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Our Role in the Community | By the Numbers | Celebrating Our Successes
Participant Profiles | Financials | Board of Directors | Supporters

A Message From the President and CEO

Aimee Wehmeier

Reflecting on 2015 and beyond, I am proud of Paraquad’s impact in St. Louis, the state of Missouri and the nation. Over the past 45 years, Paraquad’s mission and efforts have led to many changes — big and small — from increased access and integration to greater choice and opportunity. No doubt the road ahead presents more challenges, most notably the promise of greater economic self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. But with perseverance, determination and continued support from our participants, community partners, allies and donors, I know we will continue to the lead the way to independence for people with disabilities.

This Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2015 highlights some of our greatest achievements that would not have been possible without you.

The biggest news of 2015 was the announcement of our Accessible Health and Wellness Center expansion. Thanks to our generous supporters, we raised enough money to address the unmet fitness needs of people with disabilities in our community. We look forward to opening it in late 2016.

Some of my favorite memories of 2015 include:

  • Celebrating our 45th anniversary with a panel of movers and shakers in the disability community and a stand-up comedy performance by Josh Blue, the winner of the fourth season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”
  • Accepting on behalf of Paraquad the Advocate of the Year Award from the Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance in recognition of the resurgence of advocacy in the disability community.
  • Hosting the 2015 freshman legislators tour.

Missouri legislators took an important step with the passing of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows people who acquired a disability prior to the age of 26 and their families to save money for future needs without losing essential health care benefits. The end result is greater economic self-sufficiency and the potential for upward mobility.

More than 3,100 participants utilized services from Paraquad in 2015, including connecting to community resources, building skills to live successfully with a disability, learning from peers, legal advocacy, wheelchair repairs, employment, home modifications and working out. Services are based on individual independent living goals.

While Paraquad is growing and adapting to emerging needs in the community, we never lose sight of our mission and primary purpose: to empower people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.

Thank you for assisting with this mission and making Paraquad everything it is today and for pushing us forward into tomorrow. You are appreciated.

Sincerely,
Aimee Wehmeier Signature
Aimee Wehmeier
President and CEO


Our Role in the Community

Since 1970, Paraquad has accomplished its mission through innovative services and passionate advocacy. As a Center for Independent Living (CIL), Paraquad has a special commitment to helping people with disabilities accomplish independence as they define it — according to their goals and needs. We live our mission by ensuring that more than half of our Board of Directors and our staff are people with disabilities themselves.

Mission

Paraquad will empower people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.

Vision

Paraquad will be the leader in advancing the independent living philosophy. We envision an integrated community in which people with disabilities are valued and participate in all aspects of society.

Five Core Services

As a Center for Independent Living, Paraquad provides five core services: advocacy, independent living, information and referral, peer consultation and transition. All of our programs connect to these five core services.

Advocacy

Public policy and advocacy is an integral part of our work at Paraquad. Our staff actively advocates for independent living opportunities at the state and federal level and helps self-advocates develop their leadership abilities.

Independent Living

Our guiding principle at Paraquad is the independent living philosophy, the belief that people with disabilities should integrate fully into society, have equal opportunities and maintain control of their lives. Our specialists help people gain independence by working towards individualized goals.

Information and Referral

Paraquad provides an information and referral service for the St. Louis area, including for people with disabilities, their families and friends, rehabilitation professionals and the community.

Peer Consultation

Peer mentorship plays a significant role in the lives of people with disabilities as it introduces them to various community resources and skills training. A peer mentorship relationship can help participants build the right attitudes and skills and learn how to access the resources to live independently.

Transition

Transition refers both to helping people with disabilities move from nursing homes, shelters or rehabilitation centers into the community and to helping youths with disabilities transition successfully to adulthood. While our specialists offer resources and experience in the planning process, the person with a disability is in control.


