Benefits & Fundraisers
Join us for a special evening of Making Dreams Come True for the people we serve. Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, a live auction and be sure to bring your calendars to sign up for Exciting Experiences-all to benefit Hammer Residences, Inc. mission to provide adults and children with developmental disabilities the opportunity to experience life to its fullest. Tickets are available at www.hammer.org or call 952-345-0115.
This year marks the fourth annual Cody's Dash for Down Syndrome to benefit GiGi's Playhouse! Get moving for a great cause. Sign up for a 5K run/walk, a 1-mile walk, or a kids' dash, followed by an afternoon of big fun: music, face painting, food trucks, balloons and more.
All proceeds will benefit GiGi's Playhouse and the free programs and services they provide to the Down syndrome community throughout the Twin Cities.
This community-wide 5K run/walk will raise awareness about human trafficking. Proceeds from the event will go to local organizations dedicated to helping sexually exploited youth. $25 per person or $20 per person for groups of 10 or more. Run starts at 8:30 a.m.; walk begins at 9 a.m. Register at stopthetraffickingrun.org.
The March for Babies is The March of Dimes' largest fundraiser of the year.
The Fare Walk for Food Allergy brings together thousands of people seeking a safer world for the 15 million Americans with food allergies. The walk is a family-friendly event that will raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocasy and awareness. This special day in Minneapolis will include fun activities for the entire family. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The walk begins immediately following the walk ceremony at 10:00 a.m. Check out Foodallergywalk.org\minneapolis2014 for more information.
Gigi's Playhouse, a St. Louis Park-based center for children and adults with Down Syndrome, welcomes the community to attend its third annual I Have A Voice Gala. The event benefits operations and programs at Gigi's Playhouse.
The event takes place 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Radisson Blu at Mall of America
Boy Scout Troop 342 will hold its 48th Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Sunday, March 9th, 2014 at Eden Prairie High School.
The Troop will be serving "all you can eat" pancakes. French toast, sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee will also be served.
Tickets are $20 per family and $5 for individuals. Tickets are available from the Scouts and at the door on the day of the breakfast.