Join our group of enthusiastic young professionals.

The Young Friends aims to raise awareness about the St. Louis Arc among the region’s young professionals and volunteers. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, have fun, and raise money through fundraising activities.

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What it means to be a Young Friend:

  • Support and raise awareness of the mission of the St. Louis Arc
  • Receive invitations to all Young Friends and St. Louis Arc sponsored events
  • Access to volunteer opportunities with the Young Friends board members
  • Opportunity to share your skills, educate the community about disability issues, and positively impact the lives of people

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What It Means to be a Young Friend Board Member:

  • Meet quarterly to discuss events, fundraising efforts, and volunteer opportunities
  • Attend three St. Louis Arc sponsored charity or volunteer related events throughout the year
  • Become an active participant on one of the board committees
  • Contribute a meaningful financial contribution
  • Recruit qualified candidates to join the board or general member base
  • Most importantly, have a good time and know that you’re making a difference in the lives of many great individuals and families!

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Young Friends, please contact Tessa Klassen, Special Events Manager, at 314-817-2241.

To view our current Board Members, click here.

Connect with the Young Friends:

Facebook: Young Friends of Arc

Twitter: @youngfriendarc

LinkedIn: Young Friends of the St. Louis Arc

Instagram: Young Friends of St. Louis Arc