St. Jude patients Alana and Izarah

St. Jude StoryQuest

Defeat childhood cancer. One book at a time.

Challenge your school to make reading for fun a priority while making a difference in the lives of St. Jude kids.

St. Jude StoryQuest Summer Reading Challenge

Use your summer reading program to make a difference for the kids of St. Jude. Join the challenge and seek sponsorship from family and friends to complete your summer reading. The more you read, the more you help the kids of St. Jude!

Join the summer challenge

Register today to set up your personalized fundraising page, and use the resources we provide to start raising support.

Register Now


Offer your support

Donate on behalf of a St. Jude StoryQuest participant to help them raise funds and make a difference.

Support a Participant

About St. Jude StoryQuest

St. Jude StoryQuest is a simple, at-your-fingertips program that supports great reading habits and social awareness in children. To participate, students will:

  • ask family and friends to sponsor them
  • read for a set number of minutes each night for one week
  • collect pledges from sponsors to be sent to St. Jude
  • make a real difference in the lives of children battling cancer and other life-threatening disease

Questions? Call (800) 386-2665 or email


Teachers and coordinators

All materials are downloadable:

  • age-appropriate reading lists, provided by Scholastic
  • coordinator resource guide, complete with promotional poster
  • downloadable sponsor sheet to keep up with donors/donations
  • donation submission form

Parents and students

As a parent, you're encouraged to:

  • help your child secure sponsors
  • encourage their reading each night
St. Jude StoryQuest

St. Jude patient Izarah and her mom

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Join the summer challenge

Register Now

Offer your support

Support a Participant

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