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HEARTBEAT A publication of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Metro St. Louis

SPRING/SUMMER 2012 • 314.773.1100 • WWW.RMHCSTL.COM

Lula’s Story

METRO ST. LOUIS

ALI AND BILL HELLEBUSCH FOUND COMFORT AND CARE AT THE RONALD McDONALD HOUSE AFTER THE BIRTH OF THEIR NEW BABY, LULA In January 2012, Ali and Bill Hellebusch were getting ready to have their first baby. But during an ultrasound a week after Ali’s 34-week check-up, doctors discovered that the baby would be born with a diaphragmatic hernia, an abnormal opening in the diaphragm that allows organs from the abdomen to move up into the chest. Soon after, Ali and Bill traveled from their home in Washington, Missouri, to see a specialist in St. Louis, where a fetal non-stress test revealed that Ali would need to deliver within the hour. Just a few short hours later, their baby,

Lula, was transported to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Bill stayed at the NICU while Ali recovered from surgery, but it was difficult for her to be away from her newborn baby. “It was very scary,” says Ali. “She was so critical, I didn’t think I was going to see her again.” As soon as Ali was able to leave the hospital, she joined Bill to be close to Lula. One day later, the couple moved into the Ronald McDonald House on Park Avenue, just a block away from

Lula Hellebusch, 2 weeks

the hospital. According to Ali and Bill, staying so close to Lula and the NICU has made all the difference. “I can’t imagine not staying here, how hectic it would have been,” explains Ali, who now spends all day, every day at the hospital. “The House has been our ‘home-away-from-home.’” In just two short months, little Lula has undergone four surgeries. However, she’s also made remarkable progress and it won’t be long before the Hellebusch family brings their new baby girl home to Washington. “Now I get to hold her every day,” beams Ali. “I feel so lucky and blessed.”

New pa ren daughte ts Bill and Ali He r, Lula, fo r the fir llebusch hold their st time in Janua ry 2012 .


LETTER FROM THE

PRESIDENT

WHAT’S INSIDE 2-3 4 5 6-8 9 10 11 12 13-17 18 19 20 21 22

Special Events You Don’t Want to Miss Ronald McDonald Family Room Volunteers Spotlight Volunteer Vibes Memorials Tributes Memorial & Tribute Bricks Family Dinner Program A History of Giving; Couponing for a Cause Annual Giving Donors New Faces of RMHC St. Louis RMHC St. Louis Welcomes Two New Board Members; The Dogs and Cats of Love on a Leash 2011 Heart and Sole Award: RubinBrown Heartbits Wish Lists; RMHC St. Louis Angels and Transplant Recipients; Love Notes from our Families

2012 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AS SPRING BREAKS, we see signs

of new life all around us. It is always a reminder to me that so many great events, like our Golf Tournament, Ronald McDonald House Ride, Kids & Clays and Scramble will soon be upon us. It is both a joy and an inspiration to me to work with so many dedicated volunteers who give their time, talent and treasure. The staff of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Metro St. Louis is very small in comparison to the services provided to families and their children. Daily, families and children are greeted with a smile; items are recycled; gardens are pruned; homemade meals are prepared; household items are donated; individuals, organizations and corporations sponsor families; memorials and tributes are offered; and the list continues. This great mission of providing a “home-away-from-home” exists because of you. We are great stewards of our donations because of you. This newsletter is intended to keep you fully informed of the wonderful happenings at RMHC St. Louis. You are an important part of our family. You may be invited in the days and months ahead to participate in an event, to consider making a Memorial or Tribute gift, to make a meal or to save your tab tops. Whatever you choose, please know the gratitude of the families and children who benefit from a place to sleep, a warm meal, a hot shower and clean clothes. Together, we provide the necessities of life to those who are living with a very sick child. Although we cannot take away their pain, we can help relieve their stress and offer support. Together, we bring the hope and joys of life. Thank you.

Dan Harbaugh, President

OUR MISSION: Providing a “home-away-fromhome” for families of seriously ill children and support to organizations that serve the needs of children.

Larry Carrico, Chairman Michael Murphy, Vice Chairman Felicia Malter, Treasurer Karen Rewerts, Secretary Jeff Barone Stuart Block Ann Bueler Teresa Crabtree Steve Fahrig Larry Glascott Lincoln Gray Thomas Hof

Steve Holste Donald Kalicak Tami Keller Stephen Lux Rita Mathews Steve Pelch Lee Renz Mark Schlichter

Colleen Schoendienst Brad Seabaugh Jim Souers Doug Vanderslice Deborah Vogt Jimmy Williams

RMHC ST. LOUIS STAFF Dan Harbaugh, President Lisa Stiefvater, Vice President, Operations Cheri Wuertz, Vice President, Finance Frank Cognata, Vice President, Development Pat Newby, Director, Administration Judy Schuler, Director, Family Rooms Jenifer Braucksieker, Senior House Manager Michelle Burmann, Finance Manager Johnny Fugitt, House Manager, Park Avenue Matt Lauer, House Manager, West County Alison Kaspar, Human Resources-Volunteer Manager Jerry Schroeder, Facilities Manager Sue Shiels, Data Manager Interim Ally Favre, Event Coordinator Katie Underhill, Communications Coordinator Jen Cline, Assistant House Manager Kim Gutknecht, Assistant House Manager Ian Lindquist, Assistant House Manager Korinne Fischer, Human Resources-Volunteer Assistant Lindsey Fletcher, Development Assistant Barb Jarvis, Finance Assistant Mary Wood, Family Room Assistant Lauren Frizzo, Event Assistant April Fischer, Housekeeper, West Pine Vicki Ruckman, Housekeeper, West Pine Annette Scammell, Housekeeper, Park Avenue Joy Tate, Housekeepeer, West County House Parents: Joan Blatz, Noelle Perkowski, Sarah Schulte


SPECIAL EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!

May 12, 2012 Ronald McDonald House 3450 Park Avenue Join us for Tab Top Pandemonium, a day of fun with Ronald McDonald! At this annual event, schools, families, individuals and organizations bring their tab tops and compete for the largest collection. Cash’s Scrap Metal & Iron weighs and turns them into a donation to RMHC St. Louis. Entertainment includes games, food, arts & crafts and more. For details, call 314-773-1100 ext. 1210 or visit www.rmhcstl.com/ tabtops.

27th Annual Cassidy Turley/RMH Dinner Auction & Golf Tournament June 3 & 4, 2012 Meadowbrook Country Club Co-Chairs Scott Bazoian (Cassidy Turley) and Steve Fahrig (Schnuck Markets), along with the dedicated committee and RMHC St. Louis staff, are proud to announce that the 27th Annual Cassidy Turley/RMH Golf Tournament will be held June 3 and 4 at Meadowbrook Country Club. This two-day event begins on Sunday with a seated dinner, accompanied by a silent and live auction. Registered golfers and sponsors receive tickets to the gala affair. On Monday, 240 golfers enjoy the course while competing for the exclusive first-place trophy and a chip-off contest with $3,000 in guaranteed prize money. The registration fee includes lunch, refreshments on the course, a cocktail hour with buffet after the tournament, and a special gift for each golfer. To register online visit www. rmhcstl.com/rmhgolf2012.

3rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Ride June 16, 2012 St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

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Professional and recreational cyclists alike are invited to join us for the 3rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Ride, sponsored by Mercy Children’s Hospital, at the new start/finish location of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. Participants can choose from five distance options, including a 6-mile Fun Ride with Ronald McDonald, 34-mile Fitness Challenge, 62-mile Metric Century, 100-mile Century, and Century Fondo (timed ride). Register and start your own fundraising page at www.rmhcstl.com/ride.

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MORE SPECIAL EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!

12th Annual Kids & Clays Dinner Auction & Shooting Tournament August 17 & 18, 2012 Edward Jones Atrium Nilo Farms in Alton, IL

19th Annual McDonald’s Scramble for Charity September 21, 2012 Forest Park Golf Course

RMHC St. Louis will host the 12th Annual Kids & Clays Tournament, sponsored by Marcone Supply, on August 17 and 18. A dinner auction, which will feature many exciting silent and live auction items, will be held on Friday evening at the Edward Jones Atrium. The Sporting Clays tournament begins on Saturday morning at the spectacular Nilo Farms in Alton, IL, with three flights and 100 targets per participant. This event offers four classes, with prizes for each place, as well as a subjunior division (under age 14), junior division (ages 14-17), ladies division and corporate team challenge. Breakfast, lunch and beverages will be served throughout the day, with an awards ceremony at the conclusion.

This year will mark the 19th Annual Scramble for Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by McDonald’s on Friday, September 21 at the Forest Park Golf Course. Foursomes compete for great prizes in either a morning (7 a.m.) or afternoon (1 p.m.) round. The registration fee of only $100/$125 per person includes a gift bag, lunch and refreshments on the course. Golfers have the opportunity to test their luck at several par 3 games set up on the course. This tournament continues to grow each year, attracting participants looking for a fun, affordable tournament supporting a good cause.

JOIN US FOR THESE EVENTS HOSTED BY OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS • April 20, 2012 - KSHE Request-A-Thon: Listen to KSHE 95.5 all day and win premier prizes by calling in and donating to RMHC St. Louis. • April 28, 2012 - Village Green Splash Day: Village Green Apartments associates and residents, as well as local businesses, will collect donations and jump into a “chilly” swimming pool at West End City Apartments. • May 6, 2012 - RMHC Day at Mount Pleasant Estates: 20% of the day’s sales will go to RMHC St. Louis, so spend the day sipping award-winning wines for a great cause. Visit www.rmhcstl.com/aroundtown for more information on these and other community partner events that benefit RMHC St. Louis.

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FAMILY ROOM VOLUNTEER

SPOTLIGHT

Gary Kirwin has been volunteering in the Ronald McDonald

Family Room at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center since it first opened in 2008, but his connection with the hospital began

in 1967 when he was a patient there for open-heart surgery. Now, every Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m., he helps families who are going through situations similar to his own 45 years ago. According to Gary, sometimes helping is as simple as offering a cup of coffee, and sometimes it’s listening and sharing experiences. “I can’t heal the child,” he says, “but I can try to soothe the hurt.” Gary also understands the importance of creating an atmosphere that makes families feel comfortable and cared for, so he provides cookies and other special treats. “That way, when people step off the elevator, they smell home,” he says.

Paula Richter has been volunteering in the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mercy Children’s Hospital since it first opened in 2005,

before it was relocated to the new pediatric tower. Paula enjoys traveling, so instead of adopting a regular weekly shift, she helps by covering unfilled time slots. As a substitute volunteer, she sometimes helps in the Family Room as often as twice a week, and every shift is completely different. Paula’s flexibility is especially helpful because it allows the Family Rooms to remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. “Over the years, I’ve gotten to know some of the families,” Paula says of why she enjoys lending a hand. “It makes a difference to the people who are stressed out, and I feel a sense of accomplishment.”

Cindy Knauss has been volunteering in the Ronald McDonald

Family Room at St. Louis Children’s Hospital since it first opened in 2007. She volunteers every Thursday from noon to 3 p.m.,

and she has also helped with the family surveys. In addition to donating her time in the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Cindy has been volunteering at the information desk at St. Louis Children’s Hospital for 13 years. Interacting with the families is one of Cindy’s favorite parts of volunteering. “My role is to make them feel comfortable,” says Cindy. She also likes seeing the families support one another in their times of need. “The families become friends. It’s a community.”

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VOLUNTEER

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week! In recognition of this special week, we would like to thank all of our volunteers. For more than 30 years, volunteers have supported the mission and families of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis and helped us grow! Whether you provide a warm meal through the dinner program, a welcoming smile at the House, a kind greeting in the Family Room, guidance on a committee or support through one of our special events, you enable us to continue our mission to provide families a “home-away-from-home.” From the RMHC St. Louis staff and the families you serve, thank you for your continued support and dedication.

THANK YOU!

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Monthly volunteer information sessions are held for people interested in learning more about our volunteer opportunities.

Immediate Needs:

HOUSE VOLUNTEERS – Volunteers are needed during

the week at our Park Avenue House to help welcome families, assist visitors and support our House Managers.

PICK-UP/DELIVERY VOLUNTEERS – Volunteers are

needed on a weekly and/or on-call basis to help us pick up and deliver supplies and donations.

MAINTENANCE VOLUNTEERS – Volunteers with

varying maintenance skills are needed on a weekly basis to support our Facilities Manager and help keep our Houses up and running for the families we serve.

FAMILY ROOM VOLUNTEERS – Shifts are available at the Ronald McDonald Family Rooms located in St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center for volunteers to help check-in families and maintain a welcoming atmosphere. For more information about these volunteer opportunities or the monthly information sessions, please contact Korinne Fischer at kfischer@rmhcstl.com or visit www.rmhcstl.com/volunteer.

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MEMORIALS

The following gifts were made in memory of someone special from September 1, 2011 to February 29, 2012. If you would like to make a donation, please call 314.773.1100 or visit www.rmhcstl.com.

