Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Our Partners

The Magic House collaborates with many schools and organizations that share our mission of helping children learn and thrive.

  • Public, independent, charter and parochial schools in the bi-state area of Missouri and Illinois, including the surrounding rural communities.
  • Early childhood education agencies, including Head Start, Parents as Teachers, YWCA and Title 1 preschools.
  • Home-based learners and homeschool networks.
  • Youth development organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, CHARACTERplus, Girls, Inc.,
    the Little Bit Foundation and Youth in Need.
Community Involvement
  • Literacy organizations like Ready Readers and First Book.
  • Library systems such as the St. Louis Public Library and the St. Louis County Library, as well as municipal systems.
  • Pediatric hospitals such as St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, Ranken Jordan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and, Mercy Children’s Hospital.
  • Children’s health organizations like TouchPoint Autism Services, Children’s Miracle Network, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments, the Down Syndrome Association, Friends of Kids with Cancer, March of Dimes and Variety.
  • Groups that support children and families in transition, including Angels’ Arms, Annie’s Hope Bereavement Center for Kids, Almost Home, Epworth, the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, Great Circle and Our Little Haven.
  • Professional sports teams and their foundations including the St. Louis Blues 14 Fund, Cardinals Care and the St. Louis Rams.

Our Initiatives

Community Involvement

The Magic House strives to meet the needs of children and families in the community, the region and the nation through these initiatives.

  • 21st-Century Skills: Fostering the learning, life and technological skills critical for success in a global economy and rapidly evolving world. 
  • The Arts: Celebrating music, art, theater and literature through hands-on exhibits and experiences created and guided by professional artists.
  • English Language Learners: Supporting the educational needs of immigrant and refugee families.  
  • Good to Grow: Encouraging families to make healthy food choices, increase physical activity, experience the outdoors and reduce screen time.
  • STEM Education: Advancing learning in science, technology, engineering and math so students are prepared and motivated to pursue these critical subjects.