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Share the joy of the season with holiday donations and gift-giving.

Help St. Jude find cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases when you give.

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St. Jude patient Natalie

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St. Jude patient Rinoa sits in a square cubby with her feet up.

St. Jude patient Rinoa

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Explore holiday giving, donations and gifts during the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign

In this season of thanks and giving back, this campaign is a holiday tradition in which our supporters, donors, corporate and organizational partners inspire giving by joining in to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude

As we celebrate 20 years of St. Jude Thanks and Giving, you can give St. Jude families a gift that could last a lifetime. Make your holiday or Christmas gifts even more meaningful by exploring the many ways you can give back to the kids of St. Jude. 

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Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live.


Meet patients you are helping this holiday season


Give through gift-giving

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Explore ways to give and support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude this holiday season through our family of partners.

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Shop holiday gifts for kids, adults and home. Your purchases support our lifesaving mission.

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Send Holiday Cards >

Choose from patient art-inspired greeting card designs in the St. Jude Gift Shop. Or, dedicate a donation in honor or memory of a loved one.

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Shop Gifts Under $25 >

We've curated a list of the perfect holiday gifts, all for under $25 — all benefiting the kids of St. Jude.

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Give back through donation gifts

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St. Jude patient Adalyn wearing a This Shirt Saves Lives T-shirt

Get This Shirt >

Make a monthly donation and receive a This Shirt Saves Lives T-shirt as our gift to you.

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Donate Toys for Christmas >

Explore our list of toys you can donate for patients to enjoy all year long.

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Dedicate a Plaque >

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

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Explore Non-Cash Gifts >

Contribute to St. Jude through your IRA, donor-advised fund, stocks or charitable gift annuity, and make the most of your year-end gift.

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Your gift can make a difference

See what your holiday donations can do.

Don't miss out on maximizing your donation! Find out if your employer will match your gift.

  1. A platelet count test

    Your $10 gift could help provide one platelet count test for a St. Jude patient.*

    Donate $10

    Child's drawing of a Christmas tree and gifts by St. Jude patient Sydney.

    Art by St. Jude patient Sydney

  2. Patient meals

    Your $50 gift could provide two days of meals to a patient.*

    Donate $50

    Multicolored hand prints of St. Jude patients and siblings.

    Artwork by St. Jude patients and siblings of St. Jude patients Luana, Dahiralis, Macey, Abigail, and Aliza

  3. A red wagon

    Your $100 gift could help provide a red wagon, which is the preferred mode of travel through the halls of the hospital for our youngest patients.*

    Donate $100

    Child's drawing of a red car driving past the sunset by St. Jude patient Diego.

    Artwork by St. Jude patient Diego

  4. Family meals

    Your $250 gift could help provide five days of meals for a St. Jude patient and their guardian. St. Jude provides patients and their families breakfast, lunch and dinner in Kay Kafe, the hospital’s cafeteria.*

    Donate $250

    Child's drawing of a Thanksgiving turkey surrounded by the words "I am thankful for St. Jude" by St. Jude patient Ethan.

    Artwork by St. Jude patient Ethan

  5. School supplies for patients

    Your $1,000 gift could help provide seven sets of schools supplies so patients can continue their education while receiving treatment away from home.*

    Donate $1000

    Child's drawing of a fireplace with hung stockings and a Christmas tree by St. Jude patient Roman.

    Artwork by St. Jude patient Roman

  6. Support of our mission

    Any amount supports kids around the world. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save even more children.*

    Donate Any Amount

    Child's drawing of the earth in outerpace with the words "Our World" on top by St. Jude patient Jack.

    Artwork by St. Jude patient Jack


*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. Read more about approximated costs.

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St. Jude patient Eri'Elle


Don't miss out on matching donations

A matching gift is when a person donates to a non-profit organization and their employer donates an equal or greater amount to the same non-profit. It can be a great way for you to double or triple your initial donation.

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St. Jude celebrates 20 years of Thanks and Giving


Every St. Jude patient deserves a chance to live their best life and celebrate every moment. Your support helps St. Jude give kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases a chance.

This holiday season, give a gift that could last a lifetime.

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St. Jude patient Luna and her dad

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