OCTOBER 29, 2015, St. Louis, Missouri…St. Louis HELP, the not-for-profit Health Equipment Lending Program that freely loans home medical equipment to any person who needs it, is pleased to announce that Dwight D. Canning and Rebecca J. Hildebrandt have been elected to the organization’s board of directors.
Mr. Canning is vice president and chief financial officer of The St. Louis Community Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable giving resource with a mission to facilitate philanthropic and community partnerships to help inspire regional good. (http://www.stlgives.org.)
Mrs. Hildebrandt is office manager and sales associate at Hildebrandt Mobility and Lift, a St. Louis-based company that provides chair lifts and ramps, convenience products and related services for people who are disabled or suffering from serious illness.(http://www.hildebrandtmobility.com).
“We sincerely welcome Dwight Canning and Rebecca Hildebrandt as board members, and we value their involvement as we continue St. Louis HELP’s benevolent mission,” said Executive Director Laura Cannon Singer, who founded the organization in 2008.
St. Louis HELP is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that freely loans home medical equipment at no cost to any person who needs it, for any health-related reason. These include people temporarily disabled by injury, illness or surgery; those awaiting insurance company approval; those whose own equipment is being repaired; visitors to St. Louis who can’t transport their own home health equipment; and terminally ill persons.
The organization recently expanded its 5,000 square foot warehouse in Olivette by 2,000 square feet to accommodate increasing requests from people and families throughout metro St. Louis for free loans of revitalized home health equipment.
In 2014, St. Louis HELP received a prestigious “Point of Light Award” from Points of Light, the volunteer management organization founded in 1990. A one-minute public service video produced by HEC-TV that showcases St. Louis HELP activities can be viewed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxddQ6VJcxs.
Call 314 567 4700 or see the website http://www.stlhelp.org. Media contact Jeff Dunlap at 314 409 5203.