ST. LOUIS (March 13, 2014) – The Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation and the Glennon Guild announced today that the 2014 Glennon Card shopping dates will be October 24 through November 2. Throughout the 10-day shopping period, approximately 300 stores, restaurants and salons will offer Glennon Card holders a generous 20% discount on regularly priced items. Glennon Cards are offered each year for a $50 donation to support SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.
During the 2013 program, 2,444 Glennon Cards were purchased, raising $122,200 to benefit the medical center. Additional sponsor contributions resulted in a total of $161,900 raised. Patients and their families will soon be able to experience enhanced waiting areas at the hospital, taking their mind off of their worries during times of uncertainty. Patients will also enjoy a newly remodeled, vibrant, interactive atrium and lobby area, thanks to the generosity of donors and sponsors of the program.
Fifth Third Bank will once again support the program as Presenting Sponsor. “It has been inspirational for our team to watch Glennon Card grow over the years,” said Shawn Hagan, president of Fifth Third Bank, St. Louis. “From additional card sales to increased sponsor support, it is evident that the community has embraced the program, and for a very important cause – helping to touch the lives of sick and injured children in our area and beyond.”
The Glennon Guild is a 300 volunteer women’s organization founded to support the needs of SSM Cardinal Glennon and the 200,000 children they serve each year.
To become a Glennon Card sponsor or participating merchant call 314-577-5605.