2011 Archive

 
01/09/2012
Entertainer and humanitarian Danny Thomas honored on U.S. Commemorative Forever Stamp

The United States Postal Service unveiled a commemorative Forever Stamp honoring legendary entertainer Danny Thomas, the founder of renowned St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The unveiling took place at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles to celebrate Thomas' 100th birthday and the 50th anniversary of St. Jude.

 
 
12/20/2011
Tony Bennett, Ray Romano and Phil Donahue headline St. Jude 50th Anniversary Gala

Tony Bennett, Ray Romano and Phil Donahue will headline the celebration as stars from the entertainment industry show their support for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's 50th anniversary with a benefit gala in Los Angeles on January 7, 2012. Tony Bennett, a personal friend of St. Jude founder -- the late entertainer Danny Thomas -- will perform for the star-studded crowd along with Ray Romano, a good friend of the Thomas family and an ardent supporter of St. Jude, to help commemorate what would have been Thomas' 100th birthday.

 
 
11/18/2011
St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. unites thousands across the country for one cause: to help kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases

St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.™, a family friendly 5K walk that takes place in 80 cities nationwide on Nov. 19 to benefit the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.

 
 
10/17/2011
Radio stations visit St. Jude to kick off new season of Radio Cares

About 180 record radio station general managers, promotions staff, national sales managers, program directors, and on-air staff, including award-winning gospel music artist James Fortune came together this weekend to help kick off the Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids® radiothon season for St. Jude.

 
 
10/13/2011
St. Jude asks shoppers to 'give thanks' and give back to children battling cancer and other deadly diseases

This holiday season, consumers can help the families of St. Jude by participating in the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign, which asks people to "Give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not."

 
 
10/07/2011
St. Jude and Competitor Group launch Country Music Marathon collaboration

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases, and Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), organizers of the Country Music Marathon, today announced a new title partnership as the official benefiting charity of the Country Music Marathon. The 2012 event will be rebranded as the St. Jude Country Music Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Nissan and will take place Saturday, April 28.

 
 
10/07/2011
Davidson Media Group raises more than $452,282 during annual radiothon to benefit St. Jude

Radio listeners in 11 Hispanic radio markets  helped raise more than $452,282 by during its annual Promesa y Esperanza radiothon to help kids battling cancer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 
 
09/30/2011
The 20th annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion asks shoppers to help fund lifesaving research and "treat"ment at St. Jude

Shoppers headed out to local restaurants, grocery or convenience stores this October can get a jump-start on helping young trick-or-treaters by participating in the 20th Annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion that raises funds to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.

 
 
09/30/2011
Direct Marketer of the Year: A purposeful professional journey earns Brian Cowart industry recognition

Brian Cowart, senior vice president of the National Direct Marketing division for ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Direct Marketer of the Year Award by Target Marketing magazine.

 
 
09/26/2011
Sixth annual Up 'til Dawn® National Awareness Week unites college campuses for St. Jude

College students across the country will join together September 26 - October 2 during National Childhood Cancer Awareness month to participate in "Unite to Fight Childhood Cancer" the national theme of Up 'til Dawn for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
09/15/2011
Major League Soccer and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital pair up to 'kick cancer' as part of Goals for St. Jude Week

Major League Soccer and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are giving soccer fans across the country something to cheer about September 18 – 25 during Goals for St. Jude Week, a week-long celebration that asks fans to help kick cancer and support St. Jude, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.

 
 
09/01/2011
Interactive giving allows Chili's Grill & Bar guests to share hope during Create-A-Pepper campaign benefiting St. Jude

Interactive giving allows Chili's guests to share hope during Create-A-Pepper Campaign for St. Jude.

 
 
08/10/2011
Help the St. Jude campus at your campus

Whether you are just entering preschool or you are finishing up your college degree, you have the opportunity to help the kids of St. Jude fight cancer this school year.

 
 
08/01/2011
ALSAC honors volunteers, donors

ALSAC honors volunteers, donors.

 
 
07/26/2011
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announces Sheryl Crow as ambassador for Music Gives to St. Jude Kids

GRAMMY® award-winning artist Sheryl Crow is trailblazing a new music campaign called Music Gives to St. Jude Kids , which mobilizes the music industry – artists, fans, record companies and sponsors – to raise funds that will support the lifesaving work of 'St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® , one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases.

 
 
07/01/2011
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. named St. Jude Corporate Partner of the Year

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was recognized as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Corporate Partner of the Year during the presentation of the ALSAC/St. Jude Volunteer Appreciation Awards on June 24, 2011. St. Jude honored partners, volunteers and donors from across the country at the annual event.

