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September 1st through October 31st, Spirit of Children.  The Spirit of Children is a program that brings fun and funding to hospitals at Halloween and all year long. We target hospitals that focus on kids because they need help to make hospital stays less scary for kids and their families.  A portion of all sales made will be donated back to Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Child Life Program.  For more information please visit: 

Oct. 14, 9th annual Euchre Tournament, North Greece Fireman's Exempt. The event, to benefit the neonatal intensive care unit at Golisano Children's Hospital, is done in honor of 2007 graduate, Cory Milburn. For more information, head to their Facebook page. 

Oct. 19, Chucktober Trick or Treat Party, Chuck E. Cheese. Head to Chuck E. Cheese, located at 1000 Hylan Drive, for a night filled with trick-or-treat stations, contests and prizes. Kids receive 20 free tickets at the front door just for wearing a Halloween costume. 15% of all proceeds will be donated to Golisano Children's Hospital. 

Oct. 22,  29th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala, Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Join honorary chairs, Jennifer Johnson and Vinnie Esposito, for a “Royal Celebration” featuring a live and silent auction, dinner and entertainment featuring Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey; Wally Palmar, The Romantics, and Terri Nunn from The Berlins. Sponsorships available starting at $1,000 and tickets cost $200 per person. For more information, visit the website or contact Betsy Findlay, 585-273-5933,

Oct. 26, Golisano Children's Hospital Night at the Auditorium Theatre. Heading to see Finding Neverland at the Rochester Auditorium Theater later this month? Help us pack the stands on Wednesday night, Oct. 26th, proclaimed "Golisano Children's Hospital Night" at the Auditorium Theatre. $5 from every ticket purchased will be donated to Golisano Children's Hospital. Use the code “KIDS” at when purchasing! Tickets: