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

Hailey Baldasso

Jennifer Baldasso from St. Louis, MO had an unexpected gift for her 30th birthday in December 2020. She found out she was pregnant with Baby #2. Her first pregnancy…

Margot and Caratacus Stearns

Erica Jolene Stearns was born with non-isolated esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. She was mute until the age of 3, g-tube dependent until the age of 5, and tracheostomy…

Colton Friese

On October 16, 2020, at approximately 4:30pm, 19 year-old Colton was on his way home from work driving his reliable Chevy Cobalt. He had proudly saved and bought himself…

Ryder Lee

Ryder became a patient at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon long before he was even born. The long-anticipated son and 4th child of parents Sarah and Nathan, Ryder has successfully…

Maverick Beardslee

“When you find out you are pregnant, you expect to have a perfectly healthy pregnancy and at the end a perfectly healthy baby,“ states Paris, mother of (now) 17-month-old…

Grant and Sebastian Moss

Grant and Sebastian are identical twin boys, who were born to new parents Amber and John on February 27, 2013. Amber had an uneventful pregnancy, and though the boys…

Sariah Gettys

On February 14, 2018, Sariah (a 4-year-old aspiring dancer and model) and her mother, Shamika, were involved in a devastating motor vehicle accident. Shamika sustained injuries to her right…

Noah Townsend

Kristi and Eric Townsend from St. Peters, MO were married in 2018.  Having married later in life, they knew they wanted to start a family right away.  For nearly…

Aaryn Wiley

Watching sassy two-year-old Aaryn have a meltdown, or dancing and singing to her favorite cartoons, one would never guess that she had a much more fragile start to life.…

Teagan Smith

Looking at 7-year-old Teagan Smith today, one would never know what she went through during her first several months of life. “I had a completely normal pregnancy,” states Teagan’s…

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 on Tuesday, November 30 with people around the world coming together to celebrate generosity and making an impact.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation raises funds and promotes community awareness for SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, the nation’s first 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.