A virtual series for New York City


Join us for the first ever St. Jude Summer of Hope, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This virtual series includes an online auction, available through June 30, as well as a series of unique virtual events.

Questions? Check out the event FAQs.

View the event schedule and ticket purchasing details below. For more information about the event visit our Facebook event page.

  1. You will need to purchase a ticket for all of the scheduled events.

    Tickets for these three events need to be purchased through separate websites:

    1. The Lady Liberty Paint Night tickets can purchased on the Paint the Town Etsy website.
    2. The Paint & Sip Party tickets can be purchased on The Place Place NY website.
    3. ABC’s of St. Jude Brush Lettering Tutorial tickets can be purchased through the Peter Pauper Press website.


    Date & Time Event Details

    Friday, June 19

    4 p.m. ET

    Fitness Friday: Dance Cardio with Bobby Gouse & Erin Schirack of MV Fitness Chicago

    Friday, June 26

    5 p.m. ET

    Fitness Friday: Boxing with Ricky Ruiz, G-Force Fitness

    Wednesday, July 1

    6 p.m. ET

    USA Trivia Night, sponsored by Re-marks, Inc: Guests who register for the USA Trivia Night event will receive a Re-marks Map of USA jigsaw puzzle in advance.* (Every state is its own unique mini puzzle!) and land an exclusive invite to an hour long virtual trivia event (USA geography themed), hosted by Solid Roots, creator of Mind the Gap, an all ages board game. This event is limited to 100 guests.

    Wednesday, July 8

    7 p.m. ET

    Lady Liberty Paint Night with Paint the Town by Numbers: Join Keith and Camilla Spadafino of Paint the Town by Numbers live on Zoom for a night of story and painting. Keith will share some history of Lady Liberty while Camilla will give helpful tips and tricks for how to complete a paint by numbers kit. Everyone will have the opportunity to ask questions and share stories centered around the color names of the Lady Liberty Kit. The price of this class includes one Lady Liberty Kit and shipping. $10 from every order will be donated to St. Jude.  Tickets for this event must be purchased on the Paint the Town Etsy site.

    Friday, July 10

    noon ET

    Fitness Friday: Bodyweight HIIT & Strength Training with Tiffani Robbins, HIIT Strong with Tiffani

    Tuesday, July 14

    5 p.m. ET

    Leadership Summit: Building Your Personal Brand – Learn how to stand out from others in your industry and market your personal brand. Hear from business and community leaders in various industries about what they’ve done to set themselves apart.
    Moderator: Shawn Kelly, Creative Media Services Director, ALSAC/St. Jude
    Evelyn Homs Modero, SVP Multicultural Marketing and Business Development, ALSAC/St. Jude
    Grace Crowley, Founder and CEO, Re-marks, Inc.
    Eric Hazard, Managing Director, Vested | CEO, Vested Ventures
    Swan Sit, Digital Consultant | Former Head of Digital at Nike and Revlon

    Wednesday, July 15

    6 p.m. ET

    Paint & Sip Party with The Paint Place NY — Grab your favorite beverage and follow along with an artist from The Paint Place NY as they instruct you to create your own piece of art! Art supplies and shipping is included in class price. $10 from each ticket will be donated to St. Jude. Tickets for this event must be purchased on The Paint Place NY website.
    Thursday, July 16
    7 p.m. ET
    Cooking Class with Xenia Zayas “Chef Zee” of Chef Zee Cooks: Peruvian Chicken. The ingredients list will be sent to guests via email upon registering for the class.
    Friday, July 17
    4 p.m. ET
    Fitness Friday: Yoga with Dawn Meicke
    Tuesday, July 21
    5 p.m. ET
    Leadership Summit: Expanding Your Network – Whether you are looking to change industries or finding a job, this session will help you branch out to expand your professional network. Learn the top tips from our leaders on how to create and maintain valuable relationships.
    Moderator: Enrique Ramirez, Sr. Specialist, Patient Liaison (Bilingual), ALSAC/St. Jude
    Robert Catalano, CEO/President, Total Fire Protection
    Evan Rhoda, Community Builder
    Eliza Shanley, Director, NYU Career Center for Working Professionals
    Nicole Zeno, CEO and Founder, Clever Cow Media and XceptionalED
    Wednesday, July 22
    7 p.m. ET
    ABC’s of St. Jude Brush Lettering Tutorial with Lindsay Truncale, sponsored by Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
    Are you ready to start creating beautiful brush strokes and really master hand lettering? You are going to have fun while learning on our Zoom tutorial to benefit St. Jude. Art supplies included in ticket price. $20 from each ticket will be donated to St. Jude.  Tickets for this event must be purchased on the Peter Pauper Press website.
    Thursday, July 23
    6 p.m. ET
    Cooking Class with Chris Arcodia of Hitched in the Kitchen: Chicken Parmigiana with Creamy Tomato Sauce. The ingredients list will be sent to guests via email upon registering for the class.
    Tuesday, July 28
    5 p.m. ET
    Leadership Summit: Resilience: How to Pivot Success – Hear from a group of leaders who have made major career transitions or have had to completely rethink their business strategies and pivot to success. You will gain inspiration and helpful real-life experience from those who have been there before.
    Moderator: Cheria Young, Enterprise Innovation Advisor, ALSAC/St. Jude
    Dr. Cyrina Bullard, Author, Catch Happiness | Resilience Trainer
    Jay Cardiello, Entrepreneur, Fitness and Wellness
    Michelle Collins, Founder, A Non-Agency
    Kristy Hurt, CEO, K Hurt Consulting

The virtual events on July 8, July 14, July 16, July 21, July 23 & July 28 take place here. All other events will have meeting invitation and instructions sent via email.

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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.

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To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

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