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team fss

Team FSS Running for a Cure, Inc was organized in 2012 to provide fundraising for  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The group organizes fundraising events throughout the year and participates in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend each December.

All money raised from all of our events goes directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help continue the fight against childhood cancer and other terminal illnesses.

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Why participate?

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee has worked for many years to cure childhood cancer and other terminal diseases. They openly share breakthrough research information with the other health care providers so that these diseases may one day be eradicated. No family who is treated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ever pays for anything including: treatment, lodging or transportation to and from the hospital. All patient costs are covered through private donations from individuals and organizations.

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SURVIVAL RATES

St. Jude has helped push overall childhood cancer survival rates
YEAR 1962
20%
TODAY
80%

GLOBAL IMPACT

CASES EACH YEAR

175,000 cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed  worldwide each year. More than 90% of children who die from cancer live in developing countries.