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2021 Year-end giving options 

Your donation may be a tax-deductible contribution and helps support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.

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St. Jude patient Lucas and his mom


Choose the best end-of-year gift for you while helping children fighting pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Your support helps St. Jude families focus on what matters most — helping their child live.


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


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.


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


Your gift will make a tangible impact for the kids of St. Jude and their families*

All discoveries made by St. Jude are freely shared with doctors and researchers in your community and worldwide, exponentially increasing the impact of your gift.

  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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    St. Jude patient Colton, a young boy with a slight smile on his face and wearing green shirt and reclines in hospital bed.

    St. Jude patient Colton

  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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    A little boy wearing a mask and a red T-shirt in a hospital room.

    St. Jude patient Carlasia

  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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    St. Jude patient Imani, a little girl wearing a hair ribbon, laughs for the camera.

    St. Jude patient Imani

  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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    St. Jude patient Eli

    St. Jude patient Eli

  5. Could help provide an ultrasound study to monitor and treat a 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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    St. Jude patient Olivia with her mom. Olivia wears a flowered headband and a dress with a flower print. She is smiling at her mother who is holding her.

    St. Jude patient Olivia


*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.

Buildings on the St. Jude campus during the fall. Autumn landscape in foreground with coral pink buildings in background.

Thanks to you, there is St. Jude

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



Have questions about year-end giving?

If you need assistance, call a St. Jude representative at (800) 395-4341, or email

St. Jude patient Mikayla

St. Jude patient Mikayla


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