Ellen Degeneres

St. Judes Children's Research Hospital


  • St. Jude's Hospital is America's 3rd largest health care charity
  • The goal of this charity is to raise money to help pay for the ill children and find a cure to get rid of cancer and all the challenges it brings to the families,
  • Ellen decided to start supporting this charity because she wants to see more kids become cancer free and not suffer from this disease.

Biographical Information

  • Ellen is one of the most popular comedians and the host of a successful daytime talk show. She is known to young viewers because she played the voice of Dory in the animated movie Finding Nemo.
  • Ellen raised 3 million dollars on her Oscars selfie and she donated 1.5 million of that money to St. Judes.
  • What I admire about Ellen is that she is always true to herself and she stands her ground and lives her life the way she wants to. She never listens to what other people have to say about her.
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Charity Information

  • This foundation is pioneering to help ill children and find a cure for cancer
  • St. Judes also finds cures for other catastrophic diseases
  • They find cures through research and different treatments.
  • One of their missions is to advance cures and means of prevention, for prdiatric catastrophioc diseases through research and treatment.
  • No child is denied treatment based on race, religion, or a families ability to pay.
  • "No child should die in the dawn of life" -Danny Thomas (Founder)

Who is Benefited

  • Children
  • Families of Children
  • Friends of children and their familes

Why is Ellen Inspiring?

  • She never listens to negative comments made about her and she blocks out those people.
  • Ellen is always being positive and looking at things on the bright side. She sees the good in people.
  • Ellen is very generous and tries her best to help those in need.
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  • Ellen wants the best for children and wants them to be healthy and live a long, enjoyable life. She gives the most to help those who are in need of support. She is overly caring and wants the world to be a loving place where everyone helps each other.
  • I hope that enough donations are made to St. Judes that one day they will find a cure and one way i will contribute is i will start saving money to donate to this charity.