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Community Fundraising

You can make a difference in the lives of a patient or family we serve!

Rally your friends, family and co-workers to support Cardinal Glennon kids through your community fundraiser! Gather together for a fun event like a softball tournament, trivia night or benefit concert OR encourage your business, school or other organization to host their own fundraiser or toy drive. Every bit helps when it comes to making a difference in the lives of our patients. Click HERE for a list of approved items to donate.

You can even create your own online fundraising page to support Cardinal Glennon Kids. The setup process is fast and secure and will have you raising money for children and families in need in no time.

Create an online fundraising page!

Let us know about your community fundraiser and find out how we can assist you by filling out the community fundraiser partnership form.

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Fundraiser FAQs

I want to start an online fundraising page!
  1. How do I start an online fundraising page?
    • We offer a platform and easy-to-use templates to help you set-up a fundraising page in no time at all! Click HERE to create your very own online fundraising page today!
  2. I need help setting up or customizing my online fundraising page!
  3. Where do the donations made to my online fundraising page go?
    • All donations collected through online fundraising pages will support the greatest need of the hospital, the Children’s Fund. Support of the Children’s Fund is a critical necessity to allow SSM Health Cardinal Glennon to continue to provide exceptional medical care to the St. Louis community and beyond, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Please contact fundraise@glennon.org with questions or concerns about funding designation.
  4. What if someone wants to donate to my page using cash or a check?
    • While fundraising online is the preferred, someone can certainly donate using cash or a check! In this case, the instructions below must be followed to ensure all cash and check donations are processed correctly:
      • All checks must be payable to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation and your online fundraising page name must be written on the memo line of the check if you want it added to your online fundraising total.
      • Cash and checks MUST be accompanied with the monetary donation form, accessible through this link: Monetary Donation Form.
        PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH. Please mail or deliver to:
        SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation
        Attn: Development Services
        3800 Park Avenue
        St. Louis, MO 63110
How can SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation support my fundraising event?
  1. We can offer fundraising and event planning examples including, but not limited to, fundraising strategies, best practices, vendor referrals and promotional samples/templates as requested.
  2. A letter of support can be issued to validate the authenticity of your fundraising event (pending approval).
  3. Approved entity logos are available to use on event promotional materials (pending approval).
  4. We can assist with promoting your event by posting your approved flyer on our social media pages (Facebook: 22,500+ followers, Twitter: 4,500+ followers) and on glennon.org (subject to availability).
  5. A photo opportunity at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation showcasing your event success (subject to availability).
What are commonly requested resources that SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation can NOT provide?
  1. The use of our sales tax exemption number.
  2. Direct solicitation of sponsorships or donations of any kind by Foundation staff.
  3. Insurance or liability insurance.
  4. Mailing lists of any kind.
  5. Funding or reimbursement of expenses.
  6. Media coverage (news, magazine, radio etc.) and/or specialty appearances (celebrities, mascots etc.).
  7. Staff or volunteers presence.
  8. Tax-receipts.
What will the funds I raise support?
  1. Unless otherwise negotiated, all fundraising dollars will benefit the Children’s Fund at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. The Children’s Fund is used to address the most immediate needs of the hospital and our patients as they arise. Through donations to the Children’s Fund we have been able to transform areas of the hospital into child-friendly environments, purchase state of the art medical equipment, fund medical research, provide schooling for hospitalized children and more. We highly recommend community fundraisers support the Children’s Fund as this will allow your efforts to make the greatest impact.
  2. There are specialty departments and programs that your fundraising dollars can be designated to. If there is a specific area you would like your fundraising efforts to support, please contact fundraise@glennon.org prior to your event to find out how your donation can be restricted.
What branding guidelines should I follow when using the hospital’s name or logo?
  1. Entity Name
    1. First reference: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
    2. Subsequent reference: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon
  2. Entity Logo
    1. When resizing, always use the corner sizing handle so as to not distort the logo.
    2. The logo should never be smaller than .75” wide.
  3. Approval
    1. All promotional materials containing SSM Health Cardinal Glennon’s name or logo must be given written approval before being distributed to the public. Please send materials to fundraise@glennon.org to request approval.
What should I do with all the funds collected once the event is over?
  1. Make all checks payable to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation.
    1. The name of you fundraiser should be written on the memo line of the check.
  2. Cash and checks MUST be accompanied by a monetary donation form, accessible through this link: Monetary Donation FormPLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH. Please mail to or deliver to:SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation

    Attn: Development Services
    3800 Park Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Meet some of our Community Fundraisers!