Friday, November 4, 2011
The math-a-thon is fundraising program to help children with cancer. Students gather pledges from adults to donate to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital. A man named Danny Thomas opened St. Jude in 1962. The mission of St. Jude is to find cures for children with cancer and other deadly diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is the only cancer research center were the parents don't have to worry about the bills. St. Jude has treated children from all the states.