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Fundraising Events

Stroll for Strong Kids & 5K Run

A big, huge, giant, massive, immense, colossal THANK YOU to everyone who came out to the Stroll for Strong Kids this year!

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July 14, Prince Elite Beach Hockey Classic

The Beach Hockey Classic is an annual celebration of the life of 11-year-old Patrick Carr, affectionately known as the “Lil’ Fighter.” The community celebrates Patrick’s life by gathering to compete for a chance to have their names engraved on the Patrick Carr Memorial Sandley Cup while raising awareness and funds for the Golisano Children’s Hospital.  For information and to register, visit

July 16, RBC Golf Tournament

Country Club of Rochester
The Rochester Business Classic (RBC) is a charity golf event tournament hosted by the Rochester Businessman’s Charitable Organization (RBCO). One of the beneficiaries is Crosby’s Fund, which benefits Golisano Children’s Hospital.  For information, please visit

July 28, 20th anniversary Douglas E. Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament

Check in at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. at the Victor Hills Golf Course's North Course. Cost of $80 includes golf, cart, welcome packet, snacks before tee off, and lunch and dinner. Dinner-only option is $15. All proceeds will benefit the hospital's NICU. RSVP to Kevin Riggs by May 20 at or 585-230-0180. Send payments to: Kevin Riggs, 29 Latchmere Drive, Victor, NY 14564. 

August 12, 5th annual Bill Frisbie Memorial Golf Tournament

Shotgun start at 9 a.m. at Trumansburg Golf Course. This scramble-style tournament includes 18 holes with cart, coffee and donuts, and a BBQ lunch at 2 p.m. The event will also include a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, and longest drive/closest to the pin competitions. The cost is $260 per four person team. To become a hole sponsor or to register, contact Mark Taber at 607-229-2485. 

August 19, Car Wash, Auction Direct USA

From 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, bring your car to Auction Direct USA in Victor, NY, and make it shine! All proceeds from the Car Wash will benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, NY.

Aug. 24 & 25, Fairport Music Fest

This fun-filled event, located along Fairport's Liftbridge Lane, is great for the whole family! Enjoy two days of good music and food for a great cause. Fairport Music Fest has impacted Golisano Children's Hospital in a number of ways and is committed to supporting the pediatric cardiac surgical room. Visit for more information.

August 27, Golf Classic

Monroe Country Club, Country Club of Rochester, Oak Hill's West Course. Golfers from across the Finger Lakes region will come together to play for kids at the 22nd annual Golf Classic, one of the children's hospital's largest fundraising events. For more information and to register, contact Betsy Findlay at

October 20, 31st annual Golisano Children's Hospital Gala

6 p.m-midnight at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The vintage circus themed event will feature dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. This year's honorary chairs are Michael Schwabl and Lauren Dixon. For tickets, sponsorships, or to donate auction items, contact Betsy Findlay at