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Plan an Event


Great fundraising events can be organized by people of all ages.

Almost anything can be turned into a fun way to raise money for Children’s National!

Register an Event Set Up an Online Event

Online or In-person?

In-person is best for:

  • If you love to entertain, consider an in-person event. Engage your friends, family, and community in a fun event to raise money for a great cause.
  • An in-person event can be an effective way to educate people about the important work of Children's National while generating revenue that directly helps kids.
  • Events can range from golf tournaments to birthday parties to school fundraisers. Be creative!

Online is best for:

  • Creating an online event can be as simple as setting up a fundraising page and reaching out to your friends. It raises money while minimizing costs.
  • We’ve made it easy to create a fundraising page for a birthday or another special occasion like a graduation or wedding.
  • You can also host an online auction or raffle to support children.

5 simple steps to get started

  • Set a goal
  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Create a budget
  • Reach out to potential supporters
  • Register your event

Still have a question?Email us or give us a call at 301-565-8500

Past Fundraising Events/Ideas

Capitol Hill Invitational Golf Tournament

For more than 10 years, this golf tournament has brought together Capitol Hill staff and friends to raise money for Children’s National. Collectively, the tournament has raised more than $200,000 through sponsorships, donations, and raffle prizes.

Raised $200,000 to help children

Mustaches for Kids

Each year, participants in this event grow mustaches for Children’s National, culminating in a “Stache Bash” in which the growers show off their whiskers. This event has raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for Children’s National.


This two-day weekend event brings together the skateboarding community of Fairfax, Va. In its five years, the event has created a loyal following and raised more than $30,000. It features a skateboarding competition and activities for all ages.

Raised $30,000 to help children

See More Past Events See Upcoming Events

Register Your Event

Are you interested in holding an event to benefit Children's National? Fill out this form and a member of our events staff will get right back to you.

Need help with the details?

Register to receive a toolkit with:

  • Logos
  • Talking Points
  • Sample Budget
  • Ideas for Auction/Raffle Items
  • Sample Media Advisory
  • Sample Press Release

1 About Your Event

All fields are required unless otherwise noted.
Type of Event:

2 Your Information

3 Promotional Details

Includes flyers, logos, photos, etc. Max file size is 5MB

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