Paraquad Participants By the Numbers

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Participants by Disability

Cognitive: 432
Hearing: 218
Mental/Emotional: 148
Multiple: 443
Physical: 1,613
Vision: 75
Other: 244

Participants by Age

Unknown: 31
Under 5: 9
5 to 19: 138
20 to 34: 545
35 to 54: 1,127
55 to 64: 726
65 or older: 597

Participants by Gender

Female: 1,837
Male: 1,336

Participants by Race

Unknown: 96
American Indian or Native American: 20
Asian: 21
Biracial: 29
Black: 1,865
Hispanic or Latino: 27
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 6
White: 1,109

Participants by Income

Unknown: 31
$0-$9,999: 1,497
$10,000-$14,999: 750
$15,000-$19,999: 228
$20,000-$29,999: 109
$30,000-$39,999: 28
$40,000-$49,999: 13
$50,000 or more: 13

Participants by Service Provided*

Assistive Technology: 851
Continuing and Supported Education: 205
Deaf Way Interpreting Services: 1,166
Employment: 489
Health and Wellness Center: 118
Home Modifications: 29
Independent Living: 380
Legal Advocacy Services: 364
Personal Attendant Services: 856
Peer Support: 120
Rental Assistance: 85
Transition: 459
Youth and Family: 120

*Includes duplicated participants by service area; total participants served during Fiscal Year 2015 is 3,173.


Celebrating Our Successes

45th Anniversary Celebration

Paraquad 45th Anniversary

Paraquad celebrated its 45th anniversary with a pair of events at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The celebration began with “Perspectives on Disability: Past, Present and Future,” a panel discussion that examined the disability rights movement, including Paraquad’s role.

Panelists included Aimee Wehmeier, Paraquad’s president and CEO; Hon. Richard B. Teitelman, judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri; Chuck Graham, former Missouri legislator and current associate director of the Great Plains ADA Center; Linda Baker, former executive director of the Governor’s Council on Disability; Marcos Rendon, a student and advocate for disability rights; and Josh Blue, a nationally recognized comedian who has cerebral palsy.

Following the panel discussion, attendees were treated to champagne toasts from Paraquad supporters, including St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Josh Blue capped off the celebration with a stand-up comedy performance.

Fourth Annual Shine the Light Awards

2015 Shine the Light Awards

Shine the Light Award recipients are nominated by their peers based on accomplishments in areas that may include employment and hiring practices for people with disabilities; dedication to ensuring an accessible facility for all; disability-focused customer service training; support and advocacy for disability rights and services; or similar contributions.

The 2015 honorees were AT&T; Logan University, College of Chiropractic; Jewish Federation of St. Louis, The Muny; and The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch.

The family of the late Dr. David Gray received Paraquad’s Legacy of Excellence Award on his behalf. Gray, who passed away in early 2015, worked tirelessly to improve the lives of people with disabilities through his work at Washington University School of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and as the director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Gray’s leadership led to the development of the Enabling Mobility Center, now called the Health and Wellness Center, at Paraquad. His legacy lives on in the thousands of students he taught at Washington University School of Medicine, including those who completed their research projects in his lab, affectionately known as “GrayLab.”

Nominate a business, organization or individual for a Shine the Light Award

Disability Rights Legislative Day

Disability Rights Legislative Day

Dozens of disability rights advocates from Paraquad joined hundreds of other advocates from around the state in late March for the 14th annual Disability Rights Legislative Day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.

The theme of the rally, sponsored by a coalition of disability-related organizations and individuals from across the state, was “Lives without Limits.”

This year also marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To celebrate this milestone, The ADA Legacy Tour bus, dubbed the Road to Freedom, was parked outside the Capitol. The bus was a traveling exhibit designed to raise awareness and build excitement about the anniversary.

Advocates Help Secure Passage of ABLE Act

ABLE Act Press Conference

The 98th Missouri General Assembly featured a mix of positive results and missed opportunities for people with disabilities. By the end of the session in May, disability-friendly legislation in the form of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act and a plan to ensure sustainability of the Money Follows the Person program were sent to Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature. The budget approved by the General Assembly also included provisions for dental care and level funding for social services — all wins for disability rights groups.

The ABLE Act allows eligible individuals and families to establish tax-advantaged savings accounts that will not affect their eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and other public benefits. Funds in ABLE accounts can be used to pay for qualified disability expenses such as housing, transportation, education, assistive technology, employment training and support, health care expenses and personal support services.

Passage of the ABLE Act was welcomed as an important step toward increasing economic self-sufficiency and upward mobility for some people with disabilities.

