Making St. Louis a cleaner, greener, better place to live!

Dedicated to cleaning, greening St. Louis since 1982

From graffiti removal to Blitz to the daffodils that sprout their blooms all around town, Brightside St. Louis is the city’s oldest and most comprehensive not-for-profit cleaning and greening group. Learn more about what we’re doing to grow an even more beautiful St. Louis!

Brightside is funded through donations from individuals, companies and foundations and by a grant from HUD and the St. Louis Community Development Administration.

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You + Nature = A Better STL

It all adds up! For nearly 40 years now, Brightside has helped connect people with nature and each other.

Despite the challenges of 2020, here’s how you and Brightside have helped make St. Louis neighborhoods better and stronger:

  • Restored habitat for butterflies, bees and other pollinators at 16 neighborhood gardens by planting 1,650 native perennials, grasses, shrubs and 20 trees.
  • Enhanced public areas with 65,000 flowers and 3,600 daffodils and tulips.
  • Removed graffiti from 3,200 vandalized homes, businesses, schools, churches and public spaces.
  • Filled more than 6,000 trash bags with litter and debris.
  • Your support for Brightside helps bring the power of nature to neighborhoods across the city.

Donating is easy! You can donate securely online through the Brightside website via PayPal using your credit card or you can mail your donation directly to Brightside St. Louis, 4646 Shenandoah Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.

As always, your gift is tax-deductible. This year, through the federal CARES Act, up to $300 in charitable donations are deductible on your taxes without even itemizing.

Please know that every donation to Brightside directly supports our cleaning and greening programs to make St. Louis more beautiful and vibrant.

Thank you for choosing to support Brightside!

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