Hear the stories from Marlo Thomas and St. Jude patients from NBC's TODAY show, and get inspired this holiday season to make a difference in the lives of children everywhere.
Each day from November 19 to 23, we shared a story of triumph — a story that is possible because of people like you.
These inspiring tales of courage and strength kicked off the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign. Created in 2004 by Marlo, Terre and Tony Thomas — children of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas — the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign has grown into an annual holiday tradition, thanks to tremendous public support.
During this season of Thanks and Giving, many of America’s most-loved companies make it easy for you to give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not. Support St. Jude with your holiday shopping today.
St. Jude and the TODAY show celebrate 15 years together
National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas took a bus trip to St. Jude with NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren and some brave St. Jude survivors to take a look at the inspiring medical breakthroughs the hospital has made.
A loving reunion
Joey and Lindsey survived childhood cancer together at St. Jude. Two decades later, having found each other again, they tied the knot at the same place that saved their lives.
Ballerina Aubrey beats cancer and follows her passion
Aubrey was diagnosed with medulloblastoma at 10 years old. This cancerous disease developed 4 tumors in her brain, but with the help of St. Jude's proton beam treatment, Aubrey has celebrated life through her No More Chemo party and practicing ballet.
From surviving cancer to running for Senate
Before running for the Tennessee State Senate, Gabby Salinas survived cancer three times with the personal help of Marlo Thomas and St. Jude. She has also worked in chemical biology to discover new drugs to treat diseases like the ones that threatened her own life.
How to support St. Jude with your shopping
Marlo Thomas is joined on the TODAY Show plaza by patients Dallas and Brooklynn to discuss how you can help St. Jude kids with your holiday shopping this season.