Accessible Health and Wellness Center Expansion

Accessible Health and Wellness Center

As of Sept. 30, 2015, Paraquad raised $1.3 million toward construction of the expanded Accessible Health and Wellness Center, thanks to contributions from an anonymous donor, The Trio Foundation of St. Louis, Nestlé Purina PetCare, The Pott Foundation and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2016.


Participant Profiles

Carl Pennington

Carl Pennington

Carl Pennington, a Paraquad participant for the past 16 years, wants everyone to know how grateful he is to the organization and its founder, Max Starkloff, especially as Paraquad celebrates 45 years of empowering people with disabilities.

Pennington, 74, moved to a nursing home in 1987 after a car accident. His accident, he said, was similar to one in 1959 that left Starkloff paralyzed from the neck down.

“While in the nursing home, I was watching TV and they had a story about Max Starkloff and Paraquad helping disabled people live on their own,” Pennington said.

After the story aired, Pennington wrote a letter to Starkloff.

Read more…

Ruqayyah Bailey

Andrew Adolphson

Bishop E. Dwight Casson


Financials

FY 2015 Revenue Pie Graph

FY 2015 Expenses Pie Graph

Download Paraquad’s complete financial summary for FY 2015


Board of Directors

Officers

Chairman of the Board

John Sondag
AT&T Missouri

Vice Chairman of the Board

J. Gibson Henderson, Ph.D.
J. Gibson Henderson Private Practice

Secretary

Scott W. Bates
Bates Partners LLC

Treasurer

Joseph D. Demko
SmithAmundsen LLC

Members at Large

Adrienne Dawson
Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

Kerri A. Morgan, Ph.D., OTR/L, ATP
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Theodore Rummel, D.O.
BJC Progress West Hospital

Directors

Damon H. Andrew
Monsanto Co.

Rex Bertram
Bertram and Peper PC

Jacqueline V. Henderson
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Robert Heuermann
Dalechek Technology Group

Nancy Klepper, M.A., MPH
Community Volunteer

Dennis Kouo
Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis

Kathy V. Lovell, CAMS
Regions

Megan Lucsko
St. Louis University

Julie Morris
The Boeing Co.

David Pruessner
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC

Patricia Schonlau
Community Volunteer

Angela M. Tate, M.Ed., LPC
Behavioral Health Response

Florian P. Thomas, M.D., M.A., Ph.D.
St. Louis University

Eric Westacott
Wasinger Daming LC

Jim Zaitz
The Boeing Co.


Supporters

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Individuals

A

Mr. William Abkemeier
Mrs. Joan Abrams
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Adamson
Ms. Donna Agnew
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alberding
Mr. C. Robert Almli
Ms. Shabana Amir
Ms. Norma Andersen
Ms. Julie Anderson
Mr. Damon H. Andrew
Anonymous
Ms. Norma Aquino
Mrs. Leah Argenziano
Mr. Eddie Armour
Ms. Linda Armstrong
Mr. Ron Armstrong
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Arnoldy
Ms. Mary Atkin
Mr. and Mrs. Corry F. Azzi

B

Mr. and Mrs. William Bachmann
Mr. and Mrs. George R. Barber
Ms. Suzanne Barnes
Ms. Beth Bates
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bates
Mr. Scott W. Bates
Ms. Molly Batsch
Sister Josepha Bauer
Dr. Carolyn Baum
Ms. Lucy Bauman
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bayer
Ms. Ann Becker
Ms. Judith Beckerle
Mr. and Mrs. Vernal Beckmann
Ms. Kelly Behlmann
Mr. Michael Bender
Mr. Sly Benion
Ms. Suanne Benowicz
Mr. Alex Berger III
Dr. Philip E. Berghausen Jr.
Mr. Rex Bertram
Mr. Roger Bertschausen
Ms. Rabija Besic
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Best
Ms. Rose Bingham
Mr. Ray Bittner
Sister Pauline Blandina
Ms. Deena Blume
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Boime
Ms. Deb Bokamper
Mr. Fred Bonnett
Mrs. Gillian Boscan
Mrs. Joann Boyd
Ms. Kathleen T. Brady
The Honorable Joan Bray
Mrs. and Mr. Catherine Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Brownson
Mr. Victor and Catherine Buccat Jr.
Rep. Robert Burns
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Bush

