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Planned giving at St. Jude

Make St. Jude part of your giving plans. With gift planning, you can achieve your financial and personal goals while making a lasting impact on our lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.® 

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St. Jude patient Emilio in a family photo taken at the St. Jude Target House

St. Jude patient Emilio and his family


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Your gift will make a difference

There are a variety of ways you can support the children of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. Choose the planned giving option that is right for you, and your generosity will help children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Celebrations at St. Jude

St. Jude patient Lily celebrates at her No More Chemo party after completing chemotherapy at St. Jude.


Have you left St. Jude in your estate plans?

We want to honor your generosity in a special way. Please let us know so that we can show our gratitude and better plan for the future.

St. Jude patient Mikayla

When you make the children of St. Jude part of your estate plans with a bequest in your will, you help provide for their future, and we honor your generosity in a special way.

An image of the Chili's Care Center on the St. Jude campus

If you are over age 70½, you may make a QCD from an IRA as a tax-free distribution to St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Ay'Den and his mom. Ay'Den is a young African-American boy and is hugging his mother and smiling up at her. She is smiling down at him.

A grant from a donor-advised fund can help find cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

The Danny Thomas Pavillion on the campus of St. Jude

Make a gift to support St. Jude through a charitable gift annuity, and you can earn income for life.

St. Jude patient Aspen gets kisses from her parents on either cheek.

You may be able to make your charitable dollars go further by donating stock to a charity like St. Jude.

An artistic photo of a sculpture symbolizing DNA on the campus of St. Jude.

Give for the future. Your cryptocurrency donation supports research and treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. 

St. Jude patient Ryleigh photographed in a waiting room at St. Jude.

Giving through your foundation can transform the future of the children of St. Jude.

An image of Gabe, a St. Jude patient who is a young boy, with his mom. Gabe is sitting in front ofnhis mother and looking back at her and smiling.

A retirement plan can be a tax-efficient and simple way to include a charity like St. Jude in your estate plan.

An image of a large colorful mural made of sequins on the St. Jude campus.

You can donate a paid up policy, or even a policy on which you are still paying premiums, to a charity like St. Jude.

A sculpture on the St. Jude campus of children holding hands and playing

Make St. Jude a recipient of a pre-determined amount of income from a charitable lead trust.

St. Jude patient Imani pictured with her mom. Imani is a little girl wearing a dress and a headband. Her  mother is wearing a mask and holding Imani. They are outdoors and the hospital with the St. Jude logo on the side is behind them,

Designate a portion of a trust to St. Jude through a charitable remainder trust, and you or a beneficiary earn income.

Aerial photo of a garden on the St. Jude campus. There is a circular path and a hear-shaped mural on the ground that spells out "hope"

Bank accounts are common tools that can help continue the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Vanessa is looking away from the camera and laughing and smiling. She has short dark hair and is wearing a blue sleeveless shirt. Her hands are under her chin.

If you donate a mutual fund to St. Jude, you may qualify to receive a charitable deduction.

An intricate indoor sculpture on the St. Jude campus. The sculpture is above the photographer's head and reaches to the the ceiling of a very tall room.

Savings bonds donated before or after your lifetime can benefit the children of St. Jude.

Aerial photo of the St. Jude campus

A gift of real estate could lead to savings on income or estate taxes and help the kids of St. Jude.

DNA sculpture on the campus of St. Jude

Your gift helps ensure the groundbreaking work of St. Jude

St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Every child deserves a chance to live their best life and celebrate every moment. When you support St. Jude, you help give kids with cancer around the world that chance. Together, we can save more lives.

Explore the Impact of Your Gift

Drawing of a gold trophy surrounded by heart shapes and St. Jude spelled out in colorful block letters by St. Jude survivor Tayde

Art by St. Jude survivor Tayde

What sets St. Jude apart as a charity?

We are grateful for our supporters,  who generously give the majority of funds needed to operate and sustain St. Jude.

Charity navigator logo of a four star charity

According to Charity Navigator — an organization that evaluates nonprofits based on transparency, financial health and accountability —  ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has a four-out-of-four star rating for our Overall Score and Rating.


82 cents of every dollar received from donations, research grants, insurance recoveries and investment returns goes to support the current and future needs of St. Jude.


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%. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.


Your legacy is their future

As an acknowledgement of your generosity, when you give a  gift to St. Jude through your will or estate plan, you become a member the Danny Thomas – St. Jude Society, and we recognize your commitment to the mission of St. Jude in a variety of ways.

Learn How We Honor Your Generosity

St. Jude patient Mikayla

St. Jude patient Mikayla


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Please use the following legal name and tax identification:


ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105


Tax ID Number: 62-0646012

We are a tax-exempt, charitable institution listed in the Federal Internal Revenue Service Publication #78, "Cumulative List of Organizations," revised IRS Code 501(c)(3).


We're here to help

Our Gift Planning department has a representative in your area who can provide further information or help you prepare the right questions to ask your financial advisor to determine what type of planned gift may be right for you. Email, call (800) 395-1087, or fill out the form below, and a St. Jude representative will contact you. 

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