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Help Support the 10th Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving Program!

St. Jude logoSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has officially kicked off its 10th Annual Thanks and Giving program and there are literally so many ways to get involved and contribute to their fundraising campaign. For 50 years, St. Jude Children’s Hospital has lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.  The #ThanksandGiving holiday campaign has raised more than $387 million in research and treatment in the ongoing battle to end childhood cancer.

1. On social media #ThanksandGivingDay:

o   Sign up at Thunderclap, a crowd speaking platform, to dedicate your social media properties to St. Jude. Must join before November 25.

o   Watch Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker debut content on the St. Jude YouTube channel.

o   Engage with Marlo Thomas when she joins Meredith Vieira for a Google Hangout on the LIVES with Meredith Vieira YouTube Channel at 1pm CST/2pm EST by sending your questions to @LIVESwMeredith

o   Share St. Jude Thanks and Giving posts from the St. Jude Facebook page

o   Use #ThanksandGiving hashtag to promote Marlo’s appearances and encourage readers to tune-in

o   Follow campaign partners who will be participating in the day including DICK’S Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, Domino’s, GNC, Brooks Brothers, Dollar General, Carnival Cruise Lines and GameStop.


2. As a consumer:


To learn more, please visit You can also “like” St. Jude on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.


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Debbie Bookstaber started Mamanista in 2007 with her friend Candace Lindemann. Debbie and Candace also are the co-founders of, which empowers bloggers to become philanthropic leaders in their communities. Through their annual awards, recognizes bloggers who effectively use social media for social good. Debbie lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband and two young sons. She's an active volunteer in her community and a working mom. Debbie is a partner at Element Associates and the Social Media Director at Child's Play Communications. You can follow Debbie on Twitter @buzzmommy or meet her at a future blogging or tech conference, where she frequently speaks about social good efforts, SEO or affiliate marketing.

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