Georgie Ablan - 16th Birthday Robert Bedwell Nixon William & Avery Brett Abts Julie, Susan & Nancy Mary Lu Adams Mr. & Mrs. Terrance Barber The Barber & Budde Families Karen Barrett Mr. & Mrs. Jack W. Baudendistel Bertarelli Cutlery, Inc. Mr. Donald E. Bischoff Dr. & Mrs. Leland Carlson Larry & Dotty, Oren & Bert Doennig Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Geiser Mr. & Mrs. Paul D. Grosse Mr. & Mrs. Basil N. Honaker, Jr. Dr. Jines & Staff Ms. Katherine Jolley Mr. & Mrs. James J. Jost, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. D. Kelch Mr. & Mrs. Lee Kent Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Ladd Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Merkel Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Muller Ruth Novak R. G. Ross Construction Co., Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Marvin L. Schellenberg St. Thomas Episcopal Church for the Deaf Joseph Anglin Mr. & Mrs. Charles Chase Mary “Charlotte” Asbury Mr. & Mrs. James E. Mueller Francis “Brudd” Auther Mr. & Mrs. Harry J. Lenzen, Jr. Virginia Barrett Ms. Frances E. Koszelnik James Barry Dr. Robert V. Brennan Matthew Bazoian - on his Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Richard E. Kelly Spencer Becker Mr. & Mrs. Edwin L. Simpson Rachel Bequette - on her 16th Birthday Mrs. Karen M. Bequette Mr. & Mrs. Mike Bequette Mr. & Mrs. John M. Copeland Hannah Berndsen Mr. & Mrs. John M. Zempel, II Lee Berry Mr. & Mrs. Roy D. Perry Buddy Bessette Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence M. Grega William Beswick Ms. Patricia Heninger Lena “Peachy” Bidwell Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F. Armstrong Bradley Blair Ms. Elizabeth L. Bradley Anthony Blankemeyer Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Blankemeyer Melba Boeckman Mrs. Lisa Kempf

Emma Boswell Ms. Rebecca Armstrong Mr. & Mrs. Donald Badgley The Boswell Family Mr. Vernon R. Cane Mr. & Mrs. Loren T. Craig, II Mr. & Mrs. Darwin H. Dailey Mr. & Mrs. Glenwood O. Degenhardt Mr. Donald S. Dethrow Mr. & Mrs. Steve Eaton Mr. Richard Eldridge Mr. & Mrs. Anthony L. Esker Ms. Dorothy Gordon Mr. & Mrs. James P. Grothaus Mr. & Mrs. Joe Harding Mr. & Mrs. Richard Heine Mr. & Mrs. Neale Knop Ms. Judy Mevert Ms. Ruby A. Muench Ms. Stephanie Mulholland Mr. Howard Pugh Mr. Don Robinson The Stockton Family Mr. & Mrs. Fred Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Leroy A. Triefenbach Mr. & Mrs. Bruce W. Westerman Ms. Gladys William Ms. Janis N. Wolters Robert Bradley Ms. Elizabeth L. Bradley Lorraine Braffman Ms. Sherry F. Schmidt Irvin Breidert Ms. Charlotte Breidert Gretchen Brockmann Mr. & Mrs. Gary W. Brockmann Charlotte Brodsky Mr. & Mrs. James N. Gemignani Brother-in-Law of Dennis & Susan House Mr. & Mrs. Dennis House Alex Brown Mr. & Mrs. Dawsey Brown Jerome Brown Mr. Kevin J. Brennan & Family Georgjanna Baker “Jan” Buckland Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Zimbalist Jeff Burns & Sox Burns Mr. & Mrs. Elmer P. Lahnert Luke Butler Mr. & Mrs. Keith Butler Jack Cannon Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Malter Salvator Capizzi Ms. Marie B. Moore Charles “Sam” Carnes Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. Stumpf Anna Childs Mr. & Mrs. William J. Childs Robert Clark Ms. Margaret F. Normile Ryan Coe - Tab Top Drive 2011 Mr. & Mrs. Todd Coe

Jennifer Cole Dr. Charles Huddleston & Dr. Marye J. Gleva Marlene Collins Ms. Margaret F. Normile Katherine “Kay” Connaughton Dr. Robert V. Brennan Helen Connolly Mrs. Annette M. Sciarretta Andy Constantine Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Geiser Theresa Cooke Mr. & Mrs. William J. Vollmer & Family Christopher Corrigan Mr. Timothy E. Hayes Joseph “Joe” Corzine Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Cyp J & M - 6 Inc. Mr. & Mrs. John M. Moreland David Courtney Ms. Irene W. Courtney Bonnie Craigo Mr. & Mrs. Steve Ferman Richard Crenwelge Mr. & Mrs. Donald H. Bancroft Judith May Sigler Cromwell Mrs. Barbara C. Regnell Marie BeBe Cusumano Mr. & Mrs. J. Stephen Neusel Faye Davis Ms. Carolyn G. Cole Austin Joseph Dawid Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. O’Neal Ms. Deborah M. Papdopoulos Jimmie Dean Mr. & Mrs. Joel A. Leach Elizabeth “Betty” Dell Ms. Brenda S. Haalboom Kenneth Dickerson Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Michael Diego Tracy Cannovo Mandella Julie Morris Peterson David Dierberg Mr. & Mrs. Calvin F. Dierberg William Dill Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Kahle Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Sharon Dimitry Wentzville Senior Citizens Carol Drake Mr. & Mrs. Roland L. Brumitt Olive Dudler Mr. & Mrs. John E. Buckner, Jr. Blake Durdel Mr. & Mrs. David L. Weber Bertha Eagan Mr. David L. Tornetto Mary Ann Earhart Ms. Marilyn Mulder Kate Ebert Mr. & Mrs. Peter Bopp John Eckert Ms. Deborah M. Pelch

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Paul Ehlers Burris Management “Santa Pictures” Otto Eichhorn Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Malter Bill & Leora Emmerich Ms. Jo A. Emmerich Linda Essington Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Frerker Dorothy Fielder Blessing Hospital James FitzGibbon Ms. Mary F. Buchanan Ms. Ava Crawford Mr. & Mrs. Robert FitzGibbon Sarah Kirschner Beatrice Fleischmann Ms. Frances L. Hemenway Eleanor Forrester Mr. & Mrs. Edward A. Murphy Carl Fredrickson Mr. & Mrs. Edward A. Murphy Carol Friedman Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Cohen Mr. & Mrs. Irving B. Gordon Lucille Fuist Mr. & Mrs. Brian Bollier Debbie Boyd Mr. & Mrs. James Kurten Dwight Garland Ms. Christine Davis & Family Ms. Claire Davis Ms. Mary Dippold & Family Mr. John Garland & Family Mr. Mike Garland & Family Mr. & Mrs. Patrick F. Garland & Family Burt Gedney Dr. Robert V. Brennan Janith Giegling Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Geiser Cole Giesmann Mr. & Mrs. James E. Giesmann Fred Glarner Mr. & Mrs. J. Stephen Neusel Shirley Glithero Mr. & Mrs. Harold A. Paker Albert Goelzhauser Mr. & Mrs. Vincent J. Evans, III Ms. Loretto Flynn Ms. Susan C. Fox Mr. & Mrs. Brad J. Hutchison Schroeder & Associates, P.C. Mr. & Mrs. John T. Westenberger, Jr. Beloved Father of Carla Golden Ms. Janet Weisberg Esther Goldenhersh Mr. & Mrs. James N. Gemignani Elayna Joy Gowler Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Gowler Richard & Marie Graves Ms. Teri L. Graves Lovina Gularte Mr. & Mrs. James E. Drenon Sonni Gunter Mr. & Mrs. Ross H. Mulder

Marcie Habbe - Christmas Mr. & Mrs. R. Henry Habbe, III Kevin, Tiffany & Kellan Hink Gary, Barb, Keely & Clint Maschhoff Michael J. “Mickey” Hale Mr. Bill Hale & Ms. Jacque L. Glaeser Oscar Hampton Ms. Marian S. Phelps Sarah Hanks Mr. & Mrs. Thomas S. Howe Mr. Donald Maier Charles & DeeDee Hannegan Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Garcia Bernice Marie “Bea” Hanrahan Mrs. Jacqueline Julius Terry Hansard Mr. & Mrs. Johnnie W. Burkhead Robert Harper Dr. Robert V. Brennan Clyde Harrison Ms. Margaret H. Kirchhoefer John Hart Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth J. Thornsberry, Sr. Shirley Hartstein Mrs. Ruth Hartstein George Haskenhoff Mrs. Geraldine Leeker Dorothy “Dotty” Hatina Mr. & Mrs. William P. Donovan Mrs. Carol Merz Mr. & Mrs. James K. Moore Ms. Jane Thompson Hauck Family Grandfather Mr. & Mrs. Theodore H. Levin Nathaniel Haynes Ms. Jolene Eckelkamp Eloise Heaps Mr. & Mrs. William A. Bennett Margo Helling ProWolfe Partners Wilma Henderson Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Malter Phyllis “Pinky” Hering Ms. Rachel M. Dismang Theodora Hermelin Ms. Sherry F. Schmidt Arthur Hilbert Ms. Shirley C. Hilbert Mother/Grandmother of Dr. & Mrs. Billy Hill Ms. Norma Prifti Charles “Chuck” Hippisley Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Lynn Hittler Mr. & Mrs. Alan M. Ferner Mr. & Mrs. Patrick J. Knoll Carl Holekamp Mr. John S. Luby, Jr. Connie Holt Ms. Sharon Shormas Wade Martha Hoog Ms. Nancy A. Duffy

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MEMORIALS CONTINUED Mary Jane Huelsing Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Kathy Hug Mrs. Marie A. Hug Barbara Hurth Mr. & Mrs. Kyle M. Hurth Wilma Huvendick Mr. & Mrs. Louis E. Clavenna Kathleen Jamboretz Mr. David L. Tornetto Paige James Ms. Phyllis J. Nelson Ms. Mary Jo Sgro Elaine Jenkins Dr. Robert V. Brennan Flora Jensen - On Her Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Robidoux, Jr. Helen Jotte Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey G. Martin Kevin Jotte Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey G. Martin Brandon Patrick Joyce Ms. Linda McGee Ms. Diane Meyers Terry Joyce Ms. Linda McGee Thomas Julius Mr. & Mrs. James B. Kremer Harry Kauffman Mrs. Henrietta M. Schlesinger Donald Keller Mr. & Mrs. Bill Dickerson Jeanne Kenney Mr. & Mrs. Ryan J. Tasker Daniel Kettler Mr. & Mrs. David E. Kettler Barbara Keyes Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Hearnes Scott King Mr. & Mrs. David L. Schafer Laurel Kitzmiller Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. Stumpf Reese Klingler Mr. & Mrs. Steve Runyon Marvin Kodner Ms. Robin Roach Emily Konschak Mrs. Carol Gaither Mark Korlin Mr. & Mrs. Elliot M. Glassman Ms. Sherry F. Schmidt Dick Kottemann Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Timothy Krumm Mr. & Mrs. Raymond K Beattie Gateway Co-Packing, LLC Mrs. Cheryl A. Krumm Mr. Tom Krumm Mr. Marek Parafiniuk Howard Lakebrink Ms. Joyce E. Thuston Ralph Landherr Ms. Patricia A. Moser Virginia Lang Mr. Louis A. Russo Timothy Lauderdale Shawnee Enterprises, Inc.

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Judy Leach Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel Barb “Poppy” Lebon Gateway Knights Clown Club Michael Lenzen Mr. & Mrs. Harry J. Lenzen, Jr. Susan Lenzen Douglas Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Walter Lipic Mr. & Mrs. James Van Dillen Ann Lippel Ms. Sandra Taryle Betty Little Mr. & Mrs. Johnnie W. Burkhead Tracy Little Mr. & Mrs. Jerry L. Brown Mr. & Mrs. Johnnie W. Burkhead Livia Clarkson Valley Surgery Center Marcia Jane Logush Mr. David L. Tornetto Kathy Lorenz Dr. Michael J. Lorenz, DDS Olivia Loveless - On Her Birthday Mr. & Mrs. John G. Clarke Ms. Kelly Covington Franklin Shady, Ben, Kelly & Baylee Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Franklin Herluf Lund Dr. Robert V. Brennan Lou Lunsford Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Corey Helen Martin Mr. & Mrs. Mel E. Rich Robert Peter “Bob” Martin Mr. & Mrs. Ronald L. Malloy Mr. & Mrs. Walter E. Pogulis Ms. Viola G. Schmitt Rosemary Maurer Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Malter Mary Maxey Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Brooks Molly McBride Mr. & Mrs. Jack Hawk Mr. & Mrs. Clay Johnson Lucetta McCullough Mrs. Shirley Forbes Rease McDaniel Mr. & Mrs. Billy J. McDaniel Corine McDonald Mr. & Mrs. Albert F. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Warren Bauche Ms. Evie Bauer Mr. Alan Bell Mr. & Mrs. Duthiel H. Borcherding Mr. & Mrs. Robert Borcherding Mr. & Mrs. Ernest G. Brock Mr. Howard Brune Ms. Mildred Brune Ms. Delores M. Covert Mr. & Mrs. Bill Cowan Mr. & Mrs. John W. Engelbrecht Mr. & Mrs. Charles Gerlemann Ms. Penny Gerling Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Hoerstmann Ms. Ann Holt Mr. & Mrs. Mark Kassebaum Mr. & Mrs. William N. Kelley Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Kelly

McDonald (cont.) Ms. Alice Kleinheider Ms. Edith Klenke Mr. & Mrs. Mike Kohlbusch Mr. & Mrs. Gerald A. Kolbe Mr. & Mrs. Dan Krefmeyer Ms. Dorothy Kuhlmann Ms. Betty M. Laune Mr. & Mrs. Bob Laune Mr. & Mrs. George Martin Mr. Daryl McDonald Mr. Ray McDonald Mr. & Mrs. Thomas McDonald Mr. & Mrs. Louis Menz Mr. & Mrs. Ervin Niewald Ms. Mary Jane Ocheskey Mr. & Mrs. Phil Pecaut Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Pehle Ms. Mary Pfautfch Mr. & Mrs. Don Pruessner Mr. Ed Ridden Mr. & Mrs. Howard A. Rohlfing Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Scheer Mr. & Mrs. Don Schowe Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Seitter Mr. & Mrs. Charles N. Sharpe Ms. Kathryn L. Spore Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Vedder Ms. Marietta Vedder Mr. & Mrs. Rodger Vedder Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Von Behren Mr. & Mrs. Robert Wildhaber Mr. Craig Williman Mr. Carl Young Mr. Mark Zobrist Ms. Irene Zumsteg Al McFarland Ms. Carolyn J. McFarland Philip McKemie Mr. & Mrs. Larry Liebman Ida Meyer Mr. Eugene W. Meyer Karen Meyer Mr. & Mrs. Shawn P. Rowan Leo Meyer Mr. Eugene W. Meyer Louis Meyer Ms. Kathleen E. Valenta J. Neal Middelkamp, MD Mr. & Mrs. Paul Szewczyk Faith Miles Bank of Advance Employees Mr. & Mrs. Harold M. Miles Mr. & Mrs. Wayne R. Millington Herbert Miller Mr. & Mrs. William C. Goeddel Martin Millner Fay Furniture, Inc. Gail Lapin Michelle Lapin Steve Lapin Mr. & Mrs. Gary Levinson Susan Moelling Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel Helen Moennig Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. Stumpf Alice Moore Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Misuraca Ed Morris Ms. Sharon K. Mitchell & Family

