Stay Tuned!

Help us kickoff our 4th year by celebrating progress and coming together to Help Home Happen!

Sunday, October 17, 2021
5 pm – 9 pm


  • 5:00-7:00pm  Food Truck Takeaway Meals
    from Zia’s and the Crooked Boot
    The Courtyard at St. Mary’s High School
    4701 South Grand Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63111
  • 7:00pm Virtual Program & Award Presentation
    The Archbishop Robert J. Carlson Helping Home Happen Award
    Presented to Jeff and Dede Pitts

For additional information about the event, or how to sponsor, contact Christy McCutcheon, 314-471-0282 ext 703.


See our latest media mentions below!

KMOX’s Debbie Monterrey talks about the Downtown Dutchtown Community Cleanup on June 26th, supported by community residents, SJHI, Cure Violence and Lutheran Development Corp.

St. Joseph Housing Initiative Showcases a Model for Regional Collaboration in Dutchtown

New organization improving area of St. Louis with crime rate 138% above national average St. Joseph Housing Initiative investing in families, affordable housing

St. Louis nonprofit works to rehab vacant homes into affordable housing for first time buyers

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.”

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.