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h e a r t h s i d e   H E L P S !

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                                                                                                                    Hearthside Grill & Fireplace Ltd. is dedicated to making a positive impact on                                                                                                                      our community! For over 11 years, Hearthside has been a major contributor                                                                                                                        and leading drop-off location for Fire Truck O'Toys.  FTOT was founded by                                                                                                                          owner, Mark's niece, Kenzie Scott, in 2011 after Kenzie has spend three                                                                                                                              years in a wheelchair due to a degenerative bone disease. During her                                                                                                                                  treatment and surgery times at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Kenzie noticed                                                                                                                      kids not receiving gifts over the

                                                                                                                    holidays either due to family not

                                                                                                                    wanting to leave their child's side

                                                                                                                    or financial hardship. After confiding

                                                                                                                    with her parents, Kenzie talked to her

                                                                                                                    school and church, Zion Lutheran

                                                                                                                    Belleville, plus all of her friends and

family, and together raised over 500 toys the first year! As of 2022,  Fire Truck O'Toys has raised over

50,000 toys in support of our six local children's hospitals: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Mercy Children's,

SSM Cardinal Glennon, Shriner's Children's Hospital,  Ranken Jordan Bridge Hospital, and  Hawthorne

Children's Hospital. Hearthside is honored to collect new, unwrapped toys all year round!

Hearthside Grill & Fireplace Ltd. has also contributed to the Zion Lutheran Church Food Pantry during the annual Grill Fest in April. Hearthside offered a free bottle of sauce or a free propane tank refill with the donation of canned goods! Hearthside is proud to be a community supporter donating hundreds of cans of food because of our great customers!

When our community comes together, there is nothing we can't accomplish!

Gateway Classic Cars sponsored a car show to benefit Fire Truck O'Toys

with the help of Hearthside Grill & Fireplace providing the seating, grills. labor, tables and smiles! It was a huge WIN for our whole community! 

We love supporting our local boy scouts as well! Boy Scout Troop 54

sold drinks during the Grill Fest but also took time to enjoy the antique firetruck from Fire Truck O'Toys!

Our community is everything to us, and we are proud of the mutual support!

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