2018 Tour Sponsors


The Tour promotes gun violence prevention and healthy life style choices through music, urban storytelling and innovative public health education.

Story Stitchers is creating a 2018 summer tour with confirmed sites in economically disadvantaged communities in St. Louis. The support of the sponsors and individuals like you is critical to the project’s success!


RAC_lockup_Color_216x228_3inThe 2018 Pick the City UP Tour is presented with support from the Regional Arts Commission


and with support from Missouri Foundation for Health. The Foundation is a resource for Missouri-Foundation-for-Health-Logo-Color-Vertical-Taglinethe region, working with communities and nonprofits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, the Foundation improves the health of Missourians through a combination of partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.

The program is presented with additional program support from Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Steward Family Foundation, Yvette and John Dubinsky Family Foundation, Glore Fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, Washington University in St. Louis, Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, STL Youth Jobs, Rome West Realty, LLC, and in collaboration with the City of St. Louis Department of Health. Community engagement was supported by St. Louis Mental Health Board through a series of meetings and Teen Open Mics.

Media sponsorship provided by KDHX.