St. Jude Hospital

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a non-profit organization that helps battle pediatric cancers. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is not your typical children’s hospital. The services and support they provide to their patients is unique as their founder Danny Thomas. I will explore their founder’s history, mission, and how they are able to continue the work today. Danny Thomas was the founder of the hospital. The story begins when Mr. Thomas went to church one day. He was so moved by the Mass that he gave his last $7 dollars to the church. He realized soon after that he had offered the only money he had to pay for hospital expenses for the birth of his first child. At that moment …show more content…
St. Jude research showed that the drug AZT reduced the risk of transmission of HIV to unborn child (St. Jude Children Research Hospital).
The fundraising event I would do would be a golf tournament. The tournament would be held at the TPC Southwind golf course. This event will be called Playing with the Pros Golfing Event. People will have the opportunity to be coached by a professional golf player. Each participant would pay $5000.00 for a total of 3 rounds of golf. There will be 2 teams per round of golf. The professional golfer would be by their side throughout the entire 3 rounds of golf. For an additional $5,000.00 they would be invited to attend a special banquet where they would dine with all the professional golfers from the tournament. The top player would receive an award cup engraved and the photo plaque with the professional golfer of his choice. There would also be an entrance fee to view the tournament of $2500.00 per person. There would be stands with information about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the work it does. Also features merchandise from the Hope Gift Book.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital began as one man’s dream to now encompass a medical community responsibility to help the ones with the smallest voices. St. Jude just celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Danny Thomas died two days after the 29th Anniversary. He along with his wife has a final resting place in the Memorial Gardens on the hospital grounds. His three


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