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Since joining our mission in 2014, PayPal has raised more than $12 million for St. Jude kids. Add a $1 donation when you pay with PayPal and help kids with pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.


PayPal is a proud supporter of the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign

Each holiday season, PayPal features St. Jude as one of their charities through their annual holiday campaign. PayPal users have the opportunity to learn more about St. Jude and give to support the hospital’s mission. In addition to the holiday, PayPal features St. Jude at various times throughout the year on its Cause Hub website, in its Give at Checkout product and on the PayPal app.

You can favorite St. Jude to have more chances to support our mission through PayPal.

PayPal St. Jude National Partner

PayPal's leadership was recognized at the 2019 St. Jude Partner Summit.


Artwork by St. Jude patient Mckenzie


How do PayPal donations work?

PayPal operates the PayPal Giving Fund, which allows you to use your PayPal account to support causes you care about, like St. Jude. When you choose to checkout and pay with PayPal, you’ll have the option of adding a donation onto your total. One hundred percent of the donations made to St. Jude through the PayPal Giving Fund go directly to St. Jude, with no deductions and no fees.


How to donate with PayPal

Follow these steps to select St. Jude as your favorite charity. 

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Step One:

Visit the St. Jude charity page on PayPal Giving Fund.

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Step Two:

Select "set as favorite charity" and log in to PayPal to confirm your selection.

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Step Three:

Choose to checkout with PayPal on a supported platform and simply click the donation box when prompted. Then proceed with checkout normally and you’re all set!


The support and dedication of partners like PayPal helps 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.

St. Jude patient Luxe

St. Jude patient Luxe


PayPal supports St. Jude all year round

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PayPal donation FAQ

  1. Give at Checkout allows you to donate to a charity, like St. Jude, when making a purchase through PayPal. Just click the donate button at checkout and continue to check out as you normally would.

    All Give at Checkout donations are made to the PayPal Giving Fund and granted to St. Jude regularly. PayPal covers the transaction fees, so 100% of your donation goes to St. Jude

  2. Yes, you will receive an official PayPal Giving Fund receipt after each donation gifted to St. Jude.

  3. Yes. PayPal protects debit and credit card payments and secures all transactions with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.

  4. Once you make your donation, PayPal will ensure the funds are available. Once confirmed, your donation will be transferred to St. Jude.


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