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Santa's Express


WHEN: Saturday, December 5th 2015
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE: Union Station 1820 Market Street,
St. Louis, MO 63103

WHO: Active Duty, Guard, Reserve Military and their direct dependents only please.


Pre-Registration is required.
You will receive an e-mail from Megan Kidd when you registration is accepted.


This holiday season you’ll find a morning of holiday cheer waiting for you with the USO of Missouri at Union Station.


There will be fun activities, a continental breakfast, entertainment and the big man himself…Santa Claus!

A professional photographer will capture your time with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Please no personal cameras allowed.

So come on out for a great time with your families and
the USO of Missouri, Inc.!

First 900 Children under the age 13 will receive a toy
from Santa’s Workshop.


This event is FREE for all active duty, guard and reserve members and their direct dependents. NO retirees or civilian government employees please.






St. Peters' Recycle City collects aluminum cans for our Pennies for Patriots program to support the USO at Lambert International Airport. The collection drive runs from from Nov. 12 each year to Nov. 11 the following year, after which the total cans collected is converted to dollars and a check is presented to the USO.

To donate your aluminum cans to Pennies for Patriots, bring them to St. Peters’ Recycle City and place them in the specially marked dumpster under the American flag in the recyclables drop-off area. For your convenience, there is another Pennies for Patriots collection container located at City Hall outside the Cultural Arts Centre entrance.


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50% of every card purchased goes to help support the troops!





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As we approach our 35th anniversary, we are pleased to announce the establishment of our Legacy of Thanks Society.  It will recognize those who invest in the future of the USO of Missouri through gifts in their estate plans.  How can you include the USO of Missouri in your estate plans?


Soldiers Left Behind

As we host Holiday Block Leave that sends 5,000 military home to their families, many of our military troops at Ft. Leonard Wood will not be home for the holidays this year for one of a variety of reasons. It’s once again time for our “Soldiers Left Behind” program. The Soldiers Left Behind program provides each of the soldiers that did not go home with a holiday gift bag. We are asking for donations of the following to help make a soldier’s holiday brighter!

ü 3 full size candy bars

ü One (1) 4-pack of pudding cups

ü Individually packaged peanuts or mixed nuts

ü 2 boxes of cracker jacks

ü 1 8-pack of “on the go – snack pack” of Pringles

ü 1 box of granola bars or energy bars

ü 1 package of Slim Jims

ü 1 package of beef jerky (3 – 8 oz. packages)

ü Individually sized Pepperidge Farms bags of cookies or goldfish crackers

ü 2 small cans of Vienna sausages

ü Individual flavor packs for water bottles

ü 1 multi-pack small-size Rice Krispie treats

If you can donate some of the above items, or make a monetary donation to help us purchase the above items, it would be a tremendous help.

If you can help, please have the donations delivered to the USO of Missouri, any Montgomery Bank location, or TitleMax at 10415 Watson Road by Friday, December 4, 2015. Please mark the donations for “Chris/Soldiers Left Behind.” Should you have a large donation and would like a pick-up of the items, please contact Chris at or 314-429-0013.

Thank you for all you do to take care of our soldiers!!



Each year, the USO survey's the military members that utilize USO facilities.  Through this survey's results, we received this award!



The following Montgomery Bank locations and TitleMax at 10415 Watson Road are now official drop off locations for donations to the USO of Missouri!!!

Bridgeton -11998 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044

Chesterfield - 13701 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63017

Des Peres - 13303 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131

Mid-South (Webster Groves) - 1229 South Laclede Station Road, St. Louis, MO  63119

South County - 3808 Union Road, Saint Louis, MO 63125

Don't want to fight airport traffic??  These are alternate drop off locations. Thank you for your support!


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