Fundraising and Donor News

 
08/11/2014
St. Jude mourns the loss of friend and supporter Robin Williams

Today the world lost an iconic man and entertainer, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital lost an incredible friend and supporter. We send our deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Robin Williams.

 
 
08/06/2014
St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run makes history

In its 33rd year, the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run raised more than $1 million for the first time. Combined with fundraising from the 34 satellite runs, the event brought in $4.1 million for the kids of St. Jude.

 
 
07/30/2014
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital names Tri Delta Fraternity Partner of the Year

Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® – raising nearly $30 million for the hospital since 1999 and pledging to raise another $60 million in the next 10 years – to combat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.

 
 
07/07/2014
Tri Delta commitment

Tri Delta has some big news, and they want to share it with you first. Find out more about their mission to show St. Jude kids that there's no place like Tri Delta Place.

 
 
06/05/2014
Gamers virtually raise thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® patients battling cancer, other deadly diseases

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is powering up a new videogame charity program, St. Jude PLAY LIVE, with help from some of the top streaming gamers.

 
 
06/04/2014
Race to beat childhood cancer, other deadly diseases one mile, one dollar, one cure at a time

It’s approximately 26 weeks from the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, leaving plenty of time to sign up through general registration and train for the fun on December 6.

 
 
05/29/2014
Columbus Zoo event a roaring success for St. Jude

Central Ohio celebrated and supported the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the ninth annual Discover the Dream Gala at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium May 15. About 700 people gathered to raise $607,000 at the event, bringing the gala’s fundraising total to about $3.4 million.

 
 
05/28/2014
Hispanic support of St. Jude highlighted at Miami gala

The FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala celebrated its 12th year by raising more than $460,000 May 17 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in a star-studded event co-founded by television host Daisy Fuentes. The event was held at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami.

 
 
05/15/2014
St. Jude receives brand recognition

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named the Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year based on the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Equity Score.

 
 
05/05/2014
Runners race to register for St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

Running a marathon is an empowering feat, and so is helping raise millions to support kids fighting cancer. Those eager to accomplish both can register for the 2014 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, starting May 5.

 
 
05/05/2014
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient Shon Coleman to make NFL Draft pick

Auburn University offensive lineman Shon Coleman, who beat leukemia through personalized treatment at St. Jude, will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce a first round NFL Draft pick Thursday, May 8, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

 
 
04/21/2014
Boston event raises thousands for St. Jude

Guests at the 23rd annual TomorrowNite Gala in Boston raised $365,000 on April 12 to help St. Jude find cures and save children.

 
 
04/16/2014
St. Jude patient inspires Chicagoland at Four Stars

St. Jude patient and gymnast Kate, 15, inspired 850 guests with the courageous story of her cancer battle at 20th annual St. Jude Four Stars of Chicago Restaurant Extravaganza.

 
 
04/09/2014
Something to sing about: Radio One, gospel music community raises more than $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Radio One’s network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, helped raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer at St. Jude.

 
 
03/31/2014
Fitness for a Cure hits high mark in supporting St. Jude

The 15th annual Fitness for a Cure event in Lowell, Mass., raised more than $400,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
03/06/2014
NBA Cares, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital team up for kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases

Regardless of the final scores of all NBA games played March 7-13, 2014 during Hoops for St. Jude Week™, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
03/06/2014
St. Jude Gourmet Gala in D.C. raises more than $558,000

The St. Jude Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum raised more than $558,000 for the kids of St. Jude on February 25.

 
 
02/27/2014
Univision Radio event raises $3.8 million for St. Jude

Hispanic radio listeners in Puerto Rico and 17 cities, including Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Chicago and New York, tuned in to pledge their support to St. Jude.

 
 
02/10/2014
Univision brings Promise and Hope to St. Jude

As part of the St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) initiative, Univision Radio broadcasts special programming asking listeners to help find cures and save children.

