A caring residential community
for people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities

A caring residential community for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Recognizing that staffing costs will remain high into 2021, the Knights of Columbus State Council has generously offered to help continuing the match for donations made up to $100,000 from January 1 - March 31 2021!


Double your donation and give infinite smiles HERE.


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

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Meet Rabecca...

Read about how Rebbie's "life has opened up and gotten very bright" since she became a resident of St. Louis Center, as told by her Grandmother Sally, and her Father, Mike.


You can contribute to the care of Rebbie and all of St. Louis Center's residents online here or you may print this form and mail your donation.




Qualified Charitable Distributions

QCDs can be a better way to fund your charitable contributions. Donations made directly from your IRA can save you money at tax time.

Read here for more information

Other ways to donate: 
You can also contribute stock or contribute directly from your IRA, which may provide additional tax breaks.

Wish Lists

Visit St. Louis Center on Amazon Smile to help fill our:


Your kind gift will be shipped directly to St. Louis Center!




Sign up for Amazon Smile!

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 the charitable organization of your choice.

There is never any cost to you.



Donations MATCHED through March 31st!

Because of your generosity, we achieved our matching goal in December and raised the funds needed to cover the financial gap we were facing.

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As you can tell by all of the smiles, everyone is excited and sending well-deserved thanks to you. If you didn't have a chance to take advantage of the match in December... It's not too late!

The Knights of Columbus State Council, inspired by the generous matching donors in December and recognizing that staffing costs will remain high into 2021, have generously offered to help continuing the match for donations made up to $100,000 from January 1 - March 31 2021.

We are so grateful to the Knights of Columbus State Council for doubling the dollars you donate during this time, and to you for helping ensure more than double the smiles in 2021!

DOUBLE your donation today!



For many, this has been a year like no other. Click below for a series of heartwarming stories that demonstrate the good you've helped us accomplish over the past months. We hope these smiles lift your spirits as much as they have lifted ours!

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"Thank you so much..." "A gift of a home..." "Linda couldn't be happier..."
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"Lee is all smiles..." "Meet Rabecca..." "I want coffee..."

Read more stories about our generous community on our Latest News blog and Facebook page.

Meet-the-Match button.pngSLC residents are living a full life at the Center because of your generosity. Every dollar you contribute helps provide the specialized, around the clock care that the 70 adults and children need each and every day.

Donate today
Your support to St. Louis Center this month will be DOUBLED!

The smiles are contagious to those who give!

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Winter Wish Lists

Visit our Cottage Homes House Warming and Cold Weather Closets charity wish lists on Smile.Amazon to help fill our new cottages with housewarming gifts and to keep our residents closets full with cold weather clothing in the coming months. And, just added, SLC's very busy maintenance crew is in need of fully stocked SLC Tool Boxes, and our children need a wider range of reading books after months of virtual learning such as those on the SLC Readers are Leaders list.

When you purchase off these lists your gift will be shipped by Amazon directly to St. Louis Center. However, the gifts on these lists are suggested, and similar items purchased and donated from other sources are much appreciated!

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Sheets, towels, dishes, toasters... Purchase housewarming items for our new cottages, making them ready for ten residents to move in soon.
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Socks, gloves, shirts, thermals... Our residents of all ages need to have their cold weather closets replenished as the winter weather sets in.
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With such a large campus to maintain... Crew members of SLC's maintenance staff are each in need of a fully stocked tool box.
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These books will help... Our school-age residents are all enrolled in virtual learning right now. These books will help them succeed in their reading skills.


What's happening at St. Louis Center

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View our most recent newsletters here.

Click here for a complete listing of all events*, including those which
have been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.



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