Volunteer & Supervisor Spotlights

Learn more about St. Jude volunteers and St. Jude staff who supervisor volunteers, and they ways they go above and beyond to serve St. Jude patients and families. 

Matthew Hinson

Matthew Hinson

Matthew Hinson helps run the Beverage Cart. He's been a volunteer at St. Jude since August of 2016. Read about Matthew.

Mazen Istanbouli

Mazen Istanbouli

Mazen Istanbouli has been volunteering at St. Jude since May 2015. He serves as a volunteer in the tutoring program. Read about Mazen.

Walter Evans

Walter Evans

Walter Evans has been volunteering at St. Jude since October 2016. He serves as a volunteer in the Kay Kafe's bakery. Read about Walter.

Jahmaad Crudup

Jahmaad Crudup

Jahmaad Crudup has been volunteering at St. Jude since August 2016. He serves as a Helping Hands volunteer. Read about Jahmaad.

Allie Young

Allie Young

Allie Young is constantly in motion as a St. Jude as a Ready Runner volunteer. Read about Allie.

Simone Meeks

Simone Meeks

Since her start in October of 2002, Simone Meeks has interacted with hundreds of the patients and families at St. Jude through the Book Cart. Read about Simone.

Fannie Brown

Fannie Brown

Fannie Brown has been volunteering at St. Jude since 2006. She serves as a volunteer in the Bone Marrow Transplant unit. Read about Fannie.

Jerry Rossi

Jerry Rossi

Jerry Rossi is a volunteer in the St. Jude Family Resource Center, but has volunteered in a number of areas across the hospital. Read about Jerry.

Kim Louis

Kim Louis

Beverage Cart and Tour Guide volunteer, and local third grade teacher Kim Louis, was recently recognized as the “Educator of the Week” by WREG News Channel 3. Read about Kim.

Parent Mentor Program

Parent Mentor Program

The Parent Mentor Program matches parents of past patients with families who are walking through the doors of St. Jude for the first time. Read about the Parent Mentor Program.

Valerie Cox

Valerie Cox

Valerie Cox has been volunteering at St. Jude since April 2014, first as a Ready Runner and currently a Helping Hands volunteer. Read about Valerie.

Lori Smith

Lori Smith

Lori has been volunteering at St. Jude since 2009 and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon. Read about Lori.

Joseph Mertz

Joseph Mertz

Joseph Mertz began volunteering with St. Jude in 2013. He serves as an inpatient Child Life volunteer. Read about Joseph.

Jenny Bledsoe

Jenny Bledsoe

Jenny Bledsoe is a recognizable face in play areas at St. Jude. She's the lead organizer of the hospital’s annual Auxiliary Bazaar and jewelry sales.

John and Vicki Brown

John and Vicki Brown

John and Vicki Brown have been volunteering as Kay Kafe Companions since 2013. Read about John and Vicki.

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright first volunteered at St. Jude in 2005 and 2006, and returned to volunteer again in 2015, She has had many different roles. Read about Sarah.

Mimi Gibson

Mimi Gibson

Mimi Gibson, RN, has been a Eucharistic lay minister volunteer at St. Jude since December of 2012. Read about Mimi.

Maureen Kennedy

Maureen Kennedy

Maureen Kennedy has been an asset to St. Jude as a volunteer in the Tri Delta Place since 2004. Read about Maureen.

David Fisher

David Fisher

Helping Hands volunteer David “Paw” Fisher came to volunteer at St. Jude to give back. Read about David.

Chelsey Cook

Chelsey Cook

Chelsey Cook has volunteered at Tri Delta Place, a St. Jude housing facility for just over a year. Read about Chelsey.

Vicki Tudor

Vicki Tudor

Vicki Tutor has been a Ready Runner volunteer at St. Jude for a very life-changing two years. Read about Vicki.

Pat Boysen

Pat Boysen

Pat Boysen began volunteering at St. Jude in 2011 assembling snack packs for the patients. Read about Pat.

Bob Stewart

Bob Stewart

Bob Stewart has been serving at St. Jude as a Eucharistic Lay Minister giving Holy Communion to Catholic patients and families at the hospital for two years. Read about Bob.

Patty Stephens

Patty Stephens

Patty Stephens has been volunteering for almost 13 years in St. Jude's Child Life Department and has loved every minute of it. Read about Patty.

Elizabeth Colhoun

Elizabeth Colhoun

Elizabeth has been a volunteer at Target House for three years, where she heads their monthly craft night and assists in serving dinners and with Camp Wishing Well. Read about Elizabeth.

Supervisor Spotlights

Sarah Klein

Sarah Klein

Read more about Sarah Klein, who supervises St. Jude school program volunteers.

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith supervises St. Jude Child Life program volunteers. Read more about Jennifer.

Barbara Joyner

Barbara Joyner

Read more about Sarah Klein, who supervises St. Jude volunteers in the Family Resource Center.

Ira Wigley

Ira Wigley

Ira Wigley supervises St. Jude bakery volunteers and Kay Kafe Companions. Read more about Ira.

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