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Current Statistics

501(c)3 organization, Tax ID 43-6032561
Founded in 1959

Coverage Area:
13 counties in Missouri; 5 counties in Illinois

Managed by a 30-person Board of Directors (board members are not compensated)

Serviced by an executive director (Col. Ron Battelle, retired Chief of Police, St. Louis County Police Department)

Has assisted over 160 families since 1959

2016 Assistance to Families: $3,000,000
Provided to families with a combined 66 dependent children

2016 Program/Administration Ratio: 90/10

Funded by:
Membership – 2016 member dues total $800,000
Donation – individual and corporate
Fundraisers held on behalf of the organization