Year-end gifts that impact

Give by Dec. 31, and you may see tax benefits on your 2019 tax returns.

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St. Jude patient Lea

End-of-year gift options

St. Jude IRA donors Arline and Robert Thompson

Arline and Robert Thompson contributed to St. Jude through their IRA.

IRA charitable contributions

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

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St. Jude DAF donor Larry Zawalick

Larry Zawalick granted through his DAF.

Donor-advised funds

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

Find Your Donor Advised Fund

St. Jude gifts of stock donors Joe and Paulette Maslick

Joe and Paulette Maslick made a gift of stock.

Gifts of stock

When gifting stock, please feel free to reference our transfer form, or call us at (800) 395-4341 to inform us of your gift, so we can properly acknowledge and share our appreciation.

Download our stock transfer form (PDF)

St. Jude charitable gift annuities donors Asha and Anand Panwalker

Asha and Anand Panwalker gave through their charitable gift annuity.

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 you and/or a loved one. When the contract ends, the principal passes to St. Jude.

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


Or, give a gift that makes an immediate impact

Your outright gift can help the children of St. Jude today, and may provide you with a tax deduction.

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St. Jude in 2019

Your gift in action*

  1. Could help provide a red wagon,

    which is the the preferred mode of travel through the halls of the hospital for our youngest patients.

    Patient Adalyn in a red wagon with her brother

    St. Jude patient Adalyn with her brother

  2. Could help provide one platelet transfusion

    During chemotherapy, the platelet count of patients can drop to dangerously low levels so platelet transfusions are essential for treatment.

  3. Could help cover the cost of three chest X-rays

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

    St. Jude patient Joanna

    St. Jude patient Joanna

  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.

    St. Jude patient Raniya with nursing staff member

    St. Jude patient Raniya with nursing staff member

  5. Could help provide an ultrasound study used to diagnose and monitor disease and treatment

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

    $2,500 could help provide an ultrasound study for a St. Jude patient

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*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.


Need assistance or have questions?

Call a St. Jude representative at (800) 395-4341, or complete this form, and we will contact you directly.


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