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Luke, Glennon kid and 2019 Homers for Health Co-chair
Luke Beck - Cardinal Glennon kid and Homers for Health co-chair

This year, Chairman Matt Carpenter is excited to lead the way again and he has a very special new co-chair, 9-year-old Cardinal Glennon patient Luke!

Luke Beck, patient and Homers for Health co-chair in the hospital for cancer treatmentLuke began his journey at Cardinal Glennon on May 19, 2017 at the age of 7, when he was diagnosed and started treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. With a 3-year treatment schedule in and out of the hospital, Luke and his brothers pass the time watching Cardinals games in his hospital room.

What could be better than cheering on your St. Louis Cardinals and making a difference in the life of a Cardinal Glennon patient at the same time? Cardinals nation can pledge as little as 25 cents per home run hit by a St. Louis Cardinal player this season and those proceeds go directly back to the hospital.

2019 St. Louis Cardinals Counter

Your pledge, multiplied by the number above will go to help all children at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. Below are stories of more patients your support can help today!

Cardinal Glennon kid Maggie Bohannan and Homers for Health Founder Matt Holliday

Now in its eighth year, Homers for Health has raised valuable support for the children served by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. Thanks to the generosity of thousands of Cardinals fans from across the nation and around the world, this program has made significant contributions to our exceptional, state-of-the-art health care and the creation of child-friendly, family-centered environments within the hospital.

Matt and Leslee Holliday emotional to leave St. Louis and the Cardinal Glennon kids they have met

Founded by former Cardinal Matt Holliday and his wife Leslee in 2012, the program has helped create new child-friendly spaces including the Imaging Center, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Inpatient and Outpatient Cancer Units, raising more than 5-million dollars. Click the images below to learn more about the impact of your support.

Imaging Center

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Inpatient/Outpatient Cancer Units

This is a very exciting time at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. As medical science and technology advances more and more each year, we rely strongly on the support of our community, friends and sponsors to help us remain at the forefront of children’s health. Your commitment to Homers for Health supports the ongoing needs of the hospital for enhancements to programs, innovations in technology, vital supportive services and charity care. Thanks to you, we can provide lifesaving care to all children in need, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.