DrLupo raises $2.3 million in 24 hours during third annual Build Against Cancer livestream
In just 24 hours, gaming professional DrLupo raised $2.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® during his third annual Build Against Cancer livestream on Twitch while playing Fortnite, Minecraft, Among Us and more on December 19-20.
St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend Virtual Experience turns into global celebration
Thousands of supporters worldwide collectively took part in the 19th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend Virtual Experience presented by Juice Plus+® on Saturday, Dec. 5, the first time the beloved Memphis event has gone entirely virtual, expanding beyond its Mid-South boundaries while encouraging participants in communities around the world to support of St. Jude.
Game Theory triples goal, raises $3 million for St. Jude on YouTube livestream
During a nine-hour charity stream on #GivingTuesday, The Game Theory $1,000,0000 Challenge for St. Jude blew past last year’s record, raising $3 million. Highlights include the world premiere of a new interactive way to play Five Nights at Freddy’s, a $25,000 donation hidden in a tub full of canned vegetables, and more than 30 of YouTube’s most popular content creators.
Kristen Bell, Lady A and more give back during St. Jude Gifts that Give auction
Now through Dec. 3, some of the biggest names in Hollywood and country music are coming together for the St. Jude Gifts that Give Auction to offer exclusive experiences this holiday season. Once-in-a-lifetime opportunities up for bid include a personalized audio message from actress Kristen Bell, the voice of Princess Anna, just in time for the holidays.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital tops $10 million in donations from AmazonSmile
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® becomes the first AmazonSmile charity to reach the $10 million donation milestone through the program. At a time when online shopping has become more important than ever, the AmazonSmile program provides another way for consumers to give back to St. Jude every time they shop using AmazonSmile.
Yara Shahidi, Jennifer Aniston and more join Marlo Thomas for annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving
In an unprecedented year and holiday season, Jennifer Aniston, Sofia Vergara, Michael Strahan, Luis Fonsi, campaign newcomer Yara Shahidi and many more celebrities are uniting with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas to support the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.
Brands respond to unprecedented holiday season to support St. Jude
Leading brands will not stop supporting those in need, even amid continued COVID-19 disruptions and an unpredictable holiday shopping season. Major retail, tech and hospitality brands have reaffirmed their commitment to the children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign kicks off now through December 31.
2021 Ford Bronco up for bid at St. Jude Detroit Gala
Detroit-area supporters of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are revving up for this year's virtual St. Jude Detroit Gala on Tuesday, Oct. 27, an event poised to surpass the million-dollar fundraising mark for a second consecutive year thanks in part to the addition of a special Detroit-themed auction item: The all new First Edition 2021 Ford Bronco.
Holiday gifts that give back
This holiday season, shoppers can give the gift that gives back from the St. Jude official holiday gift guide that is perfect for anyone in your life – with gifts available for family, friends, children and more.
Florida Georgia Line receives Angels Among Us award through Country Cares for St. Jude Kids
The 17-time chart-topping, multi-platinum duo Florida Georgia Line received the coveted Randy Owen “Angels Among Us” award during a livestream for St. Jude.
New podcast follows St. Jude patient from diagnosis to destiny
St. Jude Flashpoint, a podcast focused on sharing heartfelt stories in and around St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Season 1 of the podcast features the inspirational and emotional journey of how a young girl, diagnosed with cancer at nine years old, becomes a woman destined to help others.
Amazon Goes Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Amazon has donated $500,000 to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to raise awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Amazon will also serve as a $150,000 St. Jude Walk/Run sponsor and provide $20,000 worth of STEAM learning equipment to further support St. Jude kids and families during the back-to-school season. Photo credit: ALSAC/ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Celebrity ambassadors unite during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Jennifer Aniston, Marlo Thomas, Sofia Vergara, Drew Barrymore and other St. Jude Celebrity Ambassadors will unite for the 30 Days #forStJude social media campaign to help raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude YOU virtually rallies students nationwide
Hundreds of students at colleges and universities nationwide have raised over $4 million in the past year for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. This event also highlighted the top fundraising schools for the 2020 academic year: Belmont University, University of New Haven, Illinois State University, Virginia Tech and The University of Memphis.
