From the President:

July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023

45 years ago, a small group of thoughtful, committed, community members founded Community Living, Inc., and the rest, as they say, is history. It is hard to believe we have been doing the business of providing quality services to children and adults with disabilities for 45 years. Though there have been ups and downs and through it all, we stand as strong today as we ever have.

Our mission, vision and values are crystal clear. People with disabilities are achieving their highest potential through creative and innovative programs and services. Community Living’s Board of Directors has added new members to its existing dedicated membership and is excited to continue their great work.
Since 2020, the pandemic and the staffing crisis have created situations for us that we had no blueprint for. We had no frame of reference for so many situations we have encountered and have endured over the past three years. With heart-felt compassion, creative leadership, and amazing integrity, we have come through, better than we were before.

The number of people served continues to grow each month. We continue to research and implement new and innovative ideas and have exciting plans for expansion in the future. 2024 will be a year to think strategically and to put a new two-to-three-year strategic plan in place. We have some exciting changes on the horizon. We have recently announced the opening of our new Young Adult Center in St. Charles. The program focuses on young adults ages 18-25 who are straight out of high school who still need to figure out their path. This is an inventive and highly innovative approach to helping those young adults forge a path for themselves. This is a much-needed program, and we are so excited to see it grow in 2024.

On a personal note, I was so incredibly honored to take over as President & CEO in January of 2023. I started working for Community Living in 1984 in a direct support coordinator role. My Community Living journey has been full of challenges and successes and every one of them has helped shape who I am today. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for Community Living.

Please join us as we plan and create our path forward for the next 45 years. Together we will make a difference in the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Old photo of support staff and Community Living participant with their arms around each other, smiling at the cameraCommunity Living staff sitting next to participant having breakfast
Vintage photo of Sheri Wiltse and a Community Living participantPhoto of CEO Sheri Wiltse and a participant smiling for the camera
Old photo of Community Living participant paying a keyboardCommunity Living participant playing a keyboard during the Adult Recreation talent show

Community Living, Inc. is committed to excellence and compassion in providing innovative services for people with disabilities.

Participant Demographics

Pie chart depicting the ages of participants as described in the text below


  • 3-5: 28

  • 6-9: 88

  • 10-14: 143

  • 15-19: 171

  • 20-34: 267

  • 35-54: 147

  • 55-64: 53

  • 65-74: 21

  • 75+: 7

Pie chart showing participant demographics by disability as described in the next section


  • Autism: 395

  • Intellectual Disability: 286

  • Cerebral Palsy: 40

  • Chromosomal Disorder: 37

  • Other Brain Disorders: 33

  • Unknown: 24

  • Other: 110

Pie chart showing participant demographics by gender as described in the next section


  • Male: 606

  • Female: 319

Pie chart showing participant demographics by ethnicity as described in the next section


  • Caucasian: 732

  • African-American: 79

  • Asian: 19

  • Multi-Racial: 10

  • Other: 13

  • Unknown: 24

  • Unknown: 72

Board of Directors

Joe Schneider, Chair
Cushman & Wakefield

Christopher C. McCoy, Past Chair
Retired, Regions Bank

Jan M. Mason, Vice Chair
Fast Signs St. Peters

Mary Alsup-Niedergerke, Treasurer
First State Wealth Advisors

Mika Walter, Secretary
BJC Christian Hospital

Sue Bazzell
Retired, BJC-per diem at SSM

Rev. Kelli Braggs
Bridge of Hope Ministries

Kevin D. DeSain
Retired, The Clayton Engineering Company, Inc.

Michael Ebers
Steris Corporation

Joe Hallemeier
Fort Zumwalt School District

Thomas E. Howat
Retired, Modern Ice Equipment & Supply

Barb Koch
Cottleville Synergy Center

Daniel G. O’Donnell
Law Office of Daniel G. O’Donnell

Carolee P. Patek
Retired, St. Louis University

Cort MacBeth Smith
Smith Estates & Trust, LLC

Laurie Strickland
Associated Alumnae Alumni of the Sacred Heart

Margo Quinlan
Schnucks Markets

Satisfaction Rate Across All Programs
of Families Would Recommend Community Living to a Friend for Services
Participants Served this Fiscal Year

Events Recap

Swing Fore Kids Golf Tournament

August 8, 2022 at Lake Forest Country Club

Gross Revenue: $31,032.00
Net Profit: $14,405.62

Flight A 1st Place: Bob Moore Team
Flight B 1st Place: Dan O’Donnell Team
Closest to the Keg: Jamie Jackson
Straightest Drive: Eric Hoffman
Longest Drive: CG Covey and Vickie Rodell


