Volunteers Keep Costs Down

There is never a dull moment for the PCHAS Maintenance Team. With program locations in five cities and residential services in three of them, the team keeps busy with inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs. The team consists of Barb Heider, Office and Property Manager in St. Louis; Ron Rau, Maintenance Worker for the St. Louis (Read More…)

Why I Volunteer: Marcia Speiser

Q: How did you learn about Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services? A: My oldest memory of PCHAS was as a very young child about 70 years ago! I remember giving and wrapping gifts and placing them under a Christmas tree at Richmond Heights Presbyterian Church in Richmond Heights, MO on many Christmas Eve nights during (Read More…)

Rotary Unites for Campus Beautification Day at Ashley House

Recently, the girls of Ashley House, PCHAS’ Springfield-based Transitional Living program, teamed up with Sunrise Rotary and Springfield Catholic Rotary Interact for an Ashley House campus beautification work day. The campus beautification day also included gardening. The Rotarians and the girls built a vegetable garden which the girls will use to plant and grow their (Read More…)

3 Hours, 150 Volunteers, and a lifetime ImpACT

Second Saturday Event at Ashley House – July 13, 2013 It didn’t take long for volunteers from North Point Church in Springfield Missouri to change our campus and change the lives of the girls we serve at Ashley House. In just three hours, 150 volunteers filed off four large buses and got straight to work (Read More…)

Mary Lou Casey

Q: How long have you been serving Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services and in what capacity? A: Our Bible study group from First and Calvary Presbyterian Church has been involved with the girls at PCHAS’ Ashley House for four years. Some of the activities we have hosted for the girls include a visit to a (Read More…)