Reinvest North County Distribution Criteria

Due to several requests, we are making available the criteria and distribution method for receiving cash grants from Reinvest North County. All monies raised by the I Love Ferguson Committee are being donation to this 501(c)3 organization. In addition to North County Incorporated (INC) being a non-profit organization,the I Love Ferguson committee has also been granted a status of a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. This was made possible in 3 and half weeks through congressional assistance. http://northstlouiscounty.com/north-county-incorporated-along-with-the-st-louis-regional-business-council-announces-reinvest-north-county-fund/ Thanks a bunch, Alice...

New Fundly Account for Donations to Help Ferguson

My heart is broken. Words can’t describe the near destruction of our beloved city of Ferguson. However, I believe God only gives us what we can handle. From the ashes, we will rise a better and stronger Ferguson. God Bless Ferguson! Please donate and share our new crowdfunding website with all of your friends and ask your friends of your friends and so on. Let’s show the world the power of Peace and Unity. See I’s CampaignPowered by Fundly   Brian P. Fletcher, Chairman I Love Ferguson Committee iloveferguson.com ilovefergusoncommittee@gmail.com #iloveferguson...

Our Not-So-Ugly Christmas Sweatshirts Are Here!

Update: Monday, November 24th, 2014 OUR NOT-SO-UGLY RED AND GREEN CHRISTMAS SWEATSHIRTS AND T-SHIRTS HAVE ARRIVED “UGLY” Red and green Christmas Sweat Shirts and short sleeve T-shirts are now available. Sweat Shirts are $20 and $25. T-shirts are $10 and $15. Also available are our Limited Edition Red Christmas 2014 Ornaments. The Ornament is 3 1/4 inches in diameter (a little larger large a baseball) and comes in a gift box ready to wrap or use as a stocking stuffer. Christmas Ornaments are $10 each. Hurry, hurry they won’t last long. Buy a few as gifts for your children, grandchildren, friends, neighbors, mailman, mother, grandmother etc. Better yet, buy a few for yourself. Call 314-254-7400 The matching Christmas Coffee/Cocoa Mugs are gloss white with green and red lettering. They say “Happy Holidays from Historic Ferguson” one side and a sketch of a Ferguson 1890’s Queen Anne Victorian home on the other. Mugs are $8 or 2 for $15. The I Love Ferguson Store All proceeds are donated to Reinvest North County to help Ferguson businesses who have been damaged in the recent unrest 299 S. Florissant Rd. Open M-F 10am-5pm / Sat. 9am-2pm / Closed Sunday Credit & Debit Cards – Checks – We Ship Call 314-245-7400 to order Credit & Debit Cards – Checks- We Ship-Call 314-254-7400 to Order Here are some of our I Love Ferguson items currently available at the store: King Louie lined Jackets – white thread and red heart spelled out, I (heart) Ferguson $40 and $45 Black & Forest Green Polo Shirts – white thread and red heart $25 up to XL, $30 XXL and up Long...

Christmas Ornaments, Clothing Drive & Weight Loss-A-Thon

UPDATE: Friday, November 21, 2014 ARRIVES TODAY! CALL FIRST! Limited Edition Red Glass Christmas 2014 Ornament The Ornament is 3 1/4 inches in diameter (a little larger than a baseball) and comes in a gift box ready to wrap or use as a stocking stuffer. Can you Help? CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CLOTHING DRIVE We have kicked off a clothing drive for NEW clothes to be distributed to low income children. Our drive will conclude on Monday, December 8th. We are looking for items such as socks, mittens/gloves, stocking hats, scarfs, coats, jackets, under clothes, pj’s, pants, shirts, dresses, sweaters, sweatshirts etc. You can drop them off at our store at 299 S. Florissant Rd. or The Corner Coffee House at 100 N. Florissant Rd. It’s Not Too Late WEIGHT LOSS-A-THON FUNDRAISER I PERSONALLY need several more sponsors, so please call or see me. I have eleven so far. Our goal is to raise $5000. Several local notables weighed in Thursday afternoon to help start this new fundraiser. Please join us by participating yourself (it’s not too late) as a weight loss candidate who seeks sponsors for every pound you lose by March 20, 2015. If you don’t want to participate yourself, then please sponsor someone who is participating. Your donation to I Love Ferguson is completely tax deductible. You can choose either a set $ amount or so much per pound lost. The participants so far are: Mayor James Knowles Former Mayor, Steve Wegert Ralph Rockamann Former Mayor, Brian Fletcher Councilman, Mark Bryne School Board member, Paul Morris former Councilman, Mike Salant PRINTABLE WEIGHT LOSS-A-THON FORM WE COULD USE SOME...

Limited edition Christmas Ornament and Coffee Mugs on the Way

Update: Sunday, November 16th, 2014 Hello everyone; it’s been a hectic week and looks like no signs of stopping. The I Love Ferguson store at 299 S. Florissant is busy, busy, busy. We want once again to thank our patrons and supporters. I cannot say thank you enough to our fantastic volunteers who staff the store 6 days a week. We have a regular volunteer list and are always looking for more. Please contact myself or the store to offer your time. The telephone numbers are listed below at the bottom of this post. AUCTION RESULTS The auction of of a lunch with Martin Kilcoyne and crew raised $601. That brings to $5601 raised thus far for the 501(c)3 charitable I Love Ferguson fund. Two more auctions are in the planning. Mark Reardon, from KMOX will auction off a seat on the air for some lucky person to be a guest host on his radio show. Award winning Ferguson Author and UMSL professor, Mary Troy, will auction her services to read part of your unpublished manuscript and provide vital feedback. Look for these auctions soon. We have now donated a total of $15,000 dollars to Re-Invest North County which helps the Mom and Pop businesses recover through cash grants. We will continue our efforts as long we continue to receive support from the public and there is still a need. LIMITED EDITION CHRISTMAS ITEMS Very shortly, we will have a collectible limited edition Christmas ornament, coffee/cocoa mug, and a surprise sweat shirt. We will take prepaid orders on the Christmas ornaments due to its expected demand. The ornament will...