There is a very special place in Memphis, Tennesse but it isn't just any place. It is a hospital that specializes in researching and treating pediatric cancers even on the smallest and youngest of patients. Now more than 80% of pediatric cancer patients go on to become long-term survivors thanks to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the work of their researchers, volunteers, and people just like you.

Danny Thomas founded St. Jude in 1962. He was an actor who believed that no child should die in the dawn of life. Since opening their doors, the survival rate of multiple childhood illnesses including various types of cancer has increased dramatically and it is all thanks to their mission to "advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment."

When St. Jude finds a new cure, they don't keep it to themselves. The life-saving treatments and medicines discovered at St. Jude are shared all over the world to ensure that as many children as possible can be helped.

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When patients enter St. Jude for the first time, the fun, colorful, and cheerful atmosphere immediately puts them at ease and they are treated like family. One of the most miraculous parts about the treatments at St. Jude is that no family ever receives a bill from the hospital. Children from all over the world come to St. Jude to receive treatment.

Typically, hospitals require patients to have insurance, and billing for treatments can be astronomical but not at St. Jude. At St. Jude, they believe that no family should ever have to pay a penny to treat their child and they do not bill families thanks to donations from people just like you. It costs about a BILLION dollars a year to operate St. Jude so every donation, every penny counts!

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Here at 103 GBF and Townsquare Media, we are dedicated to helping our friends at St. Jude continue saving the lives of children all around the world. We would love for you to join us in the fight. When you become a Partner in Hope, which is a monthly donation of $19 on a credit or debit card, you'll receive a FREE "Love Music. Stop Cancer." shirt.

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It's easy to give. Just call us at 800. 372.4999 or text JUDE to 626262. You can also give online by clicking hereIf you are already a partner in hope, give us a call to renew your partnership and you'll also receive the 2022 shirt.

 

[Source: stjude.org]

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