Voices for Children

Honorary chair Mark Stacye, event chair Dot Soldavini and honorary chair Debra Hollingsworth

Voices for Children, an organization that speaks on behalf of children in St. Louis City foster care, welcomed 300 guests to its third annual benefit at Windows on Washington. The event, chaired by Dot Soldavini, raised a record $195,000 to support its child advocacy services. Honorary chairs were Debra Hollingsworth and Mark Stacye.

Priscilla Hill-Ardoin received the inaugural Voices for Children Community Superhero Award for her years of service and efforts to champion education, diversity and children’s causes. Guest speaker Will spoke of his successful experience with Voices. “There were many obstacles and challenges in my life, but my goal was to graduate from high school, and I did!” Voices for Children pairs a staff attorney with a volunteer advocate to provide legal and social advocacy for 1,400 abused and neglected children in St. Louis City foster care annually.

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