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How to help children with cancer: 25 ways to support

People are looking for ways to continue supporting important causes, including the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. From small acts of kindness to monetary donations — there’s something here for everyone. Learn how you can help kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

 
 

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Send a virtual card to St. Jude patients and family members in English or Spanish to give emotional support and let them know you care.

 
 

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Ready for a pizza night? Domino’s supports the kids of St. Jude by offering customers a round up donation option on orders placed online. Not to be cheesy, but we think that's a slice day!

 
 

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Share our Together #forStJude Facebook fundraiser with your followers to spread the word. 

 
 

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Not in the mood to cook tonight? Chili’s is thinking of the kids of St. Jude by making it easy for customers to donate to St. Jude when ordering Chili’s to-go. We think that’s pretty sweet.

 
 

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Put your hidden talent on display and post a TikTok video with the hashtag #forStJude to raise awareness.

 
 

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Join the This Shirt Saves Lives (Esta Camiseta Salva Vidas) movement and become a Partner in Hope.

 
 

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Updating your home décor? We appreciate our partnership with Coton Colors, which sells products benefiting St. Jude.

 
 

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Play or watch video games. Yes, we really mean it! Get involved with St. Jude PLAY LIVE.

 
 

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Select St. Jude as your AmazonSmile charity, and Amazon will donate to St. Jude for qualifying orders. While you wait for the delivery, try using your Amazon Alexa to donate. Just say “Alexa, I’d like to make a donation to St. Jude.”

 
 

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Give yourself extra motivation to get outside and move by becoming a St. Jude Hero. Join our community and participate in an upcoming virtual race.

 
 

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Buy a fun new pair of patient-art-inspired socks for a friend (or yourself!) at the St. Jude Gift Shop. We ship!

 
 

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Grant a gift to St. Jude from your donor-advised fund (DAF). You can set up recurring grants from your DAF or name St. Jude as the beneficiary.  

 
 

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Play your favorite word game, card game or charades.

 
 

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Doing something special or fun at home? Whether you're alone, with your kids, with friends or with a spouse, post a picture to Instagram tagging @StJude and using the hashtag #forStJude.

 
 

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Support the kids of St. Jude while sprucing up your home. Thanks to our partners Kmart and Sears, you can make a donation while you shop!

 
 

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Express your thankfulness for the educators in your life or at your child's school. Thanks to nora fleming for helping us celebrate educators and for supporting the kids of St. Jude.

 
 

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Get a ticket for a St. Jude Dream Home while supplies last!

 
 

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Looking to stay stylish and comfortable while at home? Our partnership with LOFT makes it easy to support our lifesaving mission online.

 
 

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Do an act of kindness inspired by our new series. Post about it on social media using the hashtag #forStJude and tag us @StJude.

 
 

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Spring cleaning and not sure what to do with all your treasures? eBay buyers and sellers can support St. Jude through its eBay for Charity program. Sellers can sell items to benefit St. Jude and buyers can add a donation to their purchases.

 
 

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In lieu of cash, donate your used vehicle via the CARS vehicle donation program and support the kids of St. Jude

 
 

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Create your own fundraiser and raise funds for the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

 
 

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Bring your support to the office and explore workplace giving.

 
 

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PayPal makes it easy to support the lifesaving mission of our organization with every online purchase when you set St. Jude as your favorite charity!

 
 
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One of the best ways to support is by making a donation online. $5, $25, $150, $500 — any amount you’re able to give will go a long way in helping St. Jude continue to ensure that families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

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Support for St. Jude starts with you

At St. Jude, we work tirelessly to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Whichever way you choose to show your support, St. Jude is grateful for every donor who helps give hope to thousands of children with pediatric cancer.

If you are interested in learning about more ways to give or planned giving options, discover today how to make a stock donation, donate crypto or make a memorial donation in the name of a loved one. 

Have an idea that we haven’t covered? Share with us on social media using #forStJude.

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