October 22, 2022 at SoccerBarn

Net Profit: $5,413.56
Gross Revenue: $8,416.00

1st Place: Molly’s Kids
2nd Place: Jokers Wild

Legacy Ball

February 18, 2023 at Ameristar

Gross Revenue: $108,438.78
Net Profit: $38,885.91

Legacy Award Recipient: Peg Capo
Volunteer of the Year: Mike Hebert
Most Bids: Cardinals Four Field Box
Tickets and Firest Pitch Opportunity
Silent Auction Packages: 106
$24,075 Raised for Fund-A-Need

We envision a community where ALL people lead fulfilling lives.

Financial Information

pie chart depicting revenue sources as described in the next section


  • Federal and State Programs: $12,349,781

  • Developmental Disabilities Resource Board (DDRB): $3,644,893

  • Donations & Special Events: $479,081

  • COVID-19/ARPA Grant Proceeds: $301,447

  • Program Fees (Private Pay): $284,520

  • United Way: $235,874

  • Investment Proceeds: $167,313

  • Community and Children’s Resource Board (CCRB): $74,963

  • Other Income: $43,378

Total: $17,581,250

pie chart depicting expenses by category as described in the next section


  • Residential Services: $5,859,216

  • Support Services for Adults: $3,120,415

  • Respite Services: $2,430,713

  • General and Administrative: $2,084,954

  • Recreation Services: $1,855,684

  • Employment Services: $502,397

  • Development: $327,858

Total: $16,181,237


Current Assets: $7,479,653
Fixed Assets: $6,068,618
Other Assets: $3,100
Total Assets:

Total Liabilities & Net Assets

Current Liabilities: $970,874
Total Net Assets: $12,580,497
Total Liabilities & Net Assets:

Annual Partners

Premier Partners

Gateway Fire Protection logo

Distinguished Partners

1st Advantage Bank
Brentwood Building Supply
Carrollton Bank Logo
Denny and Associates logo
Everspring Pharmacy Logo
Hackmann Lawn & Landscape Logo

Key Partners

Acropolis Investment Management logo
GFI Digital logo
Schneider Commercial Partners Logo

Dave and Sue Bazzell

Select Partners

Carolee Patek

Christian Foods/McDonalds

Debbie & Brian Dent

Major Funders

CCRB logo
Community Opportunities logo
DDRB logo
Missouri Department of Mental Health logo
United Way of Greater St. Louis logo

Thank You, Donors!

$10,000 and Above

Andrew’s Hugs

City Of O’Fallon

Mr. and Mrs. John Burk

Mr. and Mrs. David Rozanc, Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Waite

$5,000 and Above

Gateway Fire Protection Systems, Inc

Realtors Housing Assistance Fund -St Louis Assoc of Realtors

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lehmann

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leach

$1,000 and Above

1018 First Capitol LLC

Acropolis Investment Management, LLC

Ameren Missouri

BJC HealthCare

Carrollton Bank

Commerce Bancshares Foundation

Cottleville/Weldon Springs Chamber of Commerce

Cushman & Wakefield Westport

Denny & Associates, Inc

Developmental Disabilities Resource Board

Everspring Rx

First State Bank

GFI Digital / Gibbs Technology

Hackmann Lawn & Landscape, LLC

Innovation Mechanical, Inc

J.E. Dunn Construction Company Charitable Fund

Knights of Columbus – Ladies’ Auxiliary #2269

Knights of Columbus – O’Fallon Council No 2269

Leonardo DRS

Mercy St Charles

Missouri and Kansas Laborers District Council

OneCause, Inc

Progressive Insurance Foundation Matching Gifts

Rob Hamann Agency, Inc.

Rotary Club of St Charles-Sunrise

RX Systems, Inc

SFW Partners, LLC CPAS and Management Consultants

St Charles County Ambulance District Headquarters


Mr. and Mrs. David Bazzell

Mr. and Ms. Rudy D. Beck

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Berjer

Ms. Wendy Berry

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Birkner

Mr. Dane Brumagin

Ms. Margaret Capo

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Chac

Mrs. Margaret Connolly

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Denny

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dozier

Ms. Sherry Gibson

Mr. and Mrs. Troy Gladstone

Ms. Janet L. Grafeman

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Griffith

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hackmann

Ms. Angie Harness

Ms. Heather Hawkins

Mr. and Mrs. Runi Hertz

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Hoffman

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Howat

Dr. and Mrs. John Hylton

Ms. Lauren Lacey

Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Liebel

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Luetkenhaus

Ms. Martha Mazzola

Ms. Norma Jean Meyer

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Meyerhoff

Mr. Bob Moore

Mr. Robert Niedergerke and Ms. Mary Alsup-Niedergerke

Mr. Robert Oker

Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Randolph

Mr. John Regensburger and Mrs. Pamela Regensburger

Ms. Sherry Ruyle

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schneider

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sharp

Mr. and Mrs. Cort M. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Sowatsky

