Better Business Bureau Report for
Emmaus Homes, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued September 2011
Better Business Bureau Report expires September 2012

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Emmaus Homes, Inc.
Address: 2200 Randolph Street
  Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 636-534-5200
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1901, Missouri
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "exists to enhance the quality of life for adults of all beliefs who have cognitive, intellectual and other developmental disabilities."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Emmaus Homes, Inc. (EH) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Emmaus Homes provides a variety of services for adults with developmental disabilities. Each campus has activities and programs that enable residents to become active participants in their communities, while teaching and reinforcing skills to achieve personal levels of independence. Emmaus Homes’ East Campus in St. Charles provides the amenities of suburban living, while the West Campus in Marthasville offers a more peaceful rural atmosphere.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010, EH's program expenses were:

Residential Care 16,625,876
Day / Recreation Pgm 443,383
Total Program Expenses: $17,069,259
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Chief Executive : Cindy Clark , President & CEO

Chair of the Board: Tim Unnerstall
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Unnerstall & Unnerstall CPA

Board Size: 15

Paid Staff Size: 492

*Compensation listed above is for a partial year.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, newsletter, donor report
Fund raising costs were 30% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,027,016, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on EH's audited financial statements - consolidated for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010.

Source of Funds  
Program Service Fees 18,317,728
Bequest 834,971
Contributions 527,227
Investment Income 360,000
Governmental Program Grants 185,557
Grant Income - nongovernment 166,036
United Way 145,266
Special Events (net) 111,175
Grants and Awards for Capital Projects 60,580
Other Income 49,675
Gift Annuities -3,796
Total Income $20,754,419


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative: 16% 

Total income $20,754,419
Program expenses $17,069,259
Fund raising expenses 599,723
Administrative expenses 3,425,993
Total expenses $21,094,975
Expenses in Excess of Income (340,556)
Beginning net assets 17,525,052
Ending net assets 17,854,631
Total liabilities 2,098,316
Total assets $19,952,947

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