UVA Children's Hospital Events
At University of
Virginia Children's Hospital, children and their families are
special. They receive special care in a warm, friendly environment
designed especially for them. UVA Children's Hospital offers total
healthcare — everything from well-baby visits to heart transplants —
and conducts breakthrough research in childhood diseases.
more about supporting UVA Children's Hospital. And look for more
information on our new annual events coming soon!
|Ruby Tuesday "GiveBack" Lunch or Dinner—Wednesday, April
Enjoy a pleasant meal out with friends or family at Ruby Tuesday in
Charlottesville or Waynesboro. If you show a Ruby Tuesday "GiveBack"
flyer, 20% of your meal proceeds will support UVA Children's Hospital.
You can simply print this
GiveBack flyer and present it to your server to make your
contribution. Call (434) 924-5046.
Hoos Heal 5K—Saturday, April 13th, 8:30 am. Nameless Field, UVA
Lace up your shoes and let's go! The Hoos Heal 5K will kick off a
charitable race series at colleges and universities across the Atlantic
Coast Conference and the nation. A benefit race inspired by friendly
competition between sometimes bitter rivals, race proceeds will support
UVA Children's Hospital's Department of Pediatric Oncology. For more
information and registration, visit the event website.
Helping Hands Helping Hearts 5K—Saturday, April 20th, 10 am.
Nameless Field, UVA Grounds.
Join the UVA chapter of the service fraternity Phi Sigma Pi in a 5K
race to benefit the Heart Family Fund at UVA Children's Hospital. The
fund, established to support pediatric cardiology patients and
families, provides food vouchers, gas cards, and lodging for families
traveling to hospital and clinic appointments. Additional information
and registration details can be found on the organization website.
Kohl's Growing Up Health Expo—Thursday, April 25th, Kluge
Children's Rehabilitation Center.
Together, you and your child can learn more about healthy eating at
UVA Children's Fitness Clinic and Kohl's Growing Up Healthy Expo.
You'll have fun with interactive stations and games that test your
knowledge about healthy behaviors. Participants will receive nutrition
handouts, healthy snacks, and a pedometer. And, anytime you purchase
Kohl's Cares for Kids merchandise, 100% of your purchase supports UVA
Children's Hospital. E-mail
for more information
29th Annual Walk for Kids, hosted by Klockner Pentaplast of
America—Saturday, May 4th, 9:30 am. The Park, UVA Grounds.
Join in this annual Charlottesville family tradition and 5K walk to
benefit UVA Children's Hospital. The event features fun and games for
the whole family, including a picnic and prizes. The flat, 3-mile walk
is family and pet-friendly, with a 1/4 mile option for the smallest
walkers. See our Walk for
Kids page for more information.
Children's Miracle Network Balloon Campaigns—April thru June
Purchase one of the red and gold Children's Miracle Network (CMN)
balloons anywhere in Central Virginia and you support UVA Children's
Hospital. One hundred percent of every CMN balloon sale stays local,
helping UVA Children's Hospital provide comprehensive, lifesaving care
for children. Funds also support research aimed at improving care for
childhood cancer, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, genetic defects, and much
more. This spring, make it a point to purchase a CMN balloon when you
visit Rite Aid, Wal-Mart, Costco, Chico's, Dairy Queen, Food Lion, and
Martin's Grocery Stores.