Mr. and Mrs. David Swain

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Vetter

Ms. Christy Weber

Mr. and Mrs. Norman W. Williams

Ms. Sheri Wiltse

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wisor

Mr. Jeffrey Wist

$500 and Above

505 Foundation

AmazonSmile Foundation

AMVETS POST 106 Ladies Auxiliary

AT&T Foundation Match

Bax Engineering Co

Bayer – Matching Gift

Boone Center Inc.

Center for Human Services

Christian Foods / McDonalds

Farmers Insurance – The Akers Agency

First Community Credit Union

Inova Payroll, Inc

ITW Foundation Matching Gift Program

Midland States Bank

Smith Estates & Trusts, LLC

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Armour

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baue

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bax

Mr. Craig Brumagin

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Burke

Mr. Troy Compardo

Ms. Jennifer Compton

Mr. and Mrs. Prasanna Crasta

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dale-Derks

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Dent

Mr. Kevin D. DeSain and Mrs. Nancy Cope DeSain

Mr. John Ditch

Mr. Chip Dozier

Mrs. Marie Fitz

Mr. and Mrs. David Giarla

Mr. Grant Glosier

Mr. Joseph E. Hallemeier

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Hamilton

Ms. Alice Hensen

Mr. and Mrs. John Hilker

Ms. Barbara Hinkley

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hogan

Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Howat

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Huning

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald King

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kohrs

Mr. Ricky Leach and Mrs. Kaylin Leach

Ms. Kim Lorenz and Mr. Tim Lorenz

Ms. Carol Jean Ludwig

Ms. Molly Maher

Mr. and Mrs. James Martin

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. McCoy

Mr. and Mrs. Don McNamara

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller

Ms. Carolee Patek

Mr. Austin Peters

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Peters

Mr. Zach Plackemeier – State Farm Insurance

Mr. and Mrs. James Roesch

Ms. Megan Stitt

Mr. Jeffery Walter and Mrs. Mika Walter

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Whipple

$100 and Above

Academy of the Sacred Heart

Black Bear Diner

CommCore Marketing

Community and Children’s Resource Board of St Charles County

Compass Health Network

Crowe LLC

Family Advocacy & Community Training

Great Southern Bank

Habitat for Humanity of St Charles County

Jerry Kelly Heating & Air Conditioning

Kokomo Joe’s Family Fun Center

Lang Insurance Service, Inc

Law Office of Daniel G. O’Donnell, LC

Lens Auto Repair, Inc

Michael Hebert Agency, LLC – State Farm Insurance

People’s Bank & Trust

Pledgeling Foundation

Promotions Pronto LLC

Rottler Pest and Lawn Solutions

Scotsman Coin and Jewelry

ShowMe Aquatics & Fitness

St Louis Community Foundation

Takeda Employee Match

The Flinthillers Quilt Club c/o Joanne Bax

UMB Bank

Walgreens (myWalgreens Donation Program)

Willows Way, Inc

Mr. Ed Akers

Ms. Julie M. Andrews

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Aubuchon

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Barclay

Mr. David A. Barkey Sr.

