August 4–5, 2017
The runners and volunteers of the Champaign St. Jude Run had an amazing start from Downtown Champaign this year! We were thrilled to hear the encouraging cheers and claps of well-wishers and downtown patrons. It helped energize us for the long night and miles ahead of us.
Thank you so much to Lacey Howard and her son Landon. Lacey gave a brief talk about the mission of St. Jude, and how it saved her young son's life from a cancerous neuroblastoma. We were grateful that she shared this aspect of their lives—we can only hope that through the money raised on the weekend of August 4–5, 2017, that more cures are found.
St. Jude's mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. And no family ever pays St. Jude for anything. This on-going mission cannot function without donations and the efforts of supporters who spend a lot of time and energy to help make the difference for the families of children with devastating illnesses.
Please help us make a difference in the life of a child. You can make a donation today!
Thank You! $57,000 Raised!
Celebrating 20 Years of Helping Children!
St. Jude Turkey Trot Fun Run
Saturday, November 12, 11:00 am–1:00 pm | Hessel Park, Champaign
This fun event is a walk/run for elementary-junior high aged children (and all others!) with stations including Curtis Orchard apple creations, Thanksgiving turkey hand crafts, physical activity, and fall themed face paintings. All proceeds will go towards the St. Jude Champaign to Peoria Run. $5 registration fee and an additional $2 per family member (or friend in your group!)