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Mike’s Discount Foods

Mike's Discount Foods will be collecting donations for the 3rd year to help sponsor a private patient room on the Cardiovascular unit at Children's -- Minneapolis. They will be matching donations up to $100! Stop by one of their stores from October 9-23rd and help fill their wall with names of generous donors!

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit 2017

Jun 12, 2017, 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM, White Bear Lake

Join us for the Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit on June 12, 2017! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children's  Minnesota. This event is the main source of funding for the Family Needs Fund, which provides patient families without financial means the support to cover expenses such as prescriptions, transportation costs and more.

All Rhymers Eve

Oct 22, 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Hopkins

Join us on Saturday, October 22 for a hip-hop costume contest with door prizes, break dancers and a Ghostbuster!  A rhymefest with a cause!  A portion of proceeds will go to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

Created to Grow

Oct 22, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, St. Anthony

Each month, Created to Grow will host a reduced price open studio to give back to a local organization. For October they have chosen a cause close to their hearts -- Children's Minnesota! The owner's triplets were born at 28 weeks and spent between 60 and 105 days at Children’s Minnesota. This month they turn FIVE! Created to Grow is inviting their Created to Grow Family to celebrate and give back to their children’s first home. The boys continue to return to Children's Minnesota for their ongoing needs. The projects at the event will include button trees on canvas, owl wall hangings and apple core sculptures and (our favorite) fall apple pie sensory table and pumpkin patch scribble wall! The play room will be open! Come join in the fun and help give back to a great cause! All ages welcome!

Bachman’s Holiday Idea House

Celebrate the season in enchanted style with Winter's Frost and Glow. Discover décor and trends inspired by nature's most beautiful collections, lit meticulously with the merriest and festive of glowing accents.

Bachman’s Holiday Idea House

Nov 10, 2016 9:30 AM – Dec 18, 2016 5:00 PM, Minneapolis

Celebrate the season in enchanted style with Winter's Frost and Glow. Discover décor and trends inspired by nature's most beautiful collections, lit meticulously with the merriest and festive of glowing accents.

Soccer for the Kids

Oct 22, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Oakdale

Soccer for the kids is a family event on Saturday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. to get kids together to help other kids. It is an hour long soccer game for kids 5-13 years of age with an entry fee of $5.00 per child, although the soccer game is for the kids, everyone is welcome. The entry fee includes one hour of soccer, a water bottle, and small snack (nut free).

Ray’s Run

Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Maple Grove

The 6th annual Ray's Run honors Ray, who passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) when he was 4 months old. Proceeds from the run benefit SIDS families. Register for Ray's Run.

Ride for Rocco

Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM, Woodbury

Create an account and sign up for the 12:30 class or 1:30 class at Cycle Bar in advance of Sept. 25, as class will fill up quickly. The cost (a minimum donation) is $25 and 100 percent of proceeds will go to Children's music therapy program in honor of Rocco.

Windows into Children’s

Nov 11, 2016, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Golden Valley

Windows into Children's includes a silent auction, dinner and program. The silent auction features unique art created by local artists, with drawings made by Children's patients as their inspiration. Proceeds benefit Children's Star Studio program.