plan an event


Fundraising events come in a variety of shapes and sizes! They can be simple, like a yard sale or birthday party, or more elaborate, like a golf tournament. Children’s Hospital Foundation loves community events, because the planners and participants are having fun as they raise money for Children’s National! If you’re ready, register your event.

Planning Your Event

When choosing the type of event you would like to host, don’t forget to factor in the time and resources you will need to make it a success. There are many things to consider when planning an event, including:


While your Children’s National representative is a great resource for questions you might have with regards to events planning, it is up to you to plan, execute, and manage your event. In addition to offering advice, Children’s National can provide:


Please note that we are unable to reimburse and/or fund expenses related to the event, provide mailing lists of our donors, or promote your event to an external audience. In addition, due to our high volume of events and limited staff, we are unable to guarantee the appearance of a Children’s National representative at your event.

Not sure where to begin? We encourage our community partners to be creative while keeping in mind the interest of their target audience. Here are some examples of past events that have been successful:


If you still have questions, please email Emily Langlois or give her a call at 301-565-4278, otherwise, register your event HERE.




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