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Steve Morris Mr. & Mrs. Steve Hedges Larry Morrison Ms. Margaret F. Normile David Mulford Mrs. Arline Goodwilling Ms. Stephanie Meyer Doug, Lesa, & Laini Smith Toyota Motor Sales, USA Jacqueline “Jackie” Myslinski Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Scott Joan Niedbalski Mrs. Theresa Steininger Frances Nouss Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Strebeck, Jr. Mary O’Connor Ms. Marie B. Moore Tom O’Donnell Mr. & Mrs. Barry H. Worth Shirley Orlando Ms. Sherry F. Schmidt Faith Orso Mr. & Mrs. Donald Blevins Mr. & Mrs. Mark Kalishman Mrs. & Mr. Linda Orso Cooper Ortiz Ms. Martha A. Auge Ms. Donna F. Burch Mr. & Mrs. Craig J. Caplan Mr. & Mrs. F. A. Cloud Ms. Lisa K. Donn Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Gandy Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Garrett Ms. Telia S. Gilcrest Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Gouger Mr. & Mrs. John R. Gould Mr. & Mrs. Dewayne L. Greening Mr. & Mrs. Mark Hayse Mr. & Mrs. Edwin D. Hellige Ms. Lynn M. Johnson Ms. Susan F. Latas Mr. & Mrs. Gregory A. Lear Ms. Gina Malashock Mr. & Mrs. Joseph G. Marchin Mr. & Mrs. Daniel L. Wohlenhaus Elizabeth P. Betty Owens Ms. Margaret F. Normile Giovanna Palazzo Ms. Josephine Byrne Florence Patrick Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Brooks Blake Penner Ms. Paula Campbell Jesús Perez Ms. Teresa K. Kelley Kathleen Perez BJC HealthCare Carl Perry Mr. & Mrs. Niles Rosen Arlene Peterson Ms. Frances E. Koszelnik Gwen Pleasant Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Newton Douglas Poetz Mr. & Mrs. Calvin F. Dierberg Emma Powers Mr. & Mrs. Corey Powers Judy Rains Tom Julius Family

Helen Ravarino Ms. Mirella Ravarino Adele Reby Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Cohen Claire Recar Mr. & Mrs. C. G. Brown Mr. & Mrs. John M. Thorman (Recar cont.) Ms. Mary A. Thorman Ms. Michele A. Thorman Margaret Reidelberger Ms. Judy Reidelberger Joan Remelius Mrs. Jacqueline Julius Wyatt Rice Mr. David S. Melvin Garrett Richardson Miss Lisa McAllister Ms. Hayden & North Tech High School Joyce Richars Mr. & Mrs. Patrick F. Garland Michael T. Roberts Birthday Bash Mr. Ivan A. Ayala Mr. & Mrs. Richard Berg CDC-ELT Operations, LLC Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Eidson Ms. Erin C. Gifford Ms. Alice Hatcher Mr. Todd W. Johansen Mr. Robert Kim Mr. & Mrs. John J. Linek Mr. Joseph A. Linek Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. Myrick Ms. Angela M. Oldani Mr. & Mrs. Gerard A. Proctor Mr. Daniel P. Roberts Mr. Bruce Shoults Mr. & Mrs. James F. Vierling Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Vierling Mr. & Mrs. Scott Vierling Wacker Construction Company, Inc. Mr. Michael J. Wrobel Raymond Rogers Mr. Delmar Rogers, Jr. Benjamin Rovey Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Rovey Rose Russo Mr. Louis A. Russo Gloria Godie L. Rutledge Mr. & Mrs. Terry L. Gooding Joshue Saare Ms. Beckey A. Scott Edward Sabinash Catherine M. Sabinash & Lawrence L. Heinrich Ruth Safron Gail I. Lapin & Barry G. Mandel Mary Sauter Mrs. Geraldine Leeker The Leeker Family Robert Schaan Energizer Matching Gifts Program Mr. & Mrs. David C. Harmon Emily Scherr Ms. Connie Walker Albert Jerry Schieler Mr. & Mrs. J. Stephen Neusel


Carl Schneider Mrs. Joanne R. Schneider Eleanor Martha Eugenia Schneider Ms. Lois R. Flaxbart Mr. & Mrs. Walter F. Henning Mr. Alvin H. Horst Mr. & Mrs. John Krebs Mr. & Mrs. Herman B. Radde (Schneider cont.) Mr. & Mrs. Jon Radde Mr. & Mrs. Leroy O. Schiemann Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Schmidt Clarence Schnitzer Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Joyce Schweitzer Mr. & Mrs. Donald P. Nies Jalen Scott Aunt Becky Claggett Travis Scott Mr. & Mrs. Nick Mayes Roger Seigel Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Cohen Muriel Seitz Mr. & Mrs. Harold F. Walker Ethel Shaefitz Lung Transplant Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Lung Transplant Team Stuart Sweet, MD Albert Faro, MD Peter Michelson, MD Carole Branch, RN Sue Hogenmiller, RN Robin Hock, RN Donna Oberkfell, RN Colleen Eisenbarger, RN Laura Skamp, RN Pegi Shaner, RN Barry Sheets Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Viola Valvin Sinclair Mr. & Mrs. Harvey M. Cohen Brother of Jeannie Sluhan Ms. Robin Roach Betty Sly Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Blankemeyer Soldiers & Civilians at Fort Hood 2009 Mr. & Mrs. David B. Graham Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Jones Gustav “Gus” Stauder Ms. Carol A. Benter Mr. & Mrs. Timothy J. Danis Ms. Lori M. Haire Mr. Robert F. Knittel Magnet LLC MO Pac-Missouri Pacific Retired Men’s Club Mr. & Mrs. Mark Reynolds Ms. Ann C. Wiltfang Verna Stemmler Mrs. June Thebeau Tara Stoffel Mr. & Mrs. Carlos J. Barbour Ms. Gina R. Barlow Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Beam Dr. & Mrs. Robin S. Biermann Mr. & Mrs. Willard D. Biermann Mr. Willard H. Biermann Mr. Michael R. Bochhorn Mr. & Mrs. Willie Bockhorn Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Bogenpohl Ms. Jane Boice

(Stoffel cont.) Mr. & Mrs. Walt Bollman Mr. & Mrs. Mark Bollmann Ms. Cherie Brand Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Brennfleck Mr. & Mrs. Rayburn Brockmeyer Ms. Virginia L. Brown & Mr. Jonathan D. Brown Mr. & Mrs. Gary Buch Mr. & Mrs. Stanley M. Buchheit Mr. & Mrs. Randall A. Caby Ms. Debra Chapman Mr. & Mrs. Bryan T. Coleman Ms. Sherry Coleman Mr. & Mrs. Seth Cross Ms. Teri Davitz Mr. & Mrs. Kevin N. Decker Mr. & Mrs. Walter Decker Mr. Wayne Decker Mr. & Mrs. Glenwood O. Degenhardt Mr. & Mrs. Bryan Diercks Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Diercks Mr. & Mrs. Robert Diercks & Family Mr. & Mrs. Carl L. Dierks Mr. & Mrs. Doug Dierks Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Dierks Mr. & Mrs. Larry Dierks Mr. & Mrs. Roy Dierks Mr. Derek L. Dinkins Mr. & Mrs. David Eaton Mr. & Mrs. Steve Eaton Mr. & Mrs. Doug Edgar Mr. & Mrs. Doug Eggers Ms. Mary L. Ehlers Ms. Brittany R. Eisenhauer Ms. Debra R. Eisenhauer Mr. & Mrs. Lonnie Fisher Ms. Paula Fisher Cameron Fraembs Mr. & Mrs. Delbert Froemling Mr. & Mrs. Clay Fuhrhop Mr. & Mrs. Larry Fuhrhop Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Fuhrhop Mr. Andy Gerlach Mr. & Mrs. Larry Gross Ms. Jennifer R. Hagel Mr. & Mrs. Leo Hagene Mr. & Mrs. Dennis R. Hartmann Ms. Nancy Hauer Mr. & Mrs. Loren R. Hodge Mr. & Mrs. Royce A. Hoops Jr. & Marie Hornbostel Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Huseman Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence W. Huseman Mr. & Mrs. Dan Johnson Ms. Jennifer Jones & Family Mr. & Mrs. Ed Kerkhover Mr. & Mrs. Troy Kimbrough Mr. & Mrs. Jim Knop Mr. & Mrs. Scott Knop Wib & Carol Knop Mr. & Mrs. Michael Koester Alleve Kothe Mr. & Mrs. Lester P. Kothe Mr. & Mrs. Ron Kothe Mr. & Mrs. David Lappe Mr. & Mrs. Bart Lawrence Mr. & Mrs. Randy Lindenberg Mr. & Mrs. Jim A. Lindner Mr. & Mrs. Timothy G. Lindner Ms. Darla Loftus Ms. Bernadine Loucks

(Stoffel cont.) Ms. Kathy Loucks Mr. & Mrs. Herman Mayer Ms. Judith K. McSmith Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. McSmith Ms. Joyce L. Metcalf Ms. Retha R. Meyerhoff Ms. Brenda Miesner Mr. & Mrs. George Miller Paul & Sindy Miller Mr. & Mrs. Edgar Misselhorn Lucille & Marla Misselhorn Mr. & Mrs. Brad Morgenstern Mr. Ray Mueller Mr. & Mrs. Steve Mueller Mr. & Mrs. Steve Nehrt Mr. & Mrs. Phillip N. Palm Jordon Park Ms. Barb Phoenix Mr. & Mrs. Nathan B. Phoenix & Family Mr. & Mrs. William F. Powell Mr. Darwin Prange Mr. & Mrs. Robert Presswood Mr. & Mrs. Bill Priebe Mr. & Mrs. Al Rabe Ms. Ruth Rabe Ms. Rosalie M. Rathert Mr. & Mrs. Sid Rathert Mr. & Mrs. Bill Reily Ms. Deborah F. Reiman Ms. Renee Rheinecker Mr. Gannon Richelman Mr. & Mrs. Ardell Richenberg Mr. & Mrs. Dale N. Rickenberg Mr. Dennis Rickenberg Ms. Janet L. Rickenberg Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Rieckenberg Mr. & Mrs. Don Ritter Pat Robinson Mr. & Mrs. Dennis D. Rodewald Mr. Gyle A. Rodewald Ms. Neil Rodewald Ms. Ruth Rodewald Ms. Brenda Roth Dave, Linda, Greg, & Ally Rowold Mr. & Mrs. Victor Rowold Mrs. Stephanie Rubach Mr. & Mrs. Paul Schatte Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Schuette Ms. Myra Siemers The Smith Family Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Smith Ms. Rhonda J. Smith Chris & Sharon Snider Steeleville Fire Department Mr. & Mrs. Roger L. Stegmann Mr. & Mrs. Scott Sternberg Mr. & Mrs. Alan D. Stromeyer Mr. & Mrs. P. W. Thies Mr. & Mrs. Alex C. Thoms Ms. Lynette Tillock Ms. Lisa Trail Trico Area Girl Scouts Mr. & Mrs. Russell L. Tripp Randy Troue Ms. Debra Uchtman Mr. & Mrs. Greg Vallett Mr. & Mrs. Harold Van Hoy Dale Westermann & Family Ms. Wilma Westermann Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Wettig Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Wetzel, Jr. Ms. Terri Wilhite

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(Stoffel cont.) Ms. Jenny Wilson Mr. & Mrs. Jim Wilson Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Wilson Mr. & Mrs. Rodney Wilson Mr. Brian Witthoft Ms. Adeline Wolters Mr. & Mrs. Dale Wolters Mr. & Mrs. Don Wolters Mr. & Mrs. Rick Woods Mr. & Mrs. Jim Word Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey D. Wright Sydney Stone Ms. Sherry F. Schmidt Jennifer Straszacker Mr. & Mrs. James P. Foley Hunter Stratton Mr. & Mrs. John D. Stratton Jean Strele Ms. Kay O’Brien Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. Scheer Rosalyn Adele Skaggs Towne Mr. David L. Tornetto Katie Tremblay Mr. & Mrs. Ted Len Gracie Ultican The Haryu Family Rosie Umhoefer Ms. Rosann Umhoefer Sammy Usery Mr. & Mrs. Thomas P. Gonzalez Michael Utterback Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Robertson Andrew Valenzuela Mr. & Mrs. Niles Rosen Joseph Vollmar Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S. Scott Edward William Vorlop Mr. & Mrs. Larry Bensussen Bob Voss Mrs. Jane F. Bradley Mr. & Mrs. Cory A. Miller, Sr. Toby L. Miller & Amanda M. Liesen-Miller Margaret Walker Mr. & Mrs. Richard Walker Kimberly Waters Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. Stumpf Craig Watson Ms. Robin Roach Rita Weber Ms. Lucie Francis Warren Weiner Mr. Alan R. Skop & Mrs. Barbara F. Goldberg Mary Westerholt Ms. Ruth P. Noakes Ms. Kathy Westerholt Donald Weyerich Ms. Barbara Benefield Jeremiah White Mr. & Mrs. L. Scott Adkins Ms. Joan A. Aljancic Mr. & Mrs. Timothy J. Billeror Mr. & Mrs. Shane Boyce Lt. Col. & Mrs. Jonathan Downing Mr. & Mrs. James G. Kirchheimer Kiwanis Club of Louisville Mr. & Mrs. Lee G. Krabill Mr. & Mrs. Dennis L. Meeks Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Smith Mr. & Mrs. Rob White Mr. & Mrs. Robert Wittensoldner

Glenace Whitworth Mr. & Mrs. Mike T. Klak Merle Wibbenmeyer Mr. & Mrs. John J. Vogt Charles Wieland Dr. & Mrs. Mark Feldman Beth Wilhelm Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S. Scott Carl Will Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Atkins Mr. & Mrs. Chris Buck Ms. Merle A. Coughlin Mr. & Mrs. John C. Dauernheim Mr. & Mrs. James L. Eaton, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Alyn V. Essman Ms. Diane G. Fendler Ms. Josephine Fischer Ms. Donna Gilbert Mr. Robert C. Gorecki Mr. & Mrs. James L. Hawkins Ms. Peggy Ann Heck Ms. Joanne Henderson Mrs. Barbara Jamieson Mr. & Mrs. David Janicke Jolly Boys & Girls Ms. Judith A. Kenefick Mr. & Mrs. Art Kniffen Mrs. Rita Krapf Mrs. Joanne Kuhn Ms. Janet Lane Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Launy Mr. Charles R. Laury Ms. Elizabeth J. Laury Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Licari, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Lowe Mr. & Mrs. Gregory A. Lucas Ms. Carmeline M. Maloney Mr. Valentine L. Pelizzaro Mr. Larry M. Phillips Richard R. Raffel & Sandra J. Brown Mr. & Mrs. James E. Reh Mr. & Mrs. James P. Ross, Jr. Mr. Jake Schillinger Mr. & Mrs. Leo W. Schmittgens Mr. & Mrs. John J. Sheehan St. Louis Chapter of ASIS International Mr. & Mrs. Larry R. Stahl Mr. & Mrs. David R. Staub The Staff of Will Electronics, Inc. Thomas L. Dowell & Associates, Inc. Ms. Tina M. Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Stephen D. Tichacek Mr. & Mrs. Timothy W. Ward Mr. & Mrs. David G. Weber Mr. & Mrs. Herman W. Wecke Mr. & Mrs. Michael Whealen Bernard F. Brown, Sr. & Rosanne C. Will Mr. & Mrs. Brad Witte Mr. & Mrs. Tarry Wood Mr. & Mrs. Edward A. Yanko, Jr. Gabrielle Wintjen Mr. & Mrs. George Wintjen Scott Wood Ms. Patricia Wilds Catherine Woolley Mr. & Mrs. Gene Eckelkamp Arnold Zimmerman Mr. & Mrs. Jerry P. Schloss

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TRIBUTES

The following gifts were made in honor of someone special from September 1, 2011 to February 29, 2012. If you would like to make a donation, please call 314.773.1100 or visit www.rmhcstl.com.

