HOPE. OPPORTUNITY. SUCCESS.

Rung empowers women to grow and achieve sustained independence through co-located and coordinated educational, professional, and economic resources.

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Rung helps women escape intergenerational poverty.

Rung will serve women who want to achieve holistic self-sufficiency and long-term family stability. Just as there are many great organizations aiding women in crisis, there are many supporting women with defined career paths and financial stability. Rung fills a very important, existing gap for women who are in transition from poverty to sustained, holistic success.
On average
Women Earn

%

of what white Men do for comparable work
African-american
Women Earn

%

OF WHAT WHITE MEN DO FOR COMPARABLE WORK
Latina
WOMEN EARN

%

OF WHAT WHITE MEN DO FOR COMPARABLE WORK

Source: The Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis

Do you Qualify?

The women Rung serves must be 21 or older, have a personal income at least 30 percent lower than the average annual median household income for the St. Louis region (currently  around $59,800), have a GED/high school diploma, have a minimum of six months of stable housing, have a minimum of six months of stable employment, and demonstrate a commitment to working full-time.

Collaboration in
one space

Rung clients will be served within a multi-service facility currently under contract in South
St. Louis City. From there, we will deliver co-located, coordinated services with multiple agency service partners who provide or support women clients’ family stability, physical and mental well-being, financial management, education and training and employment and career development.

Women are Eight times more likely than men to work in occupations with poverty-level wages

Source: National Women’s Law Center

Take a Look at our History

It’s been quite a journey since Rung’s founding in 2010. Explore Rung’s history serving the St. Louis community and where it’s going from here.
A New Beginning

September 2017: With the closure of the retail store, Rung is now working with new partners to provide women of the St. Louis area with the resources they need to succeed in their careers.

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