Joining the Yeatman-Liddell Family!

We were excited to officially join the Yeatman-Liddell Middle School family with a ribbon cutting and student book fair on Sept. 28! Yeatman represents our 29th school partnership and our 14th in the St. Louis Public Schools District, made possible through a generous gift of $85,000 by a couple committed to the education of our youngest generation. Yeatman[…]

Little Bit Dedicates New Home

On Sept. 13, we hosted an open house and ribbon cutting to dedicate our new building at 516 Hanley Industrial Court.  On hand were past and present Little Bit Board Presidents and representatives from St. Louis County Government. County Executive Steve Stenger proclaimed the day “The Little Bit Foundation Day.” Co-Founder Rosemary Hanley said, “We will never[…]

Kicking off the Service Year

During the week of Aug. 28, we kicked off our 2017-18 service year with the distribution of Books & Buddies to more than 4,500 Pre-K – 2nd grade students! Our Books & Buddies program pairs an age appropriate book with a stuffed buddy and is designed to encourage and support early readers. Students are able[…]

Volunteer: You Can’t Tell a Book by its Cover

When Bob Swope helps students survey the tables of books at Little Bit’s 1-2-3 Read! book fairs each week, he explains to them that the outside doesn’t always give away what’s inside. The 83-year-old knows a thing or two about books – the author of 135 sports instruction and other informational books – but also[…]

A New Home for Little Bit!

We have found a new home! The Little Bit Foundation is excited to announce that we are moving into our OWN building in the Hanley Industrial Court of Brentwood! A journey that began 16 years ago in a basement and has been blessed along the way by some amazing people now has room to grow[…]

Civic Progress Endorses Project Graduation

Civic Progress has added their name in support of Project Graduation, our initiative to improve graduation rates in the Riverview Gardens School District by adopting all 13 of the district’s schools over the next three years. Civic Progress, which is made up of chief executives from more than 30 of the region’s leading employers and has[…]