C

Ms. Chris Camene
Mr. Gary Carter
Ms. Gayle A. Carter
Mrs. Mary J. Cawein
Mr. Bill Cepluch
Dr. Rebecca Chernock
Mr. Charles E. Chewning
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Childs
Mr. Oliver Chrisler
Ms. Amy Cichacki
Mr. Bob Clark
Ms. Patricia Clippard
Mr. Daniel F. Cole
Mr. Demetrick Coleman
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Collopy
Mr. Robert E. Concannon Jr.
Mr. Kevin Condon
Mr. Michael B. Cookson
Ms. Rhonda Cornell
Mr. Dennis County
Ms. Emily Cox
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Coyle
Mrs. Caroline Coyne
Mrs. Margaret Ann Currinder
Mr. Joseph G. Curry
Mrs. Dionne M. Curtis-Minner

D

Mr. Carl Dahmm
Mr. Matt Daley
Ms. Dolly D. Darigo
Mr. Aaron Daugherty
Ms. Nancy Davis
Ms. Rachel Davis
Ms. Adrienne Dawson
Mr. James R. Dean
Ms. Nina Dean
Ms. Sharon DeJohn
Ms. Yigit Demirelli
Mr. Joseph D. Demko
Ms. Anne DeMuth
Mr. Charles P. Derleth Jr.
Ms. Cathy Desutter
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Deutsch
Ms. Megen Devine
Ms. Denise Dickerson
Dr. Andrew Dickler
Mr. George Lambert Diederich
Ms. Jenny Diehl
Mr. Robert Dischbein
Mr. Charlie Dollar
Mr. David Drake
Ms. Sandra Dupree
Mr. Senad Duracek
Ms. Michele R. Duvall

E

Mr. John Early
Ms. Patrice Easley
Ms. Marjorie C. Eddy
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Edwards
Mrs. Maureen Egan-Palmer
Ms. Linda Ehrlich-Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Eiser
Mr. Mark Elder
Ms. Joann Eng-Hellinger
Mr. Jack Engsberg
Ms. Jan Erdman
Ms. Lindsay J. Ervin
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Evans

F

Mrs. Judith Failoni
Ms. Marilyn Fallert
Ms. Donna Farmer
Ms. Mia Farris-Gigliotti
Mr. Mark Feinstein
Mr. and Mrs. Denny Fernald
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Finkelstein
Ms. Jennifer Fitzmaurice
Mr. Wayne G. Flesch
Ms. Alice Foulk
Ms. Cynthia A. Freiner
Mr. Harvey Friedman
Ms. Lisa Fuller

G

Mrs. Judith Gall
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Gamble
Ms. Kathryn Garmon
Mr. Robert J. Garrecht
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Garrett
Mr. Michael Geekie
Ms. Rona Gitelson
Ms. Janice Gitt
Mr. Scott Glaeser
Mrs. and Mr. Jean Glass
Mr. Bob Gleason
Mr. Donald Glennie
Mrs. Melba A. Goebel
Ms. Gail Goldenburg
Dr. Martin E. Gordon
Ms. Meghan Gottlieb
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Graebe
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Graham
Ms. Sarah Grant
Mr. Rockwell Gray
Ms. Madelyn Gray
Dr. Margaret Gray
Ms. Sheila Greenbaum
Ms. Cassandra Gregory
Mr. William Grivna
Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Grosse
Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Growe
Ms. Judy Lynn Growe
Mr. Stephen H. Gwinnup

