Plan an Event

Each year, hundreds of caring individuals and groups raise money for CHEO in their own creative way by hosting Independent Community Events. These events include everything from lemonade stands to golf tournaments to shaved head challenges.

Are you ready to organize your own fundraising event for CHEO? All it takes is a little creativity, some careful planning, and the desire to make a difference in the lives of CHEO’s kids.

Step 1: View our online Event Fundraising Handbook or download the PDF version.

Step 2: Check out the FAQ page (Frequently Asked Questions).

Step 3: Let us help you promote your event. Looking for Media contacts to promote your event? Click here to open our media contact info!

Step 4: Still have questions?  Email a Foundation staff person.

Step 5: Ready to start fundraising? Submit an application online.


When you give your support to a CHEO Foundation fundraising event, you’re making a very real difference in the lives of these children. Be sure to visit our Events Calendar section regularly for upcoming events.