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Spring Fundraising Ideas

From yard sales to garden parties and more, find the perfect way to make a difference. Here are some fundraising ideas to help give back this spring. 

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Winter Fundraising Ideas

Warm hearts this winter by giving back. Get creative with these fun Lurie Children's fundraising ideas, including bake sales, snowman contests and more! 

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Fall into Fundraising!

Looking for ways to give back this fall? Turn your favorite festive activities into fundraising opportunities with these creative ideas from Lurie Children's.


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Summer Fundraising Ideas

From block parties and backyard BBQs to garage sales, summer is a great time to turn your everyday events and activities into a way to raise money for the patients and families and Lurie Children’s. 

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A Father’s Legacy: “When You Give, You Get Even More”

For 97 years, Donald Lewan lived by two rules: Always remember a person’s name, and always give back.

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Remembering Lydia by Supporting Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

Lydia was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. 

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Kids Advisory Board Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Lurie Children’s Kids Advisory Board gives a voice to patients at our hospital. Learn about their invaluable feedback and contributions over the years.

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Stepping Up to Give Back – Patient with Brain Tumor to Participate in Aon’s Step Up For Kids

Just five days before his seventh birthday, Michael was diagnosed with a medulloblastoma.

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Level Up! Lurie Children’s Nurse Donates Portable Gaming Device for Patients

Gamer by day, nurse by night. Justin Molina, RN, Inpatient 21, has two passions – video games and nursing.

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Cal’s Angels Cycling Team Helps Fund Innovative Cancer Research

After losing Cal to leukemia at the age of 13, Cal’s Angels have devoted themselves to carrying on his legacy by funding for children undergoing cancer treatment.

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Family with Medically Complex Child Launches Foundation to Fill Insurance Gap

Little Heroes League is committed to supporting medically complex children and their families.

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Cal’s Angels: Granting Better Outcomes to Children with Cancer

Thanks to a gift from Cal’s Angels, more children facing a cancer diagnosis will have access to less toxic and more individualized therapies

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