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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 — the region’s best nonprofit children’s hospital. 

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Events benefitting Children’s Mercy

Join us at an event benefitting Children’s Mercy near you! From bake sales to 5K races to golf tournaments and more, there are many opportunities throughout the year to help kids at Children’s Mercy in your own community.

Participate in an Event at Children's Mercy

Shop to give

It’s easy: you shop and they give back! Many local businesses and retailers support Children’s Mercy by donating a portion of their sales or hosting a special promotion to support the hospital.

Join our community at a signature event

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

Music, comedy and serious fun. For 10 years, Big Slick has supported Children's Mercy and 2019 was bigger than ever! Join us June 5-6 for the 2020 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend.

KC Cares for Kids Walk

Mark your calendars for October 5 for the sixth annual KC Cares for Kids Walk. Put on your walking shoes and help raise awareness and funds to advance pediatric research at Children’s Mercy.

Rock the Parkway

Thanks to everyone who supported Children’s Mercy at Rock the Parkway presented by Burns & McDonnell in April.