SSM HEALTH CARDINAL GLENNON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
A portion of the proceeds from Chaseit4Charity benefit SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Since 1956, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon has offered the highest level of care, as the country’s only free-standing, non-profit Catholic pediatric hospital. Located in St. Louis, MO SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, a member of SSM Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the country, is a medical destination. Every year, the hospital provides hope to thousands of children with complex medical conditions throughout Missouri, Illinois and beyond.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is a 195-bed teaching hospital affiliated with Saint Louis University School of Medicine. In every way, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon lives out the SSM Health Mission, “Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.”
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a “Top Performer in Key Quality Measures” for four years. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is ranked each year as a pediatric leader by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals. U.S. News ranked three specialties among the leaders in 2017-2018:
Cardiology and Heart Surgery
Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
Ronald McDonald house charities of st. Louis
Since 1981, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of St. Louis has been providing comfort, care and a home-away-from-home to seriously ill children and their families. Three Ronald McDonald Houses offer affordable or no-cost lodging to out-of-town families whose children are being treated at St. Louis-area medical facilities. Every night, up to 59 families utilize a Ronald McDonald House. In addition, four Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, which are located inside Mercy Children’s Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, provide the essentials of home to more than 100 local and out-of-town families per day. These special spaces are open 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, and they see nearly 100,000 visits per year. RMHC St. Louis keeps families close when they need it most, helping parents participate in family-centered care and ensuring that children receive the best medical treatment available, regardless of how far it might be from their hometown.
Funding that is raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis helps operate the St. Louis area’s three Ronald McDonald Houses and four Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. It also helps provide all the comforts of home, including daily meals prepared by volunteers, so that guest families can focus on what matters most – helping their children heal.