Why Support Us?

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

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Why support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital?

Families are free to focus on their child

no child pays

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.

Discover how your contributions make this possible.

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We won’t stop until no child dies from cancer

Our founder believed that "no child should die in the dawn of life," and we’ve spent more than half a century finding cures and saving children.

survival rates

Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.

Help us go even further in conquering childhood cancer.

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I don’t know where we’d be without St. Jude. I don’t know where Thompson would be without St. Jude. They make everything possible.

Missy, Thompson's mother

Every donation counts

Because the majority of St. Jude funding comes from individual contributors, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most — saving kids regardless of their financial situation.

About 75% of costs are covered by public contributions.

The budgeted daily operating cost of St. Jude is $2 million. Approximately 75% of the budgeted costs of St. Jude are covered by public contributions.

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Saving children everywhere

St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. 

worldwide

St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world.

Find out more about our global impact.

Global Impact

 

There are many different ways for you to donate. Find out how.

 

Ways to Give

 

Fundraise, volunteer, or participate in an event for St. Jude in your community.

 

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