Host an Event
Generous and creative friends of Riley raise important funds for the hospital by hosting a wide variety of events each year. If you are considering hosting an event for Riley, we encourage you to carefully look over our event guidelines, submit an online event application and create your own fundraising page to maximize your results.
Once your donations are collected, you can simply make the gift here on our website, or mail a check to: Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, Ind., 46204.
RILEY FUNDRAISING IDEAS
- Weddings: Make donations to Riley in lieu of wedding favors, or encourage your guests wedding guests to make their wedding gifts to Riley.
- Auction: Host a silent, live or online auction.
- Involve your kids in a car wash, bake sale, lemonade stand, penny drive or talent show.
- Host a golf outing or sports tournament.
- Hold a Riley-themed party to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion.
- Organize a "Wear Jeans for Riley Day" with your employer/employees.
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A Magical Night Under the Sea May 18, 2017
All too often children undergoing cancer treatments cannot stray too far from home. However, at last month’s Riley Cancer Center Family Prom more than 250 patients, family members and staff from Riley Hospital for Children enjoyed an evening of dancing, food and fun. A special thank you to Women for Riley for organizing this annual event for these deserving families.×
Riley Hospital Autism Hub April 4, 2017
Learn how Riley is working to help increase early diagnosis of autism in Indiana.×
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Simon Skjodt Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit at Riley Hospital February 10, 2017
Thanks to a visionary donor, Riley Hospital has a brand new wing. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look before patients arrived in November 2016.×
2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video December 20, 2016
Watch our 2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video presented by Barnes & Thornburg LLP.×
John Andretti honored as Champion for Children December 20, 2016
Congratulations to John Andretti on receiving the 2016 Dr. Morris Green Champion for Children Award.×
Meet our 2017 Riley Champions December 15, 2016
Each year, several special children who show courage and selfless dedication to others through philanthropic efforts are selected to serve as Riley Champions.×
2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap November 22, 2016
Watch our recap video from the 2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon.×
Family Support Programs at Riley Hospital November 18, 2016
Meet members of the Riley Child Life and Social Work team! Donors fund 75 percent of Child Life and 25 percent of Social Work services at Riley Hospital.×
Riley kids Say Thank You to Researchers November 18, 2016
Riley kids Caleb, Chloe, Cierra and Dane had the opportunity to meet and thank researchers who are working to cure childhood diseases.×
Meet Kyle Thompson November 18, 2016
Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of supporting Maternity and Newborn Care.×