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2012-10-01 06:25:12

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) celebrates five decades of finding cures that have saved the lives of countless children, the 21(st) Annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion kicks off today asking shoppers to donate $1 to pin up a pumpkin at their local retail, grocery, convenience stores and restaurants to help kids fighting cancer and other deadly diseases. During the month-long promotion, patrons are reminded to donate $1...

2012-09-25 10:23:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To highlight National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and honor 50 years of finding cures and saving children, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) released today an inspiring new video set to the iconic song "Hey Jude." The online video features St. Jude patients, hospital staff, notable actors, musicians and sports stars who have joined forces to "make it better" for children with cancer and other deadly diseases. To view the...

2012-09-18 10:25:14

Goals for St. Jude ambassadors Rafa Marquez, Kenny Cooper, Logan Pause, Shea Salinas, Jason Hernandez, Mehdi Ballouchy and Dan Kennedy to help raise funds and support for St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MLS W.O.R.K.S., Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®( ) is celebrating Goals for St. Jude Week Sept. 15-22. The week-long program asks fans to join forces with their favorite MLS teams to...

2012-09-17 10:23:52

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Kayla Dehnert tells friends and family in Northern California about life as a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient, she pulls out a string of beads taller than she is. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58137-st-jude-legacy-bead-program-treatment-milestones-for-children "This is a learning-to-take medicine bead," Kayla explains, fingering the bumps of a...

2012-08-27 18:20:49

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital nurse Ed Koen is a top-10 finalist in the national competition, The Amazing Nurses Contest. Koen plays an important role in the treatment of children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. As an outpatient infusion nurse, he administers chemotherapy, blood products, antibiotics and other medications. Koen has been a nurse at St. Jude for 19 years. Educating others is a large part of...

2012-06-28 14:21:05

Event commemorated 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® experienced an outpouring of generosity at its third annual St. Jude 'Estrellas Por La Vida' (Stars for Life) gala on June 22. Hosted at Club Nokia LA Live, approximately 250 people gathered at a St. Jude 50th anniversary celebration to help find cures and save the lives of countless kids battling cancer and...

2012-06-05 06:29:17

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is launching a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) to help raise awareness and deepen the understanding of the hospital's lifesaving mission through real St. Jude heroes - its patients and families. St. Jude has not produced national PSAs since 2003 and timed this new multichannel campaign to coincide with the hospital's 50th anniversary. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2012-05-23 06:24:16

MIAMI, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 19 at the 10(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala presented by Manuel and Mercedes Mosteiro, more than 750 guests celebrated the humanitarian work of Latin singer Juan Luis Guerra and the work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases during the last 50 years. Daisy Fuentes, television personality and entrepreneur, received a special recognition for her...

2012-05-17 23:12:19

LinkUs Enterprises, a technology integration provider, is proud to announce their support for the 2012 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway. The annual event has become the single largest fundraising opportunity for the St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital since the first home was raffled in 1991. Fresno California (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital was opened in 1962 by the late entertainer, Danny Thomas, who said, “No child should die...

2012-05-14 06:23:57

Star-studded event kicks off the 2012 FedEx St. Jude Classic MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Rich, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, Jeff Foxworthy and Big & Rich will perform at the St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends concert on June 5 at the Cannon Center in Memphis, Tenn. The event will serve as the first-ever concert kick off for the 2012 FedEx St. Jude Classic. Window World® and First Tennessee Bank will serve as presenting sponsors...