St. Louis School Business Partnership
SMART is a member of the St. Louis School Business Partnership. We work with organizations within the group to develop, design, implement and evaluate services to help middle school and high school students learn valuable life skills to help enhance their success beyond the classroom.
Learning for Life Explorer Post 3636
Learning for Life is a non-profit, career awareness program for young people ages 14-20.
The Learning for Life program has granted SMART an Explorer Post. Post 3636 begins in the fall of 2015 under the category of skilled trades.
SMART’s explorer program provides a rich variety of classroom and shop experiences for the explorers. These experiences are designed to instill career awareness, hands-on skills development and self confidence in the participants.
Habitat for Humanity
Over the years SMART Contractors and their employees volunteer on Habitat for Humanity projects by donating HVAC equipment and labor to be used in home construction. When a SMART contractor is involved, the new owners can be sure their equipment and duct systems are installed with the highest quality and strictly follow all the industry codes and standards.
St. Vincent’s Home for Children
Since 1997 SMART has sponsored an annual charity golf tournament with all proceeds donated to St. Vincent’s Home for Children. Our members, contractors and community have come together to make this annual event a success, raising between $15,000 and $20,000 each year.
Rebuilding Together has provided extensive home rehabilitation and modification services to low-income homeowners in the St. Louis area and across the country for over 25 years. With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled tradespeople and the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together makes life better for thousands of low-income homeowners every year. Rebuilding Together and its volunteers maintain, replace and repair all components of a home from foundations to roofs and everything in between. SMART members and contractors provide funding and labor to replace and repair ductwork, furnaces and air conditioners to rebuild America’s communities, one home at a time.
Pathways to Prosperity – Ferguson Florissant School District
SMART works with administrators, staff and educates within the Ferguson-Florissant School District to provide education about career awareness and opportunities available to students after high school. SMART participates in guest speaking, expos, career fairs and training school tours throughout the year.