Celebrating Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with virtual St. Jude Walk/Run
In celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® are lacing up their shoes to walk, run and fundraise at their own pace and distance in neighborhoods across the country for the annual St. Jude Walk/Run on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Online music festival Music Gives: Together #forStJude features star-studded lineup
Some of music’s biggest names brought the fun and excitement of a music festival into viewer’s homes for a virtual festival called Music Gives: Together #forStJude. The full concert is available to watch and supporters can view, share and donate to St. Jude.
Patient art takes center stage at World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
While patients from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital won’t be on the green during the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational from July 30-August 2, they won’t be forgotten. As the sole charitable beneficiary of the tournament, St. Jude will have patient artwork featured throughout the tournament, including on custom FootJoy® shoes, apparel, and gloves, as well as TaylorMade® putter covers, and caddie bibs.
ALSAC receives top honor on Fast Company’s list of 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators
Fast Company announced its second annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ranked No. 1 on the list for its innovative and disruptive approach to philanthropy.
Birdies for St. Jude fundraiser launches
Birdies for St. Jude, launching today, will give fans a unique interactive opportunity to engage with PGA TOUR athletes when the world’s best golfers descend on Memphis, July 30 – August 2, for the 2020 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
St. Jude JAM launches pre-event auction online
Now through June 30, online bidding is open for an auction affiliated with the St. Jude JAM Presented by Delta Dental and InnerWorkings, a virtual concert event for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® at 6 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 30.
Gospel, R&B artists to lend voices for World Sickle Cell Day livestream on June 18
Several gospel and R&B artists are lending their voices for a livestream on World Sickle Cell Day to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. ‘Inspired: Together #forStJude,’ will take place from 6-8 p.m. ET, on Thursday, June 18, on St. Jude social media channels, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
New virtual summer concert event, St. Jude JAM presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee and InnerWorkings
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® today announced details for the 2020 St. Jude JAM presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee and InnerWorkings. The virtual concert event and fundraiser, open to everyone, will take place at 6 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 30 and will be livestreamed on stjude.org/stjudejam. Attendees can party and dance along with a stellar lineup of performers and participate in an online charity auction, with top fundraisers receiving access to an exclusive VIP pre-event experience. Fundraising and event sponsorship opportunities are available now throughout the month of June.
Prom from Home: Under the Living Room Lights on May 22
Starting with a pre-show at 6 p.m. ET, on Friday, May 22, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and YouTube personality Zach Sang will present Prom from Home: Under the Living Room Lights on YouTube and Twitter. The livestream event is a free prom organized for the Class of 2020 who missed out on their school proms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is open to anyone looking to relive fun memories from high school or create new ones, too.
St. Jude patient Fletcher announces Round 1 selection during 2020 NFL Draft
St. Jude patient Fletcher will be a special “virtual” guest of the National Football League (NFL) when he announces the Cleveland Browns' Round 1 draft pick with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 23. This annual in-person appearance by a St. Jude patient will be virtual for 2020, with a recorded message from Fletcher passing to the live selection by Commissioner Goodell as they team up to raise awareness of the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.
Inspired by Your Kindness blog shares heartwarming acts of humanity
St. Jude Inspire is proud to launch a new blog series, ‘Inspired by Your Kindness’ to showcase stories of hope and encouragement that can be shared to help spread stories of the flourishing acts of kindness that are spreading across the world during these challenging times.
St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign raises $122 million to end childhood cancer
The annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign saw compassionate shoppers, corporate partners, celebrities and influencers come together to make the holiday season a time of giving thanks, donating more than $122 million to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
Rich Eisen announces 2020 Run Rich Run campaign
NFL Network and DIRECTV AUDIENCE Network personality Rich Eisen has issued a social media challenge to join his 2020 Run Rich Run fundraising campaign to raise critical funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
Sofia Vergara hosts record crowd at LA Art Show
Actor, comedian and producer Sofia Vergara drew a record crowd to the Los Angeles Convention Center during opening night of the LA Art Show on February 5. Vergara hosted a private reception to raise awareness and support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
Jim Kelly receives prestigious award at Legends for Charity
Jim Kelly, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback who led his team to four Super Bowls, was honored with the prestigious Pat Summerall Award at the Legends for Charity® dinner Thursday night in Miami. The event, now in its 15th year, has raised nearly $8 million to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
Feld Entertainment expands partnership across multiple Feld Motor Sports Tours for 2020
Feld Entertainment, the global leader in live touring family entertainment playing stadiums and arenas around the world, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are expanding their partnership to continue to support the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.