Jacob Adams Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Cole Katie & Daniel Alstadt - Wedding Mr. & Mrs. Steven W. Alstadt Sarah & Steven Alstadt Ms. Eleanor Smith Rachel Bernstein - Bat Mitzvah Cookies for Kids Mr. & Mrs. Larry Eilbott Gary Biggs Machine Center, Inc. Leeann Binder Mr. & Mrs. Ervin D. Weinmeister Clare Blase Mr. & Mrs. John Blase B’nai Mitzvah of Grandchildren Dr. & Mrs. Richard Blath Mark Bortfeld Ms. Shirley L. Hedley Jeff Bosch - Christmas Admin & US Title Girls Brennan Family Mr. Guy G. Slay Brinkley Family Ms. Vicky Holway Averi Budde Ms. Lauren Alderson John Butka - 8th Birthday Mr. Tyler Arulsamy Mr. & Mrs. Steven A. Busch Ms. Cheryl M. Mauney Ms. Michele Stengel “Wilma” Joyce Callen Mr. & Mrs. Harvey M. Cohen Mary Cantwell Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Barker Mr. & Mrs. Brian Hewitt Mr. & Mrs. Steven L. Longenecker Mr. & Mrs. S. M. Lundergan Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Primm Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Waterman Ms. Michelle R. Weislocher Lawrence Carrico Mr. Michael D. Tissot Kenneth Carroll - Christmas Mrs. Linda Sharamitaro Laura & Steve Carroll Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth C. Carroll Natalie Caster - 8th Birthday Mr. Tyler Arulsamy Mr. & Mrs. Steven A. Busch Ms. Cheryl M. Mauney Ms. Michele Stengel Children & Families at The Ronald McDonald House at Christmas Mr. & Mrs. Mike Schmelzle Mr. Jeffrey Schuff Children’s Clinic Staff Ms. Elizabeth G. “Betsy” Atkinson Clayton Behavioral, LLC Market Strategies International

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Clinton Conness - Birthday Mr. Christopher J. Conness Scott Cook Mr. & Mrs. Douglas A. Wuennenberg Jean Cushman - Speedy Recovery Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Vittert Wayne Deibert Mr. & Mrs. Delray C. Deibert Dana Devers - Christmas Admin & US Title Girls Judy & Calvin Dierberg Mr. & Mrs. Ron R. Heckel Mr. & Mrs. Stanley R. Hendrickson Ms. Ann H. Hunt Mr. & Mrs. Robert Laatsch Mr. & Mrs. J. David Leech Leone Dierberg Mr. & Mrs. Gary R. Hartwig Anyla Douglas Mr. & Mrs. Darion Douglas Bruce Dwyer Mr. & Mrs. Terrance D. Knox Brayden Eardley Ms. Carol J. Lovelace Mark Edelman and Karin Lichterman Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel Jeanne Edwards Mr. & Mrs. Donald L. Hampton Esse Pediatrics Physicians Christmas Ms. Sally Tunison Eyecare Associates of St. Louis Ms. Angela L. Mitchell Families in Need Mr. Keith Pappaspanos Valenti Family Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Noelke Francee Ford Ms. Iris A. Elliot Ethan Forsberg Ms. Christine M. Wegrzyn Matt Friederich Mr. & Mrs. Gerald R. Donovan Judith Gall - Lifetime Achievement Award Mr. & Mrs. Gary Levinson Jack Garritano - Birthday Ms. Michele Stengel Allison Gibbs Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Wilmes Kim & Adam Gibson & Family Oakdale Eggstravaganza/ Homecoming Committee Grandchild of Gay & Larry Goldenberg Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Rosie Gordon Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery Gordon Grandaughter Carlye’s Bat Mitzvah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer

Christina Greenberg Ms. Lois Neihaus Christopher Griesedieck American Pulverizer Employees Betty & Jack Grossman Mr. & Mrs. James M. Grossman Carter Grus Ms. Marcella Gildehaus Chris Hagan - 5 Year Anniversary Woodard Cleaning & Restoration Services Melissa Rose Hahn Ms. Sandy Reinhardt Mary Ann Haupt Ms. Annabelle J. Haupt Brandin Hay Mr. Jeffrey Coverdell Ms. Norah Donovan Mr. & Mrs. Michael Strahan Luis Hebenstreit - Bravery Ms. Martha Robbins Patricia Heninger - Christmas Mr. & Mrs. Byrne E. Heninger Lorraine Henry Mr. & Mrs. William D. Schneider Ben Hesselberg Mr. & Mrs. Larry Liebman Jolie & Lauren Hilgedieck Birthdays Mr. & Mrs. Eric Bockhorn Mr. & Mrs. Larry B. Brimer Mr. & Mrs. David Goeddel Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hilgedieck Victoria Jansen, MD & Neil Jansen Mr. Jason T. Preis Thomas Hillmeyer Ms. Susan W. Durbin Hope Springs Eternal Manchester United Methodist Church Carol Choir Easton Hopper Photography by Katrina Joan Huntebrinker Mrs. Nomel L. Haley Sammy Husen Mr. & Mrs. Irving B. Gordon Scott Jarvis Mr. & Mrs. Dave Murley John & Laurie (Dowling) Leboeuf’s Wedding Guests Mr. & Mrs. William J. Dowling AJ Jokish Mr. & Mrs. Larry Hummel Ella Jones Ms. Katie Bryant Mr. & Mrs. David B. Graham Mr. & Mrs. Michael R. Jones Family of Ella Jones Ms. Emily R. Scannura Mr. & Mrs. Joshua S. Severns Ms. April R. Smiddy Ms. Maureen Suhadolik Karen & Ken Julius - Wedding Mr. & Mrs. Timothy T. King

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Kaiman Baby Girl Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Tabak Kalin Family Ms. Angela L. Mitchell Louise & Gene Katz - 50th wedding anniversary Mr. & Mrs. Elliot M. Glassman Alyson Kavich - Bat Mitzvah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Thomas Keeline Mr. Frank Niesen, III Anna Keller Ms. Mary F. Giuntoli Bob Kitsch ADCi Beth Van Epern Nephew of David Klutho Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Travers Kramer Family Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Adam Kreidler - 7th Birthday Mr. Jim Byrne Mr. & Mrs. Paul T. Kreidler Mr. & Mrs. Ryan K. Upmeyer Maddie Kujawski - Speedy Recovery Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Vittert Kay Laird - Speedy Recovery Ms. Audrey Adreon Carly Lander - Bat Mitzvah Mr. & Mrs. Larry Eilbott Jack Lehman Ms. Tamara L. Lehman Wallace Limestall Mr. & Mrs. Steven Limestall Diana Lopez Conner Ash PC Vickie Lucas - The Lucas Family Ms. Doris T. Abrams John Lyons - Retirement & 30 Years’ Service Ms. Linda Andrews Ms. Pat A. Andrews Mr. & Mrs. John E. Buckner, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Patrick G. Lyons Ms. Betty J. Tisius Wednesday Dinner Group Emma Malter Mr. & Mrs. Henry Diamant Sarah Malter Mr. & Mrs. Henry Diamant Mand Ms. Susan Sexton Michael McKemie Mr. & Mrs. Larry Liebman McKenzie’s Bat Mitzvah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer John McKeone - Christmas Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. McKeone Donald McLaughlin Machine Center, Inc. Cora McNeil Ms. Nancy A. Spehr Zayne McVey Mr. & Mrs. Paul Foster

Tillie Means - Birthday Mr. Louis A. Russo Klaus Meier Mr. & Mrs. Glenn M. MacDonald Alec Mella - 8th Birthday Mr. Tyler Arulsamy Mr. & Mrs. Steven A. Busch Ms. Cheryl M. Mauney Elmer Miller Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Newton Jacob Moak Mr. & Mrs. Larry S. McDonough Margie Moon Mrs. Mary Signaigo Cindy Muchnick Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel Cody Naeger Mr. & Mrs. Ronald K. Bollinger Candace Nattiel - Birthday Mr. Louis A. Russo Lois Neihaus Bank of America Mr. & Mrs. Justin Martin Betty Nelson Mr. & Mrs. Ronald J. Bishop Howard Nimmons - Christmas Juliette Nimmons Barbara & Kurt Oehler Your Employees Pagano Family Mr. Guy G. Slay Dr. George A. Paletta, Jr. Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Lenke Mr. & Mrs. Robin Sullivan Pat Patterson Mrs. Marge Terhaar Erick Perez Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Tevlin Nhu Pham Mrs. Mary Signaigo Bill Philipp Mr. & Mrs. Louis J. Schelker Christopher Pock Mr. & Mrs. Justin Pock James Proctor Richard Sparkmon & Associates Mark Proctor Richard Sparkmon & Associates Michael Proctor Richard Sparkmon & Associates Nicholas Purschke - Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Leo W. Purschke Eileen Rafuse & Peter McGaughey - Marriage Richard F. Rafuse Lee Renz Arthur Ostmann General Contractor, Inc. Karen Rewerts - MAC Women of Distinction Award Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Malter Chris Robinson Mr. & Mrs. Glenn M. MacDonald


Lezlie Robinson - Christmas Roberta Robinson Mr. Kenneth Sticka Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis Mr. & Mrs. Steven W. Alstadt Mr. & Mrs. John A. Ederle Mr. & Mrs. James Shiels, Jr. Nancy Rosenhauer Mrs. Marge Terhaar Toni Ruda - 70th Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Timothy C. Dolan Lilia Rushing Mr. & Mrs. Everett Rushing Allen Sabol Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel Mark Schaefer Mr. & Mrs. Larry Liebman Jack Scharr - Christmas Ms. Margaret G. Tebo Robert Scheetz Mr. & Mrs. John Hanichak Schueller Family Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Ava Seavers Evelyn & Mark Brown Mr. & Mrs. Hal Crawford Mr. & Mrs. Larry W. Ellis Ms. Andrea H. Evans Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Evans

(Seavers cont.) Rhonda & Christopher McPhail Mr. & Mrs. Keith A. Null Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Seavers Mr. & Mrs. Kyle W. Seavers Mr. & Mrs. Joshua D. Smith Mr. & Mrs. Charles C. Tolbert Mr. Rayburn D. Vancil Dr. S. Michael Vancil Mr. & Mrs. Kevin D. Weston Linda & Mike Sharamitaro Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth C. Carroll Susan & Steve Short Mr. & Mrs. F. Paul Goelz Mr. & Mrs. Gary A. Knoth, Sr. Smith Family - Hanukah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Grandma Smithmier Christmas Mrs. Frances S. Gadberry Soldiers & Civilians at Fort Hood 2009 Ms. Katie Bryant Ms. Emily R. Scannura Mr. & Mrs. Joshua S. Severns Ms. April R. Smiddy Ms. Maureen Suhadolik Granddaughter Sophie Maya Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer The Kramer Family

Speilberg Family - Hanukkah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer Shirley Stanley Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S. Scott Tara Stoffel Mrs. Gayla Bradley Stacy & Jared Tafeen - Wedding Mr. & Mrs. Gary M. Sterling Cindy & Mark Tampow Ms. Jennifer L. Dolce Sophia Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Taylor Aaron Teitelbaum Ms. Meredith Siegel Adah Tibbetts - Christmas Mrs. Deena C. Chaney Ms. Wyona Tibbetts Ethan Tuggle Mr. Richard L. Harmon Damoder Varkal Mr. Padmanaban Sanjeevi Emerson Vincelette Mr. & Mrs. Rick McLaskey Ray Vinson - Birthday Mr. & Mrs. Dan Harbaugh Matthew Harper Virgin - Birth Mr. & Mrs. Larry Eilbott Wallis Family - Hanukkah Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Kramer

Diane Weitman Mr. & Ms. Michael Siegel West Pine Wednesday Family Dinner Groups Mr. & Mrs. John P. Lyons West Pine Wednesday Volunteers Mr. & Mrs. John P. Lyons Elliana White Mr. & Mrs. Rob White Jeremiah White Mr. Henry Householder Larry Whitehead J.T. McDermott Remodeling Contractors Teddy Wilson - 1st Birthday Mr. & Mrs. John Spencer Richard Yingling Mr. & Mrs. Dean C. Yingling Young Professionals Group Cortney N. Mayer Bev Zimmerman Mrs. Marge Terhaar Annie Zipf - Outstanding Employee Mr. & Mrs. Scott A. Critchfield Christmas Greetings from Al & Eileen Weber to Alice O’Rourke Sandy O’Rourke

(Weber cont.) Mandy Schepers Brent Hardesty Mary Hardesty Kelly Schuler Chris Schuler Brent Hardesty III Renee Grassinger Hardesty Heather Hardesty Amy Stidham Hardesty April Hardesty Joseph N. Weber Kay Siegrist Mark Weber Carol Weber Scott Weber Joseph Matthew Weber Chelsea Weber Marianna Weber Bob & Sue McNally Garrett & Katie McNally Ron Marth Judy Marth Alex Marth Lisa Marth Mark Johnson Janet Johnson John & Virginia Whiteley

We make every effort to include everyone correctly. If you have a correction, please contact us at 314.773.1100.

MEMORIAL

& TRIBUTE

BRICKS

The following bricks were purchased in memory or honor of someone special from September 1, 2011 to February 14, 2012. IN MEMORY OF EDUARDO DIAZ

IN MEMORY OF ISABELLA PRESTON

IN MEMORY OF BENJAMIN R BENNETT IN MEMORY OF ADAN VAZQUEZ-FELIX

IN MEMORY OF ZAKAREE NEEDHAM IN MEMORY OF DAVID EPLER

IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM WHITE

IN MEMORY OF DOMINIC AUSTIN

IN MEMORY OF JEREMIAH WHITE

IN MEMORY OF MATTHEW EAKINS

IN MEMORY OF JAMES DUNN-JONES

A BRICK FOR YOU, FOR ALL YOU DO. THANKS MO!

