2012 Archive

 
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.

 
 
11/02/2012
Michael Strahan and Sofia Vergara join Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Shaun White, Luis Fonsi and Marlo Thomas to star in St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign this holiday season

Football legend and new host of LIVE with Kelly and Michael, Michael Strahan and Emmy® and Golden Globe award-winning actress Sofia Vergara join the star-studded community of prominent personalities lending their time and talents in support of the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. The campaign, now in its ninth year, asks consumers to give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives, and give to those who are not.

 
 
10/16/2012
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital launches ninth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign

Throughout November and December, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and its partners will give holiday shoppers new ways to give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives, and give to those who are not.

 
 
09/25/2012
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital launches star-studded video showcasing the iconic 'Hey Jude' song

To highlight National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and honor 50 years of finding cures and saving children, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital released today an inspiring new video set to the iconic song “Hey Jude.”

 
 
09/19/2012
Major League Soccer and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® team up for same goal: Helping kids fight cancer

MLS W.O.R.K.S., Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is celebrating Goals for St. Jude Week September 15 - 22. The week-long program asks fans to join forces with their favorite MLS teams to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude.

 
 
08/18/2012
St. Jude loses fundraising icon

David L. McKee, longtime chief operating officer who for 35 years helped lead ALSAC, the fundraising organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, passed away August 17 after a car accident in the Memphis area.

 
 
06/05/2012
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital celebrates 50 years with new national PSA campaign; offers glimpse of St. Jude Moments

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is launching a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) to help raise awareness and deepen the understanding of the hospital's lifesaving mission through real St. Jude heroes – its patients and families.

 
 
05/14/2012
John Rich & Friends Concert to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

John Rich, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, Jeff Foxworthy and Big & Rich will perform at the St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends concert on June 5 at the Cannon Center in Memphis, Tenn. The event will serve as the first-ever concert kick off for the 2012 FedEx St. Jude Classic. Window World® and First Tennessee Bank will be serving as presenting sponsors for the event.

 
 
04/16/2012
Radio One and affiliate stations raise more than $1 million for kids fighting cancer, sickle cell and other deadly diseases

Radio One syndicated shows and inspiration stations raised more than $1 million through the fifth annual Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids national event to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital provide the best care to the world’s sickest children at no cost to their families.

 
 
04/16/2012
Runners, get set to register early and secure your spot for the 2012 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

Early registration is now open for the 2012 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend to from November 29 - December 1. More than 17,000 participants are expected for the annually sold out event that benefits St. Jude, where the world's sickest children receive the best care at no cost to their family.

 
 
04/02/2012
Consumers Across the Nation Spring Into Action to Help Kids Fighting Cancer and Other Deadly Diseases During St. Jude Give thanks. Give hope. Campaign

The annual St. Jude Give thanks. Give hope.™ campaign kicks off this month and runs through May with more than 2,600 retailers across the country asking customers to donate $1 or more to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where no family ever pays for anything.

 
 
03/26/2012
St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon Race Sells Out in Record Time

General registration for the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon has sold out in record time, but there’s another option for runners interested in participating in the event on Saturday, Dec. 1. This year’s sell-out marks a new record date for the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon compared to last year when the race sold-out July 15.

 
 
03/26/2012
Record-Breaking $5.7 million raised during 11th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend presented by Juice Plus+®

Justin Gillette of Goshen, Ind. and Angie Zinkus of Eads, Tenn. were the top male and female finishers, respectively, in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend presented by Juice Plus+® on Saturday, Dec. 1. Gillette finished the 26.2-miles course with a time of 2:35:14 while Zinkus finished in 2:55:41. A record 18,500 people registered for the event, which raised a record $5.7 million to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the sole charity of the event and one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.

 
 
03/26/2012
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 and Luis Fonsi join Marlo Thomas in leading a star-studded roster of celebrities lending their time and talents in support of the 10th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. St. Jude Thanks and Giving is an unprecedented union of celebrities, media and 60 of the nation’s leading brands and companies that asks consumers to donate while they shop this holiday season and join St. Jude in finding cures and saving children. National television spots and movie theatre trailers featuring the stars alongside St. Jude patients will debut Thanksgiving week and continue running through the end of the year.

 
 
03/26/2012
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® celebrates 25 years of country music industry support

More than 1,000 country music industry leaders gathered in Memphis Jan. 16-19 for the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® seminar to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The event provided St. Jude patients the opportunity to interact with some of their favorite country music artists and celebrates radio partners who together have raised national awareness and more than $440 million for St. Jude over the past quarter century.

 
 
03/26/2012
Copy of NBA Cares and St. Jude team up for kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases

When the National Basketball Association's (NBA) biggest stars hit the court this week it won't just be the title they are playing for, but something much greater—finding a cure for childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. March 26 - 30 is Hoops for St. Jude Week in the NBA.

 
 
02/16/2012
Danny Thomas Forever Stamp available today

The United States Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever Stamp honoring one of America’s legendary entertainers and humanitarians: Danny Thomas. The stamp may be purchased at Post Offices, online at usps.com and by phone at 800-782-6724.

 
 
01/30/2012
St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign raises more than $64 million to save lives of children battling cancer and other deadly diseases

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is ringing in the new year by "giving thanks"to the consumers and partners who supported the eighth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign and helped raise more than $64 million in support of the organization's lifesaving mission of finding cures for kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases.

 
 
01/26/2012
'iCarly' stars Jennette McCurdy and Nathan Kress and 'Victorious' star Ariana Grande join St. Jude Math-A-Thon team; help launch exciting new sweepstakes

"iCarly" stars Jennette McCurdy and Nathan Kress and "Victorious" star Ariana Grande are teaming up to help kids across the country get excited about developing their math skills through the St. Jude Math-A-Thon program, America's largest education-based fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 
 
01/19/2012
Michael Strahan and Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien team up for St. Jude Game Day. Give Back

Memphis, Tennessee (January 19, 2012) – As the nation's top football teams compete for their place at Super Bowl® XLVI on February 5, NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl Champion Michael Strahan and Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien have teamed up to recruit fans nationwide to host St. Jude Game Day. Give Back. parties to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and help tackle childhood cancer.