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Donate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency to charity


Give for the future. Your cryptocurrency donation to St. Jude supports our lifesaving research and treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. We accept Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrencies.

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Together we've raised more than

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for the kids of St. Jude


This amount could help provide any of the following:

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Major surgical procedures


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Hours of physical therapy


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Platelet transfusions



Your donation will be used to provide breakthrough research, treatment and cures. Items listed here are representative of services and supplies that are part of the treatment and care of children at St. Jude. The cost of each item or service is an approximation, and will vary based on actual costs incurred and individual patient needs. Your donation will be used for the general operating needs of St. Jude, where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.


Why should I donate cryptocurrency?


Our society has entered a new era of financial technology and digital currency. Cryptocurrency donations can make a meaningful change for the children and families of St. Jude. Unlike other hospitals, the majority of our funding comes from individual donors.

We want to give prospective donors as many ways as possible to support our mission. With the increase of interest in the crypto ecosystem, we see crypto in philanthropy as a new and exciting way for donors to engage with our mission.


Give Bitcoin and other crypto as a tax-deductible donation

Tax receipts

Giving Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency can offer a tax efficient way to support St. Jude. The IRS classifies a crypto donation as property. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. A taxpayer who donates cryptocurrency directly to charity may be able to claim the full value of the cryptocurrency as a charitable deduction and avoid capital gains taxes. In some situations, you may be able to deduct the full value of the cryptocurrency as a charitable deduction and lower your tax liability.

See our FAQs to learn more about how donating Bitcoin and cryptocurrency can affect your taxes, or consult with a tax professional.*

Through our crypto fundraising collaboration with The Giving Block and Gemini Trust Exchange, we can accept multiple cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BHC), Bitcoin (BTC) and more. By giving, you help make a difference in the lives of thousands of children worldwide who are in need of lifesaving treatment and care.


*ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice.  This material is prepared and made available to you for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide or be relied upon for tax, legal or accounting advice.  You should always consult a tax professional to determine your particular tax benefits that may result from any particular type of gift to charity. 


How to make a Bitcoin or cryptocurrency donation

You can make a safe and fast Bitcoin or cryptocurrency donation from your crypto wallet by using the widget at the top of this page. 

Here are the 4 easy steps to follow when using our form:

  1. Select your chosen crypto and enter your donation amount (then press continue).
  2. Enter your information and email address.
  3. Choose if you would like to receive a receipt for your donation.
  4. Make your tax-deductible donation.**

You can elect to receive an automatically generated receipt that will be sent to the email address you provide. You can use this confirmation of your donation for tax purposes.

**St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Therefore your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.


Bitcoin and crypto FAQs

  1. Donating Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency can be a tax-efficient way to support your favorite cause or charity. The IRS classifies cryptocurrency as property for tax purposes, which may allow you to decrease your tax obligations while making a gift to a nonprofit charity.

    When donating crypto, you receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the crypto at the time of donation. By donating crypto directly, you may be able to avoid the capital gains tax you would have incurred if you had sold the crypto and then made a cash donation. This ultimately means you may be able to donate more, as well as deduct more from your taxes. The capital gains tax will vary based on a number of factors. To learn more, consult a tax professional.

    We believe the emerging space of blockchains and cryptocurrencies can be a powerful force in the fight against childhood cancer. The crypto community can help save lives.  

  2. Your cryptocurrency gift will be converted as soon as possible to U.S. dollars so it can be put to work toward our mission: Finding cures. Saving children®.

  3. Yes. However, providing contact information enables us to provide tax receipts. For tax receipts, at minimum, we require your email address.

  4. Yes. The IRS classifies cryptocurrency donations as property, and it is a non-taxable event when donated, per guidance from the IRS. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. To learn more, consult a tax professional.

  5. The St. Jude Federal Tax ID number (EIN) is 62-0646012. St. Jude is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

  6. Yes. When you donate using our form, you will be prompted to enter and submit your email address to receive a tax receipt.

  7. A crypto donation is non-refundable. Always check the accuracy and credibility of any address you send cryptocurrency to as a donation. This is best practice for any Bitcoin or cryptocurrency transaction.

  8. St. Jude accepts Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH) and several other cryptocurrencies through The Giving Block portal at the top of this page. For a full list of eligible cryptocurrencies, please visit our submission form at the top of this webpage.

  9. St. Jude is open to accepting any cryptocurrency that can be readily converted into U.S. dollars. As we continue to expand, we'll add the cryptocurrencies we're accepting to the form above.

    While we are expanding our ability to convert more cryptocurrencies, we recognize the need to provide a sense of security to those looking to give certain types of crypto directly. Our addresses are as follows:

    Ethereum: 0x92EE2370b56DC32794A6CD72585dC01d4288D314


    XRP: r3XzRuTLvPrX47mFvFvFf6EkND5rrTwEDW

    If you have questions or would like more information, please email

  10. Cryptocurrencies are a global payment network. By accepting cryptocurrencies, St. Jude is enabled to accept Bitcoin and crypto donations from anywhere in the world.

  11. An NFT is​ a digital asset stored in a blockchain that represents real-world objects like art, music, in-game items and videos. NFTs are purchased and sold online, frequently with cryptocurrency.

    Supporters can donate the proceeds from the sale of an NFT to St. Jude. If the proceeds from your sale are received in cryptocurrency, you can donate the crypto through our form at the top of this webpage by converting it to one of the cryptocurrencies that we accept, such as ETH. Including us as recipients of benefits in your smart contract makes this even easier! 

  12. Yes! You can set St. Jude as the beneficiary of your NFT.  We'll convert the royalties from your NFTs into US dollars. Please contact us at when you set us as your beneficiary; we’d love to thank you!

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Ethereum address: nft.stjude.eth (0x92EE2370b56DC32794A6CD72585dC01d4288D314)


Donate to St. Jude with Bitcoin or crypto 

Globally shared research

At St. Jude, your gift can impact the future, not only for our patients, but for children around the world. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.


We believe the emerging space of blockchains and cryptocurrencies can be a powerful force in the fight against childhood cancer. The crypto community can save lives, and your cryptocurrency gift will be converted as soon as possible to U.S. dollars so it can be put to work toward our mission: Finding cures. Saving children Learn more about how your gift will be used.

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