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St. Jude patient Emilio and his dad

Meaningful Father's Day donation and gift ideas

This Father's Day, give a gift that helps St. Jude families live life to the fullest and celebrate every moment by supporting the mission of St. JudeDuring Father's Day and in all days that follow, let's show St. Jude families how 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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Why support St. Jude families this Father's Day?

It's our supporters who help ensure that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live

Watch the video of Jason Myers, who left a legacy of support for St. Jude, and how his family continues supporting our lifesaving mission to honor him.


Discover charitable ways to celebrate the fathers in your life

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Find a Father’s Day gift in the St. Jude Gift Shop

The St. Jude Gift Shop is your one-stop shop for a meaningful Father's Day gift. Every purchase supports the important work done by St. Jude doctors and researchers.

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Make a donation and send a card for Father's Day

Making a donation to St. Jude is beautiful way to honor Dad while supporting a worthwhile cause. When you make a Father's Day donation, we'll send a card or email to notify him of the gift and the amazing work the gift supports.

Donate in Dad's Honor

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Support companies that give to St. Jude

You can also help support St. Jude this Father's Day by shopping with companies that donate a portion of their sales to our lifesaving mission. Explore charitable Father's Day gift options from our partner brands.

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Send a Virtual Card to St. Jude Dads

You can share support by sending St. Jude dads a virtual card with a heartful message paired with a funny "dad joke". Your kindness makes a world of difference.

Send a Virtual Card

St. Jude patient Drew with his dad.

Read some humorous words of wisdom from the dads of St. Jude

The dads of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are there for their kids, caring, supportive — and bringing the groan-inducing dad jokes. They tell you why it matters.

Read Stories

St. Jude patient Luna and her dad hugging and laughing.

Bid on auction items

Explore auction items and experiences with proceeds benefiting St. Jude. Your bid helps ensure families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment travel, housing or food.

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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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Meet the families you are helping

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

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Support our family of brands

Be on the lookout for these brands and the different ways in which they are supporting the mission of St. Jude.

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

St. Jude patient Liliana and her family


Every dad deserves the opportunity to see their child 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 Father's Day

  1. Father’s Day is a holiday held each year to celebrate the fathers and father figures in our lives. Inspired by Father's Day celebrations, President Richard Nixon made Father’s Day an official holiday in 1972.

    Father’s Day is often celebrated with cards, gifts and quality time spent with our fathers and father figures and all they do. This year, help us honor the dads at St. Jude.

  2. It is always the third Sunday in June. In 2024, Father's Day is June 16.

  3. Making a donation for Father's Day is a special way to help support St. Jude families and our commitment to providing children with quality cancer care and treatment every day.

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