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Giving Tuesday

On #GivingTuesday, make a positive impact by supporting the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Drawing of an airplane towing a banner that reads, "Thank you from the children of St. Jude!" by patient Anthony.

Artwork by St. Jude patient Anthony


What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving, established in 2012 as a way to begin the giving season and encourage people to give back to charity. 

When is Giving Tuesday?

The next Giving Tuesday occurs the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday.


How is my Giving Tuesday donation used?

Because of supporters, St. Jude can share the breakthroughs it makes. As a result, we inspire more collaboration between doctors and researchers worldwide and provide more lifesaving treatments for children everywhere.


A gift of $10... 

could provide a new toy for play areas at the hospital or St. Jude housing facilities.*

Donate $10


A gift of $50... 

could provide 12 IVs to a patient. Most patients use IVs to deliver fluids, medicines and nutrients.*

Donate $50


A gift of $250... 

could provide one red blood cell transfusion. Children undergoing treatment often need transfusions.*

Donate $250


A gift of $1,000... 

could cover about two-thirds of the cost of one day of chemotherapy.*

Donate $1,000


A gift of any amount... 

supports the work being done at St. Jude. No family receives a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.

Donate Any Amount


*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.


What are some Giving Tuesday participation ideas?

Give, dedicate, fundraise, volunteer or shop, then encourage others to get involved by sharing your participation using the popular hashtag #GivingTuesday.

Patient Ay'Den, smiling on the St. Jude campus with foliage in the background.


Donate to a charity or nonprofit of your choice on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. If you care about several charities, choose your favorites and donate to all of them!

Holiday lights on the St. Jude campus, with the hospital in the background.

Dedicate a donation

Donations dedicated in honor of others can be customized and sent by email, post or anonymously without notification. You can also dedicate a donation by calling 1-800-306-1799.

A participant in the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Running Series, smiling as they jog.


When you ask friends and family to help raise money for a charity, you increase the amount you would've given on your own! There are many ways you can fundraise for St. Jude.

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Shop the St. Jude Gift Shop

Shop one-of-a-kind gifts and products designed with one thing in mind – to help St. Jude continue leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.

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Volunteer your time with a charity. Volunteers are extremely valuable for helping to complete work. Some nonprofits offer virtual volunteer opportunities too. 

St. Jude patient Gabe smiling at home, wearing a This Shirt Saves Lives T-shirt.

Donate monthly and get a This Shirt Saves Lives T-shirt

Join St. Jude families and celebrity friends in owning a This Shirt Saves Lives T-shirt by donating at least $19 monthly. Show the world you help save lives.


Give your own way on social media

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel and stay tuned to share our fundraiser >

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Follow St. Jude on TikTok to show your support >


What is a good Giving Tuesday quote?

There are many good quotes to reference in celebration of Giving Tuesday. We have a favorite one by our founder that you can share on social media to encourage others to donate: 

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.

-Danny Thomas, St. Jude Founder

Danny Thomas standing in front of St. Jude hospital.

Danny Thomas, St. Jude founder


How can I donate to St. Jude on Giving Tuesday?

  • Online: Donate on our online donation form.
  • Phone: Donate by calling 1-800-822-6344 Monday – Friday, between 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. CT.
  • Mail-in donation form: Print and mail in a donation form to the address below.
  • Mail checks: Please make all checks payable to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and mail your donation to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105


Where can I learn more about how my Giving Tuesday donations help the kids of St. Jude?