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

Walker Lydick

When Gretchen learned her unborn son had Down syndrome, she was shocked and scared. Would she love this baby? Would his big brothers accept him? Would he even survive?…

Ollie Geen

In October of 2021, Jennifer and Brian took their 2 year-old son, Ollie to Urgent Care for a persistent belly ache. He had been saying his belly hurt on…

Frank Marchesi III

Frank Marchesi, III., of O’Fallon, MO was a healthy 16 year-old who enjoyed hanging out with his friends, working out and playing hockey. Life changed abruptly on 03/29 when…

Jack Burke

During their second pregnancy, Jack’s parents found out that they were carriers of the cystic fibrosis gene, meaning there was a 25% chance that their children would be born…

Stella Thomas

Just keep swimming. If you are familiar with the Disney movie, “Finding Nemo”, you might remember that Dory is trying to find her parents. Through adversity, adventure, uncertainty, and…

Hannah and Hailey Schilly

Hannah The Schilly family of Crystal City, MO has two amazing daughters – Hannah, who is the oldest (13 as of this story), and Hailey, age 11. Hailey has…

Lavender Watson

Rose and Demetrius Watson of St. Louis, MO were given grim odds about the survival of their unborn baby, Lavender. However, this now sassy 5-year-old, known as “The Queen”,…

Charlie Erbland

In early 2016, Rachel and Steve of Arcadia Valley, MO were living a full and busy life. They owned and managed a farm, had two dogs, and were raising…

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…

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.

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Join SSM Health Cardinal Glennon and other nonprofits around the world for this international day of giving!

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.