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Team Up for St. Jude
Kansas City

Join high school students around Kansas City in supporting the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

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Our history

Team Up for St. Jude Kansas City is a grassroots fundraising campaign led by high school students throughout the greater Kansas City area.

Started in 2016 by the sister of a St. Jude patient, Team Up for St. Jude Kansas City has raised more than $290,000 for St. Jude patients. Team Up for St. Jude Kansas City continues to spread awareness, raise funds and inspire young people to join the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

Learn More


Contact Carrie Williams at or (816) 400-5723 to get information about fundraising.


Team Up for St. Jude Kansas City board members represent the following high schools:

  • Bishop Miege High School
  • Blue Valley North High School
  • Notre Dame de Sion High School
  • Olathe East High School
  • Olathe North High School
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
  • Shawnee Mission East High School
  • St. Teresa’s Academy
  • The Pembroke Hill School
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St. Jude patient Anna

St. Jude patient Anna, acute myeloid leukemia


One-third of St. Jude patients are ages 15–19

St. Jude is helping high school students like Anna, who came to the hospital after being diagnosed with leukemia.


Team Up Kansas City over the years


St. Jude has helped push the childhood cancer survival rate from 20% when we opened to more than 80% today. We won’t stop until no child dies from cancer.

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