Young Friends Organization

SouthSide’s Young Friends Organization is a group of dynamic, diverse and forward-thinking young individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are committed to making a positive difference in the St. Louis community by increasing recognition of and support for SouthSide Early Childhood Center.

The Purpose of SouthSide’s Young Friends is to:

  • Nurture professional and personal relationships while creating awareness in the community about SouthSide’s mission and programs.

  • Educate the St. Louis community about the importance of quality early childhood education. Inspire support for the children and families at SouthSide.

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Young Friends at our annual Trivia Night


Helen Cardwell
Cleo Fisher SouthSide Liaison
Erin Gitau
Jason Hartman President
Kathryn Horan

Joanna Lindauer
Pat Miller Treasurer
Jack Pawloski


Allie Pennock

Alex Rankin
Beau Rothwell
Jennifer Rothwell
Maddie Smith
Andrew Wegrzyn Vice President
Molly White
Pat Zundel

Are you interested in learning more about SouthSide’s Young Friends Organization? Email us for information about joining the Board.