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2014-09-03 12:31:54

St. Jude seeks public's continued support in helping to increase childhood cancer survival rates MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2014, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the United States will hear the words, "Your child has cancer." These words mean heartbreak and despair for families who become unwilling participants in a battle with the nation's leading cause of death from disease of children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95154 But...

2014-08-01 23:04:01

Collegiate, alumnae members use passion for finding cures, saving kids to raise $30 million since 1999, commit to raise $60 million more over 10 years. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® – raising nearly $30 million for the hospital since 1999 and pledging to raise another $60 million in the next 10 years – to combat childhood...

2014-07-28 12:28:49

St. Jude is one of 15 recipients honored for supporting military personnel MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to employers for their exceptional support of employees who serve in the...

2014-07-28 08:29:54

Collegiate, alumnae members use passion for finding cures, saving kids to raise $30 million since 1999, commit to raise $60 million more over 10 years MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) - raising nearly $30 million for the hospital since 1999 and pledging to raise another $60 million in the next 10 years - to combat...

2014-07-22 20:22:31

Patients become teachers through an innovative, clinic-based audio project of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that gives youth infected with HIV a chance to share their experiences with the diagnosis MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The voice on the recording was low and calm as the speaker recounted the telephone call that brought the news he was infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS: "My heart just stopped for a little...

2014-07-15 16:26:55

MIAMI, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a variety of innovative fundraising activities, Carnival Cruise Lines has raised more than $5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for the hospital's many lifesaving pediatric cancer research and treatment programs. In addition to its Care to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids shipboard fundraising campaign, the cruise line also serves as the Official Celebration Partner for St. Jude, supporting birthday parties, proms and...

2014-07-07 23:04:53

Delta Delta Delta Fraternity has announced a 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment in support of its national philanthropic partner St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. ARLINGTON, Texas (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Delta Delta Delta Fraternity has announced a 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment in support of its national philanthropic partner St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. In honor of this commitment – the largest single pledge in St. Jude's...

2014-07-02 12:29:18

Support from Kmart, Domino's, Chili's, Justice & Brothers and Mazda North American Operations help ensure no family receives a bill for anything, allowing families to focus on saving their child MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALSAC/St. Jude Boards of Directors and Governors for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) honored some of its corporate partners, including Kmart, Domino's, Justice & Brothers, Chili's Grill & Bar and Mazda North...

2014-06-25 12:30:53

Downing, internationally recognized as a genome sequencing pioneer and member of the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine, becomes sixth leader to serve at hospital's helm MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, announced today the appointment of James R. Downing, M.D., as its new CEO, effective July 15, 2014. Downing most recently has served as the Deputy Director, Executive Vice President and Scientific Director of...

2014-06-11 16:27:29

St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives "exceptional" score from National Cancer Institute--highest rating awarded to cancer centers MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of "exceptional." St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted...


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