Celebrate with Us!

BJC | BJC HealthCare was created 25 years ago with the merger of founding members Barnes Hospital,The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and Christian Health Services. BJC has since grown to encompass 15 hospitals, multiple service organizations and more than 31,000 employees. Team members can join the anniversary celebration by participating in a contest and entering to win prizes.

Learn more about BJC’s history as BJC TODAY highlights each hospital and service organization on this page in celebration of 25 years of improving the health of the communities it serves. 


$25 Gift Card Drawing

More than 2,070 employees joined BJC’s 25th anniversary celebration by entering to win one of 100 $25 VISA gift cards being awarded in recognition of the anniversary.

The contest ended October 31. Winners will be announced in November.

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Team Contest winners to be surprised in November

Teams from across BJC celebrated the organization’s 25th anniversary by submitting a photo, essay, poem or other clever creation that incorporated a theme of the number 25. The team contest ended Oct. 12. 

Four winning entries soon will be awarded $250 toward a team celebration.

Check out the BJC 25th anniversary team contest photo entries here.

Click here to see more contest entires.

Check out photos of more teams celebrating BJC’s 25th anniversary here.


When it comes to providing quality health care services and taking exceptional care of people, BJC HealthCare’s mission has remained steadfast since its founding in 1993:  To improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

For the past 25 years, BJC has been pushing the boundaries of medical technology and delivering premier health care services to people in urban centers, suburban neighborhoods and rural communities throughout Missouri and southern Illinois — in hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient treatment centers, homes, schools and community settings.

As a nonprofit organization and one of the region’s largest employers, BJC works hard to be a good neighbor and institutional community member, including support of charitable organizations.

To celebrate BJC’s 25th anniversary, BJC will give back a total of $25,000 in one or more donations to local nonprofit, 501(c)3 organizations, nominated by a BJC team member.

Nominations closed Oct. 31. Thank you to all employees who nominated nonprofits that are near and dear to their hearts. Watch for winners to be announced in December.