IN MEMORY OF JOSEPH MARAACHLI

IN MEMORY OF CHRISTINA BOTELLO IN MEMORY OF MACKENZIE BAKER

IN MEMORY OF LOGAN T. DAVIS

HAPPY 6OTH BIRTHDAY RAY VINSON

MAPLEWOOD LIONS CLUB LION TERRI WILLIAMS 9/5/54 TO 7/14/11 MELISSA ROSE HAHM ♥ THE KALIN FAMILY LINDA GARY CURTIS

IN LOVING MEMORY OF GLENICE WHITWORTH RACHEL A BEQUETTE THE STORM PASSED RACHEL IS DANCING IN THE RAIN WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE AND MISS YOU

EYECARE ASSOCIATES OF ST LOUIS STEPHEN WEXLER, MD SEAN BREIT, MD TODD LA POINT, OD JANAE KADLEC, OD

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JEREMIAH 29:11 FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I HAVE FOR YOU DECLARES THE LORD… IN HONOR OF ELLIANA JOY WHITE LOVE FROM THE CARNIVAL KIDS AT THE MEADOWS OF FORDEN OAKS 2011

JOHN 3:16 THANK YOU HEAVENLY FATHER FOR GIVING YOUR ONLY SON SO OUR SON CAN LIVE WITH YOU IN HEAVEN IN MEMORY OF JEREMIAH WHITE 2011

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FAMILY DINNER PROGRAM

Advent Episcopal Church AHM Financial Group LLC ALA Gateway Chapter All Saints of North American Orthodox Church Alpha Delta Kappa Alpha Delta Pi Alpha Phi Omega Ameren Legal Dept. American Equity Mortgage Ameriprise Financial Grenia/ Barbey/Van Sickel Team Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc APHON APO at Wash U Archonette of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Associated Service Corporation ASU Nursing Group Assumption MOPS II Avnet Barbie Whitehead & Friends Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital Emergency Room Barry-Wehmiller Cos., Inc. Bauer Family and Friends Be Nice or Else Bethel Women Biederman & Friends Bishop Wurm Assembly Ladies Blairs & Friends Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Boeing Boeing AES (Amelia Erhardt Society) Boeing Reach Bonnie, Lynda & Friends Brad’s Group The Breakfast Club Brentwood Moms Night Out Brittaney Brinkmann & Friends Buckner Family Cannady Family Cassidy Turley Christensen Family Civic Memorial High School Circle K Coldwell Banker GundakerFenton Office Columbia High School Beta Club Convergys Corporation- Arnold The Cool Cookers Cornerstone Christian Church Correctional Medical Services Crestwood/Sunset Hills Kiwanis

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Delta Sigma Pi - SLU Delta Sigma Pi - UMSL Chapter Dillard’s Mid Rivers Disney Volunteers Dot Foods, Inc. Doyle Lawrence Family Eagle Bank & Trust Eckenrode-Maupin Edward Jones Elsevier Epsilon Sigma Alpha Ethan’s Family Ethical Society of Mid Rivers Farnsworth Group FCC Union Fenton Girls Fifth Third Bank First State Bank of St. Charles FMS Jr. Knightline Foristell Church of Christ Teenage Girls Foundation for Children with Cancer Fox High School FCCLA Frederick Family Girls Friedens UCC From My Heart to Yours Geyer Road Baptist Church Girls from Lindbergh ‘79 Girl Scout Troop #461 Girl Scout Troop 2184 Girl Scout Troop 3857 Girl Scout Troop #4171 Goring Family Grace Church H&R Block & Ameriprise Financial Hair Pleasers Hanners/Lowe Family Hard Rock Café Harmony Lions Heritage Neighbors Hofman, Valenti, Hill Families (Breakfast with Santa) HRFA Hubb’s Family Huber/Wibbenmeyer Family Immaculate Conception Cluster Group International Design Services InVALUable Solutions Iron Mountain Records Management J Weltman Family & Friends Janet Martinez & Friends

Our Ronald McDonald House families enjoyed many delicious, home-cooked meals September 1 to December 31, 2011. We thank you for your continued generosity and for sharing your time with our families when they need a smile the most. For a list of available dates or information on how to reserve your next date, call the Family Dinner Program line at 314.531.6601, ext. 1202, or email to dinners@rmhcstl.com.

Jean Iezzi and Friends Jefferson County Squares Jessica & Company Jewish Women International JM Family Enterprises JoAnn, Carol & Friends Job’s Daughters John C. Hill & Friends Joyce Patton Junior Girl Scout Troop 837 Junior League of St. Louis Kappa Delta Pi Kappa Delta Pi - Honor Society SIUE Kappa Epsilon Kappa Psi Kathy & Friends Keeven Family Kelly Fleming, Friends & Family Kevin Teague I & Friends Kiefer Bonfanti Co, LLP Kim Fenberg and Friends Kirkwood Kiwanis Knights of Columbus #11437 Knights of Columbus-O’Fallon Auxiliary Kraft Foods (STL Sales Division) Labarge Family Lamm Fam & Friends La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery Lillian Faith Brown’s Family Looney Family Lori, Lindsay and Friends Lutheran Church of Weber Gardens Lynn Clark & Friends M & I Bank MAB & Friends MACTEC Engineering and Consulting Manges Family Mark Schlichter Family & Friends Mauger Family McBride Charitable Foundation McVey Family Medina Temple #39 Youth Group Meetup Volunteer Group Merkel, Merlo & Berra Metro Community Church Missouri Society of CPA’s MO Baptist University Monsanto Regulatory Peoples Team The Mosers The Muenster Family

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National Charity Sustainers NBCF New Neighbors League of St. Louis (NNLCI) New Song Church Orf O’Toole Family PAIGE Foundation Patrylo Family Pfizer Polar Star Rose Hill #79 Primal Living Rainwater Family Rawlings Sporting Goods Rema Sanghavi Rib Shack Richmond Family Rock Family Church Rockwood Summit High School National Honor Society Ronnie’s Friends RubinBrown, LLP The Ruhland Family RVMS National Junior Honor Society Scarpino Family Schnucks Finance Department Schwartz Family Scott’s Power Sczesniak Family Second Helping Shanklin Family The Shelton Family Sigma Sigma Sigma Sisters of Mercy, Billing Team SIUE Pre-Med Association SLU Bookstore Bunch SMILE Rockwood Summit High School SMOTJ (Avery) SMOTJ (Burgoyne) SMOTJ (Stumpf) Snarks SNOW So You Think You Can Cook Solae, LLC The Sonshine Girlz South City Y Leaders South County Family YMCA Southminster Presbyterian Church Southwest Airlines Southwest St. Louis County Kiwanis Club Spellman, Brady & Company

SSM Maryville Pediatrics St. Francis Knights of Columbus Ladies’ Auxiliary St. Louis Cares/United Way St. Louis County Farm Bureau St. Louis Paralegal Association St. Louis University School of Law St. Mary’s Middle School St. Paul ACTS Tuesday Prayer Group St. Thomas Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Stanton Elementary Service Leaders Ste. Genevieve Student Council Stephanie’s Crew The Stroller Striders of West St. Louis County Swift/Taylor Family Thomas Family & Friends Troop 4106 & Family Tom Julius Family Tracy Schultheis and Family Transitions Service Trinity Lutheran Church of Kirkwood Troop 1116 UMSL Black Student Nurses United Healthcare Ursuline Academy US Cellular Vangilder Family Vickie & Julie’s Birthday Club Waddell and Reed Financial Advisors Wash U Alpha Epsilon Delta Wash U Black Alumni Council Washington University in St. Louis Webster Gardens Women’s Bible Study Wentzville Assembly #114 Wentzville Mom’s Group Willmering Family & Friends Winn & Bailey WISE Women Influencing Success in Energy Powered by Ameren Women’s Electrical Board Wright Family Group WUSTL Culinary Arts Society Xi Iota Omega Youth Groups of Temple Israel


A HISTORY OF

GIVING BETTY BRITTAIN, a member of our original Board of

Directors, reminisces about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis and how much we’ve grown.

Betty Brittain’s history of giving to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis began more than 30 years ago. As a founding Board member, Betty has donated an enormous amount of her time and talent to our organization. She coordinated our first big event — a gala at the Historic American Theater, now the Roberts Orpheum Theater, with entertainment by the famous Roger Williams, followed by a dinner at the Roberts Mayfair Hotel. Thanks to the dedication of Betty and her fellow founders, Betty has watched RMHC St. Louis grow from an organization of three employees and an eight-bedroom facility to one with more than 20 employees and three Houses, eight long-term apartments and three Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. “It’s a family-oriented charity that has grown tremendously from eight bedrooms to 59,” says Betty of the incredible progress she’s witnessed over the years. “It’s just wonderful.”

COUPONING FOR A CAUSE SUSAN MARTIN FINDS A CREATIVE WAY TO SUPPORT RMHC ST. LOUIS

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ames for a dollar apiece, full-size tubes of toothpaste for free, and earning a dollar on body wash are just a few of the incredible deals St. Peters resident Susan Martin has uncovered through the hobby of “extreme couponing.” However, rather than clipping coupons simply to shave down her grocery bill, she turns big deals into donations for charity. In December, Martin donated 256 wish list items — all from couponing — to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis. “People think couponing is a lot of work, but it’s really not that hard,” says Susan. “I’ve turned it into something I truly love to do because I can give to other people. It’s something bigger than yourself.” Her catalyst for couponing began less than a year ago after she watched “Extreme Couponing” on TLC, but since then, she’s learned most of her methods from online blogs. “Of course, most people give a whole new meaning to the word extreme; I’m not extreme, but I would say I’m not casual, either,” Susan says of her couponing habits in

comparison to those seen on the show. She began donating excess products to friends, family and neighbors, but still ended up with a surplus. “When I got to 80 tubes of toothpaste, I knew I needed to start doing more than that,” she says. Although she donates to several local organizations, she decided to donate to RMHC St. Louis upon her husband’s suggestion. Now we have become her “charity of choice.” “I love what Ronald McDonald House does. At that time, I had a lot of toys; it started because of the toys, but after talking to people at the Ronald McDonald House, I learned I could give a lot more than I had originally thought,” she says. For Susan, monetary donations are not always feasible, but couponing is a way for her to donate her time and talent to valuable causes. “My time and effort are sometimes worth more,” she adds. Susan spends about 4-6 hours per week on couponing. She plans to make another hefty donation to RMHC St. Louis in the near future.

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GIVING DONORS

Dr. and Mrs. Jorge Alegre Alpha Delta Pi Alumni Association Alpha Delta Pi Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Altmann American Home Shield Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. William S. Ard Association of Legal Administrators - Gateway Mr. and Mrs. Wallace J. Beck Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Beech Andrew and Renee Bell Mrs. Mary P. Bird BJC Healthcare Blaylock Family Foundation Boeing Corporation Mr. Michael and Dr. Lisa Boerner Brendan’s Buddies Ms. Betty Brittain Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Burnes Ms. Alicia Busse Mr. and Mrs. Mark Caplinger CDC-ELT Operations, LLC Chapman Family Foundation Coca-Cola USA Coldwell Banker Gundaker Corporate Centre Sales Coldwell Banker Gundaker Lake St. Louis/Wentzville Coldwell Banker Gundaker North County Coldwell Banker Gundaker St. Charles County Coldwell Banker Gundaker St. Peters/O’Fallon Mr. Demetrick M. Coleman Colombatto Family Charitable Trust Community Health Charities of Kansas & Missouri Mr. and Mrs. Bob Costas

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Mr. and Mrs. John Davis Mr. and Mrs. Marty Davis Mr. and Mrs. Alex Dimitrief Mr. and Mrs. Norm Eaker Emerson Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company Enterprise Holdings Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Farrel Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Felton First Community Credit Union Frank Adam Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Fritz Mr. and Mrs. Milton G. Goldenberg Mr. Tod D. Greenberg Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Growe Haberberger Mechanical Contractors Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hammett Mrs. Juanita L. Hartwig Hautly Cheese Co. Mr. Timothy E. Hayes Mr. and Mrs. Randy A. Heil Herbert A. and Adrian W. Woods Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Eric D. Holland Dr. Charles Huddleston and Dr. Marye J. Gleva Dr. and Mrs. Francis C. Huss Icon Mechanical Mr. Anthony W. Irace Mr. and Mrs. John Irace Mr. and Mrs. Russell Isaak John Fabick Tractor Co. Ms. Marcella M. Kennedy Ms. Mary Kennedy Ms. Denise M. King Kiwanis Club of Hampton Midtown Cindy and Jon Knauss Mr. and Mrs. Timothy A. Kohl Mr. and Mrs. Randy L. Koogler

The following donors gave a gift of $1,000 or more, received between September 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012. If you would like to make a donation, please call 314.773.1100 or visit www.rmhcstl.com.

