Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria invites all our St. Louis-area neighbors to grab a bite to go or take a seat at our Ballpark Village location’s Giveback Tuesday event, where we will donate the revenue from each sale to a local nonprofit organization.
This November, we have selected The Next Step, a St. Louis nonprofit on a continuous mission to provide tuition assistance to individuals active in a 12-step recovery program from alcohol or substance use disorder and pursuing an academic program in higher education or trade and vocational education.
Twice a month, we feature a local nonprofit charity to donate 100% of the earned proceeds from our Giveback Tuesday events. Lunch, dinner, drinks, and carryout are all included. So far, Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria has donated $396,372 to nonprofit organizations here in St. Louis!
The Next Step will allocate the Giveback Tuesday donation into its general Scholarship Fund for the scholarship recipients of the 2024-2025 academic year, supporting individuals in recovery from alcohol or substance use disorder to rise above addiction, regardless of their backgrounds, ages, and educational interests.
Each academic year, the nonprofit allows individuals participating in 12-step recovery programs to apply for an academic or vocational scholarship that funds the recipients’ post-secondary educational program tuition and book expenses.
Since its founding in 2005, The Next Step has maintained its mission, awarding annual academic financial scholarships averaging $3,200 each to individuals in recovery within the St. Louis metropolitan area to help them achieve their educational goals. Today, from 2005 through the 2023-2024 academic year, the organization has awarded more than $1.9 million in financial scholarships.
The Next Step encourages individuals of all backgrounds, age groups, and educational interests who meet the requirements to apply during its scholarship application submission period for the 2024-2025 academic year, which runs from December 1, 2023, to April 1, 2024.
Those applying for a scholarship must meet a strict set of requirements and attend an interview with two board members. Alongside being active in a 12-step recovery program from alcohol or substance use disorder, applicants must also:
For more information on the scholarship requirements and application process, please visit www.thenextstepstl.org/scholarship.
We can’t wait to see you on November 14th for our day-long giveback event! Please stop by for lunch, dinner, and any time in between to enjoy a flavorful menu in our relaxing, feel-good dining space that will have you wishing your meal never has to end. Or make a brief appearance to pick up your Katie’s Pizza order to-go.
Please visit http://www.katiespizzaandpasta.com/ to order takeaway or make a reservation. Feel free to call us at (314) 942-6555 with any questions.
What’s better than enjoying delicious, handmade Italian food? Supporting a worthy cause at the same time! Let’s come together on November 28 for our upcoming Giveback Tuesday event at our Rock Hill location.
The profits will be donated to Gratitude House, a nonprofit organization working to open sober living homes for women recovering from drug or alcohol addiction. This will be the first of its kind in St. Louis County.
Get ready to enjoy incredible handmade Italian food and make a difference in your community! Our upcoming Giveback Tuesday event will take place on October 24 at our Town and Country location. We’re donating to Our Little Haven, a nonprofit organization that is committed to providing early intervention services for children and families impacted by abuse, neglect, and mental or behavioral health needs.