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Current & Upcoming Events

Candy Cane Gala
December 7

The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation invites you to a black-tie celebration unlike any other; Candy Cane Gala. Calgary’s only kid-friendly holiday gala offers entertainment for everyone including family portraits, auctions, live entertainment and a Kid's Zone.

VIP Table Purchases on sale now:


A special table of 10 offering preferred seating and decor, exclusive gift for every guest and a $10,000 tax receipt and annual membership to the Woodmark Group's prestigious Circle of Care.


A special table of 10 offering preferred seating and decor, exclusive gift for every guest and a $5,000 tax receipt.

Please contact Melanie Dekker to learn more about current sponsorship opportunities.


Believe in the Gold Run for Childhood Cancer
September 23

Run for Childhood cancer supports groundbreaking pediatric cancer research and treatments. There's a distance for everyone! Take part in the Little Warriors 1K run or Walk, Fight the Fight 2K Run or Walk, Jacey's 5K Run or Walk, Believe 10K Run or Walk, or the Golden Hearts 5K/10K Team Run or Walk.


RBC Race for the Kids
September 24

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities will participate in a 1k Kids Dash or scenic 5k Family Fun Run, followed by a pancake breakfast celebration at Heritage Park Historical Village. Join us in making the RBC Race for Kids™ the largest, family-friendly walk and run in support of child and youth mental health in Calgary!


Walk for Thomas
September 24

Join us for the 7th Annual Walk for Thomas being held at Queen Elizabeth School in the community of West Hillhurst, 402, 18th St NW.  Short program, 3 km loop around school and community followed by a free bbq lunch.  Auction, merchandise for sale and donations accepted. 

Please visit for more information or visit  to make a donation.  


Life Armour YYC - Tactical Fitness Bootcamps
September 30

On September 30th, join us for a day of fitness and learning more about personal safety, all for a great cause!

Partnering with Renegade Training Company, Life Armour YYC will be hosting tactical fitness bootcamps with all proceeds supporting the Alberta Children's Hospital. 

Please contact Shane for more info!


Blue Grass Pumpkin Festival
October 8

Join us for the 14th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Blue Grass Garden Centre on Sunday, October 8th from 11am-3pm. This annual event is full of activities and fun for the whole family, and concludes with a giant pumpkin drop!

All donations and proceeds are in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.


Building Hope for Kids "A Night in Mexico" Gala
October 28

Vamos a…Mexico! Don’t miss the next spicy destination on the Building Hope For Kids world tour. Join Calgary development and building professionals who share a desire to support the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation for ‘A Night in Mexico’ that you won’t soon forget!

Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities are available now, please visit or contact Samantha to learn more!


Joggin' for a Noggin
October 29

Join us on October 29th for Joggin' for a Noggin; a Halloween-themed Fun Run to raise funds to send a Neurosurgery Kid to Camp! 

Along with the 5km run and 1.4km walk along the Bow River Pathway, there will be opening ceremonies, a s’mores campfire roast, food and beverages, best costume prizes and a silent auction.

Please visit for more information and to register for this event, or visit to make a donation!


Willow Park Wines & Spirits - 24th Annual Charity Wine Auction
November 4

The Charity Wine Auction is a must attend event for anyone passionate about fine wine and gourmet food. This year’s theme is ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ and offers an evening filled with dramatic decor, fabulous food and the world’s top wineries. Purchase your tickets here

A portion of proceeds will support cancer initiatives at the Alberta Children's Hospital.


Bonasera Pizza & Sports Bar
November 25

Join us on November 25th for the 16th annual Bonasera Pizza ACHF Fundraiser! Enjoy amazing pizza along with a large silent auction and great music in a friendly atmosphere, all while raising money for the kids at the Alberta Children's Hospital.


Brave Bears for Kids
June – September

Calling all skydiving enthusiasts and anyone wanting to make their first tandem skydive!

When you purchase a brave teddy bear from Skydive Big Sky you can bring it with you on your jump, and after you land the bear will go to a child at the Alberta Children's Hospital! All proceeds of the brave bear purchases will also support the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.

Please contact Scott or Milly to get involved this June to August, and check out the Brave Bears Facebook page!


Bow Valley Vending

Bow Valley Vending offers a variety of vending services to businesses in Cochrane, Canmore, Calgary and the surrounding Bow Valley with a portion of proceeds supporting the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. Please contact Scott at for more info. 


DBA Strong Games - Blood Drop Pop App

Now available for download on Apple and Android devices! All Blood Drop Pop in-app purchases will be donated back to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation to support Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant initiatives at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Please visit DBA Strong Games to learn more.


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 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


Donate A Car Canada

Donate A Car Canada accepts vehicle donations for Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. To donate a car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, please click here: Donate

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 at 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!



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