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What's ALSAC?

We're the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC®) helps ensure that St. Jude Children's Research Hospital continues to lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Each year, millions of Americans from all backgrounds participate in its activities and more than 10​ million people make contributions to St. Jude.

From human resources, to marketing, to regional field representatives, ALSAC® is always looking for the brightest professionals to join our lifesaving mission across the country.

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ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Our Vision: To realize ALSAC and St. Jude founder, Danny Thomas' dream that "no child should die in the dawn of life."

Our Mission: We raise funds and build awareness to sustain the mission of St. Jude to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment while honoring the memory and heritage of our founder, Danny Thomas.


Our values




We humbly serve our mission, one another, our supporters and our local and global communities.



We value one another's individuality and create a community where everyone feels supported, included and appreciated.



We uphold the highest level of professional ethics as a responsibility to one another, our supporters and the St. Jude brand.



We capitalize on the collective strength of our unique backgrounds and diverse talents to achieve our founder Danny Thomas' dream that "no child should die in the dawn of life."



We are fueled by a relentless determination that propels us to achieve our mission with creativity, urgency and focus.


Meet your future coworkers

  1. Beverly Jackson, Sr. Representative, Strategic Partnerships

    Beverly Jackson

    Strategic Partnerships, Employee Engagement

    What’s different about working at ALSAC than your last job?
    It's the cause. No one works for ALSAC by chance. We are the BEST at what we do!

    What's your typical day like?
    There is no typical day at ALSAC! We do whatever it takes to get the job done!

    What gets you out of bed in the morning?
    The children of St. Jude! I know that I have to do my very best every day to help raise funds for the hospital.

  2. Jerry Mathis, Sr. Representative, National Direct Marketing

    Jerry Mathis

    National Direct Marketing

    What was your "St. Jude Moment"?
    It happened before I was an employee. I'm a former patient, so my St. Jude moment would definitely have to be the day that I went in remission.

    What's something unique about your area?
    Our department has a fun committee to help us decompress, hang out and bond with our coworkers.

    What do you do for fun in Memphis?
    I love going to cheer on my Grizzlies!

    What’s different about working at ALSAC than your last job?
    St. Jude is very gratifying. I have an end goal that I'm working toward that affects the whole world.

  3. Jerome Smith, Specialist IV - Donor Advocate Team, Call Center Operations

    Jerome Smith

    Donor Advocate Team, Call Center Operations

    What's your favorite ALSAC perk? 
    The time off given to all ALSAC employees. This provides me the opportunity to spend extra time with my family, creating the PERFECT work-life balance!

    What gets you out of bed in the morning?
    Knowing there's a child depending on me to see tomorrow. It gives me strength to get out of bed and report to work each and every day. 

    What do you do for fun in Memphis? 
    I love dining at the various restaurants at Overton Square in Midtown. The atmosphere on The Square is so relaxing AND diverse! 

  4. Lisa Wong, Advisor, Human Resources, Organizational Development

    Lisa Wong

    Human Resources, Organizational Development

    What does someone need to work in your area?
    In Learning and Organizational Development, you need to have a drive to help people learn and grow. You need to be patient and empathetic and understand how to motivate people in organizations.

    What's something unique about your area?
    We work behind the scenes to make sure ALSAC employees are equipped to be great leaders.

    What are six words that describe ALSAC?
    An amazing place to be you.

  5. Zach Whitten, Liaison, Youth Development Programs

    Zach Whitten

    Youth Development, Gaming

    What gets you out of bed in the morning?
    Literally, my cats. But what keeps me from going to back to bed is knowing that I get to help sick kids with the power of video games.

    What was your “St. Jude Moment”?
    My first boss took me to lunch at Kay Kafe. Everyone you see is either in need of help or dedicated to helping those in need. It's what I imagine Starfleet from Star Trek to be like — an organization wholly dedicated to the betterment of mankind. 

    What are six words that describe ALSAC?
    We are where cures come from.

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