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Kids love to help kids. And it’s proven that children who learn to give to others at an early age will continue to be philanthropically involved throughout their lives. 

Kids Caring & Sharing offers students simple ways to help other children by fundraising for Riley’s pediatric research through their schools. Funds raised help Riley doctors and scientists search to find new treatments and cures for kid through cancer research, diabetes research, and research into many childhood heart, lung and genetic defects.

There are endless ways school groups can raise funds to support Riley’s pediatric research programs, including:

  • Spirit weeks
  • Penny wars
  • Jump-a-thons
  • Walks or runs 

The Indiana Association of School Principals and the Indiana Association of Student Councils recognize Kids Caring & Sharing for Riley Hospital as an official fundraising priority.

To learn more about ways your school and school corporation can get involved with Riley, contact Susan Miles at smiles@rileykids.org or (317) 759-6951.

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    May is for Miracles
    May 6, 2016

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    May is for Miracles May 6, 2016

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    Riley Chastain
    November 18, 2015

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    Bo Meagher
    November 17, 2015

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    Bo Meagher November 17, 2015

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    Bob Yenna
    November 16, 2015

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    Bob Yenna November 16, 2015

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    2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap
    November 13, 2015

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2015... More

    2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap November 13, 2015

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon. We truly appreciate your support and enjoyed celebrating with you.

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    2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video
    November 13, 2015

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    2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video November 13, 2015

    2015 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video presented by Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

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    2015 The Gift of Hope Happens Here Commercial
    November 9, 2015

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    2015 The Gift of Hope Happens Here Commercial November 9, 2015

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    Thank you IUDM!
    November 2, 2015

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    Thank you IUDM! November 2, 2015

    Thank you Indiana University Dance Marathon for 25 years of continuous support!

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    Riley Dance Marathon Promo
    October 8, 2015

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    Riley Dance Marathon Promo October 8, 2015

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