 
 
06/10/2011
U2 360° VIP concert package being auctioned online to benefit St. Jude

Starting Monday, June 13, 2011, music fans can bid on an exciting VIP concert auction package to see the U2 360° worldwide concert tour in Nashville, Tennessee. The auction package will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
05/18/2011
Latin Singer Luis Fonsi honored by St. Jude at the ninth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala

The 2011 Al-Rashid Hope Award was presented to Latin Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Luis Fonsi at the ninth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala.

 
 
05/09/2011
St. Jude to honor Latin singer Luis Fonsi at ninth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala

Latin GRAMMY® Award-winning singer and songwriter Luis Fonsi has been giving back to his community for many years, and next week he’ll receive a distinguished honor from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for his efforts.

 
 
05/06/2011
St. Jude taking precautionary measures against potential Mississippi River flooding

As Mississippi River waters continue to rise in the Memphis area, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is taking precautionary measures to ensure the continuation of services to its patients in the unlikely event of flooding. There is currently no flooding on the campus of St. Jude.

 
 
04/14/2011
Build-A-Bear announces donation of $180,000 through guest contributions and the winner of the Facebook “Cause for Celebration” party contest

Build-A-Bear Workshop® announced today that it is donating more than $180,000, which was raised with help of Guests, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the nation’s top ranked children’s cancer hospital. The company also announced the first winner, Christine McKay of Woonsocket, RI, of its Facebook sweepstakes for a “Cause for Celebration” party, valued at $300.

 
 
04/14/2011
Kate del Castillo and Rico Rodriguez to be honored at the second annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' Gala in Los Angeles

Kate del Castillo and Rico Rodriguez will be honored at the second Annual St. Jude ‘Estrellas por la Vida’ (Stars for Life) gala on April 15, 2011, at 6 p.m. at the Club Nokia at LA Live, in Los Angeles, CA. The event, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, is a celebration of life and gives back to kids who are battling cancer and other catastrophic diseases at St. Jude.

 
 
04/01/2011
Businesses across the country ask customers to help “give hope” to kids battling cancer by donating $1 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

This spring, businesses across the country are giving hope to kids battling cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases by encouraging customers to donate $1 or more during checkout to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of the annual Give thanks. Give hope.™ campaign.

 
 
03/29/2011
Univision Radio raises more than $4.7 million to support children with cancer at St. Jude

Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the United States, and its listeners raised more than $4.7 million in cash and pledges during the 14th annual Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon, which took place on February 3 and 4, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 
 
03/22/2011
The Patrick Warburton Golf For Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament raises more than $200,000 to help kids battling cancer at St. Jude

The inaugural Patrick Warburton Golf For Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament wrapped up over the weekend raising more than $200,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases.

 
 
03/15/2011
St. Jude sympathizes with victims of tragedy in Japan

As the world unites in support of the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan March 11, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital extends its deepest condolences to the people affected by this tragedy.

 
 
03/01/2011
Clear Channel radio station listeners help raise more than $3.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during two day radiothon

On February 24-25, thirty-one Clear Channel radio stations across the country held Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothons and collectively raised more than $3.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
02/07/2011
Three decades of 'Finding cures. Saving children." earns ALSAC COO David L. McKee national award

David L. McKee, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by Fundraising Success magazine.

 
 
02/03/2011
Legends for Charity dinner celebrates the 2010 NFL season-long partnership between St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and FOX Sports

NFL on FOX on-air personalities Troy Aikman, Terry Bradshaw, Joe Buck, Jay Glazer, Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Curt Menefee, Pam Oliver and Michael Strahan will accept the sixth annual Pat Summerall Award on behalf of FOX Sports February 3, 2011, at the Legends for Charity® dinner in Dallas, Texas.

 
 
02/02/2011
Univision radio stations across the country to hold radiothon benefiting St. Jude for the 14th consecutive year

Univision Radio will participate in the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon on February 3 and 4, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's top children's cancer hospital, for the 14th consecutive year.

 
 
01/18/2011
Nashville stars descend on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to kick off Country Cares for St. Jude Kids

Country music stars Randy Owen, Ronnie Dunn, Justin Moore, The Band Perry, Jake Owen and Casey James were just a few of the stars to descend on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help officially kick off the annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon season. Country Cares brings together all facets of the music industry with one goal: to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

 
 
01/10/2011
NBA stars join Hoops for St. Jude starting lineup to fight childhood cancer

NBA stars Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard and David Lee are teaming up with other top players around the league for the annual Hoops for St. Jude fundraising campaign benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Returning ambassadors Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay, Kevin Love, Steve Blake and veteran coach George Karl complete this season's lineup.

 
 
01/06/2011
Game Day. Give Back. encourages football fans to help tackle childhood cancer on February 6

As excitement mounts for Super Bowl® XLV on February 6, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is calling on football fans across the country to help tackle childhood cancer by participating in Game Day. Give Back.™, a program that encourages fans to celebrate the culmination of the football season by combining their passion for the sport with a good cause.