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[…]

MySci Do: Bringing Science to Life for Little Bit Students

Thanks to a $340,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund, students in Little Bit sponsored schools will be able to further explore their curiosity for STEM! A collaboration of Little Bit; MySci, the signature science education program developed by the Washington University Institute for School Partnership; Maryville University School of Education; and The Disruption Department, MySci[…]

Little Bit and Foodbank Fighting Hunger with Special Deliveries

For our families with limited or no access to fresh food options, Little Bit has teamed up with St. Louis Area Foodbank to provide mobile food markets. Beginning as a pilot program at two of our partner schools, Herzog Elementary in the Baden neighborhood, and Hodgen Elementary on the city’s south side, the mobile food[…]

Give STL Day Coming May 11

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. The Little Bit Foundation is excited to once again participate in Give STL Day and looking to raise $7,000 for our mission in the St. Louis community! What is Give STL Day? Supported by the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, Give STL Day is the[…]