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Current and upcoming events

*Note to the community

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to unfold, the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation is committed to ensuring the safety of our team, as well as the children, families and care providers within the hospital. If you are an organizer of a fundraising event, thank you! Please work with your Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation representative to ensure we have the latest information.

For current information about Foundation operations, read more.

 

Third-party events

Kinsmen Children's Hospital Home Lottery

Early Bird Draw - August 13, 2020 / Final Draw - September 3, 2020
This year's proceeds of the lottery will support a Special Children's Fund that will provide families with much needed relief and enable them to survive this crisis with hope and dignity. To purchase your tickets for a chance to win some great prizes, please visit the lottery website here!

 

Thirty-One Gives Round Up! Campaign

MARCH 1 – AUGUST 31
This Spring and Summer, when you buy Thirty-One Gifts products, round up your purchase or make a donation to support mental health iniatives at the Alberta Children's Hospital.


Ride YYC

JULY 1 - 31
The vast majority of diseases have their origins very early on in life. Whether it be genetic, in-utero, or in early childhood, the first months and years of life are critical for lifelong health. As a child-health researcher, Malcolm Eaton has come to appreciate the complexity and challenges that we face moving forward. That's why he will ride 2,020 km across our city to shine a spotlight on its complexity and that of its people while raising funds for our hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. You can donate here and help the next generation of Calgarians reach their potential.

 

The Kids Helping Kids Junior Golf Classic

*POSTPONED*
Calling all Junior Golfers to hold on to your golf clubs - our annual event will still take place at a later date this summer.  We would still love to host you for a wonderful afternoon of golfing the beautiful links of Silver Spings Golf & Country Club, followed by a BBQ dinner. Each golf hole will offer a beautiful view as well as fun activities!

Great for kids ages 5 – 18. Stay tuned for more information coming at a later date. 

Contact Stephanie Nitschke at snitschke@achf.com for additional information. 

 

The Ramsay Turkey - Turk Shirts

Support "The Loyal Followers of the Ramsay Turkey" as they cheer on the Ramsay Turkey. Once Turk decided to take advantage of their quiet streets and caught the attention of most of Calgary and across Canada, the group has swelled to over 5400 members and counting!

The loyal followers decided to create "Turk shirts" and donate the proceeds towards two charities, one of which is The Alberta Children's Hospital  Foundation. 

Click here to get your very own Turk Shirt and support the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.

 

Domenico Mucciacito Ball Hockey Tournament

POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2020
The Domenico Mucciacito Ball Hockey Tournament presented by Edad Jobs will take place on Saturday June 13, 2020 at the Bishop O'Bryne High School. All proceeds will be donated to the new Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health in honour of a dear son, brother, cousin, nephew and friend who battled mental health. The event will consist of a (16 team) 3 on 3 ball hockey tournament, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, guest speakers, live music, a pay by donation dinner, fun giveaways, games and more. Register a team or donate today by contacting Aaron at aaron.g.klepper@gmail.com.

 

High Tea & Hats for Children's Mental Health

SEPTEMBER 27
Gather your special friends and family, and join us for a beautiful afternoon of tea, finger foods and fun! In support of the new Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health in Calgary to help kids with mental health struggles. There will be a raffle, silent auction and a prize for the best hat, so bring your finest! Chapel Hats at Chinook Centre is offering a 20% discount off the purchase of a new hat or fascinator to attendees. Sunday, September 27, 1 – 3 pm, Silver Springs Golf & Country Club, 1600 Varsity Estates Drive NW, Calgary. For tickets or more information, visit: eventbrite or email HighTea@KinCalgary.com.

 

Ongoing initiatives

The Brick Campaign

Help support kids in your community through The Brick campaign by purchasing a Plush Bear – the Brickley bear or a Brickley paper icon. All local customer donations will support the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation through Children’s Miracle Network! Visit thebrick.com for a location near you.

 

Car Heaven Program

Support the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation by donating your old vehicle through the Car Heaven Recycling Program. Car Heaven is an initiative of Automotive Recyclers of Canada that enables people to get rid of their older, high-polluting car and donate the proceeds from their vehicle to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. And your vehicle is always towed away free! For more information, please visit carheaven.ca/alberta.

 

Donate A Car Canada

Donate A Car Canada accepts vehicle donations for Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. They provide free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation through Donate a Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after everything to make your donation easy for you to support Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. The Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation will send you a tax receipt after your car donation is complete!

   

Want to plan your own fundraising initiative?

Here are some tips to get started: Fundraising HandbookLet us know about your great fundraising idea by completing our Fundraising Application Form. If you have done a fundraiser with us before, and would like to host it again, please complete our Fundraising Renewal Form. Thank you so much for your support! 

 

Annual signature events

CRESCENDO

MAY 29, 2021 – Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall
Prepare to Get Loud! Beyond an evening of musical entertainment, CRESCENDO stirs compassion and hope for those facing mental health challenges. A musical event produced by the John Cameron Changing Lives Foundation aims to build understanding, reduce stigma and fund programs to help those reaching out for support.
 


RBC Race for the Kids

SEPTEMBER 2020 
We won't be gathering at Heritage Park this year, however, we can still collectively take steps toward better mental health for kids and families in our community. We invite you to join us as we work to raise awareness for mental health and for the vital supports that will help children in our community for generations to come.

Candy Cane Gala

DECEMBER 4, 2020
Over the past 13 years, our amazing community has helped us raise more than $8.5M for equipment, programs, and special enhancements that support families and make treatments at the Alberta Children's Hospital more kid-friendly. Watch for details on what Candy Cane 2020: Home for the Holidays will bring! 


Radiothon

FEBRUARY DATE TBD – Broadcast on Country 105 and Global Calgary
Through the power of the airways, Radiothon gives the community a glimpse into the exceptional care that takes place every day at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Over three days, Country 105 FM personalities broadcast live from the hospital's main gathering space where more than 75 kids and families share their inspirational stories of their hospital journeys.

 

 

    There are always GREAT events going on in support of the Alberta Children's Hospital!                                                  

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