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City Wide, more than just a beer.

In April of 2016, we launched City Wide, an American Pale Ale, into the St. Louis market which is dedicated to fostering the city of St. Louis. $1 per case sold is donated to a local non-profit or organization. Each year 4 Hands picks 4 organizations that cover a specific niche that contributes to our city in a unique way to be a quarterly recipient. Throughout each recipient’s quarter, we collaborate on events and projects digging deeper into their mission. In March of 2017, we added a City Wide Pils to the program. We partner up with local work-space incubators giving us the opportunity to provide financial aid to local creative & innovative projects. Since the program was launched in April 2016 4 Hands Brewing Co. has contributed over $175k to programs in the city of St. Louis.

In 2019 City Wide went state-wide! This gives us the opportunity to make an impact within areas of Missouri that are also able now to purchase our City Wide cans. So, we have partnered up with organizations in Columbia, Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri. We love giving our consumers the ability to support their local communities with the purchase of a beer!

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City Wide Today

In 2019, City Wide went statewide! This gives us the opportunity to make an impact within areas of Missouri that are also able now to purchase our City Wide cans. So, we have partnered up with organizations in Columbia, Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri. We love giving our consumers the ability to support their local communities with the purchase of a beer!

2019

Mission: St. Louis fights poverty one neighborhood at a time, walking alongside people as they help themselves. While increasing home safety by providing free repairs, we build relationships. As we improve families’ surroundings, we also focus on long-term empowerment. We help people find employment so that they can provide for their families. In order to help break the cycle of poverty, we read with children to increase literacy and bolster educational success. Through a holistic approach that addresses education, empowerment, and economic development, Mission: St. Louis seeks to transform neighborhoods into safe and nurturing environments for all people.

Kids Vision for Life St. Louis provides eye care services to qualified students in over 170 St. Louis elementary, middle, and high schools at no cost. Their mission is to eliminate poor vision and its lifelong consequences.

Forest Parks Forever’s mission is to restore, maintain and sustain Forest Park as one of America’s great urban public parks, for the enjoyment of all — now and forever. Forest Park Forever maintains Forest Park with the City of St. Louis; raises funds for and helps manage capital restoration projects; delivers experiential educational opportunities to teachers, students and adults; and provides information and guides for the Park’s 13 million annual visitors.

The Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation is dedicated to lessening the impact of congenital heart disease through love, awareness, and the furtherance of pediatric heart research. CHDs are the most common birth defect in the United States and the leading cause of birth defect-associated illness and death, yet it is a condition that is not well understood and an area of research that is underfunded. In its efforts to improve upon this, the Foundation has raised more than $500,000 in funds, which have had far-reaching impact, such as funding promising pediatric-focused heart research, but also in very personal and tailored ways as it provides financial assistance to heart families throughout metro St. Louis.

2018

Unleashing Potential, formerly Neighborhood Houses, inspires children and families to reach their magnificent potential through transformative, educational and empowering experiences anchored in faith, hope and love. Unleashing Potential, formerly Neighborhood Houses, provides programs of care and assistance to economically disadvantaged children, youth and families in the City of St. Louis.

St. Louis Public Radio strives to be trusted source of information and entertainment that opens minds and nourishes the spirit. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU provides news that matters and entertaining programs that focus on the issues and people who shape the St. Louis regional community, our country and our world.

Tower Grove Park is one of the 4 Hands family favorite parks in the St. Louis City where we like to explore their farmer’s market, hang with the family and play sports. Their mission is to be an exemplary, well-preserved and well-presented, wooded Victorian park of international significance that provides important recreational, educational and cultural opportunities for the public in a way that is compatible with its unique and historic character. The Park is located in St. Louis city, bordered by the Shaw, Tower Grove South, Tower Grove East, and Southwest Garden neighborhoods.

Hope For Young Adults With Cancer’s mission is to connect with our peers in the fight to provide direct financial support along with a social network and outlet for those battling, surviving and living with cancer. Hope For Young Adults With Cancer is passionate about making the lives of young adults, ages 18 - 40, living with cancer a little bit easier.

2017

The International Institute for Strategic Studies promotes the development of sound policies that further global peace and security, and maintain 'civilised' international relations.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. They have been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri serves children, ages 5 through 17 in St. Louis City, St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Cape Girardeau and Scott Counties.

LaSalle Park is the St. Louis neighborhood that 4 Hands Brewing Co. resides. Located in the 7th Ward and home to approximately 1200 residents as well as Ray Leisure Park & Playground, City of St. Louis 12th & Park Recreation Center, many other businesses. It was wonderful getting to know our neighbors and contributing to our direct community!

KDHX is your fiercely independent, award-winning, volunteer-driven community voice in St. Louis. KDHX is the award-winning non-profit, independent radio station and media arts organization in St. Louis, Missouri. 88.1 KDHX broadcasts diverse music programming from St. Louis and worldwide via the web 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. KDHX supports music, the arts and culture in St. Louis through media arts outreach and education programs, and by the promotion of live music.

2016

Cherokee Street’s Love Bank Park was established in November 2015, in collaboration with the Cherokee Station Special Business District and Cherokee Street Development League, to create an open, public use space for neighborhood youth, area residents and the Cherokee Street Community.

Grace Hill Settlement House works in partnership with neighbors and stakeholders to identify social and economic challenges in North and South St. Louis, supporting families and communities that are strong and self-sustaining.

Great Rivers Greenway is your regional parks and trails district, created by a vote of the people to connect St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County. We’re making St. Louis an even better place to live by connecting our region with greenways so you can be active, get around town and enjoy being outside.

City Wide Pils Partner recipients

A portion of your City Wide Pils purchase is donated back to St. Louis with a bit of a different approach. With this line extension, we can contribute to another network of the STL community by working with our local workspace incubators that are fostering some of the most creative projects in our city. We work closely with each co-working space to develop a scholarship program that is unique to them. The scholarships are then awarded to individuals within our community that will help encourage their creative mark on our city and aid in their entrepreneurial efforts. Those City Wide Pils Partners are Techartista, Nebula and CIC St. Louis.