St. Louis Children
face many challenges...

While St. Louis is often known as a great place to raise a family,
that perception is hardly a reality for families living in poverty.

Deaconess invests $100,000 in Ferguson Response

In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting and subsequent civil unrest in Ferguson, Deaconess Foundation made a special allocation of $100,000 for community capacity building to address issues exposed by the events.

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A Lament for Michael Brown…and Us

I have cried until the tears no longer come. My heart is broken, my spirit poured out, as I see what has happened to my people. Little children and tiny babies are fainting and dying in the streets.

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