St. Louis Children's Hospital is fortunate to enjoy the generous support of so many individuals and organizations in the community. Frequently, people spend their own time and money to organize a fundraiser to benefit the hospital. These fundraisers include anything from lemonade stands, bake sales, car washes, golf tournaments, run/walks, trivia nights, bingo nights, carnivals, and more! The sky is the limit on creative ways to fundraise.

CLICK HERE to fill out your online fundraising event application. 

CLICK HERE to view a toolkit and guide which includes a fundraising event application and form to be signed and returned.

CLICK HERE to create a free, personalized DIY fundraising website.

If you have questions about how to host your own fundraiser or would like more information about a fundraising event listed below, please contact Hailey Cooper at 314.699.3906 or [email protected].


2024 Community Events

If you'd like to support St. Louis Children's Hospital through an existing fundraising event, you can learn more through the information listed below.

  • Hops for Hearts — Sunday, June 2
  • Birdies Fore Babies — Friday, June 21
    • The first ever Birdies for Babies golf tournament will take place in Marion, IL! More information coming soon.
  • Bergheger Golf Classic — Friday, June 28
    • This 17th annual golf tournament in Belleville, IL benefits cancer research at St. Louis Children's and features an exciting raffle! Visit their website for more information.
  • Christmas in July — Saturday, July 20
    • Nclusion Plus will host this annual family-friendly drag show at Just Johns, benefiting Child Life Services at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Venus O'Hara will headline this year's Broadway-themed event. More information available soon!
  • Golf for Gastroschisis — Saturday, August 3
    • The 3rd annual Golf for Gastroschisis golf tournament in Waterloo, IL benefits the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children's Hospital. This event features a raffle, on-course contests, and more! Learn more by visiting their Facebook group.
  • Kozeny-Wagner Golf — Saturday, August 24
    • Kozeny-Wagner, Inc. construction will host its 10th annual golf tournament in Sunset Hills. This tournament benefits Cancer Research at St. Louis Children's and the Heart Center at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. More information coming soon.
  • City of St. Louis, Streets & Traffic Division Golf Tournament — Thursday, September 5
    • The City of St. Louis Streets & Traffic department will host their 25th annual charitable golf tournament at Forest Park Golf Course on Thursday, September 5. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Victims of Violence program at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Contact [email protected] for more information.
  • David Ian Memorial Golf Tournament — Monday, September 23
    • Schaefer Autobody and Quality Collision Group will host the 7th annual golf tournament, held in memory of David Ian Schaefer, in Kirkwood. This event features a helicopter golf ball drop and raffle and benefits the Newborn and Pediatric Intensive Care Units at St. Louis Children's.
  • Hooked on Hope Golf — Saturday, October 5
    • Hooked on Hope Foundation will host its 15th annual golf tournament at Gateway Links Golf Club in Madison, IL. This tournament features a silent auction and benefits the Center for Families at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Registration information and website coming soon.
  • Heroes for Hydro Golf — Sunday, October 13
    • Heroes for Hydro returns for its 4th year in Wentzville and benefits Hydrocephalus Research at St. Louis Children's! Visit their fundraising website for more information.

Past Events

  • Quincy Firefighters Local 63 Blacklight Bingo — Saturday, March 9
  • Fire & EMS Local 73 Bass Fishing Tournament — Wednesday, April 3
    • The 39th Annual tournament at Bull Shoals Lake benefits the Pediatric Acute Wound Care services, including the Burn Unit at St. Louis Children's. Email [email protected] for more information.
  • Ella's Umbrella Trivia Night — Saturday, April 6
    • Celebrating the life of Ella Mertens, this 6th annual trivia night, hosted by the Ella's Umbrella Foundation in St. Louis City, funds advances in care for the Heart Center at St. Louis Children's. Visit the Ella's Umbrella website for more information.
  • STL Bubble Hockey National Tournament — Showdown in the Lou — Saturday, April 20
    • A first ever Bubble Hockey tournament for St. Louis, this event at Blueberry Hill features raffles, prizes, and the chance to play against a Blues alum! Visit their fundraising website for more information.
  • Forward Strides 4NF — Saturday, April 20
    • The 8th Annual family fun walk in Valley Park, MO benefits Neurofibromatosis research at St. Louis Children's and features food, music, raffle and silent auction! Click here for more information.