Why it matters
One in five children in the St. Louis region lives in poverty. This increases to two in five for Black or Brown children. Deaconess envisions a community that values the health and well-being of all children and gives priority attention to the most vulnerable. This community only thrives if the allocation of power and distribution of resources, benefits, opportunities and burdens are not predictable by, nor predicated on race.
- Deaconess Community, It is my honor to join Deaconess Foundation as the interim president and chief executive officer. I appreciate the warm and encouraging welcome messages. During this period of …Learn More
- Deaconess Friends & Partners, For the last nine years, Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson has served the St. Louis region and its children as the president and chief executive of Deaconess …Learn More
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