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Top 5 reasons to become a monthly donor to St. Jude

Let your impact last all year by becoming a monthly donor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A monthly gift 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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Patient Mikayla in a colorful dress on the St. Jude campus, standing and smiling.

St. Jude patient Mikayla

 
 

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

Thanks to the generous support of monthly donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live.

Learn more about our impact.

 
Patient Ty stands outdoors with his dad looking on proudly

St. Jude patient Ty and his dad

 
 
Patient Adalyn touches her hand to her mom's hand as they sit in a hospital room wearing masks

St. Jude patient Adalyn and her mom

 

2.

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

Supporting St. Jude means giving children with cancer worldwide the chance to live their best lives. It also means celebrating every moment and giving families the greatest gift of all — more time with their loved ones.

Get to know some of our patients. 

 
 

3.

St. Jude is committed to providing care for children from all backgrounds. 

St. Jude cares for some of the world’s sickest children regardless of race, ethnicity, beliefs or a family's ability to pay. And St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, so every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.

Read more about supporting St. Jude

 
Artwork by St. Jude patient Violett of colorful flowers and butterflies.

Artwork by St. Jude patient Violett

 
 
Patient Kamryn sits on the ground and grins

St. Jude patient Kamryn

 

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

When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%, and we won't stop until no child dies from cancer.

Learn more about our history.

 
 

5.

As a monthly donor, you're helping save kids' lives so they can grow up to follow their dreams and maybe even change the world.

Every year, 400,000 children worldwide get cancer.  In some countries, half are never diagnosed and of those who are, four out of five will lose their fight. We'll never know what potential was lost in those lives cut short. But, when you become a monthly donor, you can contribute to the advancements of tomorrow that will help make the world a little brighter.

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

 
Former patient Hayley standing and smiling while wearing an Inspiration4 space mission vest.

St. Jude cancer survivor Hayley

 
 
Patient Aspen holds her hands out wide in celebration as she walks wearing a This Shirt Saves Live T-shirt

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

St. Jude patient Aspen

 

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.®

Become a Monthly Donor

 
 

Monthly donor FAQs

Interested in becoming a St. Jude supporter but have questions? Here’s more information about our monthly giving program. 

  1. By starting a monthly recurring donation, you'll join a special group of donors as a Partner in Hope

    You can sign up to become a Partner In Hope online or by calling Donor Services at 800-822-6344.  Monthly donations will be automatically debited from your credit/debit card or bank account.  You can also use PayPal or Apple Pay if you are transacting online.  Make sure to provide your email address so we can send you a receipt each month. 

  2. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a tax-exempt organization, as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  St. Jude is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170. Therefore your gift to St. Jude is a tax-deductible donation to the full extent provided by law.

    St. Jude is a tax-exempt nonprofit charity operating since 1962. Our federal tax identification number is 62-0646012. You should consult a tax professional to determine the exact tax advantages of any gift you are considering. 

  3. Submit a tax receipt request form to receive your annual donation statement for tax purposes. 

  4. To update your name and contact information, manage or change your monthly credit card and monthly payment information, and update your Partner In Hope account, create a My Supporter Account.

    You can also call us at (800) 822-6344 to cancel or change a one-time or monthly donation. Our call center is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. CT. We’ll be happy to assist you in making any changes to your one-time or monthly donation.

    What is My Supporter Account?

  5. You will be billed on the same day as the initial pledge each month unless you select a different day in your online account. You can also call (800) 822-6344 or email donors@stjude.org

    If you give through direct deposit, you'll be charged on the 1st or 15th of the month.

 
 
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