 
 
02/05/2014
St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign raises more than $97 million during the holiday season toward finding cures and saving children with cancer

The generous donors, corporate partners and celebrities who supported the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign raised more than $97 million last holiday season.

 
 
02/03/2014
Tri Delta beats goal, raises $15 million in less than five years

Members of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity announced they had reached their goal of raising $15 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital one-and-a-half years early.

 
 
01/30/2014
St. Jude supporter Michael Strahan recognized with Pat Summerall Award

Former Super Bowl champion Michael Strahan, a noted supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, received the ninth annual Pat Summerall Award at the Legends for Charity Dinner in New York City.

 
 
01/29/2014
Promesa celebrates St. Jude connection to Hispanic community

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital celebrated the support of the Hispanic radio, television and entertainment industries at the 16th annual Promesa y Esperanza seminar.

 
 
01/20/2014
St. Jude celebrates 25 years of country music industry support

Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® Program raises more than $500 million, welcomes special guests Hunter Hayes, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale and NBC’s ‘The Voice’ winner Danielle Bradbery.

 
 
01/15/2014
Designer event raises funds and awareness for St. Jude

A unique fundraising event at the Los Angeles store of designer Robert Ellis raised thousands for the children of St. Jude during the holiday season.

 
 
11/14/2013
Univision Radio raises $3.8 million to 'Share the Love' with the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

In a nationwide fundraising effort to continue finding cures and saving children, Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, helped raise $3.8 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® during the annual Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) radio event on Feb. 10-11.

 
 
11/13/2013
Gamers virtually raise thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® patients battling cancer, other deadly diseases

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is powering up a new videogame charity program with help from some of the top streaming gamers, including Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty), “Ellohime,” “CohhCarnage,” Danielle Mackey (Panser), actress Zelda Williams, a team from Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, and GameStop, the world’s largest videogame retailer and official PLAY LIVE gaming sponsor.

 
 
11/13/2013
Wall Street firms support St. Jude

More than 600 professionals from every major firm on Wall Street gathered Nov. 12 for the 24th annual St. Jude Presents Wall Street Taste of New York.

 
 
11/07/2013
St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. participants in 75 cities to raise funds to end childhood cancer

St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. ™ participants in 75 cities to raise funds to end childhood cancer

 
 
11/05/2013
Dallas event tops $900,000 for kids of St. Jude

More than 830 people gathered recently at the Omni Dallas Hotel for a party the size of Texas as Dallas showed its support for St. Jude at the Evening Under the Stars Party.

 
 
10/23/2013
$50 Million Later, Guests and Team Members Prove ‘More Hope’ Really Does Happen at Chili’s

Chili’s More Hope Campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® becomes largest single-partner fundraising initiative in hospital’s history after successful 2013 campaign

 
 
10/22/2013
Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Sofia Vergara, Shaun White, Michael Strahan, Luis Fonsi join Marlo Thomas to star in 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign this holiday season

Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Sofia Vergara, Shaun White, Michael Strahan, Luis Fonsi join Marlo Thomas to star in tenth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign this holiday season

 
 
10/15/2013
A spooktacluar way to help St. Jude kids

This October help St. Jude kids with a Halloween pinup for St. Jude.

 
 
10/14/2013
Hundreds attend Detroit Gala, raise thousands for St. Jude

More than 400 guests gathered at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit on October 12 to support the kids of St. Jude and honor the commitment of Domino’s, a long-time St. Jude supporter.

 
 
10/14/2013
Walk for kids like Brian

Join supporters in more than 75 communities on November 23 for the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.

 
 
10/08/2013
GOAL! Major League Soccer and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scored big with Goals for St. Jude

GOAL! Major League Soccer and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® scored big with Goals for St. Jude

 
 
10/04/2013
Companies nationwide join forces to “treat” kids with cancer during Halloween season

Throughout the month of October, companies across the country will again suit up for the cause to help raise awareness and funds for St. Jude during the 22nd annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion, which kicked off Oct. 1. On Halloween, the celebration culminates when St. Jude patients and their families dress up and trick-or-treat throughout the hospital on one of the most anticipated days of the St. Jude calendar.

