In the heart of St. Louis, a tradition of compassion and creativity has flourished for the past decade, powered by a collaboration between Working Spaces and Kimball International.

The 10th Annual Rocking a Stocking Design Contest and Toy Drive once again brought holiday cheer to the young patients at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, turning a hospital room into a place of joy and festive celebration.

A Roster of A&D Rockstars Supporting Our Community

This year’s event, held on December 7th at our St. Louis Showroom, saw an extraordinary gathering of top architects and designers from renowned firms across the Metro St. Louis Area.

Arcturis, ArcVision, Bond Architects, Cannon Design, Casco & R/5, Chiodini Architects, Cushman & Wakefield (ED Jones), Design Alliance Architects, FGM Architects, Fox Architects, FSA, GMA, Haskell, HOK, Jacobs, JEMA, Lawrence Group, LJC, Maryville University (Juniors), M+H Architects, Oculus Inc., O’Toole Design Associates, OWH, PGAV, RDG, Remiger Design, Rosemann Architects, and TBE Architects, were just a few among the stellar lineup of firms whose team captains participated with unparalleled enthusiasm.

These architects and designers showcased not only their remarkable creativity but also an unwavering dedication to making a profound difference in the lives of the brave children at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

The heartwarming design contest was a central highlight, featuring elaborately decorated holiday stockings that captured the spirit of the season. These stunningly adorned stockings were not only visual delights but also filled with unwrapped toys and gifts, generously provided by the participating firms.

The joyous atmosphere was further enhanced by the presence of former Cardinal players and the beloved team mascot, Fredbird, who added their charm to the festivities.

A Season of Giving

As we reflect on the 10th anniversary of this heartwarming tradition, it reminds us all at Working Spaces what truly matters.

The event served as a testament to the power of community and the spirit of seasonal giving. The architects and designers poured their talent and creativity into crafting these special stockings, creating personalized works of art that would bring smiles to the faces of the young cancer patients at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

The festive spirit, combined with the generosity of the participating firms and the unwavering support of the sponsors, underscores the profound impact that a community can have when it comes together to spread joy and kindness during the holiday season.

Working Spaces Thanks Our Community

On behalf of our team, we thank everyone who participated in our milestone event. We look forward to supporting this worthy cause (and helping spread joy to children) for many years to come!