Currently, the City of Saint Charles has 22 parks serving residents and visitors. These parks offer a wide variety of opportunities from swimming to nature trails.
Angel of Hope
Located in a quiet, garden
setting, Blanchette Park,
St. Charles, Missouri is home to the National Share Office Angel of Hope. The angel's face is that of a child, it's arms raised, as a child waiting to be lifted. In its wing is inscribed the word HOPE.
The Angel of Hope, an exact replica of the Christmas Box Angel statue located in Salt Lake City, Utah, stands as a symbol of hope for all parents who have experienced the death of a child.
To honor our children's memories, memorial bricks are being placed around the base of the Angel of Hope statue with separate walkways extending in various directions from the base of the statue. The statue and surrounding area is intended to be a place of peace and healing for all bereaved parents
Memorial bricks may be purchased for a $125 donation. All bricks are 4X8 inches, with three (3) lines for engraving - 15 characters per line, including spacing. Click here for a brick order form.Angel of Hope Memorial Service
Each year on December 6th at 7:00 pm a Candlelight Memorial Service is held at the Angel of Hope. All are welcome to attend in memory of your beloved child/children. It is customary to bring a candle and a white flower.
For More Information About SHARE, Please Contact:
The National Share Office
St. Joseph Health Center
402 Jackson Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 636-947-6164 or 1-800-821-6819