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Stars of Film, Television, Sports and Music Join Marlo Thomas to Kick Off the 6th Annual Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign to Support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R)
Date:11/4/2009

dhood cancer, was 4 percent. Today, the survival rate for this once deadly disease is 94 percent thanks to research and treatment protocols developed at St. Jude. And, during the past three years, 84 cents of every dollar received supports the research and treatment at St. Jude.

The Thanks and Giving initiative was created in 2004 by Marlo Thomas and her siblings Terre and Tony Thomas, children of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas, to build awareness and raise funds for St. Jude during a season that exemplifies thanks and giving to so many. The funds raised by the campaign impact the lives of children in communities across the country. Consumers are asked to shop at companies where the St. Jude Thanks and Giving green magnifying glass logo is displayed; donate online at www.stjude.org, or purchase specialty merchandise created by the partners to support the campaign. A list of fundraising partners is available at www.stjude.org or call 1-800-4STJUDE (1-800-478-5833); or in Spanish by logging onto www.dargracias.org or calling 1-800-2STJUDE (1-800-278-5833).

Customers are encouraged to participate by:

  • Adding a donation at registers during the check-out process or online while shopping at participating partners where you see the St. Jude Thanks and Giving magnifying glass logo. Visit www.stjude.org for a complete list of participating partners.
  • Purchasing specialty merchandise at participating partners to benefit St. Jude.
  • Donating online at www.stjude.org, or by calling 1-800-4STJUDE. Also, make a donation in memory or honor of a loved one and send a special Thanks and Giving tribute card. Tribute cards can be found on th
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