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2020 Year-end giving options 

Your donation may be a tax-deductible contribution and helps support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

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St. Jude patient Eleanor and her family

St. Jude patient Eleanor, diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia


Choose the best end-of-year gift for you, to support St. Jude kids fighting pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Your support helps  St. Jude families focus on the health and recovery of their child.

IRA charitable contribution

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

Donor Advised Funds

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

Gifts of stock

When gifting stock,  you can reference our transfer form, or call us at (800) 395-4341 to inform us of your gift, so we can properly acknowledge your gift and provide you with a tax receipt.

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. 


Please consult your advisor to determine if these types of gifts are right for you.


Your gift can make a lasting impact on the lives of St. Jude kids.

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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.


Your gift can support many needs for St. Jude families.

  1. Could help provide a platelet count test for two patients

    Platelet counts are among the tests doctors use to monitor patient health during treatment.

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    High wealth end of year giving could help St. Jude run platelets
  2. Could help cover the cost of a spinal tap for one St. Jude patient

    Doctors use a spinal tap to check a patient’s cerebrospinal fluid.

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    Image of cellular tissue
  3. Could help cover the cost of two chest X-rays for a St. Jude patient

    Doctors use X-rays to help diagnose and monitor a patient’s treatment.

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    X-ray imaging
  4. Could help provide three hours of physical therapy

    Physical therapy is used to improve or maintain a child’s strength, balance, endurance, gross motor skills and mobility while receiving treatment.

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    Patient physical therapy at St. Jude
  5. Could help provide an ultrasound study to monitor and treat patient's disease

    An ultrasound study is among the diagnostic imaging tests that doctors use to diagnose and monitor disease and treatment.

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    Diagnostic imaging at St. Jude

*When you make a donation using this information, your donation will be used to provide breakthrough research, treatment and cures.  Items listed here are representative of services and supplies that are part of the treatment and care of children at St. Jude.  The cost of each item or service is an approximation, and will vary based on actual costs incurred and individual patient needs.  Your donation will be used for the general operating needs of St. Jude, where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.


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Need assistance or have questions?

Call a St. Jude representative at (800) 395-4341.


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