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St. Jude Palm Beach Cocktail Party

March 28, 2024 | Palm Beach, Florida

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Drawing of planets in outer space, by St. Jude patient Coraliz.

Thank you for joining us on March 28, 2024 at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida for our annual St. Jude Palm Beach Cocktail Party benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

We hope you enjoyed a memorable cocktail reception with great food, drinks and special St. Jude moments alongside fellow supporters to help further advance the mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®

For information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Kara Patterson at kara.patterson@alsac.stjude.org.

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 Colton and his mother

 
 
Patient Colton with his arm around his mom.

Thank you to our committee

Event Chairs
Erin and Stephen Hawthornthwaite

Host Committee
Maura Ziska Christu and Eric Christu
Stephanie and William Eady
Mary Frances Garrett
Jessica and Dana Koch
Gloria and Michael Masterson
Deborah and Bruce Miller
Rhonda and Gene Milner
Nievera Williams Design
Alison and Will Pappas
Courtney Parmenter and Juan Rionda
Emilia and Brian Pfeifler
Mary and MacGregor Read
Alexia and Baird Ryan
Kiki and Drew Shilling
Elena Marie Siems
Vanessa Rooks-Stefanski and Marc Stefanski
Leslie and Spence Whitman

Honorary Chair
Ashley Miller

Event Co-Founder
Thomas C. Quick

 

Art by St. Jude patient Coraliz

 
 

St. Jude stories from Floridians

Every dollar makes a difference*

 
  1. ... could help provide chemotherapy IV tubing sets*

    A $100 donation could provide five chemotherapy IV tubing sets sized especially to help children receive treatment.*

    Donate $100

  2. ... 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.

    Donate $250

  3. ... 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.

    Donate $500

  4. ... 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.

    Donate $1,000

  5. ... could help provide an ultrasound study for a St. Jude patient*

    An ultrasound study is among the diagnostic imaging tests that doctors use to diagnose and monitor disease and treatment.

    Donate $2,500

  6. ... could help cover the cost of the daily room rate of the ICU*

    The Intensive Care Unit at St. Jude has twice been recognized with the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. In 2009, the St. Jude ICU became Tennessee’s first ICU to win the honor.

    Donate $5,000

  7. Support of our mission

    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.*

    Donate Any Amount

 

* 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.

 
 
Drawing of planets in outer space, by St. Jude patient Coraliz.

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St. Jude patient Lucas gets a big kiss and a hug from his mother in a portrait taken on the campus of St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Lucas and his mom

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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