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Support St. Jude in South Texas

Join local supporters in Houston, San Antonio and across South Texas to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital continue its lifesaving mission of finding cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Attend an upcoming charity event, volunteer, fundraise and get connected with St. Jude in South Texas.

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Upcoming charity events in South Texas

Connect with your local community at one of these upcoming galas, dinners or charity events and join St. Jude in fighting childhood cancer. Click on an event below for more details.

 
 

St. Jude Walk/Run® - Houston

St. Jude Walk/Run participants

Help support  St. Jude by participating in the St. Jude Walk/Run®  in Houston presented locally by KBR. This is a nationwide 5K  hybrid event, taking place in person and virtually, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with a focus on ending childhood cancer. Together.

Register for the Walk/Run

 

St. Jude Houston Golf Classic

Supporters gather at the St. Jude Houston Golf Classic.

Connect with St. Jude friends and supporters for 18 holes of golf at the Golf Club of Houston. In partnership with iHeart Media, the St. Jude Houston Golf Classic has raised more than $2 million for the kids of St. Jude through the Golf Classic.

Learn More about The Houston Golf Classic

 

St. Jude Houston Holiday Luncheon

Supporters gather at the Houston Holiday Luncheon.

Join us on December 12, 2023 at the beautiful Junior League of Houston for the St. Jude Houston Holiday Luncheon, benefiting St. Jude. Come and enjoy a festive afternoon including a three-course meal, champagne toast, silent auction and entertainment! For more information, please contact Karla Wesley by clicking the button below.

Email Us about the Luncheon

 

St. Jude Houston Gala

Supporters gather at the Houston Gala.

Mark your calendars and join us at The Reverie in Houston on April 13, 2024! The St. Jude Houston Gala is an evening of dinner and cocktails, live and silent auctions with one-of-a-kind experiences, live entertainment and inspiring stories of St. Jude patients and their families, all to benefit the lifesaving mission of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Learn More about the Houston Gala

 

St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway - Bryan/College Station

Artistic rendering of the Bryan/College Station, TX St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house

2024 College Station St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway house

Win a dream-come-true home in the St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway — all while supporting the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Thank you to the Brazos Valley community for your support.

Enter the Dream Home Giveaway

 

Rock 'n' Roll Running Series – San Antonio

Supporters gather to run for St. Jude in San Antonio.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant and prideful city with more than 300 years of history and get a firsthand view of the city’s most iconic landmarks — all while fundraising for St. Jude! The Rock 'N' Roll Running Series – San Antonio weaves through so many cultural hubs and takes runners by some of the most historic areas of San Antonio. There's no experience like it!

Run Rock 'n' Roll

 
 

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St. Jude Heroes Program

Be a St. Jude Hero® and run for the kids of St. Jude. When you register for your race as a St. Jude Hero®, you gain access to an online training program, race-day perks — from a St. Jude singlet to hotel accommodations, depending on your event and fundraising commitment. We won't stop until no child dies from cancer.

Become a St. Jude Hero®

 
 
 

Connect with the South Texas Team

Our team is proud to partner with so many supporters in Houston, San Antonio and across South Texas as, together, we strive to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Contact us directly to get involved and find ways to connect. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date about the exciting events in Houston, San Antonio and across South Texas.

Houston, Texas
1535 West Loop South
Suite 240
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (281) 605-7600

Email your St. Jude South Texas Team

 
 
 
 
 

St. Jude stories from Texans

Treatments developed at St. Jude have helped raise the survival rate for children with cancer in the United States, where 4 out of 5 children survive cancer. In many countries, however, 1 out of 5 children who develop cancer will survive. We won’t stop until no child dies from cancer, no matter where they live.

 

St. Jude patient Luna

 
 

Build Your Legacy with St. Jude

 

Bequests

Make a lasting impact in the lives of St. Jude patients and their families by leaving St. Jude in your will or living trust. With your bequest, your generosity helps ensure that patients receive world-class care.

 

Plan Your Giving

You can support the children of  St. Jude in the way that best suits your financial and personal goals. IRAs, donor-advised funds, stocks, gift annuities, trusts and more — choose the planned giving option that is right for you, and your generosity will help children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

 

Individual Giving

The St. Jude Give To Live Society is a loyal group of donors who consistently give charitable gifts throughout the year at truly impactful levels. As a committed donor, your giving helps ensure our lifesaving mission to find cures and provide world-class care for some of the world’s sickest children — today and in the future.

 
 

Explore corporate engagement with St. Jude

Partner with purpose by creating opportunities for your organization and its team members to engage with St. Jude through their work.

