How to Help

You can help make a difference 


The Care Service is an organization that thrives due to the support of our community, which is demonstrated by nearly 100,000 hours of volunteer assistance received each year both internally and from the greater community, including through collaboration with many churches across multiple religions. In addition to volunteer assistance, the Care Service would not be able to deliver our programs and services to thousands without the generous monetary gifts from individuals, businesses, churches, civic groups and other organizations.

By partnering with the Care Service, you are providing hope to the many individuals and families in crisis and great need in our area. You

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NAP Tax Credits

If you have business income in Missouri, you can receive a reduction in your Missouri state taxes equal to 50% by making an eligible contribution through the Missouri Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credits Program to Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service.
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Corporate Giving and Matching Funds

Did you know that many employers will match the donation you make to charitable organizations?  Participation in your company’s Matching Gift Program can double the value of your gift to the Care Service.

They may even have a corporate giving program, for which we can apply for grants to fund our programs.

Why not ask?  Most corporations look for ways to give back to their communities, so they may welcome your suggestion to add the Care Service to their list of charities.  We are local and we serve those here in our local communities.  If your employer would like to learn more about us, call and we can help.  (636) 441-1302, ext. 263.

Here are some examples of employers who may match your gift or offer another corporate giving program for which the Care Service qualifies:

* Indicates company may match retiree gifts

Emergency Response Fund

More than 10 inches of rain fell on our area over three days starting right after Christmas. At least 15 people in Missouri were killed due to the flooding. Thousands that were forced to leave their homes are only now able to return and begin the clean-up process – if their homes were still standing.

Beginning last Saturday through this week, several Multi-Agency Recourses Centers (MARCs) will be set up in locations across our region. Those that were impacted by the flood can come to have their needs assessed and then access services.

Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service is a first responder.

Executive Director Miriam Mahan lamented that many who attended the MARC in Franklin County this last weekend were disappointed. “One by one they were told that they had no money to help. In the meantime, the Care Service is trying to let the world know about the devastating struggles of those that were affected.”

Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service has received many calls for assistance. If you wish to help those affected in our local area, tax deductable donations can be made through the donate button on this page:

Other Ways to Help...

Financial contributions are important for client assistance and for daily operations which keep our programs running, and enable us to to deliver the highest level of services to the most people possible.

There are lots of ways your contributions help us to deliver services to our clients. While we receive grants and other funds for direct services to our clients, operational funds and funds for other critical needs or emergencies are more difficult to come by. While you can specify if you would like to donate to a particular program, unrestricted donations provide us with more flexibility to serve clients by addressing the greatest immediate needs regardless of the source of funding. Whether you make an unrestricted contribution or specify a restricted use, we are grateful for your support. To make a donation via PayPal, click on one of the choices below. You can also mail your check to us at 4116 N. McClay Road, St. Charles, MO 63304, or stop by and visit us in person. If you have questions about making a donation, please call us at (636) 441-1302, ext. 263 or email us at