Generous and creative friends of Riley raise important funds for Riley Children’s Foundation – the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children. Your efforts help raise money to give hope to sick and injured children while helping Riley researchers discover better treatments and cures.
You can host an event, set-up an online fundraising page, join a Team Riley event, or join along with an already existing event.
If you are considering hosting an event for Riley, we encourage you to carefully look over our third-party policies and guidelines, and frequently asked questions, before submitting your online event application. You may also want to create your own fundraising page to maximize your results.
Team Riley is a program that allows you to run, walk or bike in any athletic event and raise funds for Riley. Learn about existing Team Riley opportunities, or set up your own personal fundraising page to use while you participate in an event of your choice.
You can also join or attend an already planned event by checking out our events calendar to see what Riley events are taking place in your area.
Riley Fundraising ideas:
- Host a golf outing or sports tournament
- Host a silent, live or online auction
- Involve your kids in a car wash, bake sale, lemonade stand or talent show
- Hold a Riley-themed party to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, such as weddings (make donations to Riley in lieu of wedding favors, or ask your wedding guests to make a gift to Riley in lieu of wedding gifts).
Once your donations are collected, you can simply make the gift here on our website, or mail a check to: Riley Children’s Foundation, attn.: Donna Fischer, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
For more information about hosting an event to raise money for Riley or joining Team Riley, please contact Donna Fischer, Special Projects Coordinator, DFischer@RileyKids.org
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Goodbye Caiden July 18, 2017
Six-month-old Caiden Rogers went home from the hospital for the first time in his life with a singing send-off. Mom Shakiyla Rogers says of Riley, “If we didn’t come here, he wouldn’t have made it.”×
Meet Ava Richards June 6, 2017
7-year old Ava Richards and her dad talk about living with type 1 diabetes.×
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.×
Meet Kyle Thompson November 18, 2016
Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of supporting Maternity and Newborn Care.×