the charitable work of Heat Up St. Louis, the non-profit consortium, takes a hiatus when the Cardinals take the diamond and sleepy crocus buds start poking up through the dirt.

But Heat Up St. Louis and its sister program, Cool Down St. Louis, provide year-around assistance to help people who are at risk when the weather gets bitterly cold or brutally hot.

Since 2001, the volunteers, non-profit agencies, local governments and corporate supporters that comprise Heat Up and Cool Down have assisted 100,000 people with $3 million in utility subsidies to consumers in 17 Missouri and Illinois counties in the St. Louis region. MORE


100% of Your Donation Helps the Poor
All Administrative Costs Are Underwritten

2012 Corporate Citizen of the Year

The employees provide compassion,
volunteerism and financial support!

Baby It's Cold Inside: It Shouldn't Take A Bank to Heat a Home

Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity that focuses on helping area elderly and disabled people, and low-income families, with their delinquent heating bills in Missouri and Illinois in the St. Louis region, that began its operations in December 2000. 100% of all pubic and private donations go to helping the needy. Our diverse all-volunteer board of directors underwrite all administrative expenses related to the execution of each winter and summer program. Our mission is to provide utility counsel, referrals, heat (winter) and cooling (summer) grants to restore a primary home heating source during the winter and assist with air-conditioners, and payments on high electric bills in the summer for at-risk households. The needy includes the working poor and those Americans who may be temporarily laid-off or often trapped in a economic crisis.  Our charities provide a safety net in a region which often does not have enough federal, state or utility funds to help keep the needy connected to their utility services.
Heat-Up St. Louis

Being without heat in the winter and cooling in the summer has become a serious community-wide problem involving real health and safety issues. This is not just an urban issue, needy families in the burbs and rural areas also suffer with economic woes, and therefore are challenged by their local utility bills. Winter time is also a time period which has more home and apartment fires than any other time of the year. Often due to the fact that many people will use unsafe methods of heating their homes, including stealing natural gas, or electric, which is against the law.Cool Down St. Louis

Those qualified recipients of our funds would prefer to have the ability to pay. If they are seniors and the disabled, they are held hostage by high prescription and grocery bills. The utilities currently do not provide any special rates for them. The Heat-Up St. Louis and Cool Down St. Louis charities network with about 12 area qualified and professionally run community action and social service agencies in about 16 Missouri and Illinois counties, including the City of St. Louis. They use our grants to help supplement the needy’s home energy bills. Our grants often are the sole life-line which keeps heat on in the winter and electricity on in the summer. Every cent donated goes towards helping the needy.


Tax-deductible donations are made by direct bank-mail contributions to Heat-Up St. Louis in care of UMB Bank, P.O. Box 868, St. Louis, MO 63188 and through various public special event fundraisers. Year-round you can also drop-off a donation to any teller at a Missouri and Illinois UMB Bank locations. Also individuals can remember the needy through their will, please see your attorney, and you can also charge it on our secured web site. The Volunteer office will provide you a receipt for your IRS deductions. Volunteers are the life-blood of our organizations. Heat-Up and Cool Down seeks volunteers throughout the year. Also, the charities need retail and or commercial businesses who would like to engage their customer base through various donation campaigns. We do not accept fans, or space heaters, they are dangerous.

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check Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc., is a year-round program. During the summer, Cool Down St. Louis focuses on providing cooling grants and public education to help families with small children, disabled and the elderly avoid heat deaths and illnesses. Because this is an ongoing program, most of the donations go almost immediately to our networking social service and community action agencies in Missouri and Illinois. We accept new and used good-working air-conditioners year -round. The units can't be more than 2 years old. Our agency partners have certain liability issues and reserve the right to refuse a used unit.  Cool Down or the agencies lack resources in repairing the units. We encourage you to be accurate in reporting the condition of each unit. You can drop-off or we can  pick-up.  Please donate $125 or more, and we can purchase one or more, new unit(s).  Call our automated Volunteer Resource Hotline at 314-241-7668, press 1.

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Heat-Up St. Louis is also committed to educating the public on utility consumer issues. In addition, the non-for-profit organization works with the media through sponsorships and public service announcements. Heat-Up St. Louis is currently working with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and its Community Matters program. In addition, the St. Louis American and Suburban Journals provide ongoing public service display advertisements. Please review other sections for media sponsorships and support. You may request in advance to inspect our IRS forms 1023, and 990 by coming to our donated office space ( must call first) during regular volunteer business hours. If you need energy assistance, utility counsel or referrals -- from Missouri or Illinois call our Resource Hotline, during regular volunteer business hours, at 314-241-7668We can not respond to energy assistance inquiries over the Internet.  Our Resource Hotline is supported by a multi-voice mail system during overloads or when a volunteer is not available. Thank you.

For comments or information please e-mail us at info@heatupstlouis.org.


IRS Tax Return 990 - 2013


NEED HEATING OR COOLING ASSISTANCE? -- CHECK OUT OUR
PARTNERING SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES
BUT FIRST YOU MUST CALL YOUR LOCAL UTILITY COMPANY AND TELL THEM OF YOUR INABILITY TO PAY -- THANKS!
St. Louis City

St. Vincent Depaul
Urban League
Urban League/LIHEAP
St. Patrick Center
Salvation Army/North
Salvation Army/South
People Community Action – North
People’s Community – South  
People’s Community – Central

314-531-7837
314-615-3600
314-615-3640
314-802-0700
314-531-5621
 314-771-3460
314-862-6270
314-353-1457
314-269-5210

St. Louis County

St. Vincent Depaul
Urban League
St. Louis County Community Action Agency

314-802-0700
314-388-9840
314-863-0015

St. Charles County NECAC 636-272-3477
Lincoln County NECAC 636-528-7604
Warren County NECAC 636-456-8191
Jefferson County Salvation Army 636-464-0787
Franklin County Loving Hearts 636-390-8300
St. Clair County Urban League 618-274-1150
Madison County Urban League 618-463-1906
St. Clair County
& Southern Illinois
Catholic Urban Programs 618-398-5616
Butler County SCMEOC 573-325-4255
St. Genevieve, Iron
& Madison Co’s
EMAA 573-431-5191
PROBLEMS WITH YOUR UTILITY FIRM?
MO Attorney General
Public Service Comm. Missouri

1-800-392-8222
1-800-392-4211

If you can’t find your social service or community action agency on this list,
please call our resource hotline for additional information, at
314-241-7668
Thank you!

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