St. Jude has a very unique mission, to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment, and no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.
"When I was crowned Ms. Acadiana at the age of thirteen, I had the privilege of visiting St. Jude Hospital with a small fundraising group named
Beanies for St. Jude. The day I walked into the Ronald McDonald House, I knew that my life would change forever, but I never imagined that
God would show my vocation right then and there. I have been blessed from that day forward to be involved with a place where miracles occur
daily... our organization. Sky High for St. Jude Inc., is comprised of powerful and passionate board of directors, a team of incredible
advisors, sponsors and volunteers. To this date, we have donated over $4 million to St. Jude Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.
We kick the year off with a bang in Houston, Texas hosting one of the largest sporting clay competitions in the south. Our event is filled
with live entertainment, auction items, cooking rigs, shooters eager to shoot for a child and their diagnosis, a balloon release in memory
of those who have fought the battle of disease, and a memorable award ceremony.
We continue our efforts in the heart sportsman’s paradise, Lafayette, Louisiana. Opening the event with entertainment and a live auction
you will never forget!
With the help of Anadarko Petroleum's Southern Appalachian Region and Strike USA, we are able to expand our reach to San Antonio, Texas where
we host a sporting clay shoot every fall at the National Shooting Complex. The event consists of fun games for the kids, a rocking concert,
over 30 food vendors and a live auction.
Sky High plays a significant role in both funding the research and treatment at the hospital as well as the housing facility that keeps these
families together through one of the darkest times in their lives.
What makes our organization so special and unique? Sky High is a Non-Profit Organization. Each person devotes their time and effort to the
fullest and your donations are going straight to the source. Every year our Board of Directors and loyal supporters travel to Memphis
for our Annual Ronald McDonald Carnival and BBQ Dinner. We dress up in costume to host one of the most memorable carnivals at the Ronald McDonald
House! Children are bused to the house following treatment at St. Jude and they are welcomed with smiles and hugs from each Sky High member.
These families truly forget why they are at St. Jude, enjoying the best Texas brisket along with a train ride, face painting, arts & crafts
and a smashing wig party!
And you may ask about our pride and joy? It was renovating kitchen B at the Ronald McDonald House in 2010. Families now have a cozy new kitchen
to create meals and spread hope. The Ronald McDonald House is a home away from home that keeps families safe and secure while undergoing treatment
at St. Jude.
Join our mission to comfort families while undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children’s research hospital and ultimately find a cure. Help
us meet our goal by donating $5 million in 2020! We can all shoot for comfort and aim for a cure!"
President and Founder