St. Jude Inspire: running towards life

Mission Possible: Adam's Army Sets its Sights on $1M. In an effort to give back to the hospital that saved his life, St. Jude patient Adam has raised an army of fundraisers working toward a single goal.

St. jude country cares

Recently, Adam was part of a panel discussion during the Country Cares conference at St. Jude. Rick Shadyac, ALSAC CEO, asked Adam what he means when he says that it’s up to all of us to be “the voice for the voiceless”. Here’s his answer for you.

Richard C. Shadyac award 2016

Adam Cruthirds was honored to receive the Richard C. Shadyac Award on June 17, 2016. This is the the description and acknowledgment spoken about Adam by his friend and mentor, Rick Shadyac, Jr. at the presentation. Adam was undergoing treatment at St. Jude at this time.

No MOre Chemo Party

Adam surrounded by friends, family, his treatment team, and others for an emotional celebration of his last dose of chemo.

Courage thru cancer honoree 2016

Adam Cruthirds was honored by Courage Thru Cancer and this is his Honoree video walking us through his battle with ALL and the struggles and lessons cancer has brought.


Adam nominates Carson Head for a Courage Thru Cancer award for her tenacious spirit and teaching him how to live with cancer and how to be courageous.


Adam nominates Nick London for a Courage Thru Cancer award for his dedication to giving back to the kids of St. Jude.


When doctors diagnosed Adam with leukemia, it halted him in his high school tracks. He faced years of tough treatments and so many surgeries his mom nearly lost track. Make-A-Wish intersected Adam on one of the worst days in the hospital. The volunteer Wish Granters asked him if he could have anything, what would it be?

2014 ALSAC awards ceremony

Adam told his story to an ALSAC awards ceremony on December 11, 2014.

Creating adam’s Army

Adam talks about how he created his own national army of donors while getting chemo himself once a week.


Our official Adam’s Army song. Each year Jaclyn and Chad at WBKR in Owensboro, KY compose and record a song for the Country Cares Radiothon inspired by a St. Jude patient. We are so very honored that Adam inspired this incredible song, “Brave”.

Lecrae- I’ll Find You

A song and music video dedicated to the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital featuring patients including Adam.

hollywood feed & adam’s army

Dog Wash benefitting St. Jude and Adam's Army at Hollywood Feed