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About Providence St. Jude Memorial Foundation

Providence St. Jude Memorial Foundation has been connecting donors with areas of opportunity for more than 60 years.



Transforming our community — together

For generations, Providence St. Jude Memorial Foundation has been dedicated to the philanthropic support of Providence St. Jude Medical Center, serving through the development of charitable contributions — and through engagement with our beloved community.

Philanthropy begins with passion.

The Foundation in California helps donors like you discover what inspires you most. Then, we pair your interests with an area of opportunity at Providence St. Jude Medical Center — so that all our neighbors can be blessed with exceptional care.

“We are so thankful for the loyalty and trust our community has provided for more than 60 years. The bond we hold with our community is unbreakable and only continues to strengthen. Your commitment to fuel hope and healing for your neighbors, family and friends is most cherished by those who entrust us with their care.”

– Laura Ramos, Chief Executive and Dub Drees, Chief Philanthropy Officer

Foundation Leadership

Your Gifts in Action

Helping raise donations to lift our community

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innovations in cancer care to support the Crosson Cancer Institute

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raised since the Foundation’s establishment

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invested in guided imagery robotic navigation

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provided in 2022 to community focused programs

Board of Directors

A commitment to every member of our community through the Memorial Foundation. After all, it’s more than a privilege. It’s a calling.


Providence St. Jude Memorial Foundation is dedicated to the health and wellbeing all of our neighbors, including those in Orange County who are poor or vulnerable.

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Together, we can provide care that transforms lives, now and for years to come.

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Dub Drees

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Dub Drees joined St. Jude Memorial Foundation in 2019 from Verity Health System where she served as the Vice President of Communications and Philanthropy.

She has 20+ years of fundraising experience with an extensive background in managing highly successful healthcare foundations. Dub has a strong track record of leading high performing teams to consistently meet or exceed annual fundraising goals. That knowledge and her dedication to mission-centered service have prepared her to lead the next chapter of the foundation’s growth.

As a volunteer fundraiser, she served three terms as President and held leadership positions for ten years in a fundraising guild of Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).  Dub also chaired parent volunteer committees, executing major special events for Servite High School, Cornelia Connelly High School and St. Angela Merici School.


Contact Us

Call: 714-992-3033
Address: 100 W. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835
Email: SJMF@providence.org

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