A caring residential community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Lee Booth - A Smile for Everyone

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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.

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Lee grew up close to his mom, Christine, and his siblings. As a single mom, she struggled to find an environment that could meet all of his special needs. She was referred to SLC by a friend, and after a visit, Lee became a resident. “Not seeing him every day was hard at first,” remembers Christine, “but soon it became home.” Lee went to school and church, had friends, enjoyed an active life, and had his own space. Now, 35 years have flown by and she is grateful every day for all SLC has provided.

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.

They enjoy Special Olympics, basketball, floor hockey, Bible study, Tigers games and dances. “Lee is a happy, loving individual who especially enjoys showing off his dancing skills,” said Christine.

Help Lee and his friends.

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

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 by submitting the online form below, or print this downloadable pdf and mail your donation to St. Louis Center today.

Lee is able to live a happy and active life at the Center because of the funds provided by generous donors like you.

SA21p4.png Unfortunately, the pandemic brought a halt to most activities during the past year and Lee spent a lot of time at home. “It was very difficult for him, missing his friends and SLC Family,” she said. “The day he was allowed to return to the Center, Lee Booth was a VERY HAPPY man!”

Every dollar you contribute translates into a kind and caring staff to take care of Lee’s needs, great programs like music therapy and adaptive movement, job training, specially prepared meals, and fun things to do like trips to ball games and the zoo. Although the pandemic is abating, it has brought with it many additional costs that we are still managing.

Make your donation today!

Remember, you can spread out your giving into monthly payments and ensure that the residents at SLC have continued support and the care they need each day. Just check the box "Show my support by making this a recurring donation" to become a Bosatta Society Member on the form. Read more here!

And, for those who donate $1000 or more until July 21, 2021, your one-time gift or 12 month pledge of $84/month will be DOUBLED by a very generous donor!