SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Subway restaurants donated almost $10,000 to HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield. 

During the month of October, the restaurant encouraged customers to donate a dollar or more at the register for the hospital. The money will go towards the Child Life Program and Well Network. The money will go towards books, live-saving equipment and more to the patients. 

On Thursday evening, the restaurant presented a check to the hospital.