H

Ms. Mary Ann Hail
Ms. Barbara Hall
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Hallemann
Ms. Carol Handelsman
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hanpeter
Mr. Peter Hardin
Ms. Jacquie Harding
Ms. Carol Harris
Ms. Brenda L. Harrison
Mr. Curt Hartog
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hawkins
Ms. Jennifer L. Haycraft
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hayes
Ms. Joan L. Headley
Ms. Phyllis Hearst
Ms. Mary Heger
Mr. and Mrs. David M. Heimos
Mr. Allen W. Heinemann
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Henckler
Dr. J. G. Henderson
Mrs. Jacqueline V. Henderson
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Henderson
Mr. Roger M. Herman
Ms. Cheryl Hicks
Dr. and Mrs. John Hironimus
Mr. and Mrs. Ted F. Hoef
Dr. H. Hoekstra
Mr. Briggs Hoffmann Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hogan
Ms. Kelli L. Holland
Mrs. Jade Hollaway-Gross
Ms. Carol Hollingsworth
Dr. Holly Hollingsworth
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Holly
Ms. Carolyn Holmes
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick R. Houlihan
Mr. David Huesing
Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Huskey
Mr. and Dr. Timothy M. Huskey
Mr. and Mrs. Hutson

I

Ms. Carol Iglauer
Mr. Brad Indelicato
Ms. Carrie Indelicato
Mrs. Diane Indelicato
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Indelicato Sr.

J

Ms. Betty Jacobsen
Mr. Raj Jain
Mr. Kevin Jenkins
Mrs. Billie K. Johnson
Mrs. Danica L. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Johnson
Ms. Denise Johnson
Ms. Jane Johnson
Ms. Juana Johnson
Ms. Ann Jones
Mr. Harry B. Jones
Ms. Jane Jones
Mr. Author W. Jordan
Ms. Laurie Joseph

K

Mr. Craig Kalman
Ms. Sheryl Kalman
Ms. Cynthia Kamler
Mr. Don Kamps
Ms. Tami Kampwerth
Ms. Margaret Katranides
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Keller
Ms. Estelle Kent
Mr. Charles Kern
Ms. Jean Kersting
Ms. Shirley Kessler
Ms. Joan Kiburz
Mr. Ron Kighlinger
Ms. Janet Kinninger
Mr. Armin Klemme
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Klepper
Mr. Chris Koehler
Mr. Jon Kontio
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kornblet
Mr. Joe Kramper
Dr. James Krause
Dr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Krone
Ms. Diane Krumm
Ms. Gloria Kudrna
Mr. Jacob Kuerth

L

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lackey
Ms. Patricia Lackey
Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis W. Lambert
Ms. Nancy Lammert
Mrs. Edna Lanahan
Ms. Judith Langdon
Ms. Ora Langford
Mrs. Tammy Lanson
Ms. Arlene Larson
Ms. Pamela Lauderback
Ms. Donna Lauman
Mr. Jeffrey F. Lee
Mr. Thomas Lemp
Ms. Susan T. Lenihan
Mr. Alban Lewis
Dr. James Lewis Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. John Lillie
Mr. David Lindstrom
Mr. Tanner Lograsso
Ms. April Lohrman
Ms. Courtney Lollar and Mr. Joshua Barnette
Mr. Edgar J. Long
Ms. Yvonna L. Long
Ms. Janet Love
Ms. Kathy Lovell
Mrs. Megan Lucsko
Ms. Nancy Lueders

M

Ms. Monica Mach
Ms. Katie Maclean
Ms. Helen Magraw
Mrs. Agnes W. Maixner
Prof. Daniel R. Mandelker
Mr. Jerome Mandelstamm
Mr. Daniel J. Mangus
Mr. Randal Martin
Ms. Megan Martinez
Ms. Joan H. Mass
Mr. Roy Mattes
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mayer
Mr. Mark McCarty
Mr. and Mrs. J. David McCausland
Dr. Michael E McClure
Mr. Anton McCole
Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. McGraw
Ms. Nancy McGuire
Mr. and Mrs. David McKee
Mr. Thomas W. McKitrick
Ms. Kathleen McLaurin
Mr. Anthony McPherson
Ms. Susan Metherd
Mr. David Metz
Ms. Barbara Meyer
Mr. and Mrs. Michael H. Meyer
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Meyer
Mr. Robert B. Meyers
Mr. Kevin Mickelsen
Mr. Albert J. Mielcuszny
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Miller
Ms. Trudy Miller
Mr. Peter Moisio
Dr. Kerri A. Morgan
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan A. Mueller
Mr. Lawrence Mueth
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Murphy
Ms. Martha Murry

N

Mr. Nga Nguyen
Ms. Erin Nichols
Dr. Paul Nichols
Mr. Stephen Nickelson
Mr. Jim Nielsen
Mr. Lloyd W. Niles
Ms. Laura Nuebling

