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SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center will miss Allen Craig

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center will miss Allen Craig

ST. LOUIS (July 31, 2014) – News of Allen Craig’s trade to the Boston Red Sox swept through the halls of SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center today as patients, employees and families discovered he will no longer be in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform. Craig joined the medical center’s Homers for Health program in…

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

July 1, 2014 (ST. LOUIS) – One of the fastest growing and successful philanthropic organizations in St. Louis is continuing to recruit top non-profit leaders to their team. The Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation recently named Sandy Koller as their new executive director. Koller comes to the top fundraising SSM Health Care foundation after serving the…

County Children’s Service Fund Announces Award of Nearly $5 million for Innovation in Discovery Initiative Cycle of Funding

County Children’s Service Fund Announces Award of Nearly $5 million for Innovation in Discovery Initiative Cycle of Funding

June 19, 2014 (CLAYTON, MO) — On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund (CSF) board announced awards totaling nearly $5 million for innovative projects proposed under the Discovery Initiative Cycle of funding. The Discovery Cycle supports innovative projects that lead to breakthrough ideas which shape the future of mental health…

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Jason Motte and Adam Wainwright crash Matt Holliday and Allen Craig’s Homers for Health Press Conference

JUPITER, FL  (March 10, 2014) –  St. Louis Cardinals Matt Holliday and Allen Craig announced the kickoff of the third year of their home run pledge program,  Homers for Health, Powered by Peabody to benefit SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. To the astonishment of fans, the sluggers were interrupted by two very ambitious teammates at…

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2014 Glennon Card shopping dates to be held October 24 – November 2

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.…

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Northwestern Mutual – St. Louis and Cheeriodicals use teambuilding to spread cheer to patients at SSM Cardinal Glennon

St. LOUIS (Jan. 8, 2014) – Northwestern Mutual – St. Louis and Cheeriodicals brought cheer in the form of 220 big green boxes to children suffering from injury and serious illness at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center during its “Cheeriodicals Day” event held today. Cheeriodicals are “big green boxes of cheer” made up, in…

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Energy Center employees at Ameren Missouri power a toy delivery to bring cheer to sick and injured children at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

ST LOUIS (Dec. 20, 2013) – Every day workers at Ameren Missouri’s Labadie Energy Center in Franklin County produce the energy that helps power life-saving treatment at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Today, and just in time for the holidays, those same workers delivered something else: a truckload of toys for sick and injured children. Over the…

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St. Baldrick’s awards $86,450 childhood cancer research grant to SSM Cardinal Glennon

ST. LOUIS  (Dec. 11, 2013) – The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, is proud to award a one-year infrastructure grant of $86,450 to SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, affiliated with the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. This grant is one of 39…

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St. Louis community will miss David Freese, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center wishes #23 well

ST. LOUIS (Nov. 22, 2013) – News of  David Freese’s trade to the Los Angeles Angels quickly spread through the halls of SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, a place where Freese has been a frequent visitor over the past two seasons. The hometown hero has not only delighted baseball fans in St. Louis, but…

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Rally Squirrel unveils new Safety Treehouse at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

ST. LOUIS (Oct. 18, 2013) – The new Rally Squirrel Safety Treehouse was unveiled today in the Dan Dierdorf Emergency and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Rally Squirrel, the hospital’s mascot, presented to the crowd his Rally theater and a 65-inch touch screen monitor with a wide variety of…