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 Awards $500,000 to Local Children’s Hospitals

Deaconess Foundation, as part of its 125th Anniversary, awarded special multi-year grants totaling $500,000 to SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital to fund the purchase of kidney dialysis equipment and allow for greater access to care for children.

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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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