O

Ms. Sheri O’Brien
Mr. and Mrs. Willard G. Olmstead
Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Neil
Ms. Jeanne Ortega
Ms. Susan Crumbaugh Orzolek
Mr. Ken Other

P

Dr. Paul Packman
Ms. Lina Palazzolo
Mr. William Payne
Ms. Margaret A. Perkinson
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Perlmutter
Ms. Dianne Peters
Mr. and Mrs. John Peters
Ms. Patricia Piel
Mr. William R. Piper
Ms. Kay Plaster
Mr. Frank Platz
Mr. Gary Podhorsky
Ms. Antoinette Poole
Ms. Nancy Posin
Mr. Tim Potter
Mr. George Preis
Ms. Judy Presberg
Ms. Peggy Price
Mr. Paul J. Prifti
Mr. David Pruessner
Mr. Steven Puro
Mrs. Carolyn Putnam

Q

Mrs. Joy Quante

R

Mr. Keith Rauth
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rayner
Mr. Susan Renard
Mr. Michael A. Renda
Mr. Justin Reppy
Mr. Greg Reynolds
Dr. Gale Rice
Mr. and Mrs. John Rice
Ms. Shontaia Riley
Mr. Jorge Riopedre
Mr. Daniel Roberts
Mr. and Mrs. James Rodrick
Ms. Jancie Rojas
Mr. Gene Ronchetto
Ms. Sheryl Rose
Ms. Stephanie Ross
Mr. and Mrs. Gene J. Rotter
Mr. Rick Rozycke
Dr. and Mrs. Theodore S. Rummel
Mr. O. R. Rummel and Mrs. Irene C. Rummel
Mr. Joe Russo
Mr. Anthony Ruzicka

S

Ms. Pricilla Sabbagh
Mr. Joe Salacki
Ms. November Samnee
Ms. Betty Sanguinette
Mr. Daniel Schesch
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schmid
Mr. and Mrs. William Schoenhard
Mr. John Schomburg
Dr. and Mrs. Gustav Schonfeld
Mrs. Miriam Schonfeld
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Schwarting
Mrs. Amanda Schwendemann
Ms. Virginia Seaver
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Seeherman
Mr. Don Self
Mr. Christopher Shearman
Ms. Janice Shenker
Ms. Mary Ann Signaigo
Mr. Daniel E. Singer
Ms. Melissa Smith
Mr. William I. Solomon
Ms. Fanny Somerville
Mr. John R. Sondag
Ms. Karen Spaulding
Mr. and Mrs. John Spencer
Mr. William Stanley
Ms. Cathy Steele
Mr. Talbott Steven
Mr. Arthur Stevens
Mr. Brent Stevens
Ms. Kathy Strickland
Mr. Bob Swan
Mrs. and Mr. Barbara G. Swanner
Mr. Malcolm J. Sweet
Ms. Judith M. Swehla

T

Dr. Florian P. Thomas
Ms. Diane Thompson
Mr. Bernard D. Tischler
Ms. Arlene D. Torrillo
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Towerman
Ms. Deborah Trolbridge
Ms. Mazine Tubbs
Ms. Catherine and Dr. Susan Tucker

U

Mr. Gene Uhlenbrock

V

Mr. Richard Vagen
The Honorable Lisa S. Van Amburg
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vanek
Ms. Michelle Vicino
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. Voelkerding
Mr. Marty Vogt
Mr. Stephen Vogt
Mr. and Mrs. Gary C. Voss

W

Ms. Kristin Wagner
Mr. David Walentik
Ms. Kimberly Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Walker IV
Ms. Donna Wallensky
Ms. Joyce Wampler
Ms. Mildred Watkins
Ms. Sidney Watson
Ms. Delano Wegener
Ms. Aimee Wehmeier
Ms. Mary Anne Wehrle
Ms. Lynne Wehrman
Ms. Elizabeth Wendt
Ms. Andrea West
Dr. Shannon White
Ms. Saundra D. Wider
Mr. Don Wildgrube
Ms. Annette Wilson
Dr. and Mrs. Jack C. Wilson
Ms. Patty Wilson
Ms. Sue Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Warren J. Winer
Ms. Kelley Wingbermuehle
Mr. and Mrs. Alan C. Witte
Mr. John Wittenberg
Mr.and Mrs. Bernard H. Wolzenski
Ms. Rose Wooten
Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wootten
Mr. Chris Worth
Mr. and Mrs. Sean C. Wright
Ms. Barbara Wussler

