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5 reasons to become a St. Jude monthly donor

A monthly gift to St. Jude is one of the best ways to support the fight against childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Let's count the reasons why...

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St. Jude patient Mikayla

St. Jude patient Mikayla



Unlike any other hospital, the majority of our funding comes from individual contributions.

Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to 80% in the U.S. Your monthly donation can help us continue our tradition of helping to lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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St. Jude patient Elliott

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St. Jude patient Shaurya and his father



Every month, you'll know that you're helping drive the research to cure childhood cancer and help families in their darkest moments.

And you don’t have to take additional action because your gift can be automatically processed. It's that easy to help save the lives of St. Jude patients and children around the world.

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Your donation will go further.

Giving monthly means our doctors, nurses and researchers have a steady flow of funds to do what's needed to save kids' lives. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.

See some of what we're working on right now.

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St. Jude patient Maryelle and her father



Your gift will make a real impact on patients and their families. 

Thanks to the generous support of donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for their child's treatment, travel, housing or food. 

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By helping save kids' lives, they can grow up to follow their dreams and maybe even change the world.

In some countries, four out of five children diagnosed with cancer will lose their fight. We'll never know what potential was lost in those lives cut short, but your monthly donation can contribute to the advancements of tomorrow that will help make the world a little brighter in the future.

Find out how we're taking St. Jude to the world.

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St. Jude cancer survivor Hayley

St. Jude patient Vikhyaat wearing a black This Shirt Saves Live shirt.

As a monthly donor, we'll send you a T-shirt as a thank-you!

St. Jude patient Vikhyaat


Ready to make a difference?

Every donation helps, and we appreciate your continued support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fight against childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Your monthly donation means that you are a part of the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

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