Connect with your South Texas St. Jude team on potential sponsorships and partnerships, set up your workplace giving program and build a network of hope and inspiration through your involvement.

Partner with St. Jude Connect on Sponsorships and Partnerships

 
 

Volunteer with St. Jude in South Texas

Fill out the form to learn about the ways you can donate your time to help St. Jude. We have volunteer opportunities in Houston, Bryan/College Station, San Antonio and throughout South Texas.

Every dollar makes a difference*

 
  1. ... could help provide two rehab balls for physical therapy*

    Rehab balls help patients regain strength and mobility after undergoing treatment of cancer.

    Donate $50

  2. ... 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

  3. ... 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

  4. ... 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

  5. ... 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

  6. ... 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

  7. ... 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

  8. 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

 

When you make a donation using this information, 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.

 
 

Seeking treatment?

Our approach makes us different from most children’s hospitals. Learn more about seeking treatment for your child at St. Jude.

Patient Referrals

 
 
Angela Garza

Angela Garza
Area Executive Director
angela.garza@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "As a mom, it's hard to imagine my child falling ill…especially with a form of childhood cancer. I think about those parents who hear that devastating news that their child has cancer. I truly believe the words of Danny Thomas — No child should die in the dawn of life. I will forever feel honored to be a part of the St. Jude mission — to cure childhood cancer."

Supports: St. Jude Houston Golf Classic and iHeart Media – Houston

  

Karla Wesley

Karla Wesley
Sr. Advisor, Area Development
karla.wesley@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "Children are our future! At St. Jude, we are fortunate to play a small part in helping children who face life-threatening diseases have access to treatments and accommodations they may otherwise not have access to. And knowing that our work removes the financial burden on families motivates me to work harder."

Supports: St. Jude Houston Gala, The Holiday Luncheon

  

Robbie Lam

Robbie Lam
Sr. Advisor, Area Development – San Antonio & Laredo
robbie.lam@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "I had the privilege to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital before working for the organization. Walking the halls and seeing not only families that look like mine, but families from all over the world made this place special. St. Jude gives a family hope when they need it the most. I am here to continue the fight against childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases."

Supports: St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway – San Antonio, Rock 'n' Roll Running Series – San Antonio, St. Jude San Antonio Heroes, iHeart Media –San Antonio, Univision 41 – San Antonio, Radio United Laredo and Guerra Communications

  

Courtney Rogers

Courtney Rogers
Senior Philanthropic Advisor, South Texas
courtney.rogers@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "I am so blessed to work alongside some of the most caring and generous donors in the world.  The mission here at St. Jude humbles me every day and I couldn’t think of more rewarding work than finding cures and saving children."

  

Tracy VanNostrand

Tracy VanNostrand
Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships
tracy.vannostrand@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "I personally know two families impacted by pediatric cancer and the devastation that diagnosis can cause. I am so proud to be working for this organization knowing the direct connection between what I do every day with our partners and the life-saving work taking place at the hospital helping our kids and families in Texas and around the globe."

Supports: Corporate Engagement – South Texas

  

Rebecca Levine

Rebecca Levine
Advisor – Events Planner, Regional Field Operations
rebecca.levine@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "There is nothing more precious than a child’s life.  A child should not have to worry about if they are going to be able to make it to their teenage or adulthood years. St. Jude gives children and their families hope. Hope that one day their research will find a cure for cancer and many other pediatric diseases. I am forever honored and excited to be on the journey of giving families hope."

Supports: Houston Volunteer Program

  

Jackie Valdes

Jackie Valdes
Bilingual Development Representative
jackie.valdes@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "St. Jude is a beacon of hope for so many families. I am proud to have a small contribution in our collective mission: Finding cures. Saving children®."

SupportsSt. Jude Walk/Run® – Houston, St. Jude Houston Heroes, Univision – Houston and Radio-One Houston

  

Amanda Berman

Amanda Berman
Development Representative
amanda.berman@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude: "I immediately fell in love with the mission. It is being able to come to work every single day knowing that I’m helping families regardless of their financial status, race, or religion. All a family should have to worry about is their child and St. Jude provides that to families."

Supports: St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway – Bryan/College Station, Texas A&M University Tri Delta, KYKR Beaumont, KYKS Lukin, KIXS Victoria, KRYS Corpus Christi

  

Gracie Reyes

Gracie Reyes
Territory Administrator, Texas Region
gracie.reyes@alsac.stjude.org

Why St. Jude"There aren’t many places that cross all the barriers and join people together the way the mission of St. Jude does for families all over the world."

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