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Support St. Jude in Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware

Join local supporters in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware 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, explore corporate partnerships, plan your giving, volunteer and fundraise with St. Jude.

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Get connected

Contact us directly to get involved and find ways to connect. You can also like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date about the exciting events in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone: (800) 336-3083

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone: (412) 535-6115

Email your St. Jude Pennsylvania Team

St. Jude supporters bid on auction items at the Pittsburgh Gala.

St. Jude supporters celebrate the mission of St. Jude and bid on auction items at the Pittsburgh Gala.


Meet the Pennsylvania Team

Our team is proud to partner with so many supporters in Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware as, together, we strive to end childhood childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.


Upcoming charity events in Pennsylvania

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®

St. Jude Walk/Run participants

Help support St. Jude by participating in the St. Jude Walk/Run in Pennsylvania, held annually in September. 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.

Do your part by registering as an individual, starting a team or joining a team.

Register for the Walk/Run


Races and challenges to support St. Jude

Participate in St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend® from Pennsylvania by registering for one of the virtual challenges!

Virtual race options include the 4-race challenge, 2-race challenge, marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K.

You can also become a St. Jude Hero and join Facebook Challenges, Strava communities and other virtual events.

Register for Virtual Race Become a St. Jude Hero


St. Jude cares for some of the world’s sickest children regardless of their race, ethnicity, beliefs, or ability to pay. Our patients receive the customized care they need to treat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases, no matter what barriers they may face.


St. Jude patient Za'Mya

Patient Za'Mya has her temperature taken at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Hope for all kids

Founder Danny Thomas vowed to make St. Jude an inclusive place for children with life-threatening diseases, as well as their families — a place of hope for all.

Our patients receive the customized care they need to treat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases, no matter what barriers they may face.

Because of St. Jude's commitment to treat other life-threatening diseases, children like St. Jude patient Za'Mya, who was born with sickle cell disease, can thrive.

Learn how St. Jude is working to save all kids

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St. Jude patient Za'Mya


More St. Jude stories from Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware

Volunteer with St. Jude in Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware

Fill out the form below to learn about the ways you can donate your time to help St. Jude.

Would you like to serve in a high-impact role? We could use you on one of these councils or committees. Let us know in the form that you are interested, and our team will provide more information.

Area Advisory Council
Subcommittee – Corporate Engagement
Subcommittee – Emerging Markets
Signature Programs
St. Jude Walk/Run® Philadelphia Committee
Fairways for Hope Golf Committee
St. Jude Pittsburgh Gala Committee
Volunteer Ambassadors  

Plan your giving at St. Jude

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, bequests, annual giving options and more — choose the giving option that is right for you, and your generosity will help children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Email your local team or visit the link below for more giving options.

Plan Your Giving


St. Jude patient Peter


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 local 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


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.


Meet St. Jude patients

Durice White Galloway

Durice White Galloway, MBA
Area Executive Director

How I support St. Jude: "I lead the Area Team, Advisory Council, and overall market strategy to achieve increased St. Jude engagement and awareness in the Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware region."


Matt Clements

Matt Clements, CFRE
Senior Philanthropic Advisor

How I support St. Jude: "It is my privilege to provide individual supporters with the most up-to-date news about our research and patient care, as well as details about giving opportunities that match your philanthropic interests."


Liz Douglass

Liz Douglass
Philanthropic Advisor

How I support St. Jude: "I steward supporters that have included St. Jude in their estate plans by bringing them the most up-to-date news from the hospital and help them reach their philanthropic goals."


Jennifer Goldsmith

Jennifer Goldsmith
Philanthropic Advisor

How I support St. Jude: "I'm honored to work with dedicated St. Jude supporters, primarily who have included our important mission in their will or estate plans, to bring your philanthropic goals to life."


Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien
Principal Advisor

How I support St. Jude"I help individuals and companies find their unique way to support the mission of St. Jude."


Jamie Rhoades

Jamie Rhoades
Area Development Advisor

How I support St. Jude: "I serve St. Jude by supporting fundraising events, volunteer opportunities, and donor relationships in Western Pennsylvania."


Anita Baker

Anita Baker
Area Sales Lead

How I support St. Jude: “In gratitude for all supporters, I have the honor of fostering and guiding new corporate partners in creating awareness and donations that further the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.”


Esther Wieman

Esther Wieman
Area Development Advisor

How I support St. Jude: “I help increase the awareness of and support for St. Jude by creating special events, meaningful volunteer opportunities and impactful partnerships and sponsorship opportunities."

Barbara “Barb” Orr  
Council Title - Chair
Philadelphia, PA
Owner/Executive VP, Poretta & Orr
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Maria Cognetti 
Camp Hill, PA
Owner, Cognetti Law Group 
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Denise Hunter  
Philadelphia, PA 
AVP, Business Development Leader, QBE North America
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ShaunJude “Shaun” McCoach  
Central PA 
SVP of Sales, iHeart 
Radio, Media
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Edward  “Ed” McManus
Philadelphia, PA 
Global Account Manager, Salesforce 
Enterprise Software
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Craig Riner  
Gala Committee/Signature Programs 
Pittsburgh, PA 
SVP, Strategic Marketing and CMO, Highmark 
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William “Billy” Roberts  
Philadelphia, PA 
President, Brown and Brown, PA 
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Leah Sheppard  
Philadelphia, PA 
Associate Vice President, Marketing, Jefferson Health  
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Jeff Stacey  
Golf Committee/Signature Programs
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Manager, Sales, Accenture 
IT & Consulting
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Bill Talerico  
Chair - Gala Committee 
Pittsburgh, PA
Coach & Consultant, Talerico Group 
Consulting, Business
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Ezio Torres  
Philadelphia, PA 
VP/General Manager, Radio One 
Radio, Media
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Tom Trullinger 
Chair - Golf Committee 
Philadelphia, PA 
Senior VP, Mergers & Acquisitions, Conner Strong & Buckelew 
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