A caring residential community
for people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities

A caring residential community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

2021 St. Louis Center

Tee up again for St. Louis Center's Golf & Glory Outing!

Monday, June 21, 2021
UM Golf Course, Ann Arbor, MI

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Sign up today and help raise funds to provide a great home and loving care for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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2021 St. Louis Center
Paesano's Annual Fundraising Dinner

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Paesano Italian Restaurant
Ann Arbor, MI 48104


fall-color-brochure-p1.pngThinking about traveling?
St. Louis Center "Splendor of Autumn" New England Tour!

Oct 16 - 23, 2021

See charming coastal towns, the power of the Atlantic Ocean, and stunning vistas with leaves turning from green to shades of reds, yellows and oranges. Then turn inland, spending the night in the White Mountains, go on a moose safari and see the Castle in the Clouds, an off the beaten path mansion. You'll be amazed at the wonder you'll see on this journey.

Learn more here.


St. Louis Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Federal Tax ID: 38-6038121



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Just follow the link and designate St. Louis Center as your charity of choice. Then when you shop Amazon using Smile.Amazon.com to log into your account, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to St. Louis Center as the charitable organization of your choice! There is never any cost to you.

You may also shop St. Louis Center's Wish Lists for items specifically requested by or needed for residents and staff at the Center. If you choose to purchase anything off the list, your gift will be shipped directly to SLC.




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Vaccinations bring hope to St. Louis Center

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What's happening at St. Louis Center

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Even with all of the challenges over the past year, you can always count on Lee Booth to have a smile, something positive to say and a desire to have fun, especially if it involves dancing. Lee loves the staff and his roommate Stanley, whom he calls his brother, as well as the other “guys” in St. Joe Hall where he lives. Lee is able to live a happy and active life at the Center because of the funds provided by generous donors like you. Read more about Lee's story here...

Help Lee and his friends.

21 SA Mail-in thb.pngSt. Louis Center must raise $267 per day per adult resident to cover the cost of benevolent care.

Please consider making a donation today to ensure that Lee, and all of the residents and their families, have the security of knowing that a loving, caring home will always exist for them.

Donate now online or print this downloadable pdf and mail your donation to St. Louis Center today.

$250,000 Matching Challenge!

Donations of $1000 or more DOUBLED through July 31, 2021

$250,000 Matching Challenge!It has been a challenging year since the start of the COVID pandemic. But St. Louis Center is blessed to have generous donors who have stepped up to help us raise the funds needed to continue to provide a loving home and specialized care to the residents who rely on us each day. An anonymous donor is offering:

A match of $2500
for all donations of $1,000 or more
made through July 31, 2021

If you are able, please help us reach that goal by making a donation of $1,000 or more. There are a variety of ways to make a tax-deductible contribution:

  • Pledges - Commit now and pay over time ($84 for 12 months is DOUBLED)
  • IRA Required Minimum Distributions - This may save you at tax time
  • Gifts of Stock - Contact us at slcdev(at)stlouiscenter.org for stock transaction information)
  • Donor Advised Funds

Thank you for your ongoing, generous support. We could not provide the level of care to residents without you!

Introducing the Bosatta Society

St. Louis Center's Sustaining Gift Program - Join the Bosatta Society today!

Bosatta SocietyThe Bosatta Society is named in honor of Blessed Clare Bosatta, one of the first disciples of St. Louis Guanella, who knew and loved her for her ceaseless good works, generosity and tireless devotion to caring for the less fortunate.

When you spread out your giving into monthly payments you become a member of the Bosatta Society.

In gratitude for your monthly support that helps ensure that the residents at St. Louis Center have the continued support and care they need each day, you receive copy of A Gift of Youth: The Life of Blessed Clare Bosatta and other recognition.

Learn more about the Bosatta Society here.

Stories that Inspire

Helping Children Overcome Trauma

Tammy Ratz.pngSt. Louis Center has more than 100 direct care staff and supervisors, nurses, therapists, social workers and kitchen and maintenance staff, who are devoted to taking care of the 70 residents who call the Center home. Here we introduce Tammy Ratz, Trauma Therapist.

Click here to read more about Tammy Ratz and helping children overcome trauma.

St. Louis Center Staff Pull Together

Rick Visel.jpgThe pandemic has affected us all in ways we could never have anticipated. St. Louis Center is no exception. In spite of the immense challenges—or maybe because of them—we have also experienced a number of blessings. Here is a look back over the last several months, as shared by Program Director, Rick Visel.

Click here to read this and other stories about St. Louis Center staff and family.

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