Are you faced with the age-old search for a gift that's both useful and meaningful? If you're looking for an inexpensive yet thoughtful gift, we’ve created a short list of gender-neutral gifts under $25 from the St. Jude Gift Shop that almost anyone can appreciate. What's even better is knowing that each of these doubles as a charity donation.
Every item on our list benefits the work being done at St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live. There's no better way to get in the holiday spirit than to give back with each purchase on your list.
1. Chocolate Lovers Cheesecake Dip Mix
Enjoy the smooth taste of chocolate and fresh cream with this cheesecake dip mix. It's great to pair with strawberries! Simple enough for those who don't like to cook, while also delicious enough to impress those with gourmet tastes, this dip makes an inexpensive and tasty gift.
2. Snowmen Holiday Ornament
Share your love for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital this holiday season with this beautiful 4-inch glass ornament inspired by St. Jude patient artwork and designed by Coton Colors exclusively for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Your support helps kids like Eri'Elle
At 3, Eri’Elle knows what she loves: dinosaurs, her mom and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. When she was just 2, Eri’Elle was diagnosed with a rare and fast-growing atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor and referred to St. Jude for treatment.
“When I received the diagnosis for my daughter, my hope was gone,” her mom, Angel, says. She found hope again at St. Jude. Eri’Elle had two surgeries to remove tumors from her spine and then her ribs, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Eri’Elle smiled through it all. At St. Jude, Eri’Elle was well cared for. So was her mom.
“Not having to worry about what we will eat, sleep or how I will pay for this treatment is more than a blessing,” Angel says. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Eri’Elle has decided she wants to be a doctor when she grows up. Her mom made her a doctor’s badge to wear at St. Jude.
“I’m grateful for every dollar that anybody gives because that’s why my child’s still here,” Angel says. “That’s why she’s alive.”
With a gift from the gift shop of a charity, like St. Jude, showing someone you care comes with the bonus of helping those in need. Your impact is real. 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.