There are many ways for you to become involved with Our Lady’s Inn. We encourage you to find the fit that is best for you and join in supporting the amazing mothers and children at Our Lady’s Inn!
Spend time with our young children and new babies while moms are attending meetings on site at Our Lady's Inn. Childcare needs vary from day to day.
Office, Clerical, and Donations
Volunteer help is needed to answer phones, monitor the office, welcome visitors, help with mailings, and organize donations and storage rooms.
Our Lady's Inn prepares and serves meals three times per day for residents. We are blessed to have volunteers who provide prepared meals or come to cook and serve a meal in our kitchen.
Host a Fundraising Event
Individuals, families, businesses, churches, schools, civic groups, and/or scout troops can hold their own fundraisers for Our Lady's Inn. These might include trivia nights, social events, collection drives, or a baby shower to collect items for the moms, children and babies at the Inn. You can also use our empty baby bottles to fill with change for our "Changing Lives" Program.
Twice Blessed Resale Shop
The Twice Blessed Resale Shop is owned and operated by Our Lady's Inn and located one block from our St. Louis location at 3312 Meramec, St. Louis, MO 63118. We are in need of your new or gently used women's clothing, shoes, jewelry, purses, seasonal items and home decor. The shop is also in need of volunteers to work in the store, sorting donations and preparing items for sale. Call (314) 481-3332 or Email Lucy for more information.
If you have any of the following skills: plumbing, painting, carpentry, yard work, flooring, cleaning, etc. we can use your help at various times throughout the year.
Pay It Forward Project
If you have a knack for crafts, this project is for you! Our Lady's Inn volunteers along with our moms create jewelry, tote bags, hair bows, greeting cards and other beautiful items in our Pay It Forward Project. These items are then offered for sale at booths, fairs, fundraisers, and at our Twice Blessed Resale Shop. Email Betsy for more information.
Special Events Assistance
You can play a role in helping us with fundraising events by joining one of our event committees. Tasks include: secure auction items, sponsorships and attendees; assemble auction items and centerpieces; or help at the event by setting up, cleaning up or with various activities during the event. Email Amy or call 314-736-1544 for more information.
College Practicum and Service Learning
For information on how to fulfill college-related service learning hours or practicum requirements, please contact: Mary Laubengayer or Belinda James in St. Louis at (314) 351-4590 Angelica O'Neill in St. Charles at (636) 398-5375 Medical-related students please contact Helen Risse at (314) 351-4590
If you would like to become a volunteer, please download the following:
- Saint Charles Background Check OR Saint Louis Background Check (Background checks can only be mailed or scanned, not photographed.)
- Volunteer Application (Anyone over 18 will need to submit a “ Missouri Request for Child Abuse or Neglect and Criminal Record Form” to OLI and be approved before they can begin to volunteer.)
- Confidentiality Agreement Form
Please complete and return them to:
Our Lady's Inn
4223 S. Compton
St. Louis, MO 63111
Fax to (314) 351-2119
Phone (314) 351-4590
Our Lady's Inn
3607 Highway D
Defiance, MO 63341
Fax to (636) 398-5376
Phone (636) 398-5375