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Tribute Giving

Children’s Minnesota’s tribute giving program provides a special opportunity to support Children’s mission by giving a gift in honor of a loved one, in celebration of a meaningful milestone, or in remembrance of those who have touched our lives. When you give a tribute gift, you can designate your gift to a program or area of Children’s that is most meaningful to you. Or, if you’d prefer, your gift can be designated to the area of greatest need.

Corporate Giving

When your organization supports Children's Minnesota, you can achieve some amazing things for the most amazing people on earth. And, it can have a remarkable impact on your organization, too. Corporate giving boosts employee morale, connects your business to the community and generates positivity around your brand.

Personal & Community Fundraisers

Whether you’re motivated by a personal experience or you simply want to support an important community resource, hosting a fundraiser on behalf of Children's Minnesota can be a meaningful way to support the children and families in our care. Learn how to start a personal fundraiser.

Event Sponsorship

Sponsoring a Children’s Minnesota event provides your company or organization with unique benefits and positive exposure. View our upcoming events and the sponsorship opportunities available.

Signature Events

Children’s Minnesota’s signature events are a collection of very special benefit events we host throughout the year in support of specific programs and services offered at Children’s. Join us for an evening on the town at one of our gala events, or stretch your inner athlete at one of our running, walking, tennis or golf events.

Benefit Events

Children’s Minnesota hosts and benefits from a variety of events throughout the year. From Signature Events (such as Star Gala and our newest event, Walk for Amazing) to community fundraisers organized by our dedicated supporters, there’s an event to fit every schedule and budget.

Shine Bright Bash 2017

September 9, 2017, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., Minneapolis

Proceeds from the Shine Bright Bash benefit the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s – one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation for cancer and blood disorder care.

Pine Tree Apple Classic

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., White Bear Lake

Each year, thousands of children are diagnosed with cancer, severely affecting what many of us take for granted – the ability to have a healthy childhood. The mission of the Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic (PTATC) is to host an annual mixed doubles tennis tournament to raise funds that primarily support research to lessen the suffering caused by childhood cancer. Funds raised benefit the cancer research program at Children’s Minnesota.

Baby Steps 2016

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Falcon Heights

Our annual Baby Steps 3K raises support for Children's neonatal program. Every dollar raised will help fund important items and services, like books for our Wee Read program, snacks and amenity kits for families, education for staff, supplies to help families document their time at Children’s, and so much more.

Giving to Children’s

At Children’s Minnesota, we don’t just care for children, we care for the most amazing people on earth. However, many of the things that make Children’s special are only possible because of contributions from people like you. For example, your contributions help cover the costs for those who otherwise can’t afford medical care for their children. Or pay for the unique aspects of care that are not covered by insurance — like language interpreters for families who have limited English proficiency or art therapy. Learn more about how you can help through the following options.