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School Fundraising Ideas

Whether you’re a student, parent or teacher, you can start a fundraiser to help end childhood cancer

Choose a Fundraiser

Not sure which program is best for you? Contact us for more information.


Why start a fundraising campaign at your school?


Classroom connections

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Our youth fundraising programs enrich existing educational, fitness and character-building lessons.

Kids helping kids

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Students can fundraise and make a difference in the lives of other children battling cancer.

Easy to start

Easy mobile fundraising

We'll give you tools to quickly and easily create your own fundraising campaign.


Choose which fundraising program is best for you

Access more free lesson plans and support St. Jude kids by hosting a school-based fundraiser.

Free Lesson Plans


Your school can make an impact

Bailey has been battling cancer for three years. But with the help of St. Jude, she's now ready to begin third grade.

We’re so grateful for the kindness and generosity of the people who help support St. Jude. They enable the doctors and researchers to continue their work.

Bailey's mother, Ashley

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.

Your fundraising efforts help us continue our lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

St. Jude patient Bailey, age 8, kidney cancer


Need some inspiration?
View photos of fundraisers at other schools

Questions? Call us at (800) 713-0212
Can’t fundraise at school? You can still get involved.

Create Your Own Fundraiser

You can also start a fundraiser on Facebook or get some inspiration from this list of 40 fundraiser ideas.
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