Create Your Own Event

Create Your Own Event

Event Planning 101

Be your own event planner and make a difference in the lives of our children.

In addition to participating in one of our established events, many clubs, organizations, businesses and individuals find their own unique ways to help each year. Recent examples include:

Art Show
Athletic Tournament
Backyard BBQ
Bake Sale
Benefit Concert
Car Wash
Casual for Kids
Costume Party
Dance Marathon for Children’s Miracle Network
Fashion Show
Ice Cream Social
Silent Auction
Video Game Competition

Whether you’d like to plan a large community event or a small activity among friends, our Special Events Office can help. Contact our Special Events Director at (804) 228-5827 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.

Download a special events application form by clicking here >>

How We Can Help

Depending on the type of event being held, the Special Events Office at Children’s Hospital Foundation can provide support for third party fundraising events including advertising through Foundation publications, promotional support in the form of a press release, and general support and advice on event planning. Additionally, the Foundation can coordinate volunteers for events with consideration to the size of the event, event hours and specific needs.

View our Fundraising and Special Events Policy by clicking here >>

Fundraising Online

Children’s Hospital Foundation uses the website FirstGiving to allow members of the community to individually raise money online. Join the FirstGiving challenge and organize a virtual fundraising program for Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Simply visit to create your virtual fundraising page. Then forward the link to friends, family, colleagues and neighbors to help area children.

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