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Children's Hospital Events

Golisano Children’s Hospital hosts a wide array of annual events to support the children we care for.
For information call (585) 273-5948.

December 20

Rainbow Classic

The Palestra at the University of Rochester
The heated rivalry between Pittsford Mendon and Pittsford Sutherland makes for great entertainment in support of a great cause! Every penny from admission and commemorative program sales will support the pediatric Palliative Care Program at GCH.
Tipoff for the girls' game is at 6 p.m. followed by the boys' game at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $10.
For more information, call the Pittsford Athletics Office at (585) 267-1062.

December 22

9th Annual Whiskey Brunch

The Cub Room and Iron Smoke Distillery
Join us at the Cub Room on December 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live holiday music with Tommy Brunett and his Whiskey Soaked Scoundrels.
Get your picture taken with Santa!
For reservations call: (585) 363-5694

January 25

Wingfest to Benefit Golisano Children's Hospital

4853 W. Henrietta Rd, Henrietta, NY 14467
Get your team ready for a wing eating contest to benefit Golisano Children's Hospital! Teams must consist of 3 players each. There will be an adult wing bar and drink specials, kids pizza and ice cream bar, raffles, games and our famous wing eating competition!
For more information or to register and submit your team roster, please visit or email Shane at
Individual tickets are also available at the door for food and drink packages.

February 1

Cycle for Hope

Participating Fitness Centers
Local fitness clubs help support the kids at Golisano Children's Hospital and Camp Good Days and Special Times, one revolution at a time with this spinning event.
Donations of $25 per hour are requested from 8:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. at participating locations.
For more information, visit

February 13 &14

Cares for Kids Radiothon to benefit Golisano Children's Hospital

Airing live from the lobby of Strong Memorial Hospital. Tune in to Mix 100.5 and WHAM 1180 from 5:00 a.m. til 6:00 p.m. both days and call in your pledge.

February 23

Roberts Wesleyan Men's and Women's Basketball Game

Basketball fans will gather in the Voller Athletic Center at Roberts Wesleyan College. Proceeds from the game will be given to the "Onnie Wells Child Life Fund" in support of "Onnie Wells Child Life Activity Room,"located in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Golisano Children's Hospital. Women tip off against the University of the District of Columbia at 2 p.m. with the men following at 4 p.m.

March 28

Ugly Disco

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Come get your groove on from 8:00 p.m. til 1:00 a.m. at this '70's celebration. The Ugly Disco is a night of fun that features live music, Twister, and more!
For more information, visit

Save the Date:

  • May 30 - Stroll for Strong Kids
  • August 29 - Fairport Music Festival
  • August 31 - Golisano Children's Hospital Golf Classic