Things You Can Do

   Join the growing roster of #DFChildren Volunteers!

Review the calls to action from the Ferguson Commission report.

       Learn about educational priorities in your district at your local school board meetings.

Inform your elected leaders about the importance of child well-being.

Financially support nonprofit organizations that are advocating for systemic improvements in the lives of children in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Support the Deaconess Child Well-Being Policy Platform. Learn more.

Attend public events focused on child well-being.

Get on the Bus with Deaconess for Child Advocacy Day.


Learn from other organizations

Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies

Vision for Children at Risk

Missouri Leadership Council

Children's Defense Fund

The Annie E. Casey Foundation