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.
Signet Plush Campaign
AUGUST 14 - DECEMBER 24
Visit your local Signet Jewlers and purchase an 'Avery Bear'. All profits from the sale of the 'Avery' will go directly to your local childrens hospital.
AUGUST 31 - OCTOBER 4
When you go to your local Costco and make a donation, you can support the Alberta Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network.
Sobeys, Safeway & IGA Child & Youth Mental Health Support Campaign
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 1
Head to your local Sobeys, Safeway or IGA stores in September and donate $2 at the til to support your local children's hospital and child & youth mental health.
Northern Reflections Give & Receive Campaign
SEPTEMBER 20 - OCTOBER 3
Stop by Northern Reflections to support local kids through Children's Miracle Network. They will be matching customer donations up to $5.00 with Northern Reflections Friends Rewards dollars to use in-store.
ATB Teddy for a Toonie
During the month of October, head to your local ATB branch and purchase a 'Koola Teddy' for $20! Proceeds of the 'Koola Teddy' will be donated to the new Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Additionally, donations of $2 can be made to the hospital at any ATB branch, and your name will be entered to win a large 'Koola Teddy'! For more information, or to donate online, please click here.
Spirit Halloween - Spirit of Children Campaign
Stop by your local Spirit Halloween store, or go online, and make a donation to the Alberta Children's Hospital. All donations will go towards the hospitals Child Life department, which promotes a positive hospital experience for all children, youth and families.
Save-On-Foods Round Up for Kids
OCTOBER 15 - 28
When you check-out at your local Save-On-Foods store, round your bill up to the nearest dollar and support the sick and injured kids right here in your back yard.
Williams-Sonoma Holiday Campaign
NOVEMBER 2 - DECEMBER 13
Head to your local Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn or West Elm locations and grab a special 'charity product' to round out your purchase! Charity items include (*location dependent) limited edition candles, throws and holiday ornaments! Proceeds will be donated to the Alberta Children's Hospital.
Believe in the Gold - Virtual Run/Walk for Childhood Cancer
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and Believe in the Gold is going virtual all month long for you to participate in their annual Run/Walk for Childhood Cancer. Visit www.runforchildhoodcancer.ca to register or sponsor, and help raise much-needed funds.
Domenico Mucciacito Ball Hockey Tournament
POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2020
The Domenico Mucciacito Ball Hockey Tournament presented by Edad Jobs was scheduled to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Handbook. Let 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
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
OCTOBER 17-18, 2020
While we won't be gathering at Heritage Park this September, together, we can still take steps for child mental health through a global event like no other: The RBC Global Virtual Race for the Kids. 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. Registration opens Sept. 14.
Candy Cane Gala
DECEMBER 4, 2020
Over the past 13 years, our amazing community has helped us raise more than $8M 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!
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.