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Valentine's Day donations

Valentine's Day is February 14 — a day all about love and generosity. Consider helping the kids of St. Jude this Valentine's Day with a gift that makes a difference.

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Patient Aspen smiles and creates a heart with her hands

St. Jude patient Aspen


Valentine's Day donation ideas

Valentine’s Day is an annual celebration of love. Popular culture often associates it with romantic love, full of chocolates, flowers and presents. But Valentine's Day can also be the perfect opportunity to give back.

St. Jude patient Liliana wears a bright dress and holds a picture of a rainbow that she drew

St. Jude patient Liliana


Donate in place of a Valentine's gift

If you have a tradition of exchanging Valentine’s Day gifts or treats with your loved ones, consider exchanging donations to your favorite charities instead.

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Donate with your loved ones

Gather friends and family who believe in the same causes and organizations that you do, and create your own giving circle. Then pool your funds so you can donate together for a bigger impact.

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Colorful love-themed artwork by St. Jude patient Ty

Artwork by St. Jude patient Ty

Statue of St. Jude on the St. Jude campus with a rainbow

Memorial gifts and personalized gift funds

You can make a Valentine's Day donation in memory of a loved one who has passed away or in commemoration of a particular event or individual. You can also join an existing gift fund or create a new one in someone’s memory.

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

Along with donations, there are many other ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day while contributing to the mission of St. Jude. Discover fun ways to get involved and make an impact for St. Jude patients this February.

St. Jude patient Maelin-Kate jumps for joy

St. Jude patient Maelin-Kate


Host a Valentine’s Day fundraising event

Get creative! A Valentine's Day party can double as a fundraising event with your family, friends or coworkers. Host a bake sale featuring heart-shaped goodies, reward gift baskets to high donors or sell greeting cards. Promote your event on social media, and encourage people to post about your fundraiser with hashtags to help spread the word.

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Buy a gift from the St. Jude Gift Shop

If you want to find meaningful Valentine’s gifts for your loved ones, look no further than the St. Jude Gift Shop. Choose from patient-art-inspired gifts, St. Jude-branded options, matching gift sets and more. And every purchase supports the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

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Plush bulldog with an image of St. Jude patient Eri'Elle clasping her hands in joy.

Plush inspired by St. Jude patient Eri'Elle

Drawing of candy with the words You're So Sweet!

Send a Valentine's Day e-card to St. Jude patients

A small act of kindness can brighten someone's day. Show some love by sending a virtual card to a St. Jude kid this year. Choose from our prewritten messages or write one of your own, and make a child’s — and their family’s — Valentine’s Day feel special during a difficult time.

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Why donate to St. Jude this Valentine’s Day?

When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%, and we won't stop until no child dies from cancer.

Every child deserves a chance to live their best life and celebrate every moment. When you support St. Jude, you can make a difference for kids with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Together, we can save more lives.

When you donate to St. Jude on February 14th, your act of kindness will make a lasting impact.

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St. Jude patient Shayla flexes her muscles with a grin while her mom looks on.

St. Jude patient Shayla with her mom


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