Beyond the margins

For an employee of International Paper, his relationship to St. Jude goes beyond paper. 

Doctors at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital saved James’ life after he was diagnosed with blood cancer. James' brother Eddie is proud to work in the mill that makes Hammermill paper, a partner with St. Jude in the fight to end childhood cancer.

 

Meet James and Eddie

When James was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia as a child, his family turned to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where James underwent chemotherapy. As he neared the end of treatment, James’ family learned the cancer had returned. His continuing treatment included chemotherapy and radiation therapy. James finished treatment in 2002.

Today, he coaches college basketball. His brother Eddie, who helped care for him during treatment, works for International Paper, manufacturer of the Hammermill paper brand.

St. Jude does things the right way. Everything is for the kids.
James, former St. Jude patient

 

Hammermill and St. Jude

Hammermill joined the lifesaving mission of St. Jude in 2011. Since then, Hammermill has raised more than $2.1 million and supports St. Jude through the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign, St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend and St. Jude Jam.

During the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign, Hammermill features patient artwork on their paper reams, along with photos of current St. Jude patients. 

 

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