With St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as the newest partner, GoNoodle looks to inspire kids to help kids

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Organizations team up to spread good energy, bring joy to patient families

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In honor of back-to-school season and in commemoration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, GoNoodle seeks to inspire kids across the country to help the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® by creating kindness-themed content to support the mental, physical, and emotional well-being of kids and families.

GoNoodle, media and technology company with a suite of active engagement products for kids and the adults who love them, will create interactive videos and at-home and in-class activities for kids that promote kindness and offer families an opportunity to teach values like charity and empathy in this ever-changing world. Digital social-emotional learning and educational guides focused on STEM and language arts will accompany the videos.

This new partnership is designed to connect communities, parents, and teachers with information that fosters positive conversation and reflection on shared values tied to giving back and empathy, while spreading joy and good energy to the families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital who are battling childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

The first video of the partnership focuses on how to write a letter - check it out here.

Throughout Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, kids are encouraged to use their new letter-writing skills to send an e-card to St. Jude patient families or post a video letter on social media using the hashtag #stjudegonoodleletters.

“At GoNoodle, we care deeply about empowering kids by giving them the resources to be their best selves while offering ways to stay connected and give back to their communities,” said KC Estenson, CEO of GoNoodle. “We hope the uplifting content and resulting activities of our youth bring joy and positive energy to the families of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Every element of the partnership is aimed at empowering kids to make a difference, helping them develop empathy, and inspiring them to share and give back. The new content will offer critical resources to educators and parents who are looking for ways to help students through this difficult time with activities that drive both movement and positivity.

Visit Good Energy or follow GoNoodle on Twitter and Instagram for the latest GoNoodle videos and resources.

For more information about the GoNoodle and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital partnership visit: stjude.org/gonoodle.

About GoNoodle:
GoNoodle is a media and technology company with a suite of active engagement products for kids and the adults who love them. Created by social-emotional learning experts, GoNoodle is dedicated to empowering next-generation humans and helping the grown-ups who love them positively charge every day with Good Energy. Used in millions of homes and four-out-of-five U.S. public elementary schools, GoNoodle’s interACTIVE content that can energize, focus, calm, or cheer up. To turn screen time into active time, convert any space to play space, and make every time the best time - there’s a GoNoodle for that - visit http://www.gonoodle.com to get started. Headquartered everywhere kids are.

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. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® 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 more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude 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, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.

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