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Ongoing, "We Climb for Kids" takes Mt. Kilimanjaro, Avid climbers Kristine and Ben Thompson are hoping to climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of Golisano Children's Hospital. With the climb in Feb. 2015 and a goal to raise a minimum of $5,000, the mother-son team is looking for your support! Funds raised will benefit the hospital's Jessica Stewart Olin Memorial Fund. Donate to the memorial fund today! Participate by visiting Eddie Bauer at Eastview Mall and, for a $2 donation, you can get a custom lip balm!  

Ongoing, Kako Beauty Fundraiser, Donate $1, or more, to Golisano Children's Hospital through Kako Cares Charity Program and receive a beauty product valued at up to $35. One product per person per month. 100 percent of the donations will go to Golisano Children's Hospital. Donate now.

Aug. 31, The Roc Boxing Million Pound Lift to benefit Golisano Children's Hospital. The event runs from 2 to 6 p.m. in Mario's Parking lot, 2740 Monroe Ave., and aims to lift 1,000,000 pounds of kettlebells while raising money for the new Golisano Children's Hospital. To register or volunteer, call Roc Boxing at (585) 254-3280.

Sept. 6, An Evening with Heart Works, Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, 7 to 11 p.m. Your contribution during the event will support cardiology patients in the Pediatric Cardiology Intensive Care Unit. Funds raised from the night will go toward purchasing a child-size ECMO machine, as well as additional training for nurses and doctors. 

Sept. 10, Miracle Jeans Day, Celebrate Miracle Jeans Day by dressing down and wearing jeans for kids! Get it approved with your employer and encourage your friends and coworkers to register, either individually or with a team, and raise money for Golisano Children's Hospital! Learn more about the different ways you can participate on the Miracle Jeans Day website! 

Sept. 17, Yoga for a Cause with Crosby's Fund, 6 p.m., 550 East Ave., The Roof Deck at the Strathallan Hotel. Support neuroblastoma pediatric cancer research while enjoying a relaxing 75 minute yoga session, followed by drinks, appetizers, a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online. Tickets will also be available at the door, if space allows. Yoga Event Flyer

Sept. 27, Run for the GOLD 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation, Wolcott Street Tennis Courts, LeRoy. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Register at www.active.com or visit www.michaelshope.org.

Sept. 27, Dart Toss Charity Event, Shooters Sports Bar and Grill, 1226 Fairport Road (Corner of Baird and 31F), 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a few games of darts, live music, food, prizes and giveaways in support of the children's hospital! 50/50 raffle tickets on sale now. For more information, call (585) 385-9777. 

Oct. 4, Young ROC Roadeo: Free Safe Driving Awareness Event, Frontier Field VIP Lot, 1 Platt Street, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Teens and young adults are invited to take part in this awareness event and will learn about car maintenance, what to do in a crash, how to share the road with bicyclists, and more! Participants can partake in a Battle of the Belts competition, experience a rollover crash simulator, and see what it's like to see out of a tractor trailer, among other interactive activities. For more information, contact Karen Knauf at Karen_Knauf@urmc.rochester.edu or call (585) 463-2957. YRR Sponsor Form / YRR Vendor Form / YRR Event Flyer

Oct. 11, Genesee Valley Hunt Races, Nations Road, Geneseo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's hunt races mark the 86th running of the Genesee Valley Hunt Cup. Get ready for a day of steeplechase races and family fun! Advance sale tickets, parking passes, club house passes, and tickets can be purchased here. Pre-sale tickets are also available at area Wegmans. A portion of proceeds benefits Golisano Children's Hospital. 

Oct. 18, Golisano Children's Hospital Gala, Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 6 p.m. This year's event features live entertainment from international recording artists Kool & the Gang! The evening will also include a cocktail hour, a shortened program with a live and silent auction, and more! Honoray Chairs are Mike and Judy Goonan. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Betsy Findlay at (585) 273-5933. 

Nov. 1, TNT Explosion, 60 Browns Race, High Falls, 6 to 11 p.m. Enjoy raffles, a Chinese and silent auction, grazing stations, beer and wine tasting, and more. The third annual event is $40 per person and benefits Golisano Children's Hospital. For more information, contact Jennifer Bush at tayryn@frontiernet.net or (585) 314-3014 or visit the TNT Memorial website

Nov. 7, 2014, Anthony Poselovich Memorial Foundation Silent Auction, 565 Blossom Road, Artisan Works, 7 to 10 p.m. The 4th annual silent auction is held in memory of Anthony who passed from a rare liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. Funds raised at the event will support a siblings room in the new Golisano Children's Hospital building. Event/Sponsorship Flyer

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