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ST. JUDE GIVING WEEK

April 19 – 24, 2021

The Villages, Florida

 
 
 

Join the St. Jude Friends in Hope for St. Jude Giving Week from April 19 – 24, 2021. You can participate in a Driveway Drive By, a virtual auction, and a Swarovski crystal sale. You can also visit local businesses that are offering special discounts to help benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. All St. Jude Giving Week events will adhere to CDC safety guidelines.

A virtual celebration will also be held on Saturday, April 24 to recognize all St. Jude Giving Week events and to thank everyone who participated. All proceeds from St. Jude Giving Week will help further the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Thank you for participating in St. Jude Giving Week

 
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Our virtual celebration will recognize all St. Jude Giving Week events and thank everyone who participated.

All proceeds from this week campaign 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

 
 

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Details

  1. Village Address Day & Times
    Oceola Hills Swaying Palm Court April 21
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    or
    2 – 5 p.m.
    Pine Ridge Joy Lane April 20
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Winifred Laural Lane April 22
    11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Fernandina Mockingbird Lane April 23
    4 – 7 p.m. 
    Sanibel Bradford Loop April 20
    3 – 6 p.m.
    Gilcrest Amherst Way April 20
    11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Vista Lago West Mira Mesa Avenue April 23
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Delmar Ricardo Avenue April 19
    2 – 5 p.m.
    Lake Deaton Underbrush Trail April 22
    4 – 6 p.m.
    Dunedin Tarflower Terrace April 20
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Charlotte Lazy Acres Lane April 21
    2 – 4 p.m.
    Pine Hills Kauska Way April 23
    evening
    Marsh Bend Spurlock Way April 21
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Buttonwood Chancey Way April 19
    Desoto Delphina Loop April 24
    4 – 7 p.m.
    Lake Deaton Wading Heron Way April 20
    noon – 4 p.m.
    Santo Domingo Escobar Avenue April 19
    9 a.m. – noon
     Monarch Grove Hickey Way April 19
    4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  2. Business Name Event Description Date & Times
    Johnny's Birdie Golf 10% off on all items sold (within the first $5,000 of sales) – a portion of sales will benefit St. Jude. April 19 – 24
    FMK St. Jude Giving Dinner at Evans Prairie Restaurant with entertainment – 20% of proceeds will benefit St. Jude. April 20
    4 – 8 p.m.        
    Chilis All diners can mention "St. Jude" to receive 20% off their bill – a portion of sales to benefit St. Jude. April 19
    Kylis Closet 20% of daily sales donated to St. Jude April 22
    Evelyn & Arthur Guests can shop from 6 – 8 p.m. to receive a 20% discount on select items – a portion of sales will benefit St. Jude. April 22
    6 – 8 p.m.
    Gilded Matildas Every customer making a donation to St. Jude will receive a discount on purchases.   April 19 – 24
    Flippers Pizza – Grand Traverse Plaza "Dine & Donate" 20% of daily sales to St. Jude. April 21
    ACE Hardware All three local stores will be taking donations for St. Jude. April 19 – 24
    Metro Diner Gift baskets available with proceeds benefitting St. Jude. April 19 – 24
    Sunny Pint Taking donations all week. April 19 – 24
 
 

St. Jude Giving Week activities

Driveway Drive By
Volunteers from the St. Jude Friends in Hope Club will be hosting a giving opportunity around The Villages from their driveways. Each volunteer will select and promote a time during the week when they will collect donations in their driveways in a safe and socially distanced way. This will allow us to build awareness via neighbors and village social associations.

Virtual Auction
Bid from anywhere on nearly 100 unique packages. The auction will open on Friday, April 16 at noon ET.
Place your auction bid.
place your auction bid.

Swarovski crystal sale
The Swarovski Crystal Sale will take place on Spartanburg Street in the Village of Virginia Trace from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24. Items will be featured on estatesalesinthevillages.com. All proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Virtual Celebration
Join us for a virtual celebration of our Giving Week's activities and the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Saturday, April 24.
More details on how to view this event coming soon.

 
 

Become a sponsor

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:

Kevin Pautler
pautler51@msn.com
(309) 657-3257

 
 

Make a gift

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

 
St. Jude patient Caleb, pictured with his dad

St. Jude patient Caleb, pictured with his dad

A gift of $250 …

could help provide one red blood cell transfusionChildren undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening diseases often need transfusions.

Give $250

 
 
 
St. Jude patient Riku, pictured with his mom

St. Jude patient Riku, pictured with his mom

A gift of $500 …

could help provide one platelet transfusion: During chemotherapy, the platelet count of patients can drop to dangerously low levels so platelet transfusions are essential for treatment.

Give $500

 
 
 
St. Jude patient Quincy, pictured with his dad

St. Jude patient Quincy, pictured with his dad

A gift of $1,000 …

could help provide parent necessities for 20 patient families: Parents who bring their children to St. Jude often leave home in a hurry and forget to pack day-to-day necessities such as shampoos, razors, deodorant, toothbrushes and lotion. At Tri Delta Place, our short-term housing facility, parents can obtain these essentials free of charge.

Give $1,000

 
 
 
St. Jude patient Kaitlyn

St. Jude patient Kaitlyn

Or, give another amount ...

your donation will be used to provide breakthrough research, treatment and cures.

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

 
 

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