When…The Humane Society of Missouri held its Pooches and Pals event at society headquarters? Businesswomen from across the region came together to network and help abused and homeless animals by purchasing purses, shoes and enjoying St. Louis food. Pictured: Dorothy Bell, Diane Sullivan and Dawn Mason.

When…Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund awarded $200,000 in charitable grants to 15 St. Louis nonprofit organizations? Pictured: SOS members Crista Shatz (far left) and Aurielle Shatz (far right) with Shanise Johnson, Annetta Harris and Danielle Anderson of the St. Louis Internship Program, which received a $10,000 grant.

When…Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center received $10,000 from the MEMC Foundation, a charitable effort funded by MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.? The money will fund summer activities for its residential children as well as help with building and maintenance repairs. Pictured: Cozy Marks III, Linda Nance and Richard King.

When…Elderlink St. Louis celebrated its first birthday with festivities at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis? More than 50 senior adults, caregivers and community members gathered to celebrate the success of the referral service for Jewish older adults. Pictured, center: Lou Albert and Mark Levin.

When…shoppers at Shop ‘n Save raised $115,305 for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery by rounding up totals for their purchases and donating the change during the months of May and June?

When…the Home Builders Association donated more than $8,500 to Youth In Need? The donation will go toward kitchen renovations at the nonprofit’s Transitional Living Program group home. Pictured: Sean Flower, Rob Muschany, Whitney Wade and Harold Burkemper.

When…126 golfers participated in the four-person scramble of the Greek Golf Open? The event included a Greek-style lunch, dinner, raffle and auction. The event raised more than $60,000 for the Hellenic Spirit Foundation’s many programs in the area. Pictured: Leon Spanos and John Cowlen.

When…some 400 supporters of St. Louis’ seven NativityMiguel network schools and 21 area college-preparatory high schools raised more than $230,000 at the second annual St. Louis NativityMiguel Scholarship Fund dinner? Proceeds raised will support the tuition scholarships at local college-prep high schools for the 185 grade school children who have graduated from NativityMiguel schools since 2009. Pictured: Joan and John Vatterott.