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2012-04-16 06:24:02

GRAMMY®-award winning artist Yolanda Adams and CoCo Brother show support of fifth annual Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids national event MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radio One syndicated shows and inspiration stations raised more than $1 million through the fifth annual Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids national event to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital provide the best care to the world's sickest children at no cost to their families. (Photo:...

2012-03-20 14:21:04

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital physician is the recipient of the 2012 Pediatric Oncology Award MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., a renowned leader in the research and treatment of childhood leukemia, is the recipient of the 2012 Pediatric Oncology Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The honor recognizes Pui's many contributions to better understanding the blood cancer's biology and treatment as well as his...

2012-03-08 13:35:00

St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway homes valued between $300,000 and $700,000 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supermodel and home goods style expert Cindy Crawford has partnered with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® to help dozens of lucky people across the country win a beautiful "dream home" valued between $300,000 and $700,000 through the St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway. By purchasing a $100 ticket, participants can win a home in their...

2012-03-07 11:42:00

NPHC taps its membership for 30-day fundraising challenge MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is uniting with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® to rally its more than 1 million members through the Call to Service for St. Jude initiative. For the first time, the NPHC, composed of African-American international Greek letter sororities and fraternities, supports one mission - helping St. Jude treat the world's...

2012-02-10 07:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with cancer from around the world received the support of special angels this past week as thousands of Univision Radio listeners joined a nationwide effort to battle childhood cancer and other deadly diseases during the annual St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) Radio Event, on February 2 and 3, benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the...

2012-02-04 07:00:00

Tennessee Governor Proclaims February as St. Jude Month MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1962, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital opened its doors amid an emotionally charged debate regarding how to treat childhood cancer. At that time, few children with the most common form of childhood cancer survived, and many physicians believed treatment was futile. St. Jude physicians and researchers took a radically different approach, and these efforts proved...

2012-02-01 06:07:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, raised more than $2.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital( )during the 2011 St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. This year's campaign brings Domino's total amount raised for St. Jude to over $12 million since the partnership was announced in 2004. "Domino's Pizza stores across the country rallied around this year's campaign to raise an incredible...

2012-01-30 14:31:00

Kmart, CVS/pharmacy, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, ANN INC. and others raise record-setting funds and awareness; online engagement at all-time high with $7.9 million in donations; Hispanic donations up 49% over previous year MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® is ringing in the new year by "giving thanks" to the consumers and partners who supported the eighth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign...

2012-01-30 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), the nation's largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, is pleased and proud to announce that its employees and customers donated a total of $2.79 million during GNC's seventh consecutive annual partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through their Thanks and Giving campaign - a 40% increase over the amount raised in 2010. The program, now in its eighth year, builds awareness and raises...

2012-01-19 11:27:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for the second consecutive year. Last year was the hospital's first appearance in the publication's annual list. Employees again ranked pride in the hospital's mission--finding cures, saving children--as one of the top reasons St. Jude is a great place to work. "Our employees look at the work they do at St. Jude...