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Serving and Celebrating our Community

October 4, 2014

Community Events

Hands on Kirkwood hosts a variety of events that serve and celebrate our community. We hope one or more of these events will benefit you. We look forward to seeing you on October 4th.



Winter Clothes Store – From 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, come shop for winter clothes including coats, gloves, boots, hats and more. There will be items for all ages and sizes and ALL ITEMS ARE FREE to the public. Located inside Kirkwood Baptist Church (211 N Woodlawn Ave).

FREE Electronic Recycling – Thanks to a generous grant from STLCC Meramec, Hands on Kirkwood will be expanding our electronic recycling program. Anything with a plug can be brought to the STLCC Meramec Campus parking lot at the corner of Big Bend Blvd. and Couch Ave. for recycling. 2 TV limit per vehicle. Electronics can be dropped off from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm.

FREE Paper Shredding – Thanks to Shred-It, residents can find a safe, confidential, and environmentally friendly way to discard documents and papers with sensitive, confidential, or personal identity information. Paper shedding will be located near the Electronic Recycling at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Items accepted 9:30 am – 12:00 pm. Two box limit per car.

Winter Car Check-Up – Ever wonder if your car is ready for the winter? Well, wonder no more. Stop by Kirkwood Baptist at 211 N Woodlawn from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm where volunteers will inspect fluid levels, tire inflation and wear, wiper blades, batteries and point out any items visitors need to address with their local mechanic. Wiper fluid will be available if needed and tires will be properly inflated all for FREE.

Donation Opportunities

Winter Clothes - Drop-off locations for new and gently used winter coats, hats, gloves, boots, scarves, sweaters, etc include Concordia Lutheran, the Kirkwood City Hall, Kirkwood Police Department, Kirkwood Public Library, Kirkwood YMCA, Kirkwood Baptist, Kirkwood United Methodist, Harrison Avenue MBC, and Kirkwood United Church of Christ. Items will be made available for FREE to the public on Saturday, October 4th at our Winter Clothing Store.

Community Collection - On September 27-28, volunteers will hang bags on doors throughout Kirkwood with a list of needed items for Kirk Care and Nurses for Newborns. On October 4th, volunteers will return to collect all donated items. If your home does not receive a bag or if would like to donate items before October 4th, please contact Kirkwood Baptist Church at 314-965-2349. Click here for needed items.