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St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

The starting line for learning to give back.

Kids at Trike event

The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon is a fun and educational way to teach young preschoolers and their educators how to make a difference for St. Jude kids. St. Jude provides materials for a week of learning and fun activities for preschools and childcare centers, teaching children trike and riding toy safety.

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon is also easily adaptable in a virtual learning setting.

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Event participants

Hosts & Event Leads

Create a fun event that promotes safe riding while teaching the kids about giving back and supporting the kids of St. Jude.

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Children participating in Trike-a-Thon


Find your St. Jude Trike-A-Thon event, make sure you are registered and begin fundraising!

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Event materials

Event materials

St. Jude provides fun, learning materials for preschools and childcare centers. All Trike-A-Thon Leads will receive these materials to have a successful event. 


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It's never too early to learn to help others. Use our fundraising tips and resources to get started on your fundraising journey. Every dollar raised helps St. Jude kids.


You're never too small to make a big impact*

The work St. Jude is doing today is only possible because of donors like you and your family. You help St. Jude focus on what matters most – saving kids

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.

St. Jude founder Danny Thomas

Donate on behalf of a St. Jude Trike-A-Thon Student

*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. 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.

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could help provide 29 elastic bandages for St. Jude patients.

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could help provide meals for two days for a St. Jude parent or family member in Kay Kafe, the St. Jude cafeteria.

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could help provide 1 red wagon for St. Jude patients.

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could help provide 66 No More Chemo/Radiation Parties


Frequently Asked Questions


Event Leads

  1. Yes, please call (800) 626-2453 and an agent will help change your date. Please allow two weeks lead time for your fundraising kit to ship if the event date is moved to an earlier time. If your event day is sooner than the two-week period, make sure to mention this to the call center agent so they can expedite shipping.

  2. Click the "Host a Trike-A-Thon" button at the top of this page. Complete the form and you will automatically become the Event Lead. After registering, check your email inbox for further instructions on how to get started or call (800) 626-2453 to contact a St. Jude agent that can help you register and answer any questions.

  3. Please reach out to (800) 626-2453 to contact a St. Jude agent that will ship your St. Jude Trike-A-Thon kit. The standard lead time for shipping is two weeks before your event date.

  4. Yes. Within the event fundraising page, you can access the dashboard and the Event Lead can download a report that will display the online and cash fundraised amounts.

  5. Within the Online Participant Center, the Event Lead can download a report that will display the individual totals for each participant. 

  6. We do not recommend sending cash through the mail. We do recommend converting the pool of cash donations to a check or money order for ease of accounting. Within the Online Participant Center, the Event Lead can then use the Mobile Check Deposit tool to log check or money-order donations.



  1. You can opt not to redeem any prizes, and the cost savings will further drive your impact on the St. Jude mission. Please call (800) 626-2453 and let the agent know of your choice to opt out of receiving Trike-a-thon prizes or choose to opt out within the Prize Redemption email.

  2. The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon Event Lead/contact will share a link to the event fundraising page where parents can register. This may be your child's teacher or school administrator.

  3. For St. Jude Trike-A-Thon events that fundraised online

    Each individual participant will receive an Online Prize Redemption Email Certificate from HALO Rewards within 45 days after the event. Participants will receive access to a portal to select prize(s). The standard lead time for shipping is at least two weeks.

    For St. Jude Trike-A-Thon events that fundraised offline

    The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon Event Lead will call (800) 626-BIKE (2453) to request Prize Redemption Certificates for their event's participants.

    Once confirmed from the call, Prize Redemption Certificates will be received in the mail. The Event Lead will distribute these to each individual participant. Each participant will then use the Prize Redemption Code to redeem prize(s) online.

  4. Fundraising pages are typically kept open for ten days after the Trike-A-Thon event to give the Event Lead and all participants a chance to account for all remaining donations. The Event Lead can call (800) 626-2453 to request an extension, but this may delay reporting and prizes.

  5. Within the Online Participant Center, the Event Lead can use the Mobile Check Deposit tool to log check donations.


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Jed Dearybury reads the new St. Jude storybook and teaches us you're never too small to make a big impact.
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