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Red Roses for St. Jude: A Live Virtual Benefit Concert with AJ Rafael and Friends

Help end childhood cancer by supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on June 7 on Twitch

Los Angeles, California, June 2, 2021

On Monday, June 7, from 7-9 p.m. PDT, leading musician and artist AJ Rafael will host a special benefit concert on Twitch to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his “Red Roses” album and to raise awareness and support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Fans who donate to St. Jude can win the opportunity to be featured in Rafael’s “We Could Happen” lip sync video that will be broadcasted during the livestream benefit concert.

“Bringing awareness on my platform for what St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is doing for the kids truly fills my cup,” said Rafael. “The fact that the celebration of my album is able to help others, especially at St. Jude, is part of my purpose in life and making music.”

AJ Rafael with red We Won't Stop tee

AJ Rafael

Red Roses for St. Jude will feature an unparalleled musical line-up of leading Filipino artists, including AJ Rafael, Albert Posis, Alyssa Navarro, Kiana V, Jesse Barrera and more. In addition to lending their musical talents to the livestream, these generous artists plan to announce their St. Jude donations to inspire their fans to do the same. Roslynn Alba Cobarrubias of MYX, the largest global platform amplifying the next generation of Filipino artists, international stars, creatives and filmmakers, will emcee.

Through live music and shared support, Red Roses for St. Jude offers an engaging way to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save countless more children.

Thanks to generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. To make a donation, visit stjude.org/redroses.

poster for Red Roses for St. Jude event June 7, 2021

About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.

About MYX Global 

A subsidiary of ABS-CBN, myx is the biggest global platform that celebrates the next generation of Filipino artists, creatives and filmmakers from around the world. It is a subsidiary of the Philippines-based ABS-CBN Global media giant and currently distributed in 20 million homes worldwide. For programming and distribution information, visit MYXTV and MYXRADIO at myx.global.

Media Contacts:
Kurt Rossler
ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Kurt.Rossler@stjude.org
(901) 578-6752

Stella Hill
TDW+Co
Stella.Hill@tdwandco.com