Upcoming Charities of the Month

June 2022 – Homes on Wheels Alliance

July 2022 – Habitat for Humanity

 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Zeus’ Bounty Charity of the Month
May 2022

St. Jude

 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. 

 

It’s mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude was founded by entertainer Danny Thomas and opened February 4, 1962. St. Jude is supported primarily by donations raised by its national fundraising and awareness organization, ALSAC, which was established by Danny expressly for the purpose of funding St. Jude. The hospital also receives assistance from federal grants (mainly through the National Institute of Health and the National Cancer Institute), insurance and investments.

 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place/Memphis, TN 38105/866-278-5833

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

 
 
 

Why Support St. Jude?

No matter where, no matter when, your support means so much to the kids of St. Jude. Virtual events like  marathons and walks have the power to connect supporters to our lifesaving mission the world over.

 
 
 
 

Focus on what matters most

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – so they can focus on helping their child live. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world. 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.

 
 
 

Unique operating model

In the years ahead, an estimated 87% of the funds necessary to sustain and grow St. Jude must be raised from generous donors. Although we accept insurance, St. Jude is a research hospital, so many of the treatment and services we provide are not covered by insurance. The treatments for pediatric cancer can last up to three years or more and cost on average $425,000, not including housing, travel and food but the individual cost of care can vary greatly.