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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.

To help decrease the potential spread of COVID-19, Children’s Mercy-hosted fundraisers will not be taking place in person until further notice. We invite you to learn more about our virtual fundraising options. If you have any questions, please email us at

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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 virtual family-friendly festival, celebration and walk to rally our community around finding answers and hope for kids! Even though we will only be engaging virtually due to COVID-19, we look forward to celebrating together in a unique, fun way. With your help, 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 2021: Online. Off the Hook.

Kansas City’s favorite stars - Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet - and their celebrity friends are excited for you to join them for the Big Slick 2021 Virtually Talented Show on Saturday, June 12. These Children’s Mercy champions are raising 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.