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Supporting Research and Care for Life-Threatening Illnesses

Providing real value is at the heart of everything we do at TJX, and that includes supporting organizations that deliver services to families and children when they are facing life-threatening illnesses, including funds aimed at spurring advancements in cures and care. Our Associates, our customers, and their families often have a personal connection to a health-related cause and are eager to participate in volunteer opportunities and join in fundraising efforts that help affected individuals and families.

For 25 years, Marshalls has partnered with JDRF to improve the lives of children and adults living with type 1 diabetes and to support JDRF's search to find a cure. Through an annual in-store fundraising campaign, walk teams, and support of other local JDRF events, we are helping to fund exciting new research and support programs. We are proud to have been named an Elite Corporate Partner for the past eight years, helping to fund research that may one day eliminate this devastating disease. Marshalls has also raised funds and awareness through in-store fundraising programs to benefit the Alzheimer's Association and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


HomeGoods has also partnered with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital since 2010 and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute since 2001, both leading cancer research and treatment centers. In our stores, we participate in St. Jude's annual Thanks and Giving campaign, raising funds and awareness to support St. Jude's mission to advance cures for pediatric cancer.

Winners and HomeSense support The Sunshine Foundation of Canada, helping fulfill dreams of seriously ill and physically challenged children. Associates volunteer their time and have donated money to this program. Additionally, in 2018, our Decal Campaign/Corporate Match raised nearly $1.3 million for the Sunshine Dreams for Kids program. Marshalls in Canada also teams up with the Kids Help Phone, a counseling service for youth, where professional counselors are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to help young people in any moment of crisis or need.

Making a Difference:
Cancer Research U.K.

Over the years, T.K. Maxx has raised millions for Cancer Research U.K. to help fight childhood cancer through research, prevention, and treatment. In 2018, we raised nearly $2 million cash through cause marketing and in-store fundraising campaigns to help fund clinical trials and other programs aimed at advancing childhood cancer prevention and treatments. Our support also includes the Give Up Clothes for Good campaign. This initiative allows people to drop off their high-quality, used clothes, accessories, and homeware at our stores for donation to Cancer Research U.K. The items are then sold at Cancer Research U.K. thrift shops to raise funds. The Give Up Clothes for Good program raised an incremental $5 million for Cancer Research U.K. in 2018. Today, T.K. Maxx is the biggest corporate supporter of Cancer Research U.K.'s research into children's cancers, helping young people like Katie.


Katie's Story

Several years ago, Katie, now 16, took part in a clinical trial co-funded by Cancer Research U.K. for a new treatment for relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

“We believed that with the clinical trial, Katie had the best chance of recovery. Without these trials, amazing new treatments may never be found.”

Siobhan, Katie’s mother
Beneficiary of Cancer Research U.K.

Our Support Includes: