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For Children With the Most Common Malignant Brain Tumor, New Reason for Hope

Amar Gajjar, MD | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Amar Gajjar, MD

While news that your child has a malignant brain tumor remains a life-altering, frightening event, there is renewed reason for hope.

Sofia Vergara Is Now Eating Meatballs For Charity

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Sofia Vergara has a new endorsement deal and it involves a lot of hearty Italian food -- and a good cause. The "Modern Family" actress is teaming ...

Sofia Vergara, Luis Fonsi Team Up For 'Thanks And Giving' Charity Event

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 10.24.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez For decades, St. Jude’s Hospital has been able to gather major A-listers for their cancer donation campaigns. And this yea...

A Parent's Perspective on Letting Go of The Emotional Baggage of Childhood Cancer

Kathy Hagen | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Kathy Hagen

I took a deep breath and pondered a moment. I also wanted to answer with enthusiasm and from a place of peace, but honestly, I struggle with letting go of the emotional baggage that we have accumulated along John's journey with childhood cancer. So I responded with a heavy heart, "I'm trying."

Travel The World And Support St. Jude

Posted 09.23.2013 | MarloThomas

This month, Expedia has put together an exciting campaign to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Expedia recruited my...

UNO in Beirut: Playing Kids With Cancer

Emily O'Dell | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
Emily O'Dell

It's easy to feel guilty when you're creaming a kid with cancer in UNO or Fussball, but the Lebanese and Syrian kids with whom I play each week in Beirut love a tough match.

My Amazing Experiences Off the Field

Michael Strahan | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Michael Strahan

Playing in that championship game is one of the most incredible experiences a pro-football player can have during his career -- there's truly nothing that can quite compare. But I've also had some of my most amazing experiences off the field.

Six-Year-Old Halloween Hero Quadruples Goal, Brings Holiday Spirit to Sick Kids Pt. 2

Toan Lam | Posted 01.20.2013 | Good News
Toan Lam

After Nico was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall, he was worried that he wouldn't be able to celebrate Halloween, his favorite holiday. Thanks to a break in treatment, this caped crusader was given the all clear.

Marlo & Sofia's Special "Family" Affair

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.19.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Hi, it's Marlo and Sofia -- posting together! Although we appeared in prime time series a generation apart -- Marlo in "That Girl" in the Sixties, Sofia currently in "Modern Family" -- our TV characters have a lot in common: high energy, endless chattiness and a certain...combustibility. Most important to both characters, though, is the concept of family.

Boy With Brain Cancer Brings Halloween to Sick Kids (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 12.25.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam

Six-year-old Nico Castro from San Bruno, Calif., isn't letting his battle with brain cancer affect his spirit of giving this Halloween.

Strong-Arming Death: The Summer Wilson Story

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.30.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Summer Wilson couldn't believe her eyes when her mother handed her a journal written more than 15 years ago -- a diary that she never even knew existed. As she leafed through its pages, it quickly became apparent that the journal was all about her and how she almost died.

Turn Super Bowl Sunday Into a Celebration of Giving

Mickey Goodman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact
Mickey Goodman

Game Day. Give Back. began last year when Fox Sports teamed up with St. Jude for a year-long effort to raise money for the hospital that has pioneered ground-breaking research and innovative treatments.

This Thanksgiving, Meet Our New Friends

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

For a few years, we had a great time playing mother and daughter on Friends. But far from a Hollywood TV studio, we forged a bond that was even more lasting for us -- by joining together to help families who are fighting for the lives of their children.

The Promise

Marlo Thomas | Posted 12.07.2010 | Impact
Marlo Thomas

2010-12-07-marlo.jpgThis month, if you see me, Jennifer Aniston, Robin Williams, Morgan Freeman and George Lopez in a TV spot, in movie trailer, on an airplane or in Internet banner ads, you know we're out there, raising money to pay the bills.