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Host anEvent

Hosting an event in support of SickKids is a great way to get you, your family, friends and colleagues involved in transforming children’s health.  Together we will make a difference in the lives of children. 

Follow these three easy steps to set up your event:

  1. Decide on an event you would like to host. 
  2. Download our Event Fundraising Tool Kit for information on how to successfully host an event.
  3. Fill out an Event Proposal Form.
*Once completed, a SickKids Foundation representative will contact you within five business days to discuss your event plans and answer any questions you may have. 

SickKids Foundation can provide the following support once your event has been approved:

  • event planning advice and expertise 
  • resources, including media advisory templates and pledge forms
  • provide online fundraising tools and branded collateral (posters, stickers)
  • support letter from SickKids Foundation that validates the authenticity of your event for one year 
  • if applicable, issue tax receipts according to Canada Revenue Agency Guidelines as found in our Event Fundraising Tool Kit
  • include your event in our Calendar of Events
  • if applicable, provide use of the SickKids Foundation name and “In Support of SickKids” logo 

SickKids Foundation is unable to provide the following:

  • funding or reimbursement for event expenses 
  • mail/email lists such as donor lists and hospital staff lists 
  • promotion or advertising of your event other than our Calendar of Events
  • guaranteed attendance of staff or volunteers at your event 
  • application for gaming or liquor licenses
  • assistance with ticket sales or corporate sponsorship
  • supply prizes and auction items
  • access to celebrities or other community or hospital VIPs

Have questions? Feel free to contact us.

Email: community.events@sickkidsfoundation.com
Phone: 416-813-6166