2010 Archive

 
12/06/2010
Help support St. Jude on eBay

Whether selling goods, shopping for deals or making a donation, you can help support St. Jude in the fight against deadly childhood diseases through the eBay Giving Works program.

 
 
11/15/2010
Tween trend helps drive success of Chili’s 2010 Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign

The must-have tween accessory of 2010—the collectible rubber bracelet—helped Chili's® Grill & Bar raise $5.6 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital this year.

 
 
10/20/2010
ALSAC/St. Jude names Callahan and Hall to executive leadership team

ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has added two new members to the executive leadership team—Emily Callahan in the newly created role of chief marketing officer (CMO) and Sara Hall as chief legal officer (CLO).

 
 
10/18/2010
Children's book narrated by Jennifer Aniston and John Aniston to inspire 10,000 kids to make a difference on National Make A Difference Day October 23

"Loukoumi’s Good Deeds," the iParenting Media Award-winning book and CD named “Outstanding Children’s Book of 2009,” and its sequel, "Loukoumi’s Gift," will be read at hundreds of schools, bookstores and libraries nationwide from October 18 - 24 leading up to National Make A Difference Day October 23.

 
 
10/13/2010
Give thanks. Walk. participants team up to fight cancer—one step at a time

To help kick off the season of giving, the third annual Give thanks. Walk.™ will be held Saturday, November 20, in more than 60 cities nationwide. All events benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's top children's cancer hospital.

 
 
10/07/2010
Your mouse clicks can help St. Jude earn up to $500,000

With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital earn up to $500,000 in Kmart’s “What Would You Do with One Billion Points?” contest.

 
 
10/05/2010
Dwyane Wade, Shaun White, George Lopez and Angelica Vale join Marlo Thomas to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this holiday season

Celebrities from film, sports, television and music have donated their time and talents to support the 2010 Thanks and Giving campaign, an annual holiday program to build awareness and raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 
 
10/04/2010
Hispanic radio stations across the country join St. Jude childen's Research Hospital to save the lives of children with cancer

More than a dozen Spanish language radio stations across the country will participate in the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon on October 7th and 8th, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers.

 
 
10/01/2010
The 19th annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion kicks off October 1 at participating locations nationwide

The 19th annual Halloween Promotion kicks off today and encourages people nationwide to make a donation in exchange for a festive pinup to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's top ranked children's cancer hospital.

 
 
09/01/2010
St. Jude, Chili's expand online giving efforts during seventh annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Chili's® Grill & Bar are tapping into the power of the digital world, making it easier than ever for guests to donate to St. Jude during the seventh annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign.

 
 
08/31/2010
FOX Sports and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital team up for 2010 NFL season

America's No. 1 sports network and top children's cancer hospital are tackling childhood cancer together this NFL season. This fall, FOX Sports has teamed with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help kids who are sidelined by cancer and other deadly diseases.

 
 
07/27/2010
Participate in the Give thanks. Walk. and help St. Jude fight childhood cancer

This November, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital supporters in more than 60 communities across the country—from Maine to Southern California—will participate in the Give thanks. Walk. And you can be part of this exciting, nationwide event.

 
 
07/08/2010
Kmart named Corporate Partner of the Year by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for efforts to help defeat deadly childhood diseases

Kmart 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 25. St. Jude honored partners, volunteers and donors from across the country at the annual event.

 
 
07/08/2010
Retail and restaurant partners nationwide raise more than $678,000 to give hope to kids fighting deadly diseases at St. Jude

Businesses across the country raised more than $678,000 during the second annual Give thanks. Give hope.™ campaign to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. St. Jude is one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases.

 
 
06/11/2010
Latin singer Juanes honored at eighth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital honored LATIN GRAMMY® Award-winning singer and songwriter Juanes with the 2010 “Al-Rashid Hope Award” for his international humanitarian efforts at the eighth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala on May 15, 2010, at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida.

 
 
06/01/2010
Kappa Alpha Psi honored for fundraising milestone

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recognized Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated for raising $1 million in five years. The fraternity achieved the milestone by raising $310,000 through the 2010 Sunday of Hope national fundraising program.

 
 
05/27/2010
The Empire gives back to St. Jude

On May 19, the Force was strong with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as more than 600 Star Wars fans came to the Arclight Cinema in Los Angeles, California, for a special 30th anniversary screening of The Empire Strikes Back benefiting the hospital.

 
 
05/17/2010
Racecar drivers return to their roots to help today’s youth

More than 25 of NASCAR’s biggest names will compete in the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway—one of the most celebrated dirt tracks in all of motorsports—in support of four children’s charities, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 
 
04/27/2010
St. Jude Classic signs on Smith & Nephew as the 2010 presenting sponsor

Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business that specializes in orthopaedics, will be the new presenting sponsor for the St. Jude Classic, the PGA TOUR stop in Memphis, Tennessee, that benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
03/03/2010
Restaurants, convenience stores and retailers defy the challenging economy raising a record $5.6 million during annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion

Despite tough economic times, businesses involved in the 18th annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion, sponsored by MillerCoors, exceeded their fundraising goal of $5 million and raised a record-breaking $5.6 million to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
01/25/2010
Carrie Underwood, Jewel, Randy Owen and hundreds of country music industry and radio professionals celebrate third decade of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids

Country music artists, industry leaders and radio stations descended on the "Home of the Blues"last week to kick off the annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® radio fundraising program. Country Cares unites the music industry and has raised more than $365 million since its inception to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® find cures and save children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

 
 
01/12/2010
Math-A-Thon helps students improve math skills while helping St. Jude

Join thousands of schools around the country taking part in the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Math-A-Thon® program during the 2009 – 2010 school year. Register between January 4 and February 15, 2010, and your school will be entered into a drawing to win a free $50 Target gift card and be eligible for a second drawing for a $300 gift card.

 
 
01/04/2010
Join Dora the Explorer in the search to cure childhood cancer

Dora the Explorer is the new spokesperson for the St. Jude Trike-A-Thon program. Dora appears in two television spots on Nick Jr. inviting children to embark on a unique adventure to make a difference in the lives of others.