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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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St. Jude patient Mikayla

St. Jude patient Mikayla

 
 

1.

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

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.

Read more about supporting St. Jude

 
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St. Jude patient Elliott

 
 
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St. Jude patient Shaurya and his father

 

2.

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

When you become a monthly donor, your gift can be automatically processed — you don’t have to take any additional action. It's that easy to help save the lives of St. Jude patients and children around the world.

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3.

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 the research we're working on right now.

 
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St. Jude patient Maryelle and her father

 

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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 their child's treatment, travel, housing or food. 

Learn more about our unique operating model.

 
 

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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.

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 when you become a monthly donor, you 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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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 commitment, 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?

    Learn about other ways you can support the kids of St. Jude, including:

  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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