St. Jude

It costs $1.8 million a day to operate St. Jude, and public donations provide more than 70 percent of their funding. The support of caring people like you helps ensure that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will continue its lifesaving mission of finding cures and saving children. But the most important reason is, in the words of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas: “No child should die in the dawn of life.”

Call 1 (800) 343-4077 to become a Partner in Hope. Donations can also be made online.

Why Should You Support St. Jude?
It's a question I hear a lot when I talk about St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Why should I support a hospital in Memphis? The answer is simple. The researchers at St. Jude share all of their knowledge and cures with the world freely, and procedures they have pioneered are being use…
St. Jude – Haley and Austin’s Story [VIDEO]
No parent ever wants to hear the words "your child has cancer." For Greg and Cathe, these fearful words were spoken to them twice -- once for their daughter, Haley, then 10 months later for their son, Austin. Despite their initial fears and disbelief, the family found relief and ho…
Danny Thomas Opens New Hospital
Google now archives old newspaper articles, which is pretty neat. We found an article from the St. Petersburg Times in 1962 about comedian Danny Thomas and his new children's hospital.
Meet Anthony Lawrence – St. Jude [VIDEO]
In the fall of 2008, Anthony began complaining of leg pains. His father had suffered growing pains in his legs as a child, so his parents, Alex and Mary Cecile, were not overly concerned. When flu-like symptoms landed Anthony in his pediatrician's office, he was referred to a local children&apo…

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