Students to Host Major Fundraiser for St. Jude’s

Thursday, March 19, 2009

What: A celebration completing a year-long fundraising event to help raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through a student-organized celebration event including: a student comedian, hypnotist, band, inflatables, food, arts and crafts, etc.

Who: Over 200 Saint Joseph’s University undergraduates will attend the event.

When: Saturday, March 21 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph’s University’s Maguire Campus, The Sports Complex, Multipurpose Room.

Highlight: The Agnew family (of Newtown Square, Pa.) will speak with gathered students about their personal experience of having a child benefit from treatment at St. Jude’s. This is the first, student-organized event of this magnitude to be held on the University’s recently acquired Maguire campus.

Student Contact: Maureen Saraco ’09 (Hometown: Elkins Park, Pa.) Executive Director of the event. Cell: 215-385-1500, e-mail:

Media Contact

Carolyn Steigleman, Associate Director of University Communications,, 610-660-1355

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