Every dollar makes a difference
The majority of St. Jude funding comes from generous donors like you. Approximately 75% of our budgeted costs are covered by public contributions. Your donation counts and will be used to provide breakthrough research and treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases for patients like Brinley.
How far can your donation go?
St. Jude freely shares its groundbreaking discoveries, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world, and trains international healthcare professionals so they can use that knowledge in their own countries.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything
Thanks to donors like you, families, like Tammy's, never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Your support means St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most — saving kids regardless of their financial situation.
Provide 1 patient with rehabilitation weights*
Help patients regain strength and mobility after cancer treatment.
Feed a St. Jude family for 1 day*
Provide a family with meal cards for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our cafeteria.
Provide 12 IVs to St. Jude patients*
Most patients at St. Jude use IVs to deliver fluids, medicines and nutrients.
Provide a child a pair of pediatric crutches*
Help a patient walk during treatment with crutches sized especially for them.
Provide one red blood cell transfusion*
Children undergoing treatment for cancer and other deadly diseases often need transfusions.
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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, travel housing, or food.