Whitaker Foundation, Affinia Healthcare Partner for St. Louis Place Community Summer Concert Series

Affinia Healthcare is partnering with the Whitaker Foundation and the St. Louis Place Community Association to bring back the Summer Concert Series in 2021. The family-friendly event is free and open to the community, and will include music, food trucks,

Affinia Healthcare is partnering with the Whitaker Foundation and the St. Louis Place Community Association for the return of the Summer Concert Series. The family-friendly event is returning this year after a multiple-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be four weeks of concerts featuring the best bands in the region. In addition to the music, there will be food trucks, and activities for children. Affinia Healthcare will provide health screenings, information and other resources for attendees. The event is free and open to the community.  
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 22, 29, and July 6 & 13 
WHERE: St. Louis Place Park Rauschenbach & St. Louis Avenues St. Louis, MO 63106  *NOTE: Attached photos are from previous years’ concerts. 

About Affinia Healthcare  

Affinia Healthcare is a dynamic and transformative health center, providing affordable primary and preventive health care located in St. Louis, Missouri. Affinia Healthcare is a community health center, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and is accredited through The Joint Commission and NCQA organizations. Affinia Healthcare serves over 43,700 people per year, of whom more than 90 percent have incomes under 100 percent of the federal poverty level. Approximately 70 percent of patients served are Black or African American, 11 percent are Hispanic/Latinx, and over 4,000 are un-housed. Affinia Healthcare depends on a wide array of funding sources and individual donor contributions to care for the most vulnerable and disenfranchised in our community. To make a donation to the Affinia Healthcare Foundation, visit www.affiniahealthcare.org/donate. For more information about Affinia Healthcare, call 314-814-8700, or visit www.affiniahealthcare.org.    

About The Whitaker Foundation 

The Whitaker Foundation is a private, independent foundation that supports charitable and public purpose projects in the limited geographic area of St. Louis, Missouri. 

The Whitaker Foundation makes grants in two focus areas:  

Enriching Lives Through the Arts: The Arts provide a breadth and depth of experience that touch our lives and enrich our region. By investing in creative experiences of St. Louisians we help toward the discovery of ourselves, each other and our community. By supporting excellence in the arts, we promote art forms and institutions that challenge, entertain, and contribute to our overall quality of life. 

Encouraging the Preservation and Use of Parks: Parks are an invaluable humanizing asset in an urban environment, providing space for people of different ages and from all walks of life to experience relaxation and tranquility, or to share the company of others in communal activities. For more information, visit http://thewhitakerfoundation.org

MEDIA CONTACT: Sharifah Sims-Williams, Communications Director   

314-339-3183 (cell)  Email: sswilliams@affiniahealthcare.org 


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