Mr. Tom Krumm Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn L. Lefkowitz Mr. and Mrs. Bob Leonard Mr. Erik K. Lescher Mr. and Mrs. Stephen R. Leskovsky Manchester United Methodist Church Carol Choir Mr. and Mrs. Greg M. Massarella Suzi Mattus Ms. Diana L. Mayfield Dan and Diana McCoy McDonald’s Ms. Michele O. McNearney Mr. S. Whitaker Meyer Mr. Eric J. Middendorf Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Miles Ms. Jeanine Miriani Moneta Group LLC Mr. and Mrs. James W. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Steven R. Morris Mr. Stewart Munson Mr. and Mrs. Timothy L. Myers Mr. and Mrs. Daniel V. Nix O.K. Fasteners Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. O’Brien Mr. and Mrs. Tom O’Keefe Omega Steel Company Mr. and Mrs. Mark H. Paradowski Mrs. Patricia F. Parker Mr. and Mrs. Steve J. Pelch Mr. Joseph M. Sahrmann and Ms. Jennifer A. Piglowski-Sahrmann Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Plue Mr. and Mrs. Sanford J. Poger Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Potter Mr. John J. Riffle and Dr. Maureen B. Riffle Robert E Jones Foundation Robert J. Lieber Charitable Trust Mr. and Mrs. James M. Roepke Ronald McDonald House

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Charities of Kansas City Rothman Furniture Stores, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Shawn P. Rowan Mr. Louis A. Russo Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rutledge Mr. Padmanaban Sanjeevi Mr. and Mrs. James J. Scheetz Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Schmid Ms. Colleen Schoendienst Mr. and Mrs. Brad S. Seabaugh The Shaughnessy Family Foundation SKC Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Matthew J. Smith St. Louis Area Hotel Association St. Louis Lodge No. 5 IOOFRobertson Benevolent Fund St. Louis Lodge No. 5, I.O.O.F. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Ms. Karen Stern Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stubbs Mr. Greg Thompson Mr. and Mrs. John M. Thorman Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tschudy Mr. and Mrs. Raymond R. Van de Riet, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Vierling Ms. Deborah M. Vogt Mrs. Deborah S. VonDoersten W R Persons Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Mr. and Mrs. Roger B. Walcott Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Weber Mr. and Mrs. James J. Welch Wellpoint / HealthLink, Inc. West County Endodontics Mr. Marc Wright and Ms. Michelle Wright Mr. and Mrs. Wilson D. Yates, III


ANNUAL GIVING DONORS CONTINUED The following donors gave a gift of $50 or more, received between September 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012. If you would like to make a donation, please call 314.773.1100 or visit www.rmhcstl.com. Ms. Nagla Abdelmalek Ms. Hope Abramov Mr. and Mrs. Stephen V. Acheson Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Adams ADCi Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ade Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Adkins Mr. and Mrs. L. Scott Adkins Mr. and Mrs. Randy L. Adolph Air Masters Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Albright Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Alexander Mr. Joseph Alexandre Allied Industrial Equipment Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Almany Mr. and Mrs. Gordon W. Almquist Mr. and Mrs. Steven W. Alstadt Mr. Joe Altic American Legion Aux Unit 338 American Legion Auxillary Mem Unit III, Inc. American Pulverizer AMS Automotive Mr. and Mrs. Greg Ancel Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Andris Mr. and Mrs. Jerome A. Angelbeck Mr. and Mrs. John Anselmo, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Anzer Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Appel Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Apple Mr. and Mrs. James Arnold Mr. and Mrs. James R. Arnold Mr. and Mrs. John Arnold Arthur Ostmann General Contractor, Inc. Mr. Tyler Arulsamy Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Ashby, Sr. Tina Asher Mrs. Ruth A. Atkins Mr. Trevor Axford Mr. and Mrs. Donald Badgley Mr. Bill Baker Mr. Jay Baker Mr. Stephen Balee Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Bancroft Bank of Advance Employees Bank of America Mr. and Mrs. Terrance Barber Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Jerry M. Barney Family of Victoria Barrass Mr. and Mrs. Todd A. Bartels Ms. Martha Barthel Basler Electric Co. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Bastian Mr. and Mrs. Brian D. Bateman Mr. Andy Bauer Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Baumgarten Mr. Edward T. Baur Mr. and Mrs. Raymond K. Beattie Mr. and Mrs. James B. Beck Mr. Joe Beck

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Becker Mr. Daniel Beel Ms. Eileen M. Beimfohr Dr. and Mrs. Joe E. Belew Mr. and Mrs. Gunter H. Belitz Ms. Chrissy Bellah Ms. Catherine S. Bencini Ms. Barbara Benefield Ms. Patricia A. Benefield Mr. William E. Benford Bobby & Kristen Bennett Mr. and Mrs. David Bennett Mr. Larry Bennett Mr. and Mrs. William A. Bennett Ms. Carol A. Benter Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Bentrup Mrs. Karen M. Bequette Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bequette Mr. and Mrs. Richard Berg Mr. and Mrs. Norman A. Berger Roz Berger Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bergman Mr. and Mrs. John Bernardo Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Bernsen Mr. and Mrs. Timothy M. Berra Ms. Sandra Bertolino Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery P. Bertram Bethalto United Methodist Women Mr. and Mrs. William C. Bevans Bible Tabernacle Church, Incorporated Mrs. June R. Bierman Dr. and Mrs. Robin S. Biermann Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Bigard Ms. Sharla Bilchik Mr. and Mrs. Ben M. Bishop Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Blankemeyer Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Blankley Mr. and Mrs. John Blase Dr. and Mrs. Richard Blath Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blazicek Mr. and Mrs. Donald Blevins Mr. and Mrs. Morey A. Blinder Mr. Les Block Ms. Tammy Bloebuam Mr. and Mrs. James Boarman Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Boatman Ms. Bernice Bockhorn Mr. Kenneth Bodart Ms. Susan Bodart Body Fit Saint Louis Ms. Gina M. Boedeker Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bogenpohl Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, LLC Lee Bohm Family of Gabriel Boll Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Bollin Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Bonin Carlotta J. Borgard Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Borowiak Dr. and Mrs. Matthew S. Bosner

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Bosse Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Boswell Mr. Laurence Bourgeois Mr. Ed Bowman Ms. Patricia A. Bowolak Mr. and Mr. Russel I. Boyer Brad’s Group Mr. and Mrs. Wayne A. Bradshaw Ms. Colleen Brady Mr. and Mrs. David R. Brandt Ms. Susan J. Brasel Mr. and Mrs. John C. Braucksieker Mr. Timothy A. Breen Ms. Judith Breining Ms. Lynn D. Brengle Mr. Gerald J. Brennan Dr. Robert V. Brennan Mr. Kevin J. Brennan & Family Mr. Jerry Brink Mr. Bruce Brinkman Mr. Wayne R. Brinkman Ms. Angela Britt Ms. Dorothy A. Brockhoff Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Brockmann Ms. Sandee Broeker Ms. Mary Ann Broemmelsick Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Brooks Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Brothers Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Broun Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Dawsey Brown Mr. and Mrs. Frederic E. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Brown, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Brown Mr. and Mrs. Roland L. Brumitt Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Bryan Ms. Beulalee N. Bryant Mr. and Mrs. Edwin B. Brzezinski Ms. Mary Buchheim Mr. and Mrs. John E. Buckner, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Buenemann Paul Bunton Ms. Tracy A. Burgrabe Ms. Sharon K. Burke Ms. Dorothy Burns Ms. Norma Burns Mr. and Mrs. Ed Burris Burris Management Mr. and Mrs. Steven A. Busch Mr. and Mrs. Kraig T. Bush Lt. Col. (Ret.) and Mrs. Donald A. Bushman Mr. Stephen D. Butler Mr. Richard Byron Mr. and Mrs. Randall A. Caby Ms. Linda L. Caldwell Dr. and Mrs. Kurt J. Calkins Mr. Ryan Camp Mr. Lawrence A. Campana Ms. Cheryl L. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Timothy F. Campbell Mr. Jerry Cannon and Ms. Donna Ware Ms. Karen Cantros

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Dr. and Mrs. Leland Carlson Mr. and Mrs. Gerard T. Carmody Mr. and Mrs. Doug Carnahan Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Carr Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Carrara Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Carroll Ms. Letah H. Carruthers Ms. Debra Carter Carter Law Offices, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Caruso Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cary Mr. Clayton C. Case, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Case Mr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Casey Castle Home Inspections, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Castro Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Cella Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Ceresia Mrs. Deena C. Chaney Mr. and Mrs. Kent Chapin Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Chapman Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Cherry Chesterfield Veterinary Center CHN Inspections, LLC Ms. Helen C. Chou Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints Florissant Ward Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Citrin Mr. Jeffrey Citrin Mr. and Mrs. John G. Clarke Clarkson Valley Surgery Center Ms. Lisa S. Clatterbuck Mr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Claunch Mr. and Mrs. James R. Clemens Mrs. Barbara Clements Mr. Jason R. Cleveland and Dr. Jeanne H. Cleveland Ms. Catherine A. Cline CMG, Inc. Ms. Patricia L. Codden Mr. and Mrs. Harvey M. Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Cohen Dr. Susanne Cohen Ms. Michelle Coke Coldwell Banker Gundaker Creve Coeur/Chesterfield Coldwell Banker Gundaker Kirkwood/Webster Mr. and Mrs. Harry O. Cole Ms. Jennifer R. Cole Susan Coleman Color Art Integrated Interiors, LLC Comprehensive Chiropractic P.C. J. Conroy Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Conroy Continental Title Company Contract Painting Services, Inc. Ms. Heidi Conway Mr. Gary Cooley Mr. and Mrs. Floyd L. Coonce Ms. Linda Cooper Cooper Construction Mr. and Mrs. John M. Copeland Ms. Patricia E. Coppinger

Ms. Denise Corio Mr. James E. Cornelison Cornerstone Church of Christ Dr. Michael G. Correale Covidien Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Cox, Jr. Matthew W. Gawlow and Kathy Coyne-Gawlow Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Cracchiola Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Cradick, III Ms. Rosemary Crancer Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cranmer Mr. Ken Crawford Mr. and Mrs. William Crawshaw Crestwood Tubulars, Inc. Creve Coeur Lakehouse LLC Mr. William A. Criscione Mr. and Mrs. William L. Criss Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Critchfield Mr. and Mrs. William D. Crowell, Jr. Culver’s of St. Charles Ms. Paula M. Cunningham Cure of Ars Quilters Mr. Calvin L. Currinder Ms. Vicki Cutting-Thompson CWC Inventories, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred K. Czerny Ms. Jean Dacy Mr. John Daley Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dallavis Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Daniels Ms. Jennifer Daniels Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Danis Dardenne Golf Management, LLC DAS Acquisition Company Mr. Gregory S. Davis Mr. and Mrs. James Nathaniel Davis, IV Mr. Norman L. Davis Ms. Helen Day and Mrs. George De Becze Ms. Edythe W. Deal Mrs. Cindy DeBrecht Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Deering Mr. and Mrs. Ronald S. DeFriese Mr. and Mrs. Delray C. Deibert Mr. and Mrs. Randle Dennison Desert West Commercial, LLC Mr. and Mrs. A. Jay Deshong Mr. Ray Detring Ms. Dana Gundaker Devers Mr. and Mrs. James M. Didion Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Dieckmann Mr. and Mrs. Gregory R. Diekemper Mr. and Mrs. Calvin F. Dierberg Mr. and Mrs. Robert Diercks Mr. and Mrs. Don M. Dierker Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dierks Digital Grapes, LLC Mr. and Mrs. James Dillick Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. DiRaimondo

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ANNUAL GIVING DONORS CONTINUED Ms. Rachel M. Dismang Mr. and Mrs. Scott Dix Mr. Steven G. Doelger Larry & Dotty, Oren & Bert Doennig Mr. Gene Doerr Mr. Michael P. Doherty and Mrs. Kathleen W. Kane Dr. and Mrs. Edward Doisy Ms. Jennifer L. Dolce Stephen Donze Mr. and Mrs. William A. Donze, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Doonan Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. Dorries Mr. and Mrs. William J. Dowling Lt. Col. and Mrs. Jonathan Downing Ms. Sue C. Downs Ms. Dione A. Drew Mr. and Mrs. John N. Drobak Mr. Patrick Drury Ms. Sherri Dubray Mr. and Mrs. James A. Duchscher Dr. and Mrs. Harry T. Duffy Mr. and Mrs. Christopher D. Dunard Ms. Diana Dunbar Mr. and Mrs. Gary R. Duncan Ms. Susan W. Durbin Dr. and Mrs. Justin Durel Ms. Nancy Early Ms. Vicki Eastwood Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Ebert EBM Computer Services, Inc. Ms. Jolene Eckelkamp Mrs. and Mrs. Marc Eckert Mrs. Darla Eckhard Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ederle Joan Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Michael Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Egan Mr. and Mrs. Ron Ehler Mr. and Mrs. Larry Eilbott Ms. Debra R. Eisenhauer Mr. Richard Eldridge Mr. and Mrs. David J. Elhoffer Mr. Robert Elliott Mrs. Dixie L. Ellison Ellsinore Community Pentecost Church Ms. Jo A. Emmerich Mr. and Mrs. Lane Endicott Energizer Matching Gifts Program Mr. Jonathan C. Epler Mr. and Mrs. Brian C. Ernst Ms. Janet M. Errante Esse Health Ms. Sandra J. Estes Family of Kristine E. Etling Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Evans Ms. Tamika Evans Evergreen Properties I, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Klark Exarhou Express Scripts, Inc. Mr. Steve Faller Mr. Laurence J. Falwell Family Realty Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Fanara

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Farmers Insurance Claims Office Mr. and Ms. Raymond M. Faupel Mrs. Erin Favazza Ms. Dolores Feaster Mr. John F. Fechter Federated Department Stores, Inc. Matching Gift Program Ms. Judith Fehrmann Mr. and Mrs. Martin R. Feit Ms. Debra Feldman Mr. Jonathan P. Feldmann Mr. and Mrs. Dave Fenemor Ms. Kerri Ferrell Mr. and Mrs. Rob Fetters Ms. Susan Fields Mrs. Ann Findley Mr. John Fischer Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Fishbeck Mrs. A. Orman Fisher Mr. Gary Fitzgerald Ms. Teri Lynn Flajole Mr. Joe Flanigan Mr. and Mrs. John A. Fleming Mr. Brian Flint Mr. Eric Flores Mr. Robert W. Flowers Mr. and Mrs. Daniel B. Flynn Ms. Loretto Flynn Dr. and Mrs. Michael F. Flynn Mr. and Mrs. William L. Foege Ms. Mary Fogarty Mr. Harold Chad Forbis Ms. Janet A. Fortune Mrs. Rose J. Foshage Ms. Elizabeth Foss Ms. Susan Frangella Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Frank Mr. and Mrs. Roger J. Frankenhoff Ms. Kelly Covington Franklin Mr. Mark Franklin Mr. and Mrs. Denny Franz Mr. and Mrs. G. Andrew Franz Mr. Peter A. Franz Dr. and Mrs. Steve Franz Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Fredericksen Mr. and Mrs. David L. Freeman Ms. Carol Freund Friend Acoustical Ceiling Co. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Fuhrhop Mr. Jordan Funk Mr. Gregory Gabliani Mr. Dustin C. Gaj Mr. and Mrs. Douglas D. Gallatin Mr. and Mrs. David E. Ganz Ms. Jo Garcia Mr. and Mrs. Kerry C. Gardner Mr. Harold Garland Mr. and Mrs. Patrick F. Garland Mr. and Mrs. Greg A. Garlich Mr. Bill Garrett Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Garrett Mr. Robert L. Garven Gary’s Automotive Service Gas Workers Local 5-6 Mr. and Mrs. John E. Gass Mr. and Mrs. Gus Gast Mr. Kenneth Gast