Ms. Becky Beck

Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Bell

Ms. Donna Berlekamp

Mr. Nathan Bibb

Ms. Norma Boozer

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Bornhop

Ms. Barbara Ann Brennan

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Broeker

Ms. Cathy Brown

Ms. Jan Burrows

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Capo

Mr. Zachary Capo

Mr. and Mrs. James Carlile

Mrs. Joyce Carroll

Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Chautin

Mr. James Chilson

Ms. Sue Cobb

Mr. Katherine Corrigan and Mrs. Katie Corrigan

Mr. Pat Corrigan and Mrs. Megan Corrigan

Mr. and Mrs. Steve & Margaret Culver

Mr. and Mrs. Darren Daly

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Dent

Mr. Douglas Dillard and Mrs. Bonita Dickinson-Dillard

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dimmic

Mr. and Mrs. John Dishian

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Donahue

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Donze

Dr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Dubray

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Duncan

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ebbinghaus

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ebers

Ms. Wendy Edler Mackin

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ehlmann

Ms. Jean Ehlmann

Mr. Steve Ehlmann

Dr. George Ellis

Mr. and Ms. Jeffry Englert

Ms. Dory Estes

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Figgins

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Flick

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Gaines

Mr. Steve Garrett

Mrs. Mary Glimka

Ms. Marilyn Goeddey

Mrs. Lola Goeken

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Goode

Jesse Goodfellow

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gould

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Grailer, Jr

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Green

Mr. and Mrs. David Grieshaber

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Grieshaber

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamen Griffith

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grosch

Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Hale

Mr. William Hargrove and Ms. Fran Steininger

Mrs. Virginia Hazel

Mr. Mike Hebert

Ms. Cynthia Hembrough

Ms. Cheryl Hibbeler

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Higgins

Mrs. Barbara Hilker

Mrs. Carol Hillmann

Ms. Susan Hoernschemeyer

Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Hoffman

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hollander

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hollander

Vision St Charles County Leadership

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Honerkamp

Mrs. Kim Hudson

Mrs. Ruth E. Huning

Ms. Kelly Imboden

Ms. Jane Janis

Mr. Adam Jaycox

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Johannesman

Mrs. Judith Johnson

Ms. Marsha Jones

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Kahrhoff

Ms. Patrice Dermody Kepich

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Kistner

Mrs. Betty Kolb

Ms. Margaret Korte and Mr. Arthur Korte

Dr. and Dr. M. Stefan Kosmowski

Mrs. Anne Krebs

Mr. Jason Kuhl

Mr. Mark Lesage

Mr. Dave Lewis and Mrs. Maggie Lewis

Ms. Martha Lewis

Mr. Tim Loucks

Ms. Mary Macke

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Mager

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mahoney

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Marfisi

Mr. Duane McCrum

Mr. James McCurren

McGeorge Family

Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. McGinley

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McNamara

Stacey Meers

Mr. David Milanowski

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mohrmann

Mrs. Ruby Moon

Mr. Kurt Moore

Ms. Kim Moore

Mr. John Morse

Mrs. Kim Mosley

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Mummert

Mr. Larry Nebel and Mrs. June Nye-Nebel

Ms. Jannette Neely

Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Nelson

Mrs. Sally Nilsen

Mr. and Ms. Dan O’Donnell

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Ogden

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Ohmes

Mr. Tom Palmatier

Mr. Andrew Peters

Mr. Mark Piel and Mrs. Barbara Piel

Ms. Erin A. Piel

Mr. Chris Pieper

Mr. and Mrs. Brent Pitzer

Mr. John Powelson

Mr. Brad Prewitt

Mr. Andrew Radtke

Ms. Ginger Raup

Mr. and Mrs. Justin Rector

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Ritter

Ms. and Mr. Kathy Robb

Mr. and Mrs. David Robben

Ms. Elizabeth Robinson

Ms. Jamie Roderique and Mr. Nick Roderique

Ms. Gina Ruedin

Mr. Karen Ryan

Mrs. Wendy Sander

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schappe

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schmidt

Mr. Jason Schmidt

Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Sharpe

Mr. and Mrs. James Skellett

Mr. and Mrs. Nevada Smith

Mr. and Mrs. William Sneed

Sommer Investments, LLC

Mrs. Gwen Souza

Ms. Ginger Spallek

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Spring

Dr. Nick Stahlschmidt

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Stahlschmidt

Mr. and Mrs. Gerard J. Stauder

Ms. Joy Steele

Mr. and Mrs. David Steinbruegge

Mrs. Laurie Strickland

Ms. Rachel Svejkosky

Ms. Connie Tan

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Tappmeyer

Ms. Careth Tash

Mrs. Janice Tasker

Mr. and Mrs. Drew Taylor

Ms. Madeline Taylor

Ms. Gracia Theede

Ms. Julie Thornton

Mr. and Mrs. Jean-Marc Thro

Mrs. Gail Walters

Ms. Brittany Warren

Caryn Watson

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Watson

Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Weber

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wessler

Ms. Jenna Whitmore

Ms. and Mr. Lauren Williams

Ms. Kristin Williams

Ms. Michele Wood

Mr. Craig Yodis and Ms. Michelle Martin-Yodis

Mrs. Tina Zirbel

Mr. Eric Zvanut

We have made every effort in this list to acknowledge every donor. We apologize for any errors or omissions. For corrections, please contact the Development Office at (636) 970-2800.