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November Newsletter | Positioning Deaconess to Realize Our Vision

Deaconess Community, Last week during the Annual Joint Meeting of the Deaconess Foundation and Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being Boards I had the honor of sharing, virtually, with many of our neighbors, community partners, and fellow advocates our approach to realizing a just future for kids in our lifetime – or even better by 2039. Today, I...
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October Newsletter | Missional Service

Deaconess Community, I am honored to assume the role of Deaconess’ new President and CEO and to be graced with the opportunity to serve not only today’s children, but tomorrow’s children, on both sides of the Mississippi River. To the Deaconess Foundation Board of Trustees, staff, partners, and Metropolitan St. Louis community, thank you for...
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September Newsletter | Hope Requires Action Now

Deaconess Community, In the last few weeks, local and state governments scrambled to extend and reinstate eviction moratoriums following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject the Centers for Disease Control’s national eviction ban which has provided housing security to millions of families during the pandemic. Yet, millions of families without the protection of locally...
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Deaconess Foundation Accepting Proposals for up to $600,000 in Community Investment Funding

Deaconess Foundation (Deaconess) is currently accepting proposals for up to $600,000 in community investment funding through its Mission-Related Investments initiative. The initiative provides low-interest loans to social impact organizations with exceptional capital management and a strong commitment to advancing the health and well-being of children and families in the St. Louis region. Social impact organizations include nonprofit service providers, advocacy groups, community development financial institutions (CDFIs), credit unions, nonprofit financial intermediaries, and social enterprises. Deaconess created Mission-Related Investments to expand community access to financial capital and subsequently, build local capacity to achieve positive outcomes for...
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