Ms. Rebecca Gastorf Gateway Co-Packing, LLC Mr. and Mrs. James N. Gemignani Mr. Sean T. Geoghegan Vincent George and Barbara George Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gerber Mr. and Mrs. David A. Gerstenkorn Jean F. Getchman Gettemeier Company, Inc. Mr. and Ms. Richard G. Gettinger Mr. and Mrs. Bruce R. Gibson Ms. Diane Giesing Mr. and Mrs. James E. Giesmann Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas M. Gilb, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David Gillespie Mr. and Mrs. John D. Gilmore Mr. David Giulvezan Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Glassbrenner Ms. Joan D. Glassman Ms. Rita A. Glastris Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Gleason Mr. and Mrs. Dan Glidewell Mr. and Mrs. Gerard O. Goeke Mr. and Mrs. Howard Goldenberg Mrs. Pamela T. Gomes Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gomez Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Gonzalez Mr. and Mrs. Terry L. Gooding Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Gordon Ms. Michelle A. Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gouger Mr. and Mrs. Larry D. Gowler Ms. Judith Graeler Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Grah Mr. and Mrs. David B. Graham Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Grams Ms. Teri L. Graves Mr. Lincoln K. Gray and Ms. Tina Hobbs Mr. Roger Gray Mr. George J. Green Mr. Matt Green Mr. Mike Greenstein Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gregowicz Mr. Bruce E. Grench Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gresko Mr. Jeffrey L. Griege Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Griesedieck Mr. Kevin Groene Mr. and Mrs. Michael Groene Lloyd Gross Mr. David S. Grossman Mr. and Mrs. Jack Grossman Mr. and Mrs. James M. Grossman Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Grossmann Ms. Nancy Guhman Ms. Dana Gundaker-Devers Mr. and Mrs. Larry G. Gunter Mr. and Ms. John M. Gunther Ms. Janet Gushleff Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Guthals Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Haag, Jr. Ms. Brenda S. Haalboom Mr. and Mrs. R. Henry Habbe, III

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Mr. and Mrs. Mark Haberberger Ms. Marilyn Haberle Ms. Sharon Hach Ms. Dolores M. Hacker Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey J. Haferkamp Ms. Jennifer R. Hagel Mr. Daryl Hagstrom Ms. Lori M. Haire Mr. Bob Hall Mr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Hall Ms. Michelle Hall Mr. and Mrs. Rhoads Hall Ms. Sheila Hall Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Halloran Mr. and Mrs. Gerald R. Hanebutt Mr. and Mrs. John Hanichak Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanson Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Happe Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harbaugh Hardscape Construction & Consulting, LLC Mr. and Mrs. David C. Harmon Mr. Richard L. Harmon Ms. Eileen Harrahill Ms. Priscilla Harszy Ms. Patricia J. Hart Mr. Ronald C. Hartmann Mr. Matthew H. Harvey Mr. and Mrs. Steven A. Harvey Ms. Loretta Hasty Mr. and Mrs. Robin L. Hatton Ms. Annabelle J. Haupt Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Hauser Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hawk Mr. and Mrs. Ted W. Hawkins Ms. Catherine M. Hay Ms. Laurie Hayek Mr. and Mrs. Ron Haynes Mr. and Mrs. Steven W. Hays, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Hebenstreit Mr. and Mrs. Ron R. Heckel Ms. Shirley L. Hedley Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Heeger Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hehmeyer Mr. David M. Heimos Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Hejna Philip Hellwege Mr. and Mrs. Kaleb Hellwig Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Helms Ms. Elizabeth Henderson Terry Henderson Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. Henke Mr. David B. Hennen Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Hepburn Mr. and Mrs. Steven Herberholt Mr. Craig Herron Dr. and Mrs. John C. Herweg Ms. Carol Herzog Ms. Nichole R. Herzog Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hiatt Ms. Jan L. Hibbs Hibbs Homes, LLC Ms. Dolores M. Hickey Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hickey Ms. Melanie D. Hicks Jay & Renate Highfield Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hilgedieck

Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hill Mr. Roy Hillmann Mr. and Mrs. John Hilty Ms. Audrey Himmeger Mr. and Mrs. John E. Hixson Mr. and Mrs. Loren R. Hodge Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hoeferkamp Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Hoette Mr. Richard Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. Carl G. Hogan Mr. James W. Hogan Mr. and Mrs. Michael R. Hogan Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hogenmiller Mr. Carl Holland Ms. Vickie Hollenbeck Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Hollenkamp Mr. and Mrs. Keith R. Hosto Mr. Henry Householder Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Howe Ms. Irene C. Hoyt Mr. and Mrs. Patrick N. Huck Mr. Mark Huck Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Huddleston Ms. Ann Hudson Mr. and Mrs. Morris Huelskoetter Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Huelsmann Ms. Stephanie Hug Ms. Gertrude Hulbert Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hummel Ms. Diana Humphrey Ms. Ann H. Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Timothy P. Hunter Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hunter Mr. and Mrs. Kyle M. Hurth The Hutchens Mortuary Mr. and Mrs. Brad J. Hutchison Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hyams IBM Employee Services Center Illinois Business Journal Illinois State Police - Dist. 13 Interchem, Inc. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 309 International Union - UAW Mr. and Mrs. Simos E. Ioannou The Irvine Team Ms. Barbara Irwin Mr. and Mrs. Warner A. Isaacs Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Iverson Ms. Delores Ivy J & M - 6 Inc. J.T. McDermott Remodeling Contractors Mr. Larry R. Jacob Mr. David Jacobs Ms. Lindsey C. Jacobs Ms. Robyn H. Jacobs Ms. Brenda Jansen Mr. Eric Janson Ms. Hazel Jenseu Jewish Community Foundation Milwaukee Jewish Federation Mr. Daniel J. Jimenez Ms. Carol Jobe Mr. Todd W. Johansen Mr. and Mrs. James J. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Jim Johnson Mr. Robert C. Johnson


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MEET THE NEWEST MEMBERS OF THE RMHC ST. LOUIS TEAM FRANK COGNATA Frank Cognata joined RMHC St. Louis as the Vice President of Development in December. Frank has served in the field of not-forprofit management for almost 30 years. He previously served as Chief Development Officer for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. As a native of St. Louis, he has had the opportunity to work extensively in the philanthropy community. He was awarded Fundraiser of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and serves on multiple not-for-profit boards. As a Certified Fundraising Executive, Frank has served as Certification Chair in the St. Louis Metropolitan Region teaching and mentoring other professionals seeking certification.

LAUREN FRIZZO Lauren Frizzo joined the RMHC Park Avenue staff in March as Event Assistant. Lauren studied Communication and Marketing at McKendree University before attending graduate school at the University of Illinois. Previously, Lauren worked for McKendree University as the Director of Annual Giving. Her professional experience includes volunteer management, event planning and fundraising. In her free time, Lauren enjoys photography, traveling, reading and spending time with her fiancĂŠ, Justin, and dog, Dozer.

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IN KIND DONORS The following donors gave an in-kind gift between September 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012. If you would like to make a donation, please call 314.773.1100 or visit www.rmhcstl.com.

INDIVIDUALS Mr. William A. Albertin Brinda Amdrovandi Drs. Robin & Jay Androphy Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Austin The Awesomes Mr. Sean Balduff Ms. Colleen Balestra & Family Mr. Gerald J. Bamberger Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Banberger Ms. Jane Barnett Carrie L. Barnhart, DDS Ms. Deborah Barron Mr. Theodore Barton Ms. Lily & Meg Baylis Dawn Becher & Paige Becher Ms. Paige Becher Mr. & Mrs. Robert Beck Ms. Dolora A. Beckerle Family of Chelsea A. Belford Mr. & Mrs. Timothy T. Beranek Ms. Kathy Berberich Mr. Lewis Bernstein Ms. Sarah Bernstein The Bersett Family Ms. Donna Bilkey Ms. Dawnette K. Black Ms. Katie Blanc Mr. & Mrs. Tom Bleedorn Mr. Les Block Ms. Jenneke Bloomfield Ms. Holly Bonvan Christian Borja Ms. Cyndi Bowman & Parker Bowman Ms. Teresa Bozikis Mrs. Audrey Braucksieker Mr. & Mrs. Dan Brewer Mr. Terrance Brimer Ms. Lois Brinkmeyer Mrs. Nancy Broderick Mr. Don Brooks Ms. Ashley Brothers Mr. & Mrs. Steven J. Brown Mr. Robert J. Brown Ms. Lillian Brown Mr. & Mrs. Paul E. Burk Mrs. & Mr. Manila Bush Mr. & Mrs. James W. Cannady Ms. Laura Cannady Mr. & Mrs. Mike Capizzi Mr. Jared Carroll Ms. Joyce Cassidy Mr. Bryan Casteel Mr. Nick Catalano Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Ceresia Mr. Zach Christensen Ms. Joni Clawges The Cole Family Mr. & Mrs. Mike Connelly

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Ms. Libby Crank Mr. & Mrs. Michael Crews Ms. Jaime Crowe Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Crum Mr. Jacob Cytron Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dalton Mr. Randy Dalton Mr. & Mrs. Donald Davinroy Ms. Karen Davis Ms. Michaela Davis Mr. & Mrs. Mike DeCola Ms. Leslie Des Roches Ms. Jessica Dorris Mr. & Mrs. William J. Dowling Ms. Mary Drastal Ms. Joan Drees Ms. Helen Dressler Ms. Cyndi Dreyfus Ms. Andrea Driver Mr. Greg Dufner Mr. & Mrs. John F. Durnien Mr. Lloyd Dustmann Dr. & Mrs. Michael Edlin Mr. & Mrs. Larry Eilbott Mr. Greg Eilerman Family of Justin Eisenmann Ms. Meghan Evans The Fabick Family Ms. Shay Farnsworth Mr. & Mrs. Wayne E. Fick Ms. Susan Fields Mrs. Susan Flachs Ms. Benetta L. Foster Ms. Jeanne Freeman Mr. & Mrs. John Fuhler Dennis & Chris Fuist Jared, Julie, & Kailee Gaffney Ms. Angela Gallagher The Gallardo Family The Gallemore Family Mr. & Mrs. Patrick F. Garland Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Garland Mr. & Mrs. Gary Gerchen Mr. & Mrs. Louis Glaser Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Gold Mr. Ken Goldberg Ms. Pam W. Goldberg Ms. Jan Goldstein Mr. Arthur V. Gormley Ms. Dot Gormley Ms. Jenny Green Jamie Griesedieck Ms. Shannon Griffin Mr. & Mrs. Robert Gritts Mr. Gary Growe Mr. Larry Guessfeld Ms. Diane F. Guessfeld Ms. Rebecca R. Hakanson Ms. Farilyn Hale Mr. & Mrs. Stephen G. Hamilton

Mr. Emmett Hamilton Ms. Karin Hammerstein Mr. & Mrs. Craig A. Haney Pat Hanneke Ms. Christina L. Hansen Ms. Nila Hanson Ms. Emilie Haring Ms. Tammy Harlotte The Haryu Family Mr. & Mrs. Art Havener Mr. Brian Hawkins Mr. & Mrs. Steven W. Hays, Sr. Mr. Jeff Hebrank Ms. Amy Hedgcoth Mrs. Melinda Heitman Mr. & Mrs. Rick C. Hemphill Mr. Brian Henry Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth H. Henson Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hilgedieck Mr. Pat Hillmeyer Mike & Pam Hinkamp Family of Tregan Hobbs Mr. & Mrs. Dan Hochman Ms. Jane Hockman Karen Holley & Phyllis Manesber Ms. Cynthia Hollingshead Mr. & Mrs. Stephen F. Holste Ms. Emily Hulshof Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Hunsaker Mr. & Mrs. Jerry L. Iverson Ms. Karen E. Jackson & Mr. A. Daniel Klarmann Ms. Laura Jackson Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Jarchow Mr. & Mrs. Jedal Ms. Jami Jenks Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Johnson Mr. Steve Jolly Ms. Annette Jones Ms. Stephanie Jones Ms. Clair Jordan Mrs. Jacqueline Julius Ms. Sandi Keating Ms. Teresa K. Kelley Mr. & Mrs. Emory Kesteloot Mr. & Mrs. William Kikas Ms. Denise M. King Ms. Rebecca Klaus Mr. & Mrs. Brad Kocher Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas A. Kohl Mr. Alfred Korn Ms. Jeannette Krupp Ms. Cheryl Lael Chris & Chris Lake Ms. Marie Lammers Ms. Cindy Lampley Mr. Caden Lane Ms. Melissa Lawson Ms. Tina Lemaids Ms. Sharon Levin

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Ms. Casey Lindsey Mr. Richard Lintz Ms. Carol Lippman Mr. & Mrs. Howard P. Loiterstein Mr. & Mrs. John D. Lubus Ms. Brandi Lunsford Ms. Elizabeth A. Lynch Mr. & Mrs. John P. Lyons Ms. Abigail Malloy Mr. & Ms. Steven J. Malter Mr. & Mrs. Anthony M. Mariani Ms. Geraldine R. Martin Ms. Susan Martin Mr. & Mrs. Todd Matheis Mr. & Mrs. Randy Mathews Mr. & Mrs. Richard Mauger Mr. & Mrs. James McAleenan Mr. & Mrs. Michael McBride Ms. Maureen McCammond Mr. Kevin McCarthy Mr. Michael McClain Ms. Katherine McConnell Mr. & Mrs. Andy McDonald Ms. Kim McDonald Ms. Kathleen A. McKeon Ms. Denise M. McNally Ms. Vanessa Meadows Ms. Nancy Meier Ms. Tamara Mejias Ms. Elizabeth Mella Ms. Patricia Mendel The Karen Merlati Family Caleb & Ella Merritt Ms. Amanda Metz Mr. & Mrs. Paul Metzger Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Meyer Mr. Bill Meyer Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Miller Ms. Laurie Miller Mr. Zak Mitra Mr. & Mrs. Ken Mock Mr. David Modde Mr. & Mrs. Frank Mottola Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Moulton Mr. Joe Mudroch Ms. Rama Murdock Mr. & Mrs. Dave Murley Ms. Donna Murray Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Nethington Mrs. Judith Newell Mr. & Mrs. Ron Norris Mr. & Ms. Keith Nuernberger Mr. & Mrs. Huck Oberlin Ms. Nancy M. Oldenburg Mrs. & Mr. Annie Oliverio Ms. Clare O’Ryan Ms. Angela l. Parker Ms. Punita Patel Mr. & Mrs. David G. Patton Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Patton

