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Girl Scout Day – Children’s Minneapolis

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

Girl Scout Day at Children’s Minneapolis is a great way for troops to learn about Children’s Minnesota while also seeing the impact that their generosity can have on kids just like them. This open house style event will allow troops to participate in a variety of stations including a hospital public spaces tour, SWAP making station, visiting Children’s in-house T.V show and more!

Farewell Fish Fry

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

Before Ryan Foss and Erin Hammer of Endurance Limits USA row from California to Hawaii in an effort to raise money for Children's Minnesota and two other pediatric hospitals, join them in a farewell fish fry! One hundred percent of proceeds from the event will go toward their fundraising goal. Kids are welcome to attend!

Endurance Limits at Steele Fitness

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Excelsior

In June, Minnesotans Ryan Foss and Erin Hammer will compete in the 2016 Great Pacific Race, an epic 3,000-mile journey on the world’s largest ocean from Monterey, California to Waikiki, Hawaii. To make the most of their adventure, they are raising money for Children’s Minnesota. Come out to Steele Fitness in Excelsior, 470 Water Street, on Wednesday, March 23, from 6 to 11 p.m., to meet Erin and Ryan, row alongside them, enjoy snacks and music and donate!

Papa John’s – Twin Cities

All Minnesota (except Marshall, MN), South Dakota, North Dakota and Iowa Papa John’s will be offering 20% off online orders as well as donating 20% of each order to Children’s Minnesota when you use the code ChildrensMN. The money donated through this on-going campaign will help provide families with meals during their stay at Children’s.

The Standard Fitness Challenge

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Sartell

Test your fitness, with friends, for Children’s! The Standard Fitness Challenge is a community fitness event that uses 10 body-weight exercises to measure your strength, power, speed and endurance against your friends, your city or yourself! Run, jump and sweat your way through the 10 exercises with the added motivation knowing each point you earn will go to helping Children’s Hospital. Each exercise is worth 100 points with a total of 1,000 up for grabs. We will be donating $.01 to Children’s Hospital for each point earned. That means, if you score 500 points, $5 will be donated on your behalf. Register as a team or go at it alone, either way, your sweat and effort will go to helping children.

Love Your Melon hat

We love your melon

Children’s Minnesota and Love Your Melon team up to give hats to hospital patients and donate to the Cancer Kids Fund.

2016 Summer Events Kick Off

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Saint Paul

To help us kick off our summer events, you’re invited to a special party at the Minnesota Children’s Museum on February 23. Register for the Baby Steps 3K, HeartBeat 5000 and/or Pine Tree Runs 5K and 10K; connect with other families and employees; learn about our interactive fundraising platform; enjoy snacks and tour the museum – all for free.

Granite City – Roseville

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Saint Paul

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, Granite City of Roseville will donate 20% of your TOTAL tab to Children's! All you need to do is print or mention their Dine-To-Donate flyer. Takeout orders are also included in this generous promotion!

Pinot’s Palette

August 24, 9600 2:56 p.m. – January 1, 1970 12 a.m., St. Louis Park

Save the date for the grand opening of Pinot's Palette in St. Louis Park on February 27th! Join us for an evening of fun, friends and art as you create your own version of Van Gogh's Starry Night. For each seat filled, $10 will be donated to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children's - Minneapolis. Limited seats available. Tickets can be purchased on Pinot's Palette's website.

Love Your Melon

Children's Minnesota and Love Your Melon have partnered to create a limited edition Children's Minnesota Love Your Melon hat! All proceeds from this hat will benefit Children's Cancer Kids Fund.