Y

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Yamamoto
Ms. Beatrice Young

Z

Mr. Jim Zaitz
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Zuckerman

Memorials

In memory of David Gray
Access Living
Mr. C. Robert Almli
Mr. and Mrs. Corry F. Azzi
Ms. Suanne Benowicz
Dr. Philip E. Berghausen Jr.
Mr. Roger Bertschausen
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Brownson
Ms. Chris Camene
Mr. Gary Carter
Ms. Gayle A. Carter
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Childs
Ms. Amy Cichacki
College of Education and Allied Health Professions at Fontbonne University
Ms. Emily Cox
Ms. Anne DeMuth
Ms. Megen Devine
Ms. Denise Dickerson
Mrs. Maureen Egan-Palmer
Ms. Linda Ehrlich-Jones
Mrs. Judith Failoni
Ms. Donna Farmer
Mr. and Mrs. Denny Fernald
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Garrett
Mrs. and Mr. Jean Glass
Ms. Meghan Gottlieb
Ms. Carol Handelsman
Mr. Peter Hardin
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hawkins
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hayes
Ms. Joan L. Headley
Mr. Allen W. Heinemann
Dr. H. Hoekstra
Mrs. Jade Hollaway-Gross
Ms. Carol Hollingsworth
Dr. Holly Hollingsworth
Mr. and Dr. Timothy M. Huskey
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Keller
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Klepper
Dr. James Krause
Ms. Arlene Larson
Ms. Susan T. Lenihan
Mr. and Mrs. John Lillie
Ms. Courtney Lollar and Mr. Joshua Barnette
Dr. Michael E. McClure
Mr. Kevin Mickelsen
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Miller
Dr. Kerri A. Morgan
Ms. Erin Nichols
Dr. Paul Nichols
Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Neil
Ms. Susan Crumbaugh Orzolek
Mr. William Payne
Ms. Margaret A. Perkinson
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Perlmutter
Mr. and Mrs. John Peters
Dr. Gale Rice
Mr. and Mrs. John Rice
Mr. and Mrs. James Rodrick
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Schwarting
Ms. Catherine and Dr. Susan Tucker
United Access Holdings
Ms. Kimberly Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Walker IV
Dr. Shannon White
Dr. and Mrs. Jack C. Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Yamamoto
Ms. Beatrice Young

In memory of Nat Chrisler
Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis W. Lambert

In memory of Carl E. Darigo
Ms. Dolly D. Darigo

In memory of George English
Mrs. Caroline Coyne
Ms. Sharon DeJohn
Ms. Phyllis Hearst
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson

In memory of Marvin Finkelstein
Mr. Harvey Friedman

In memory of Elizabeth Frazie
United Access Holdings

In memory of Carold Howard
Ms. Annette Wilson
Ms. Rose Wooten

In memory of Gertrude McCracken
Ms. Estelle Kent

In memory of Nancy Pecha
Mr. Charles E. Chewning

In memory of Marguerite Stringer
Mr. and Mrs. David McKee

In memory of Jim Tuscher
The Honorable Joan Bray
Ms. Amy Cichacki
Ms. Jennifer L. Haycraft
Mr. Marty Vogt

In memory of John Wise
Ms. Tami Kampwerth

Honorariums

In Honor of Damon H. Andrew
Monsanto Co.

