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St. Jude patient Luna and her dad

Here's to more cancer-free kids celebrating Children's Day

All kids deserve to have a healthy life. At St. Jude, we not only work to cure childhood cancer around the world, but we also celebrate every moment of progress, happiness and hope with our patients. During Children's Day and in all the days to follow, we're here for them.

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St. Jude patient Luna and her father hugging with a red ribbon thread graphic wrapping around them.
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Children's Day is celebrated in different countries around the world to recognize children and endorse their well-being. In Mexico it is celebrated on April 30, while in the United States on June 9, 2024.


Celebrate St. Jude kids and their Special Moments

St. Jude patients are amazing. Celebrate Children's Day by reading their inspiring stories and joining the mission of St. Jude.

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Support St. Jude Families*

Every child deserves a chance to live their best life and celebrate every moment. When you support St. Jude, you can help make cures possible for kids with cancer.

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*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, lodging, travel or food.

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Could help St. Jude provide one platelet count test for a St. Jude  patient.*

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Could help provide one patient with rehabilitation balls.*

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Could help provide two days of meals to a St. Jude patient.*

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Other ways to celebrate Children's Day with St. Jude

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Celebrate at your school by participating in the St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon is a fun and educational way to teach kids how they can make a difference in the lives of others.

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Have fun with games and activities for the home

Enjoy this special day by downloading activities, games and coloring pages.

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Share inspiring quotes from our patients

Get inspired by our short, positive phrases about life and share them with others on your social networks.

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Learn about how Music Gives to St. Jude Kids

Music changes lives, much like St. Jude changes the lives of kids with cancer. This is possible thanks to music fans like you. 

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St. Jude patient Liliana walking around St. Jude with her family

St. Jude patient Liliana and her family


Every child deserves the opportunity to live and celebrate every moment of their life.

With a monthly donation as little as $19 or more, you could become a Partner in Hope and help St. Jude children through their treatment.

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Learn more about Children's Day 

  1. The original objective of Children's Day is to remind everyone that children are the most vulnerable group and, therefore, those who suffer the most from crises and problems in the world. The day also presents the opportunity to celebrate and spend time with the children in our lives.

  2. In the United States, Children's Day is celebrated on June 11.

  3. These are the dates of some of the Children's Day celebrations in Latin America:

    • Mexico: April 30
    • Colombia: Last Saturday of April
    • Paraguay: May 31
    • Venezuela: Third Sunday in June
    • Uruguay: August 9
    • Chile: Second Sunday of August
    • Peru: Third Sunday of August
    • Brazil: October 12
    • Puerto Rico: August 11
  4. Each Children's Day celebration is as unique as the children we are celebrating. Activities can range from going to the park together, coloring a nice picture or watching favorite movies of the children in our lives.


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