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Join us in providing hope and healing for the children we serve.

Even in the very early days of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, it was a well-known fact that a hospital dedicated solely to the care of children would never be able to sustain itself on reimbursements alone. No matter the amount, every gift to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation makes a significant impact, not only on the hospital’s programs and services, but also the families who entrust the care of their children to us.

OUR PATIENTS

Jimmy Williams

Eleven year-old Jimmy of Jackson, Missouri is a kind, funny and active young man. An avid and well-decorated golfer, Jimmy was playing in a tournament in early August of…

Amjad Awawdeli

He may be only 26 inches tall, but his size is easily overshadowed by his strength. Six year-old Amjad is almost a celebrity at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, having…

Kagen Hill

Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV can lead to liver failure, liver cancer, or chronic liver disease, and is…

Kalista Rasmussen

That simple body function is almost a miracle for a child who has experienced constipation, stool leakage and difficulty with bowel movements since shortly after birth. “She was a…

Aiden Ellis

13-year-old Aiden Ellis enters the swimming pool at Hazelwood Central High School, gearing up to practice his favorite stroke, the butterfly. Ellis is a competitive swimmer, making it to…

Chandler Street

In just the past 30 years, obesity rates among children have tripled in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, 13.7 million children…

Shaun Patterson

Shaun Patterson was in tears. After years of hard work, he learned he would miss his high school graduation because he would have to remain in the hospital for…

Ben Smith

When Benjamin was born in 2015 – six weeks early – his parents Kate and Clay were not prepared for the host of scary diagnoses that immediately followed. Ben…

Liam Rhoades

As a scheduler for an obstetrician’s office, Amy Rhoades from Wright City, MO is no stranger to dealing with expecting mothers. In the fall of 2018, Amy found herself…

Kirby Frost

Walking the halls of the inpatient Hematology-Oncology Unit on 4 North at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, one will typically see children from infancy through their late teens. But lately,…

Each year, generous support allows us to invest in the future of the hospital through program enhancements, facility updates, charity care and much more. Through this incredible generosity, we are able to fund general and program-specific improvements, purchase state-of-the-art equipment, and even assist the hospital with launching new programs.

Join us at Scoops of Fun where families can enjoy unlimited treats from local ice cream vendors while exploring The Magic House!

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation raises funds and promotes community awareness for SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, the nation’s only free-standing, not-for-profit Catholic children’s hospital. With highly-trained providers in more than 60 pediatric subspecialties, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon provides hope and healing to thousands of children and their families each year.

Join Glennon Circle

Every donor with accumulative annual giving of $1,000 or more enjoys the benefits of the Glennon Circle.