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The BJC Veterans Connection group brings together BJC team members who have served and are currently serving our country, as well as all team members who want to show their support. The group volunteers in the community together and celebrates Veterans Day as a community each November.

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

David Rogers

David Rogers

Cathy Wagner

Cathy Wagner

Donna Walton

Donna Walton

BJC Veterans Connection co-leads:

  • Dave Rogers, performance improvement consultant, supply chain, BJC HealthCare
  • Cathy Wagner, manager, cardiology and surgical services, Alton Memorial Hospital
  • Donna Walton, executive assistant, operational excellence, CCE, transformation support, BJC HealthCare

BJC Veterans Connection executive sponsor:

  • Mike Kelly, vice president, operations, Missouri Baptist Medical Center

To learn more about the BJC Veterans Connection Group, please email us

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Help veterans in need through Food for Vets drive Nov. 30-Dec. 14
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Nov 2021

Help veterans in need through Food for Vets drive Nov. 30-Dec. 14

All BJC team members are invited to join the BJC Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s community engagement team and the BJC Veterans Connection group in supporting the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis St. Clair County Illinois division and The Kaufman Fund with donations for the Food for Vets Program this holiday season.

BJC volunteers are collecting dry and canned good items and cases of bottled water to help 100 veterans and their families in need.

How to give

Drop off donations at the following collection locations Tuesday, Nov. 30-Tuesday, Dec. 14:

  • Alton Memorial Hospital:
  • Memorial Hospital Belleville:
    • Human resources department on the basement level
    • Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • Contact: Joan Biekert
  • Memorial Hospital Shiloh:
    • Human resources department on the 2nd level
    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • Contact: Rosalee Wilson
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Advanced Medicine:
    • Barnard Health and Cancer Information Center – Concierge Services (across from the link elevators)
    • Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
    • Contact: Kevin Welch
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital South Plaza:
    • Concierge Services office on the main level behind the central and express elevators 
    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • Contact: Kevin Welch

If you have questions, contact BJC senior community outreach and inclusion consultant Shanequa Tolliver at [email protected].

Food donation suggestions

  • Bagged cereals
  • Beef rice
  • Beef soup
  • Black beans (bagged)
  • Boxed raisins
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned corn
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned hotdogs
  • Canned tuna
  • Chicken and rice soup
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Chicken rice
  • Cookies
  • Fruit cups
  • Grits
  • Instant potatoes
  • Jell-O
  • Jelly
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Mac/Beef (canned pasta)
  • Muffin mix
  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut butter (regular)
  • Pinto beans
  • Pork and beans
  • Pudding cups
  • Ramen noodles
  • Saltine crackers
  • Spaghetti noodles
  • Tomato sauce
  • Vegetable soup

About BJC Veterans Connection

The BJC Veterans Connection group brings together BJC team members who have served and are currently serving our country, as well as all team members who want to show their support. The group volunteers in the community together and celebrates Veterans Day as a community each November.

Learn more about the Veterans Connection group at www.BJC.org/VeteransConnection.

Diversity and inclusion are a big part of BJC’s identity, and an important step to inclusiveness is connecting with and understanding one another. To learn more about BJC Connections groups and how to get involved, visit www.BJC.org/Connections.

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