St. Jude partners with Zynga


Marlo Thomas and St. Jude patients are featured as avatars in the new CityVille St. Jude promotion.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is excited to announce its new partnership with the world’s largest social game developer, Zynga. 

Starting June 29 through July 18, 2012, the 290 million players of the CityVille game on Facebook will be able to support St. Jude by purchasing a virtual version of the iconic hospital, as well as other limited edition virtual social goods, which can be placed in CityVille gameboards.

One hundred percent of the purchase price of the St. Jude items will go to support the hospital’s lifesaving programs.  Facebook members can play the game at to show support for the kids of St. Jude by building their own virtual St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in CityVille.