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“Community Service Award”

SSM Health ( is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 195-bed children’s hospital specializing in pediatric cancer care and cardiology services. Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, both the highest possible classifications.

Since 2013, U.S News & World Report has recognized Cardinal Glennon as a Best Pediatric Hospital. A teaching hospital, Cardinal Glennon is staffed by SLUCare physicians. These type of advancements are made possible by programs such as Homers for Health and K’s for Kids; a fan engaging home run pledge and strikeout program led by the St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday and his wife Leslee, a member of the Cardinal Glennon Board of Governors.

In just three years, Homer’s for Health has raised more than $1.7 million for the hospital. In 2015, co-chairs Matt Holliday, Matt Adams, Matt Carpenter, Adam Wainwright and Trevor pledge from every state in the nation and are committed to making it a million dollar year. Fans can make a pledge at For more information, visit us at or find us at or on Twitter @cardinalglennon.