FormFast Employees Go Toy Shopping for St. Jude Patients & Families During 2016 Company Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee
Inspired by stories of St. Jude’s patients, watched during their annual all-company meeting, FormFast employees hit the local shopping mall in Nashville to collect toys for deserving St. Jude patients and their families. After learning more about the wonderful organization and their latest initiatives from Anna Hensgens, Regional Development Representative at ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, FormFast employees broke into teams and set out to find the perfect toys for the children undergoing treatment at St. Jude.
Our organization was honored to team up with one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastroph
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from the research conducted at St. Jude – research that is shared freely with the global medical community. No family ever pays St. Jude for anything.
Here are some quick facts about St. Jude!
-Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.
-Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.
-Approximately 75% of the budgeted costs of St. Jude are covered by public contributions.
-St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world.
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