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Amid the concerns of COVID-19, Peter & Paul Community Services is continuing to make the health and safety of our residents, staff, and community our top priority.

‘Put the pieces back together’; St. Louis homeless clean the streets to get back on their feet

“I thought I was going to be teaching people to play,” says Ed Rataj, a former lawyer and the founder of the chess program at Peter & Paul Community Services’ shelter. “I never beat Eduardo. Never once."

The people in these St. Louis emergency shelters might be some of the city’s strongest chess players

“I thought I was going to be teaching people to play,” says Ed Rataj, a former lawyer and the founder of the chess program at Peter & Paul Community Services’ shelter. “I never beat Eduardo. Never once."
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After Thieves Stole Guitar Man’s Guitar, His Fans Stepped Up in a Big Way

Commuters have grown accustomed to seeing him pound out popular country and rock songs from the 1950 and 1960s.
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Shared Love of Chess Helps Build Bridges at St. Louis Homeless Shelter

Twice a week, shelter residents gather to play chess with volunteers from the community.