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Your gift can make an impact for the kids of St. Jude

Whether you make a donation, give a gift of stock, grant from your donor-advised fund or give by a variety of other options, you are helping fund the latest research breakthroughs and discoveries and helping ensure families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.

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St. Jude patient Hudson sits with his mother in the Family Commons area of St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Hudson with his mom


Your gift goes beyond St. Jude

Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped raise the survival rate for children with cancer in the United States, where 4 out of 5 children survive cancer. In many developing countries, however, 1 out of 5 children diagnosed with cancer will survive. We won’t stop until no child dies from cancer, no matter where they live.


Choose the right giving option for you.

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. 

St. Jude patient Addison smiles with her mother and grandmother in a portrait taken on the campus of St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Addison

IRA charitable contributions

If you're 70 ½ or older, you can contribute to St. Jude from your IRA and potentially receive tax benefits. You can have your IRA administrator use our sample letter of instruction. 

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St. Jude patient Eri'Elle smiles for a photo.

St. Jude patient Eri'Elle

Donor-advised funds

You can recommend a grant from your donor-advised fund by calling your fund manager, or by signing in to your granting institution and selecting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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St. Jude patient Hadleigh smiles in a portrait takenon the St. Jude campus.

St. Jude patient Hadleigh

Charitable gift annuities

Charitable gift annuities may interest you if you want to transfer cash or securities to St. Jude and receive lifetime payments for yourself or a loved one. 

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St. Jude patient Cami smiles for an outdoor portrait.

St. Jude patient Cami

Stock donations

To gift stock, choose the type of stock and how many shares you want to donate, contact your financial institution to request the transfer, then let us know via our transfer form so we can properly acknowledge your gift.

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By the numbers:
What you make possible

As a generous donor, you play an essential role in our lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.® Everywhere.


St. Jude in 2023:


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More than 8,200 patients were seen at St. Jude.

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6,273 patients have enrolled in the St. Jude LIFE program, a research study that brings St. Jude childhood cancer survivors back to the hospital for regular health screenings.

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Approximately 900 sickle cell patients are being treated in the St. Jude Sickle Cell program.

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297 students attended The St. Jude Imagine Academy by Chili’s.

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24 Child Life Specialists are on staff. The Child Life Program reduces stress and anxiety by helping children cope with the challenges of health care and hospitalization in an age-appropriate way. 


Why St. Jude?

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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.

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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.

St. Jude patient Kenadie smiles for a photo with her mom in the Family Commons at St. Jude.

St. Jude patient Kenadie and her mom

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. 


Please use the following legal name and tax identification:


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


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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).


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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. 

Are you a financial advisor, estate planner or attorney? Call (800) 837-2757, email or fill out this Advisors form instead.

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