In 2015 St. Louis HELP diverted about 150 tons of equipment from solid waste landfills by reconditioning and loaning 5,570 home health equipment items. Broken equipment parts are used for repairs
St. Louis HELP conducts two home health equipment drives annually, and also accepts equipment throughout the year. The organization's next equipment drive will occur on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
All equipment donations to St. Louis HELP are tax deductible. A one-minute public service video that showcases St. Louis HELP can be viewed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxddQ6VJcxs.
Since its origin in 2008 St. Louis HELP has loaned more than 50,000 home health items — for free — to people in metro St. Louis and southwestern Illinois.
St. Louis HELP freely loans equipment to people 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 equipment; and terminally ill persons.
Please call (314) 567-4700 or see the website stlhelp.org for information.