In Honor of Scott W. Bates
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bates

In Honor of Charles P. Derleth
Ms. Betty Jacobsen
Mr. Randal Martin

In Honor of Dianne Falk
Mr. William Stanley

In Honor of Anne Frost
Washington University in St. Louis

In Honor of Judy L. Growe
Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Growe

In Honor of Jacqueline V. Henderson
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Henderson

In Honor of Jim Indelicato
Mrs. Mary J. Cawein
Ms. Jenny Diehl
Ms. Michele R. Duvall
Ms. Alice Foulk
Ms. Barbara Hall
Ms. Cheryl Hicks
Ms. Kelli L. Holland
Mr. Brad Indelicato
Mrs. Diane Indelicato
Ms. Judith Langdon
Mrs. Tammy Lanson
Ms. Antoinette Poole
Mrs. Joy Quante
Mr. Keith Rauth
Mr. Justin Reppy
Mrs. Amanda Schwendemann
Ms. Janice Shenker
Ms. Kelley Wingbermuehle

In Honor of Kenny Kalman
Ms. Sheryl Kalman

In Honor of Kimberly Lackey
Washington University in St. Louis

In Honor of Jeffrey F. Lee
Ms. Joan L. Headley

In Honor of Karen Lister
Washington University in St. Louis

In Honor of Randy Onnen
Ms. Jeanne Ortega

In Honor of Mike Parker
Long Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization
Sappington Elementary School
Sperreng Middle School

In Honor of Charlie Price
Mr. Michael B. Cookson

In Honor of Kathy Richardson
Ms. Judy Lynn Growe

In Honor of Theodore S. Rummel
Mr. O. R. Rummel and Mrs. Irene C. Rummel

In Honor of Alyssa Schafer
Ms. Julie Anderson

In Honor of Gustav Schonfeld
Mrs. Miriam Schonfeld

In Honor of Colleen K. Starkloff
Mr. Robert E. Concannon Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Gamble

In Honor of Diane Wieland
Craig School Parent Teacher Organization
Long Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization
Truman Middle School Mothers’ Club/Parent Teacher Organization

In Honor of Sarah L. Zhao
Long Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization

Foundations

Atkins Charitable Trust
Bascom Charitable Foundation
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
The Dana Brown Charitable Trust
Daughters of Charity Foundation of St. Louis
Edward and Thea Lawton Foundation
Gertrude and William A. Bernoudy Foundation
Harry Edison Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation
Hornik Family Foundation
Middle Fund
Missouri Foundation for Health
Newman’s Own Foundation
Peters Family Charitable Fund
The Pott Foundation
The Shedlock Trust
The Sidener Foundation
UCP Heartland Canterbury Center
Weisman Robbins Family Fund

Businesses and Corporations

Access-4-All LLC
Access Living
Air Masters
Ameren Corp.
AT&T Missouri
AT&T Services Inc.
Bank of America
Brasch Manufacturing Company Inc.
Brendel Architects LLC
Brentwood Center of Health
Coventry Aetna
Culligan of St. Louis
Custom Home Elevators of St. Louis Inc.
Daniel B. Feinberg Real Estate Co.
Emerson
Employers Committed To Control Health Insurance Cost
EVNTIV
Graham Holdings Co.
HealthCare Mobility Inc.
H.E.R.O.E.S. Care
Houlihan Development Co.
Interfaith Residence
J. W. Terrill Inc.
Logan University
Metro Bi-State Development Agency
Monsanto Co.
MTM Inc.
Nestlé Purina PetCare
Old Newsboys Fund for Children
Pagano Land Development LLC
The Pasta House Co.
Paycor
Regions
Rosenblum Goldenhersh
RubinBrown LLP
Rummage Express
The Salvation Army
Sequel LLC
Sigma-Aldrich Corp.
Southern Bus and Mobility Inc.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
United Access Holdings
Wells Fargo Advisors

Organizations

AT&T United Way Employee Giving Campaign
College of Education and Allied Health Professions at Fontbonne University
Craig School Parent Teacher Organization
Diversity Awareness Partnership
Eliot Unitarian Chapel
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Long Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization
The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital
Sappington Elementary School
Sperreng Middle School
St. Louis Community College
Support Dogs Inc.
Truman Middle School Mothers’ Club/Parent Teacher Organization
United Way of Greater Atlanta
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University School of Law
Webster University

Government

Affordable Housing Commission
City of Clayton
East-West Gateway Council
Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Missouri Department of Transportation
Missouri Housing Development Commission
Productive Living Board for St. Louis County Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
Social Security Administration
St. Louis County Planning – Office of Community Development
St. Louis Office for Development Disability Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Accreditors and Major Funders

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