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Have fun and make a difference

Be a part of transforming the lives of kids in need by attending a special event right in your community. These fun events support the life-changing work being done at Children’s Mercy every day.

From the celebrity-packed Big Slick weekend extravaganza to local fundraisers hosted by businesses you already know and love, there are many meaningful ways for you to support Children’s Mercy.

Fundraise at Children's Mercy

Events benefitting Children’s Mercy

Join us at an event benefitting Children’s Mercy near you! From bake sales to virtual bingo nights to golf tournaments and more, there are many opportunities throughout the year to help kids at Children’s Mercy in your own community.

Join your community at a signature event

Dream Big Day

Children’s Mercy Dream Big Day is a kid- and family-friendly celebration to rally our community around Children’s Mercy and raise funds to provide answers, hope and care to patients and their families! With your support, any dream—big or small—can become a reality.

Annual Red Hot Night Gala

Enjoy gourmet food, top-notch live entertainment and an exciting charity auction with thousands of your neighbors and friends!

Big Slick

Children's Mercy champions and Kansas City’s favorite stars — Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet — are helping raise funds that will pioneer new treatments and cures with the goal of eradicating childhood cancer and giving all kids a chance at a healthier future.

Team Children's Mercy

Race towards hope and healing with Team Children’s Mercy. Team CM brings together those who love to run, bike and more to fuel ground-breaking research and world-class pediatric care across the region.