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  • Variety Theatre rehearses for 2019 “Mary Poppins” production

    Variety Theatre is the country’s only production of its kind, featuring a talented Children’s Ensemble, comprised of kids and teens with and without disabilities, as well as a professional cast and live orchestra. Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis founded Variety Theatre 11 years ago. In 2018, they won from St. Louis Theater Circle for Outstanding Achievement. The Variety Theatre rehearsal space was donated by Hogan Trucking who fixed handicapped bathrooms so Variety Kids would have a place to […]

  • High school student takes on extreme obstacle challenge after amputation

    Five days before graduation, Chloe Peistrup went through a terrible accident that changed her life completely. Chloe says her boyfriend was driving a UTV near St. Albans when the car flipped on its side, crushing her leg underneath it. Janet Peistrup, Chloe’s mother, says she received a call from her daughter saying “my toes are gone, my toes are gone!” After reconstructive surgery and an amputation, Chloe formed a friendship with her prosthetist at the Hanger Clinic, Jerod Wexstten. Jerod […]

  • American Heart Association Heart Walk – May 18th at Busch Stadium

    Heart Disease and Stroke are the number two killers in the country. This weekend, the American Heart Association is hoping to bring awareness to the need for healthier lifestyles, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The 2019 St Louis Heart Walk is this Saturday at Busch Stadium. For 25 years, the Heart Walk has focused on funding the mission to cure heart disease and stroke. It is the premier event for the American Heart Association. One local organization got a […]

  • LLS Hunt for a Cure raises $99,500!

    It was a beautiful day for the 9th annual Hunt for a Cure spring egg hunt on Saturday! Proceeds benefited the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. All together, the LLS raised $99,500! And the money goes to help fight children’s cancer. To learn more, visit Fox 2 and KPLR 11 are proud sponsors of the LLS Hunt for a Cure.

  • KPLR 11 celebrates Black History Visionaries

      In honor of Black History Month, FOX 2 celebrates the men and women whose imagination, talent, courage, and vision make our world a better place. We’re shining a light on African Americans who serve our communities with compassion. Our honorees stand out in the worlds of business, education, engineering, entertainment, the arts, sports, and many more. Mary McLeod Bethune An educator, Mary McLeod Bethune is the founder of NCNW and civil rights activist. She started a private school for […]

  • Spirit of St. Louis: collecting donations at West Oak Dierbergs

    CREVE COEUR, Mo –  In the Spirit of the Holidays, The Spirit of Giving, The Spirit of St. Louis, our Pick Your Charity – Pick Your Car campaign,  KPLR 11 is teaming up with three charities for this holiday season; Alzheimer’s Association, Marygrove,  and Fox 2 and KPLR 11 stood outside West Oak Dierbergs collecting donations for the campaign and raised over $4,500 for all three charities. Susie Fandos is a volunteer and advocate for Alzheimer’s Association and shares […]

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