Building Empathy by Giving Back

Bringing the St. Jude mission to your classroom can make a difference for your students and the kids at St. Jude.

Art by St. Jude patient Faith

You’re invited to an EPIC Challenge

The St. Jude EPIC Challenge empowers students to design, create and present an invention or idea that could make life better for kids like those at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

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About the EPIC Challenge

Invite students to join other kids from all over the country who want to use their imagination and creativity to help the kids of St. Jude in this interactive research-design challenge with a real-world impact.

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Free Poster: Think Like an Engineer!

It features fun illustrations, by best-selling artist Mike Lowery, explaining how each step of the engineering and design process works.

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The Future of STEM—In Your Classroom

Just a few miles from St. Jude, Mississippi students get creative to learn about science and technology, and raise money for the lifesaving mission.

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50 STEM Activities for Kids

Here are some of our favorites, with challenges that will really get kids thinking about how STEM plays a part in their everyday lives.

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How Women in Science Are Saving Lives

St. Jude and society benefit as more and more women enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

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Watch: What inspired St. Jude founder Danny Thomas to give back

The story of how St. Jude was built is an amazing story of empathy.

The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

Get outside for a good cause

The St. Jude Trike-A-Thon is a fun, service-learning program for young children that teaches trike and riding toy safety while helping the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

About the St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

Kids will have fun riding and learning important safety lessons as they raise funds for the kids of St. Jude.

The St. Jude Math-A-Thon

Solving problems to save lives

Have fun and earn prizes with the St. Jude Math-A-Thon, a fundraiser that improves students’ math skills and teaches the importance of helping others.

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About the Math-A-Thon

Help students refine their academic skills while teaching them that they have the power to help others.

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400,000 children worldwide are diagnosed with cancer each year.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is changing the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Every dollar raised helps to ensure that families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food— because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Learn how your students and school can get involved with this lifesaving mission.

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