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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!  

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.

April 6 to May 3, Ollie's Bargain Outlet CMNH Balloon Campaign

April 6 to May 24, Rite Aid CMNH Balloon Campaign

May 1 to June 11, Walmart and Sam's Club CMNH Balloon Campaign

May 1 to June 30, Chico's and White House/Black Market CMNH Balloon Campaign

May 3, Derby Day Gala, Terry Hills, 5122 Clinton Street Road, Batavia, 4 to 9 p.m. The fundraising event is held in conjunction with the running of the 140th Kentucky Derby. For $75 you can enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, live and silent auction access, a gaming ticket, and a photo. Support the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation as they continue to raise money for the Child Life director's office in our future building. For more information, call (585) 861-0550.  

May 23 to 26, Roc City Rib Fest, Genesee Valley Park, 1000 East River Road. The BBQ and music festival hosts more than 100 professional barbequers from across the country who compete to win a portion of more than $22,000 in prizes. $1 of every paid entry goes to Golisano Children's Hospital. Find more information on the Rib Fest web site. 

May 31, Stroll for Strong Kids walk/5K, Genesee Valley Park, 1000 East River Road, The 5K race will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 10:30 a.m. The event will continue until 1 p.m. with family-friendly activities, including over a dozen bounce houses, carnival games, photo booths, and more! Register, create a team, and fundraise on the Stroll registration site, officially open Feb. 1!  

June 1, Children's Miracle Network Hospital's Telethon, News10NBC, URMC Lobby, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6:30 to 11 p.m., For the last 30 years, children and families touched by Golisano Children's Hospital have come together to share their remarkable stories. Cheer on the hospital's biggest supporters and miraculous children!

June 7, 11th annual Team Ali-Gaiters Clambake, Honeoye Falls Fireman's Training Grounds, 2 to 7 p.m. Attendees can enjoy clams, pulled pork, hot dogs, salads, desserts, and more! There will be live music, raffles, bounce houses, costume characters, and pony rides. Tickets will be $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more details, contact Jackie Klube at (585) 704-4124.  

June 18, B&L Charity Golf Tournament, Shadow Lake Golf and Racquet Club, Shadow Pines Golf Club, and Greystone Golf Club. Mark your calendars for a day of golf in support of the children's hospital! For more information, please contact Lisa Chatt at (585) 546-6596 x1120. 

July 18, Anthony Poselovich Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament, Eagle Vale Golf Course, 4344 Fairport Nine Mile Road Point, Fairport, 12:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets include 18 holes, cart, dinner, and lots of fun! Sponsorship opportunities are available. All proceeds will go toward a siblings room on the seventh floor of the future Golisano Children's Hospital building, committed to by the foundation. RSVP to the golf tournament on its Facebook event page!

Aug. 4, Kittelberger Golf Tournament, Sodus Bay Heights Golf Course. Registration starts at 11 a.m. with a noon shotgun start. Enjoy a day of golf for a great cause! This year's tournament costs $115 a person, for golf and dinner. Tickets for just dinner are $30. Please RSVP by July 1. Registration/Sponsorship form

Aug. 28, The Cheshire-Milgate Golf Classic, Deerfield Country Club, Registration at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. This scramble-format tournament includes a silent auction, drawing, par 3 games, and putting games. Entry fee is $95 per person and includes 18 holes, a golf cart, light lunch, and dinner reception. Sponsorships available. Proceeds benefit the Kirch Developmental Services Center. Tournament brochure.

Aug. 23, 10th annual Fairport Music and Food Festival, Lift Bridge Lane, See all that the village of Fairport has to offer with this exciting, family-friendly festival! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children 12 and under get in free. For more information, visit To volunteer, call (585) 275-2268. 

Aug. 25, Golisano Children's Hospital Golf Classic, Monroe County Country Club, Country Club of Rochester, and Oak Hill Country Club. Registration and lunch are from 11 a.m. to noon, with a 12:15 p.m. shotgun start. Take part in the biggest golf event the children's hospital has to offer while supporting a great cause! For hole sponsorships and ticket information, contact Betsy Findlay at (585) 273-5933.     

Aug. 25, 17th annual Kauffman Golf Tournament, Midvale Country Club, Registration is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy lunch, followed by a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. $150 per person. For more information, call Ed Kauffman at (585) 233-1502 or email him at   

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