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We Party for a Purpose

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The Epsilon Lambda Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose efforts to obtain funding for the support of the Foundation’s activities is one of our priorities.  This is achieved through its involvement in various activities and initiatives.  These activities are to support both the national initiatives and programs, as well as support other local philanthropic interests in the St. Louis Metro Area.
Established in 2004, the Foundation serves the St. Louis region with the sustained purpose of providing culturally relevant youth mentoring and development, fatherhood and family initiatives along with community programs that support individuals and communities.  The organization operates with a volunteer board of directors and no staff, keeping expenses lower than the industry average for nonprofit organizations. The Foundation generates revenue through donations and contributions, grants, rental income, and special events.  These sources allow the Foundation to award funds consistent with its mission.


The mission of the Metro East St. Louis Community Initiative is to inspire hope and strengthen our communities through personal, professional, and economic development. 


The goal of the MESLCI is a revitalized city for all people to prosper.  This is accomplished by leading to be a positive example for others to emulate.  We advocate for the marginalized so that they can make a difference and also prosper.  As part of our core values, serving others is what we do to instill a sense of pride in the community.  We give our best because people deserve our best.  And, we believe partnering with others helps everyone to succeed!



Funding for these philanthropic efforts comes mainly from proceeds from the fundraising events, and from donations from our caring community.  If you have questions regarding sponsorship, or how you can become involved with our Foundations, please contact us at: 

Epsilon Lambda Charitable Foundation:

Metro East St. Louis Community Initiative:

Thank you for your consideration and best wishes from all of us at the Epsilon Lambda Charitable Foundation and the Metro East St. Louis Community Initiative.

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