Danny Thomas

The work that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is doing for young cancer patients from around the world remains an amazing example of dedication and compassion. Founded in 1962 by late actor Danny Thomas, the hospital was one of a few racially integrated facilities at a time when race relations in America were extremely tense. The […]

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. This year, supporters in 58 communities nationwide will lace up their sneakers to participate in the inaugural St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer to raise funds […]

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Every Wednesday during September, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ® will contribute stories that will put a face on the mission to end childhood cancer. “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Proverbs 29:18. Faith and prayer can inspire extraordinary actions in ordinary people. Danny Thomas was a […]

In 1962, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened its doors in Memphis, Tennessee. It was the first hospital in Memphis in which black and white children could be treated together. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital focuses on the catastrophic diseases of children. What makes the hospital unique is that no child receiving care at St. […]