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BraveBows

BraveBows believes that every kid deserves the opportunity to feel brave and beautiful – especially those in need – making Children's Minnesota a natural inaugural partner. As a company built on providing to children in need, we're driven to sell bows, because the more we sell, the more we donate. Remember, when you Wear Brave, you Give Brave. Shop now.

Augsburg’s Animals For Smiles

November 10, 2017 7 p.m. – November 11, 2017 9 p.m., Minneapolis

Join the Augsburg Men’s and Women’s hockey teams and the Physician Assistant Studies program for their Animals for Smiles event! This is a stuffed animal toss benefiting Children’s Minnesota in appreciation for hosting PA students during their clinical rotations. Animals will be given out to Children’s patients. The toss will take place during both home hockey games against Bethel University on November 10th and 11th at 7:00 pm. Stuffed animals will be tossed onto the ice following the first period. Please bring a new stuffed animal, preferably wrapped or bagged so it will stay clean during the toss. Supplies will also be available to wrap toys before entering rink. We hope to see you at Ed Saugestad Rink on Augsburg University Campus!

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and TC 10-mile

October 7, 2018, 12 a.m. – 2 p.m., Minneapolis

Go the extra mile by running the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10-mile and fundraising on behalf of Children's Team Superstars. Learn More here. 

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit

June 25, 2018, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Dellwood

Join us for the 27th Annual Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit on Monday, June 25, 2018! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children’s.

Grandma’s Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

June 16, 2018, 6:15 a.m. – 2 p.m., Duluth

Go the extra mile by running the Grandma's Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and fundraising on behalf of Children's Team Superstars. Learn more here.

Walk for Amazing

June 9, 2018 8:30 a.m. – June 3, 2018 12 p.m., Minneapolis

Celebrate the amazing kids in your life and support Children’s Minnesota at our newest event. Walk for Amazing, taking place at U.S. Bank Stadium, will include a celebratory walk and activities for all ages. Form a team with your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to raise funds for your favorite clinical area of choice. You won’t want to miss this special event.

Star Gala

April 21, 2018 6 p.m. – April 22, 2018 12 a.m., Minneapolis

As one of the premier events in the Twin Cities, the 27th annual Children’s Star Gala is not to be missed. Join us on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for a special evening benefiting Children’s Minnesota. With silent and live auctions, stories from physicians and patients, and emceed by Belinda Jensen of Kare11, it truly will be a night to remember.

Managing Pain is the Name of the Game

November 3, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saint Paul

Please join us on Friday, November 3 for an evening in support of the Kiran Stordalen and Horst Rechelbacher Pediatric Pain, Palliative, and Integrative Medicine Clinic.

Tim Hortons

This year, the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign will run from September 18th to 22nd in participating Restaurants. During the campaign, Guests in the greater Twin Cities area can indulge in a decadent, freshly baked chocolate chunk Smile Cookie for $1 plus applicable taxes, and Tim Hortons will donate the full $1 from each cookie to Children's Minnesota.

Hallmark Gold Crown

Working together to give back! Hallmark Gold Crown stores are making it a little easier to give back with their donation program. For every Kids Toy Donated at their store, they will provide you with a 20% off your entire purchase coupon for your next visit. Toy donations will benefit Children's Minnesota - St. Paul.