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Now through September 30th, Papa John's Pizza for Patients. Your next pizza order can benefit the patients at Golisano Children’s Hospital!  Go to, enter promo code: GCH, place an online order, enjoy and repeat. 

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: 

September 1st through September 30th, Cuddle Bear Challenge. With a donation of $25.00, you can help fight childhood cancer and bring a smile to someone's face, by putting a Cuddle Bear and precious hardback picture book into the hands of a child currently inpatient and receiving treatment. For more information, visit  

Oct. 8, Genesee Valley Hunt Races, Nations Road, Geneseo. Enjoy a day of steeplechase races and family fun, from 10a.m. to 4:30p.m., at the 88th running of the Genesee Valley Hunt Cup. Pre-sale tickets for the event can be purchase at area Wegmans.  For more information, visit  


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,