Brightside St. Louis

A nonprofit organization

Making neighborhoods more livable, downtown more vibrant, the region more sustainable for over 40 years!

Blitz Program--Engages St. Louis residents in cleaning up city neighborhoods. We help neighborhoods get the tools they need to clean and beautify their space (shovels, rakes, brooms, gloves, recycling carts, litter grabbers, trash bags) though our tool loan program.

Graffiti Removal--Our Graffiti Eradication Team has removed graffiti from more than 200,000 vandalized homes, businesses and structures across the city at no cost to the property owner.

Greening--Blitz Blooms, Neighbors Naturescaping, the St. Louis Urban Gardening Symposium, Flowers for Downtown and the Brightside Bulb Sale are just some of the ways we bring neighbors together to enhance the St. Louis region through beautification and gardening programs.

Recycling Education and Outreach--Saint Louis City Recycles is housed under the Brightside umbrella. The recycling team makes sure that every resident has the tools, knowledge and motivation to make reducing, reusing and recycling a part of their every day routine.


At Brightside St. Louis, our mission is to improve the quality of life in our community by educating, engaging and inspiring St. Louisans to make our region cleaner, greener and more environmentally sustainable.

Really, it's that simple. But the only way we can proceed with our mission and truly make St. Louis a cleaner, greener, better place to live is with your help and support. Together, we can continue to make our region better than we found it.

Organization Data


Organization name

Brightside St. Louis

Tax id (EIN)



Community Improvement/Economic Development, Environment, Health & Wellness, Parks & Recreation

Operating Budget

Small: $250,001 - $1,000,000

Service Area

St Louis City

Audiences Served

General Public


4646 Shenandoah Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110