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 Announces New Funding Stream for 2015

Deaconess Foundation is introducing a Youth Organizing funding stream to help support and promote community organizing among the region's youth who have taken the lead in demanding policy change from civil leaders and elected officials.  In addition to Youth Organizing, the 2015 grant cycle will again include funding for Nonprofit Organization Advocacy and Collective Impact Network Capacity

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A Call to Service

“Our children must be able to walk to school and play in the park in safety.”

 -- Governor Jay Nixon, October 21, 2014

Earlier this week, I was commissioned along with fifteen other individuals to serve as

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