 
 
10/01/2013
Illinois teens show talent for fundraising

Four teenage girls in Morton, Illinois have created an annual Backyard Talent Show in their hometown, raising more than $76,000 for St. Jude kids.

 
 
09/30/2013
The Eric Trump Foundation raises $1.5 million with annual golf event

The seventh annual Eric Trump Foundation Golf Invitational at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, New York, raised $1.5 million for the kids of St. Jude in a star-studded event September 9.

 
 
09/29/2013
St. Jude Ride raises $650,000

Now in its seventh year, the St. Jude Motorcycle Ride roared onto the St. Jude campus September 20, having raised a record-breaking $650,000.

 
 
09/23/2013
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital launches 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign

Over the past decade, thanks to the support of millions of consumers and today’s leading companies who give, the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign has turned the annual holiday shopping season into more than $387 million invested in research and treatment in the ongoing battle to end childhood cancer.

 
 
09/22/2013
Family of former St. Jude patient honors his memory

To honor the memory of 15-year-old Brian Bush, his family has held a golf tournament for 25 years as an act of love and gratitude for the care Brian received at St. Jude.

 
 
09/16/2013
Chili’s Annual Campaign Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® – New Name, Same Bold $50 Million Goal

In 2002 a handful of Chili’s® Grill & Bar restaurants in Memphis, Tenn. put their big passion for giving back behind what seemed like a small idea at the time – raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. With only crayons and chili-pepper shaped coloring sheets as a way for guests to donate, the team members hoped to raise a few hundred dollars.

 
 
09/15/2013
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Expedia Launches Over 150 Travel Giveaways and Exclusive Hotel Coupons to Help Travelers Support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In response, Expedia.com®, the world’s leading online travel company, today introduced a month-long campaign featuring travel giveaways and exclusive travel coupons to raise funds in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

 
 
08/12/2013
A journey of commitment: the Memphis to Peoria Run

From first-time participants to 25-year veterans, a family of 171 runners gathered July 31 to set off on the Memphis to Peoria Run to support to St. Jude. 

 
 
07/02/2013
St. Jude brings international partner groups together to share ideas to help children around the world

More than 50 people from foundations that support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital medical partner sites around the globe met in Memphis June 26 – 30 for an unprecedented opportunity to exchange ideas at the St. Jude International Forum.

 
 
05/15/2013
John Rich & Friends Entertainment Event to Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

John Rich will perform alongside his friends Wynonna, Larry the Cable Guy and Big Kenny, Rich’s partner in Big & Rich, and special guest Lisa Rinna at the St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends entertainment event on June 4 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee. The event will serve as the second annual concert tee off for the 2013 FedEx St. Jude Classic.

 
 
02/25/2013
St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign raises more than $72 million toward finding cures and saving children

St. Jude and the generous consumers and partners who supported the ninth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign have something to celebrate this year, raising more than $72 million in support of the organization’s mission of finding cures and saving children battling cancer and other deadly diseases.

 
 
02/21/2013
The V Foundation and ESPN team up with St. Jude and NBA Cares in the fight against pediatric cancer

This week, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and ESPN are teaming up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the fight against pediatric cancer by raising awareness and funds to support lifesaving work for children.

 
 
02/19/2013
Craig Morgan to headline St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Presented by Nissan

Country music star Craig Morgan and special guest, Sarah Darling, will lend their talented voices to the 14th annual St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon presented by Nissan.

 
 
01/29/2013
Football legend and TV host Michael Strahan and St. Jude rally fans to party with a purpose February 3

Football legend and LIVE! with Kelly and Michael host Michael Strahan and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are drafting football fans to party with a purpose on February 3 by hosting St. Jude Game Day. Give Back. parties to help provide the best care to the children who need it the most at no cost to their families.