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OnCue Surpasses $2.3 Million Fundraising Goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

November 14, 2019

OnCue raises over $351,000 during the annual fall fundraiser, bringing the company over a $2.3 million fundraising total for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

 

Stillwater, OK - (November 14, 2019) – OnCue collected an astounding $351,000 during the 28th annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

During the month of October, participating restaurants, convenience stores, grocery stores and retail locations asked customers to donate at the register to support the hospital’s lifesaving mission of finding cures and saving children. In exchange for contributing $1 or more, patrons received a Halloween-themed pinup displaying a charming St. Jude patient. Since 1992, the national campaign has generated $111 million to support St. Jude. 

OnCue has raised an incredible $2,338,664 for St. Jude over the course of their 13-year partnership, making them the largest regional partner for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. In addition to participating in the Halloween promotion, OnCue has added other fundraising initiatives in recent years, including; selling a limited edition co-branded cup benefiting St. Jude, participating in the 2019 Oklahoma City St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer and hosting a golf tournament with more than 160 participants.

As our fundraising efforts grow each year, so do our hearts for St. Jude's mission,” said Jim Griffith, OnCue CEO. “Nothing compares to the moment when a St. Jude family says thank you for another birthday or holiday with our child. It reminds us that there is still more to be done to ensure that no child dies from cancer. Thank you to all our dedicated employees and customers who play a critical role in this effort. ”
 

Treatments invented at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. Because of fundraisers like the St. Jude Halloween Promotion, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food - because St. Jude believes all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
 

To learn more about the St. Jude Halloween Promotion, visit stjude.org/halloween.

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About OnCue
Stillwater-based OnCue is a growing innovator in the Oklahoma convenience store market. From our humble beginnings in 1966, we have expanded to more than 75 locations today and employ over 1,200 Oklahomans and expect to add many new jobs this year. We strive to provide the ultimate customer service experience. We value honesty and respect for others and are grateful to our customers and the local communities we call home. Learn more at oncueexpress.com, and follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OnCueExpress).

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook (facebook.com/stjude) and following us on Twitter (@stjude).