SJHI Spring Alley & Block Cleanup!


St. Joseph Housing Initiative’s

Spring Block & Alley Cleanup



4600 Alaska Ave./3400 Itaska St.

St. St. Louis MO 63111

Join community neighbors and SJHI volunteers for a morning of SPRING CLEANING!

MEET IN FRONT OF 4647 Alaska Ave.

• Our plan: sweep and clean both alleys on 4600 Alaska Ave., the north alley on 3400 Itaska St., pick up trash from sidewalks & street, rake up & dispose of winter yard waste, collect and prepare bulk trash for pickup

• Supplies: SJHI will obtain cleaning supplies (brooms, rakes, shovels, bags, etc.) from Brightside (or bring your own!)

• Refreshment:SJHI will have water and snacks


• RSVP: apurcell@stjosephhousing.org


See our latest media mentions below!

St. Louis Review covers our volunteer fence building project: St. Stephen parishioners lead housing initiative’s volunteer effort

From Jennifer Brinker’s article in the St. Louis Review: “Archbishop Carlson also has had a special relationship with several religious communities involved with the St. Joseph Housing Initiative, including the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, through the Incarnate Word Foundation”: https://www.archstl.org/religious-communities-share-glimpses-of-special-relationship-with-archbishop-carlson-5576

Joseph Kenny reports on our progress over the last two years in the St. Louis Review: Housing effort responds to inequities, grows rapidly; St. Joseph Housing Initiative helps people flourish as homeowners

St. Joseph Housing Initiative is featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Nonprofit aims to rebuild south St. Louis neighborhoods a house at a time

On July 1st, we were excited to have Archbishop Robert Carlson bless our first house. Together with friends and neighbors, and the future homeowners, in attendance were members of the Schaper family, who spent many happy years growing up in 5036 S. Grand.  Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers and partners, for their continued hard work in preparing 5036 for its new family.