The JP UP Date: JP Recognized As 2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Katie ArnoldThe JP UP date

Number 127                          July 16, 2021                                   St. Louis

Justine PETERSEN Recognized as 2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Justine PETERSEN was again recognized as a Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits, the leading online platform for community recommendations of charities and nonprofits.  The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the rating and number of reviews that Justine PETERSEN received from clients, partners, donors and volunteers.  GreatNonprofits is the largest donation website for nonprofits, and provides a platform for people to share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.6 million charities and nonprofits.


Register for July 22nd “What to Know About Acquiring Commercial Property” Webinar

As part of Justine PETERSEN’s ongoing dynamic schedule of engaging webinars, Ericca Willis will present “What to Know About Acquiring Commercial Property” on July 22, noon – 1:00 pm.  Ericca will comprehensively cover commercial leasing and purchasing, when to lease/purchase, the do’s and don’ts and what is meant by a “letter of intent.” Ericca will also discuss how to negotiate!  This webinar is financed in part through an allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis’ Community Development Administration.




SLEHCRA Community Survey!  We need to Hear from YOU!

The St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance (SLEHCRA) is a coalition of nonprofit and community organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area. SLEHCRA works to increase investment in minority communities, regardless of income, and in low¬ and moderate¬-income communities, regardless of race, by ensuring that banks are meeting their obligations under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and fair lending laws.

Every year SLEHCRA conducts a community survey to better understand how local banks and credit unions are addressing community needs. SLEHCRA will use your responses to inform their report to the community to promote a strong CRA.

Here is the link to the survey. Thank YOU in advance for sharing your experiences!

Stork Delivers Addition to Greater JP Family

In past weeks, bird tales of varying feather have been shared, but this week’s installment is by the far the cutest and most worthy of celebration!  Welcome Saveon!!!!!  JP staffer and most proud grandmommy Fredrica celebrated the arrival her adorable grandson Saveon this past week.  We congratulate mommy Neecy and grandmommy Fredrica!  Joy manifested!!!