Thank You for Supporting the Stepping Up for Kids Awards

Thanks to all who attended and supported the 2018 Stepping Up for Kids Awards Luncheon.

Congratulations 2018 Honorees
Maria Holmes, Resource Family
Wanda Noel, Resource Family
Jimmie and Shirley Walker, Resource Family
Mockia Shelton, Missouri Children’s Division
Jennifer Thomas, Missouri Children’s Division
Valerie Njiiri, Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition
Meaghan Westhus, Good Shepherd Children and Family Services

Pictured front row from left, honorees Valerie Njiiri, Foster & Adoptive Coalition; Jennifer Thomas, Missouri Children’s Division; Wanda Noel, resource family; Maria Holmes, resource family; Shirley Walker, resource family; Mockia Shelton, Missouri Children’s Division. Second row, Yolanda West and Brenda Maly, St. Louis Child Abuse & Neglect Network; honoree Jimmie Walker, resource family; Ruth Ehresman, Vision for Children at Risk; honoree Meaghan Westhus, Good Shepherd Family & Children’s Services.

See profiles of the honorees

Thanks also to:

Hon. Judge Robin Ransom, guest speaker

Cynthia Williams, emcee

Point of View Jazz Ensemble, HEAL Center for the Arts

Couldn’t attend? You can still make a donation to support the work of the St. Louis Child Abuse & Neglect Network and Vision for Children at Risk to promote child abuse prevention and ensure safe, permanent homes for children.