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St. Jude patient Eliza wearing a bow, held by her father.

St. Jude patient Eliza held by her father


Donate to St. Jude dads this Father's Day.

Our St. Jude families depend on you. See how you can support them while honoring the fathers in your life.

Donate Today for Dad


Background art by St. Jude patient MarZavion

Background blue and purple abstract art by St. Jude patient MarZavion

Father's Day is Sunday, June 18, 2023


This Father's Day, consider giving the gift of a donation or explore other ways you can help, all while celebrating Dad.

From the moment a patient is accepted at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, they forever become part of the St. Jude family — made up of a dedicated team of doctors, staff, fundraisers and supporters like you. Together, we strive to ensure that St. Jude patients receive world-class care and never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.

By 2030, our goal is to cure at least 60% of children with six of the most common kinds of cancer worldwide.

St. Jude patient Luna, being hugged and held by her dad.

St. Jude patient Luna held by her dad


Meet the families you are helping


Other ways to give in honor of Dad


Support the companies that give to St. Jude

St. Jude patient Lucas kissed on both sides by his mother and father.

This Father's Day, you can help support St. Jude by supporting companies that donate a portion of their time and sales to St. Jude. Explore charitable Father's Day gifts from partner brands that are giving back to St. Jude.


Mail a card to Dad telling him he's wonderful

Father's Day card art based on patient artwork.

Making a donation as a gift for him is a wonderful way to celebrate Dad while supporting the lifesaving work and mission of St. Jude.


Shop for Dad at the St. Jude Gift Shop

St. Jude Gift Shop gifts including sock, a shirt, a tie and a water bottle with the St. Jude logo on it.
Give it a personal touch and find the perfect Father's Day gift in the St. Jude Gift Shop. Every purchase supports our lifesaving mission.

Still wondering what to get him? Try 5 great gift ideas for Dad this Father’s Day >


Personalize and dedicate a plaque for Dad

A diminishing perspective view of the Wall of Thanks at St. Jude.

Find a special place on the St. Jude campus to show your support for patients, families, discoveries and our lifesaving mission with a personalized plaque for Dad.


Every dollar makes a difference*

I'd rather have a million people give me a dollar than one give me a million. That way you've got a million people involved.

St. Jude founder Danny Thomas

Help Provide Toys, Treatments and More

*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.




could help provide a new toy for hospital play areas at St. Jude housing facilities.




could help provide rehabilitation weights to help improve patients’ quality of life.




could help provide meals for one day for a St. Jude family in Kay Kafe, the St. Jude cafeteria.


Support the brands that support St. Jude


This Father's Day, our St. Jude families depend on supporters like you.

Make a Donation

St. Jude patient Pepe smiling while held by his mom.

When Pepe was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, his family came to St. Jude for treatment. A year before that, Pepe’s aunt, Heather, was treated at St. Jude for an extremely rare form of blood cancer.

Watch their journey as a family, and how they found hope in the midst of tragedy. >