Generosity Saves Lives at St. Jude Children’s Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Image: www.stjude.org

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Image: http://www.stjude.org

 

Benjamin Alderson is a Senior Area Manager for deVere Group, USA. Benjamin Alderson advises investors regarding long-term financial products when planning for their retirement. Mr. Alderson supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, of Memphis, Tennessee, provides treatment for devastating childhood diseases to the children affected at no cost for the families. The families receive no billing for food, travel, treatments, or housing. Donations pay 75% of the $2.2 million dollars it costs to run St. Jude hospital daily.

The treatments for sickle cell anemia, leukemia, cancer and HIV can last for years. The average treatment costs over $400,000, and is paid for by donations for the majority of the treatment.
Due to the massive research conducted by St. Jude, childhood cancer now has a 94 percent survival rate. St. Jude was first to develop the treatment and cure for sickle cell disease. Private donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital save lives of the children currently undergoing cancer treatment. The hospital’s cutting-edge research and technologies funded by generous individuals will also help those affected in the future.

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