Domino’s Pizza Makes Largest-Ever Donation To St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has received a donation of $100 million from Domino’s Pizza, the largest donor commitment in the hospital’s history.
Domino’s has committed to raising the money over the next 10 years.
In honor of the historic pledge, St. Jude will name its newest housing facility The Domino’s Village, which will be located on the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital campus. The housing facility will feature 140 fully-furnished apartments, with one, two, or three bedrooms, designed to accommodate different lengths of stay and family sizes.
Construction planning for the new facility is underway and it is anticipated that the facility will open for patient families in the spring of 2023.
“The Domino’s Village will provide a home-away-from-home for the thousands of kids and families who come to St. Jude from around the world,” said Richard Shadyac, president and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising arm of St. Jude. “They will forever be transformed by the generosity of Domino’s in their greatest time of need.”
Domino’s, with the support of its franchisees, named St. Jude its national charity partner in 2004. Since then, Domino’s and its franchisees have raised more than $68 million for the kids of St. Jude.