This September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and after being touched by the stories and lives of the children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Expedia has crafted three great ways for the travel loving community of the world to lend its support to these children and make an impact for the betterment of lives everywhere, including 150 Dream Trips for several lucky winners.
- Giving minded Guests can visit www.stjude.expedia.com and enter the Dream Travel giveaway for the suggested minimum donation of $5 and 100% of the donation goes directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. There are 150 trips up for grabs, and they are spectacular like 5 Nights in Bali, Indonesia with deluxe accommodations, couples massage, breakfast and $500 Visa Gift Card or 4 Nights in Big Sky Montana with a luxury Moonlight Mountain Homes Cabin and $1000 gift card for travel expenses.
- Donate directly to St. Jude to receive a hotel coupon. Customers that donate $25 may choose either a 10% off coupon good for select hotels or a 20% off coupon good for select hotels via the Expedia mobile app. Visit here.
- Donate your Expedia rewards. Your Expedia® Rewards points can be converted into a monetary donation that can benefit St. Jude as well.
Here are some of our favorite Dream Trip Giveaway Destinations…
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude Research Hospital serves and treats children with life-threatening illnesses and the families that love them from around the world without ever charging them a single cent. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the ONLY pediatric cancer center that is designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. St. Jude also freely shares their research and findings with doctors and scientists worldwide, so that the work that begins in Memphis — can benefit thousands of lives worldwide.
Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Expedia and a fabulous team of fellow writers and bloggers that spent several days touring the impressive facilities and getting to see a little bit of the good work that St. Jude does in Memphis, most notably the Target House and the Research Hospital itself. As a mom, I am so thankful that such a wonderful facility exists and am awestruck by support structures, the strength, grace and sheer will to live of the families, children and talent of the community of employees that serve them. Moving, awe-inspiring and grateful are just some of the words that I heard whispered and smiled among the group of moms and travel minded writers.