Important update about Let's Upstage Cancer for St. Jude.

Out of an abundance of caution, this event has been postponed until May 8, 2021 for your personal safety and well-being. We appreciate your continued support of St. Jude and look forward to seeing you again soon. As a global research hospital, our hearts and prayers remain with families all across the world who are dealing firsthand with COVID-19.

  1. The overall health and wellness of our patients, families, staff, visitors, donors, volunteers and everyone within the communities we serve is fundamental to our mission at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Children with cancer and other diseases are immuno-compromised. That’s why we have worked proactively to safeguard our environment every day since we opened our doors nearly 60 years ago from the dangers of infectious diseases like COVID-19, a type of coronavirus.

    In the meantime, contributions can be made online. Your support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is important now, more than ever. Your investment supports clinical discoveries that save lives everyday here in the United States, and all across the globe. Thank you for your support.




This event has been postponed until
May 8, 2021
Kansas City, Missouri


Join us for the sixth annual Let's Upstage Cancer for St. Jude in Kansas City, Missouri.

This year’s event will celebrate the power of music with a special Songwriters Session. Artists, from a variety of backgrounds, will share the story and process behind their best known hits — giving guests an intimate view into the music that inspires, moves and connects us all.

As a guest at this event, you'll enjoy cocktails, dinner and live entertainment. You will also have the opportunity to hear an inspiring story from a St. Jude patient speaker.

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All proceeds from this event will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.


St. Jude patient Lea




Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
1228 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri




Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Individual – $200
Table of eight – $1,600

This event will be cocktail attire.


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By partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and sponsoring this event, you will align your company name with the strong, nationally recognized St. Jude mission and brand, and instill pride in your employees, consumers, vendors and company executives.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Kelly Hutsell
(800) 592-3481


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