A small parish in Montgomery, Alabama — with its own links to the civil rights movement — became the first stopover in the NAACP’s “Journey...
Welcome to The City of St. Jude
The City of St. Jude is a Catholic, non-profit organization dedicated to the spiritual, health, social and educational needs of all people, regardless of their religious affiliation, sex, race or national origin. To thousands of underprivileged families, we are a helping hand in meeting their most basic human needs. To children who are developmentally disabled, we are nurturers, protectors and comforters. To the senior residents, we are a safe, affordable haven and community.
Founded by Father Harold Purcell in 1934, The City of St. Jude is located in west Montgomery, in the heart of the community of people we serve. The spirit of St. Jude lives in the hearts of its gracious donors all across the globe. Our missions function through the donations and volunteer efforts of generous patrons all over the world.