St. Jude Research Hospital specializes in treating children with cancer.
They know how stressful it can be so they don't charge families.
Founded by Danny Thomas in 1962
They offer new innovations in medicine.
They have 7,800 patients yearly
1996 Peter Doherty head of St. Jude department of immunology was awarded a Nobel Prize
St. Jude's spends two million on hospital operations a year.
They have 3,600 employees
They have an international program in Africa
No child is denied for lack of pay
They treat 260 patients a day
First institution to find a cure for sickle cell
They have a 94% survival rate
81 cents per dollar is spent to better the hospital
Freely shares their innovations with other hospitals
They have treated kids from all 50 states