St. Jude Children's Hospital Outline

1114 Words Sep 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Finding Cures. Saving Children.
Moises Sandoval.

Specific Purpose:

To persuade the members of my audience in becoming a Partner in Hope by donating/volunteering to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Thesis Statement:

Since 1962, St. Jude hospital has been a symbol of hope for children and families in the need. As one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers, St. Jude hospital continues to provide the quality of research and treatment relying on the support of many donors to continue its lifesaving mission of finding cures and saving children.

Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivated Sequence.

Introduction (Attention)

I. Attention-Getting Device—Eggs dynamic: Draw
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Jude Children’s Research Hospital, who founded it, its mission, allocation of the funds coming from donations, research, statistics and ways to help.

Body

I. Need: Direct my audience to understand the situation of the children suffering of cancer in St. Jude Children Hospital and motivate them to volunteer or donate.

1. Cancer, one of the most feared words in our vocabulary of this time, especially in childhood. Most people when thinking of childhood cancer thiks about very young children, although a Nation Institute of Health Policy concerning inclusion of children in clinical research defines children as being younger than twenty-one years of age while the Food and Drug Administration considers children to be fifteen years and younger. 1. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer research centers in the world. 2. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has helped drive overall cancer survival rates from less than 20 percent to more than 70 percent, and the survival rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of pediatric cancer, from 4 percent to 94 percent. 1. Most cancers incidence peak among children occurs during the first year of life. Some of the most well-known nationwide childhood cancers are leukemia, brain cancer, and other central nervous system cancers. The side effects of treatment, which range from heart disease to brain