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Thank you for attending the 25th anniversary

Fitness for a Cure

Save the date for next year's event:

Saturday, March 22, 2025 | Lowell Memorial Auditorium

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Thank you for joining us on Saturday, March 16, 2024 to celebrate our 25th anniversary of St. Jude Fitness for a Cure at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts. With your help, we were able to raise over $805,000 for the kids and families of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Colorful lights emanate from the Lowell Memorial Auditorium stage during St. Jude Fitness for a Cure.

The daytime show featured entertainment from the St. Jude Performance Team, a raffle and family-friendly activities. The evening gala featured a live and silent auction, dinner, entertainment from the St. Jude Performance Team and an impactful St. Jude program, all with the united purpose of supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®

To learn about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities for next year's event, contact Sarah Potter at Learn more about Fitness for a Cure.

All proceeds from this event benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – so they can focus on helping their child live.


St. Jude patient Eri'Elle

Patient Eri'Elle smiles and holds her arms overhead, outdoors on a sunny day.

Photos from St. Jude Fitness For a Cure (2023)

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Every gift you give makes a real impact in the lives of St. Jude kids and their families.*

Patient Luna and her father walk in a corridor of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

St. Jude patient Luna with her dad

A gift of $250…

... could help provide one day of oxygen for a St. Jude patient*

St. Jude patients may need oxygen to help their bodies function properly and aid in healing.

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Patient Kaleb smiles while painting a picture at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

St. Jude patient Kaleb

A gift of $500…

... could help provide four walkers for St. Jude patients*

Walkers provide St. Jude patients with stability and support, making it easier for them to walk after surgery.

Give $500

Patient McClain smiles in her mom's arms in a treatment room at St. Jude.

St. Jude patient McClain with her mom

A gift of $1,000...

... could help cover about two-thirds of the cost of one day of chemotherapy*

Treatments developed at St. Jude have helped push overall survival rates for childhood cancers from 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 to more than 80 percent today.

Give $1,000

Patient Yates stands and his parents stand outside St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on a sunny day.

St. Jude patient Yates with his parents

Or give any amount...

Any amount supports kids 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 even more children.*

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* 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, lodging, travel or food. View information about tax-deductible donations.


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St. Jude patient Han is painting during art therapy with a family member.

St. Jude patient Han, pictured with family

IRA charitable contributions

If you're 70 ½ or older, you can contribute to St. Jude from your IRA and potentially receive tax benefits. You can have your IRA administrator use our sample letter.

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St. Jude patient Josie takes a portrait outside on the St. Jude campus.

St. Jude patient Josie

Donor-advised funds

You can recommend a grant from your donor-advised fund by calling your fund manager or by signing in to your granting institution and selecting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Patient Maelin-Kate smiles while painting a flower.

St. Jude patient Maelin-Kate

Gifts of stock

When gifting stock, you can reference our transfer form, or call us at (800) 395-4341 to inform us of your gift, so we can properly acknowledge your gift and provide you with a tax receipt.

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Patient Franser wears a backpack and smiles outdoors.

St. Jude patient Franser

Charitable gift annuities

Charitable gift annuities may interest you if you want to transfer cash or securities to St. Jude and receive lifetime payments for yourself or a loved one. 

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