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Celebrate St. Jude milestones and events

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February 4 - Founder's Day
On a blustery February day in 1962, supporters gathered at the site of what would become St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

patient cynthia and her mom

May 9 - Mother's Day
Send the moms of St. Jude a free card of encouragement during one of their most difficult times.

patient with DJ set up

June 21 - National Music Day
A day to celebrate music-making. Last year, St. Jude patient Paishence shared her Apple Music playlist with the world.


Every dollar makes a difference*

  1. Provide 1 patient with rehabilitation weights

    Donate $25

    patient trinity during a physical therapy appointment

    Help patients regain strength and mobility after cancer treatment.

  2. Feed a St. Jude family for 1 day

    Donate $35

    patients and their families at the Kay Kafe

    Provide a family with meal cards for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our cafeteria.

  3. Provide 12 IVs to St. Jude patients 

    Donate $50

    Patient maverick holding an IV pole

    Most patients at St. Jude use IVs to deliver fluids, medicines, and nutrients.

  4. Provide 1 child with a pair of pediatric crutches

    Donate $100

    child holding crutches

    Help a patient walk during treatment with crutches sized especially for them.


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*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.

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