Mr. Grant Peters Mr. Jim Pettit Mr. Denis G. Picard Vicki & Bob Pickle Mr. & Mrs. Michael E. Pogue Ms. Haelee Politte Mr. Donald Price Mr. & Mrs. Jack Pritchett Ms. Denise Pummill Mr. & Mrs. David Purschke Mr. & Mrs. Raymond H. Purschke Mr. Robert Quinn Ms. Agnes Raley Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Ramsey Mr. Robert Ramsey Ms. Carol Reeder Mrs. Barbara C. Regnell Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Renner Cary Renz Mr. Ken Revenaugh Mr. & Mrs. Roger Richter Mrs. Erin Risk Family of Judy & Gene Robertson Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Roseman Mr. & Mrs. James K. Rosen Mr. & Mrs. Tony Rothermich Mr. William Rubin Dr. & Mrs. Michael B. Rumelt The Russell Family Ms. Kimberly Rutger Mr. & Mrs. Dave Sandberg Mr. & Mrs. Patrick M. Sanders Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Scheer Mr. Bill Schmidt Mr. Herman Schroeder Mr. Shane Scott Ms. Merwyn Sher Ms. Karen Shipman-White Mr. Donn Shipp Mr. Pat Shuff Shutter & Ink Ms. Sharon Silver Mr. & Mrs. Steve Singer Ms. Margie Skiljan Mr. & Mrs. Joshua Smith Mr. Larry E. Smith Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sontag Ms. Jamie Speichingor Mr. & Mrs. David R. Spence Mr. & Mrs. Jim Squires Mr. & Mrs. James Sramek Mr. & Mrs. Dennison Staub Mr. & Mrs. James Steele Mr. Alex Steen Ms. Linda Stevens Mr. & Mrs. Luverne L. Stewart Ms. Megan Stitt Tara Lynn Stoffel Ms. Vicki Tate Ms. Kerry Taylor


Mr. & Mrs. Richard G. Thornberry Ms. Joyce E. Thuston Mr. & Mrs. Charles W. Tichacek Ms. Cheryl Timpe Mr. Ryan Tisher Ms. Sally Tofle Mr. Anthony Tompras Ms. Kristina Toney Ms. Carole Tongay Mr. John Tyrrell Mr. & Mrs. Matt Unkraut Tom & Will Unkraut Mr. & Mrs. Herbert D. Walker Ms. Janie A. Walker Ms. Madonna G. Walker Ms. Tammy Wareham Mr. & Mrs. Gene Weisman Ms. Aimee Wergland Mr. & Mrs. Steven Wessel Ms. Holly Whitaker Mr. & Mrs. Joseph C. White AJ Whitrock Mr. & Mrs. James C. Wiley Mr. & Mrs. Rich Will Ms. Cathy Williams Ms. Edna L. Williams Family of Michael Willson Ms. Barb Winschel Mrs. & Mr. Julie Woods Ms. Mary P. Wyss Mr. Mark Young Ms. Ashley Young Ms. Karen Young

COMPANIES & ORGANIZATIONS Admissions-St Louis University Aesculap AFNIC AHM Financial Group, LLC Alpha Delta Pi - SLU Alpha Delta Pi - St. Louis University Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association Alpha Delta Pi Gateway City Alumnae Assoc

Alternative Sring Break University of Illinois Ameren Missouri Amerisure Insurance Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Apostolic Church of St. Louis Armstrong Teasdale LLP AT&T Pioneers AuBuchon Family & Friends Awesome Inc. Be Lovely Photography Beta Sigma Phi - Chapter Xi Xi Xi BJC Boeing HR Team Breakthrough Coaching & Consulting, Inc Brownie Troop 4898 Burris Management Cargill Sunny Fresh Carrier Mills Nursing & Rehab Center Centene Corporation Centric Health Resources, Inc. Chapel of the Cross Chapman-Sander, Inc. Charter Chatelaine Garden Club Christian Northeast Hospital Emergency Room Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Coldwell Banker Gundaker Des Peres/Kirkwood Commerce Bank of St. Louis Commerce Trust Company Congregation B’nai Amoona USY Corizon Counsilman-Hunsaker Craig Elementary School Creative Kids, Inc. Cub Scout Pack # 483, Boy Scout Troop # 483 Daisy Girl Scout Troop # 655 Dardenne Presbyterian Church Dawson - Dodd Heating & Cooling Delta Nu Alumnae Association of Alpha Delta Pi Delta Sigma Pi - Beta Sigma Chapter (SLU) Delta Sigma Pi - Eta Sigma Chapter

DeMoulin Brothers Dillard’s Department Stores (South County) Directory Distributing Associates, Inc. Diva’s Don Brown Chevrolet Donahue Dental Dynamic Vending, Inc. EBM Computer Services, Inc. Education Dept. of the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Edward Jones Energizer Battery Company FedEx Ground First Baptist Church Fort Zumwalt-4th Grade Frohardt Elementary School Gateway City Alumnae Association Gateway Distribution General Services Administration Girl Scout Troop # 100 Girl Scout Troop 1365 Girl Scout Troop 1771 Girl Scout Troops # 2663 & # 3963 Girls Hope Graphics Factory Greater St. Louis Knitters Guild Green Ridge Elementary Hemphill Financial Group, Inc. Illinois State Police - Dist. 13 Iron Mountain Records Management J.D. Streett Accounting Department JS Express Inc. Kehrs Mill Elementary School Kelly High School FCCLA Kennedy Capital Management, Inc. Kirkwood Early Childhood Center Kirkwood Material Supply, Inc. Kirlin’s Hallmark Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary 2269 Kraft Foods STL Sales Division Ladue Early Childhood School Lafayette High School Lafayette Preschool Lathrop & Gage, LLP Lauli Cakes Laureate Gamma Epsilon of

Beta Sigma Phi La-Z-Boy La-Z-Boy Galleries La-Z-Boy South County Licking United Methodist Church Lutheran Senior Services at Laclede Groves McGrath Creative Group Mercy Epic Project Team-HIM Mercy Hospital Burn Center Mercy JFK Clinic Mercy Pediatric Consultants Mercy Radiology Oncology Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine Moms Club of Edwardsville Monsanto US Commercial Credit Motel 6 Nies/Artcraft Printing Co. Oakridge FBLA Oakville Elementary School Olde Bonhomme School Olney Central College Radiography Club On Target Pacific Coast Clearing Services, Inc. Papaya Grill & Catering Parkway Northeast Middle Patron Paul M. Stein, M.D., Inc. PFI PNC Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc. Pumpkins Galore Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Reed School Student Council Robert Glaser Rose International, Inc. Rothman Furniture Stores, Inc. Royal Banks of Missouri Ruskin Company Russell H. Emge Elementary School Saint Louis Town Planner Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. Schaefer’s Hobby Shop, Inc. Schlichter, Bogard, & Denton Seiz Family Selvidge Middle School Shaare Emeth Sisterhood

Skor Speak Now Fashions, LLC SSM Health Care St. John Missionary Baptist Church St. John’s UCC St. Louis Blues Hockey Club St. Louis County Police Family Association St. Louis Dream Center St. Louis’ Original Spinning St. Louis Rams St. Thomas/Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Stampin’ Up! Stanton Elementary School (Students & Staff) Stroller Strides of St. Louis Summit Strategies Group Sunrise R-IX Student Council Honor Society Support Innovations, Inc. The Breeze Quilters The Freshmen A.D.N. Nursing Class of Mineral Area College The Ruby Rogues Tower Grove Baptist Church Tricorbraun U.S. Title United Hebrew Congregation UnitedHealthcare University of Phoenix VFW Post 2661/ Elks Lodge 1559 VFW Post 2866 Visitation Academy Wash U & Barnes-Jewish Hospital Heart & Vascular Depts. Washington University School of Engineering, Applied Science Wellbridge Athletic Club & Spa Willmering Family & Friends Woltman Companies Women For Women Woodard Cleaning & Restoration Services World Wide Technology ZFit Studio

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RMHC ST. LOUIS WELCOMES TWO

NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Lincoln Gray

Doug Vanderslice

Lincoln Gray, Principal at Brown Smith Wallace, LLC, and Doug Vanderslice, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, have joined RMHC St. Louis’ 2012 Board of Directors. Prior to being nominated to the Board of Directors, Gray served on RMHC St. Louis’ Kids & Clays event committee for more than four years and on the Development Committee for two years. While relatively new to RMHC St. Louis, Vanderslice brings 19 years of leadership experience in children’s hospitals in both St. Louis and Dallas. The organization is also proud to recognize and honor outgoing board member Alicia Busse for her dedication to the RMHC mission.

FURRY FRIENDS OF RMHC ST. LOUIS

THE DOGS AND CATS OF LOVE ON A LEASH BRING SMILES TO OUR FAMILIES Many of the families staying at our Ronald McDonald Houses are away from their own pets for months at a time. But thanks to a caring group of volunteers, they are still able to spend time with loving canine and feline companions — the pet therapy animals from the St. Louis Chapter of Love on a Leash. Vicki Daugherty and Michelle Cardosi, both of whom bring their pets to the Ronald McDonald House on Park Avenue, are founding members of the St. Louis chapter of Love on a Leash. They started the chapter in 1997 and began visiting RMHC St. Louis every other Tuesday evening at the start of 2012. “We’ve seen so many happy families,” adds Michelle, who brings her 16-year-old cat, Cleo. “They make our day.” One day in February, it was meant to be that Cleo came for a visit. Alexis Henson, 10, who was staying at the House, was overjoyed to see her. Because she was undergoing treatment at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, Alexis had not seen her own cats for nearly six weeks. Simply sitting with Cleo for an hour was enormously therapeutic.

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It’s moments like these that Vicki, Michelle and St. Louis’ 75 other Love on a Leash volunteers — as well as their animals — cherish. “We’ve had so much fun coming to the Ronald McDonald House,” says Vicki, and with a wag of his tail, her dog, Casey, agrees.

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2011

HEART AND SOLE

AWARD

RMHC ST. LOUIS AWARDS RUBINBROWN WITH THE 2011 HEART AND SOLE AWARD FOR ONGOING SUPPORT

T

he Heart and Sole Award was created in 2005 to honor Coldwell Banker Gundaker in recognition of its more than 20-year commitment to RMHC St. Louis. Now, every year,

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis honors a company that emulates Coldwell Banker Gundaker’s long-term commitment and generosity. In 2011, this honor was given to RubinBrown. “We are honored to be recognized for this prestigious award from an organization that does so much to provide comfort and care to children and their families in a time of need,” says Steve Hays, RubinBrown partner. “‘Devotion to our Community’ is a core value of RubinBrown, as we have been involved with the House and its many activities for over 20 years.” For more than two decades, RubinBrown employees have donated an untold number of volunteer hours. Hays is

a past chairman of RMHC St. Louis’ Board of Directors, and RubinBrown partner Felicia Malter serves as Treasurer on the current Board of Directors. Several other RubinBrown employees serve on a number of volunteer committees. The company’s employees also collect wish list items and participate in the Family Dinner Program. In addition, RubinBrown helps RMHC St. Louis by supporting three of its largest fundraising events: the annual Cassidy Turley/RMH Golf Tournament, Kids & Clays Tournament and McDonald’s Scramble for Charity. The company also sponsored the Gala of Gratitude in 2010, which celebrated the opening of our third Ronald McDonald House. “RubinBrown has been a tremendous friend to Ronald McDonald House Charities, and we are so very proud to recognize them with the 2011 Heart and Sole Award,” says RMHC St. Louis President Dan Harbaugh.

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HEARTBITS Woodard Cleaning & Restoration presented Dan Harbaugh with a check for $860, the proceeds from a Facebook fundraiser. For every new person who “liked” Woodard’s Facebook page, the company donated $2 to RMHC St. Louis.

Many thanks to CSI Leasing for hosting a fun-filled Chili Cook-Off and Bake-Off to support RMHC St. Louis!

St. Louis-area Dillard’s stores generously donated $27,575, the proceeds from its 2011 Southern Living Christmas Cookbook.

Stella Goltzman thoughtfully asked friends to bring books to her birthday party instead of presents so that she could donate them to the Ronald McDonald House.

Madelyn Thrasher donated several containers of tab tops in memory of her cousin, Ryann Hope, whose family found comfort and care in our Ronald McDonald Family Room.

Many thanks to the University of Phoenix St. Louis Campus for donating $2,000 to RMHC St. Louis!

Our friends at Nies/Artcraft recently held a Wish List drive, which collected nearly 6,000 items for our families.

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Last fall, twin sisters Lily and Meg Baylis donated an Xbox 360 they won in a raffle to the Ronald McDonald House on Park Avenue. They even purchased a few games to go with the system for kids and their families who are staying at the House.

Thank you to the Eureka Pacific Elks for hosting a barbecue competition last fall to support our mission of providing a “homeaway-from-home.” This event raised $7,200 for RMHC St. Louis!


OUR WISH LIST

IN LOVING MEMORY

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSES CLEANING SUPPLIES: Disinfectant spray,

Febreeze, Pledge or Endust, Soft Scrub, Swiffer hand duster sheets, Swiffer floor sweeper sheets KITCHEN ITEMS: Dish soap, dishwasher detergent, sweet and salty individual snack items, liquid hand soap in a pump container, small and large trash can liners, Ziploc baggies in all sizes LAUNDRY FACILITIES: Laundry detergent, softener sheets MISCELLANEOUS: 60-watt light bulbs, batteries of all sizes, hand sanitizer in a pump container and stamps For more information or to donate items, please contact Jenifer Braucksieker at jbraucksieker@rmhcstl.com.

RONALD MCDONALD FAMILY ROOMS PRE-PACKAGED SNACK FOODS: Cookies,

soups, mac ‘n’ cheese, breakfast bars, hot chocolate, trail mix, dried fruit and peanut butter or cheese sandwich crackers TRAVEL SIZED ITEMS: Shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body soap, disposable razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes and trial-size deodorant CLEANING SUPPLIES: Laundry detergent, dish soap, dishwasher detergent and anti-bacterial hand soap For more information or to donate items, please contact Judy Schuler at 314-932-4133 or jschuler@rmhcstl.com.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis extends its deepest sympathy to the families of these very special angels:

David Overbaugh David Epler William White Tara Stoffel James Dunn-Jones Christina Botello Jeremiah White

Adan Vazquez-Felix Joseph Maraachli Logan Davis Benjamin Bennett Eduardo Diaz Isabella Preston Aliyah Rarrick

TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS The following children who have stayed or are staying at the Ronald McDonald House received transplants since the last newsletter: Tara Stoffel- BMT

Lauro Labrada- Heart Kloey Scott- Heart

Castden Bondy- Liver Lucas Norris- Lung

Dru Hendricks- Lung

LOVE LETTERS FROM OUR FAMILIES “Ronald McDonald House treated us with compassion and helped us tremendously. We are forever grateful for your kindness.” - Grandmother and grandfather who stayed at the Ronald McDonald House

“My son was in the hospital for several weeks, and I would not have showered or washed my clothes during his stay without your Family Room.”

- Mother who used the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mercy Children’s Hospital

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