Because the majority of St. Jude funding comes from generous donors, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most — saving kids regardless of their financial situation. Every dollar makes a difference.


Help provide pediatric isolation masks to help protect patients with compromised immune systems.


Help provide a new toy for hospital play areas or recreational areas at St. Jude housing facilities.


Help provide a St. Jude family with meals for one day in the Kay Kafe, the St. Jude cafeteria.


Help provide necessities for parents who may have hurriedly left home after their child's diagnosis.


Help provide a platelet count test for two patients: Platelet counts are among the tests doctors use to monitor patient health during treatment.


Help provide a meal card for a St. Jude family for one week: St. Jude provides patients and their families with meal cards for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Kay Kafe, the hospital's cafeteria.


Help provide one platelet transfusion: During chemotherapy, the platelet count of patients can drop to dangerously low levels so platelet transfusions are essential for treatment.


Help cover the cost of five days of oxygen for a St. Jude patient. During treatment, St. Jude patients may need oxygen to help their bodies function properly and aid in healing.


Help cover about two-thirds of the cost of one day of chemotherapy: Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall survival rate for childhood cancers from 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 to more than 80 percent today