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Ongoing, Spreading Smiles Bracelet
Purchase a Spreading Smiles bracelet now and proceeds will go to the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Golisano Children's Hospital. The bracelet, by Daisy Designs, is made of black and purple agate. 

December 16, Holiday Smiles Toy Drive and Fundraiser
7 p.m.-1 a.m. at McGinnity's Restaurant, 534 West Ridge Road, Rochester. Help bring a smile to a child in the hospital this holiday season. Bring a new toy and enjoy entertainment, a 50/50 drawing, and prizes. Toys are being accepted from now until Dec. 16. 

December 17, Liam's 1st Birthday Fundraiser
2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Geneva Community Center, 160 Carter Road, Geneva. Compete in a five-on-five basketball tournament to help raise funds for Golisano Children's Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House. Event includes food, games, and a DJ. Registration is $25 per team and attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable item such as soap or lotion to help families during the holiday season. 

December 22, Rainbow Classic
Girls' game at 6 p.m., boys' game at 8 p.m. at the Palestra at the University of Rochester. The heated rivalry between Pittsford Mendon and Pittsford Sutherland always makes for great entertainment. Every penny from admission and commemorative program sales from this year’s event will support the furnishing of the teen lounge in the new Golisano Children’s Hospital. For more information about tickets, please call the Pittsford Athletics Office at 585-267-1062.

January 16 and February 10, Battle of the Beaks
Rivals Nazareth and St. John Fisher will battle in men and women's Basketball with all proceeds from ticket sales, prize raffles, and commemorative T-shirt sales benefiting the kids at Golisano Children’s Hospital. The game on January 16th will be held at St. John Fisher’s Manning & Napier Gymnasium (men at 6 p.m., women at 8 p.m.), while the February 10 game will be held at Nazareth College’s Kidera Gymnasium in the Otto Shults Center (men at 2 p.m., women at 4 p.m.).  For more information, please contact Traci Lian at or call 585-389-2835. 

January 27, Wingfest 2018 
1-5 p.m. at Nashvilles, 4853 W. Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Compete in a wing-eating contest to support the kids at Golisano Children's Hospital. Registration is $30 per three-person team. To sign up, contact Shane Rothenburgh at 585-905-8332. 

February 3, Cycle for Hope
Save the date - more information to come! Local fitness clubs will help support the kids at Golisano Children's Hospital and Camp Good Days and Special Times one revolution at a time. 

April 7, Ugly Disco 
8 p.m.-1 a.m., Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Come get your groove on at this night of fun that includes live music, Twister, and more. For more information, click here