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2011-03-03 12:00:00

Hoops Ambassadors Gasol, Wade, Howard, Love, Blake, Gay, Lee and Coach Karl Recruit Fans to Get in the Game to Support St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are gearing up to score big in the fight against childhood cancer during Hoops for St. Jude Week, which tips off on March 4 and continues through March 11. The NBA, St. Jude, national sports media and league stars will recruit fans to...

2011-03-01 08:47:00

More than 31 stations give boost to Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon season MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Feb. 24-25, thirty-one Clear Channel radio stations across the country held Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothons( )and collectively raised more than $3.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases. This marked only...

2011-01-26 10:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision Radio will participate in the Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon on February 3rd and 4th, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the nation's top children's cancer hospital, for the 14th consecutive year. Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the United States, will transmit more than 30 hours of programming dedicated to raising funds for St. Jude on its stations in...

2011-01-24 15:02:00

Kmart, CVS/pharmacy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Sterling Jewelers Inc. and their holiday shoppers' generosity help save children's lives MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's leading pediatric research and treatment center devoted solely to children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases, thanks shoppers nationwide for their generosity during the holiday. Top brands such as Kmart, CVS/pharmacy,...

2011-01-20 08:09:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." This is the first year St. Jude has been included in the publication's annual list. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/DC33176) "St. Jude employees rank pride in the hospital's mission--finding cures, saving children--as one of the top reasons St. Jude is a great place to work," said Dr....

2011-01-18 15:17:55

A collaborative project between researchers at the Trudeau Institute and their colleagues at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., offers new insights that may lead to an improved strategy to protect against the influenza virus and other viruses that infect the respiratory tract. The study examines the migration of white blood cells to the mucosal tissues of the nose in response to a viral infection. "As a result of this study, we learned that cells arrive early during the...

2010-11-24 11:03:00

Give thanks. Walk.(TM) event breaks record with $2.2 million raised MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Nov. 20, more than 22,000 people came out in 63 cities across the country to kick off the holiday season by participating in the third annual Give thanks. Walk., a 5k walk that raised $2.2 million to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nation's top children's cancer hospital. In just its third year, the event expanded into more than 20 new markets...

2010-11-22 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel agency, announced today that it will support the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign this holiday season. Expedia will match customer's $10, $25, $50 or $100 donations made through Expedia.com from November 22 through December 31, 2010, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000. Expedia will also triple donations made by customers who donate with a...

2010-11-16 10:14:00

In time for this year's Great American Smokeout, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital expands its smoking cessation efforts by offering free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy to survivors of childhood or adult-onset cancer MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer survivors who smoke and need help quitting can receive help through a tobacco cessation program organized by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Despite the known risk of tobacco use, many...

2010-11-11 14:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is gearing up to raise "dough" for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its 7th annual Thanks and Giving® campaign. Starting on Nov. 14, Domino's customers will have the opportunity to make a donation at the point of purchase to benefit the children of St. Jude. Donations can be made when ordering over the phone, in stores or online...


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