Looking for a way to make a positive impact and give back this season? Learn from the best: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! Their lifesaving mission has helped countless families. Did you know that St. Jude has helped push the childhood cancer survival rate from less than 20% when they first opened to 80% today? And they share their discoveries with doctors and scientists worldwide to help even more children around the globe. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Their mission is incredible and their success unparalleled—but they need help to keep going, and that’s where you come in! Read on to learn more about how to spread holiday cheer for a good cause (and have fun doing it)!

Bring holiday magic to the kids and families of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by participating in their St. Jude Joy Drive: 12 Days of Giving Campaign. Visit their site to learn more and participate.


Introducing the St. Jude Joy Drive!

The St. Jude Joy Drive: 12 Days of Giving campaign runs December 13–December 24. Join them and share what brings you joy over the holidays—your favorite traditions, activities, things to eat and drink or memories—on your social media! Invite your followers to share what they love about the holidays, and to give a suggested donation of $10, or whatever they can give to St. Jude. Keep the spirit of giving going by encouraging your followers to tag their friends and family to accept the Joy Challenge!

3 Ways To Spread Cheer


  1. Post photos of your holiday memories or moments with St. Jude and tag them at @stjudela, including the hashtags #stjudejoydrive and #stjudejoychallenge.
  2. Ask your followers to join you in supporting and giving back to St. Jude. Include a donation link to this event’s page.
  3. Share, retweet, like or comment on @stjudela holiday posts.


Share the joy of the holidays from your home and your heart to the kids of St. Jude. Every gift or act of kindness makes a difference for their mission: Finding cures. Saving Children.® You can help by participating in the St. Jude Joy Drive: 12 Days of Giving Campaign


Happy Holidays! 


—Jamie Aderski


*When you make a donation using this section, your donation will be used to support breakthrough research, treatment and cures. Items listed in this section are representative of services and supplies that are part of the treatment and care of children of St. Jude. The cost of each item or service is an approximation and will vary based on actual costs incurred and individual patient needs. Your donations will be used to support the general operating expenses of St. Jude. Thanks to generous supporters, 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.