Elon Musk pledges $50M to St. Jude fundraiser
(CNN) - SpaceX founder Elon Musk helped St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital reach its $200 million fundraising goal.
Musk pledged $50 million in response to a public call for donations following the successful splashdown of the SpaceX Dragon capsule.
Billionaire Jared Isaacman personally financed the Inspiration4 mission as a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Hayley Arceneaux, a childhood cancer survivor who now works for the hospital, joined him on the three-day space tourism mission.
The crew will continue fundraising for the children’s hospital by auctioning off some of the items they took into space, including signed collectibles.
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