Kickstart your fundraising
Show your committment by donating to your own fundraising goal. Ask your employer if they will match your gift. Your fundraising makes a difference to St. Jude kids, as well as kids with cancer in your community and worldwide. And every dollar counts!
Create or join a team
Walk or run with friends and family, and raise money for the kids of St. Jude.
Tell our story in your own words. Here are some facts that make St. Jude unique.
St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists in your community and worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80%. We won't stop until no child dies from cancer.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
Add a profile photo and customize your URL
Update your fundraising link with an easy-to-remember URL.
Share your inspiration!
Share why you're inspired to fundraise for the kids. Here are examples of what each dollar can do.
Your motivation to hit your goal will inspire others.
Recruit your team
Encourage friends, family and coworkers to join your team.
Set your team goals
Customize your team fundraising page in your Fundraising Center.
Share your progress
Make it a competition between team members to see who can raise more.
Make it personal
People are more likely to donate if they know why St. Jude is so important to you.
Send a follow-up
Some people simply need a reminder. Don't be afraid to follow-up with another email.
Ask with every email
Link to your fundraising page from the email signature on your personal email account.
When sharing about your St. Jude Walk/Run fundraising on social media, always include a link to your personal fundraising page so friends can donate easily or join your team.
Tag @StJude and use the hashtag #StJudeWalkRun when posting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You could even be featured on our social media pages!
Keep your fundraising efforts on everyone's mind by sharing how much money you have raised towards your goal. The more frequently you post, the more people you will reach!
Tag your friends in a post and challenge them to be the next to donate.
Thank your donors or welcome new team members by tagging them in your status.
Reach your goal faster, and connect your fundraising efforts to Facebook.. The money you raise on Facebook will count to your goal if you connect your social media account from your Fundraising Center.
Use our sample Facebook and Twitter posts below as a reference:
- Join me for the St. Jude Walk/Run on September [date]. You can support my efforts for the kids of St. Jude by donating at [insert page URL]. #StJudeWalkRun
- I'm raising money for @St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and participating in the St. Jude Walk/Run. You can support my efforts for the kids of St. Jude by donating at [insert page URL]. #StJudeWalkRun
- Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything. Join me in supporting this great cause by donating to my goal for the #StJudeWalkRun at [insert page URL].
- Thank you @DonorName for supporting my fundraising goal for the St. Jude Walk/Run. Who will be next to help the kids of St. Jude? [insert page URL]
- Walk with me! Join me for the St. Jude Walk/Run. Together, we can raise money to support the kids of @St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. [insert page URL]
- Join me for the #StJudeWalkRun on September [date]. Register today or visit my fundraising link to donate to @StJude [insert page URL].
- I'm raising money for @StJude. You can support the kids of St. Jude by donating at [insert page URL] #StJudeWalkRun
- I support @StJude because families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything. #StJudeWalkRun
- Thank you @DonorName for supporting me with a donation to @St. Jude for #StJudeWalkRun. Who's next?
- Walk with me! Join me for #StJudeWalkRun and raise money for the kids of @StJude.