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Event Calendar

18th Annual Stefano Nappi Golf Tournament

Sunday, September 10th
Riverside Golf Course

Year after year this event, hosted by the Nappi family, provides funds to support many special services for patients and families that otherwise would not be possible at BBCH. Teeing off on Sunday, September 10th at 8am at Riverside Golf Course, this tournament wraps up with a lunch reception at Bruno's Restaurant.

You Dine. We Donate.

Ongoing - 2016
Support The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital by eating out at your favorite restaurants in the Portland area. During various months throughout the year, a different restaurant will contribute a percentage of every check to The BBCH. All you have to do is dine at that restaurant to participate! The contribution is made at no extra cost to you and will go to ensure that Maine children can continue to receive the care they need, close to home. To learn more about the You Dine. We Donate fundraiser, please click here.

September: Fire & Roast BBQ
October: Flanagan’s Table
November: Top of the East and C2
December: Hugo’s/ Eventide/ Honey Paw

Miracle Challenge

September 1- September 27
Miracle Challenge is a 27-day wellness challenge that encourages you to achieve fitness goals, while fundraising for kids at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Over the course of 27 days you will accomplish 27 different mini-challenges all connected to your fitness passion: walking, running, cycling, yoga or boot camp.


Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Prouts Neck Country Club, The Woodlands Club & Boothbay Harbor Country Club (new this year!)

The Annual BBCH Open Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club (new this year!), Woodlands Club and the Prouts Neck Country Club to support Maine’s only children’s hospital. Last year’s tournament sold out – we had 64 teams sign up! Please visit the event page for general information on the event. We look forward to seeing you for a great day on the course!

Extra Life Gaming Marathon

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Join thousands of game enthusiasts across the country for the 6th annual Extra Life 24-hour gaming marathon. Invite your friends and family to sponsor you, grab the game of your choice and spend an entire day playing games on your own or with others. A special thank you to this year’s Local Hero sponsor, Kepware Technologies.

Interested in gaming with others on November 5th? Below is a listing of known local opportunities. Check back often for updates!


The Color Run

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Bug Light & SMCC, South Portland

Save the Date! The 2017 Color Run will take place on June 25th! 

The Color Run benefiting The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. Participants begin the run with a white race shirt and end the race covered in color. All products are 100% natural and safe. The Color Run is a unique experience, focused less on speed, and more on fun!

Past Events

Cares for Kids Radiothon

March 10th - 12th, 2016

Tune in to the 11th Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon presented by Rowe Westbrook & Rowe Auburn on Thursday, March 10 – Saturday, March 12. Your favorite personalities from 107.5 Frank FM and 99.9 The Wolf will be broadcasting live from The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital Atrium, bringing you the inspiring stories of the patients and families cared for at Maine’s only children’s hospital. Special guests from WGME 13 will also join us on Thursday, March 10th!

100% of the funds raised during the Cares for Kids Radiothon will stay local and support the programs and services at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center.

Cares for Kids Telethon

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

The Cares for Kids Telethon presented by Rowe Westbrook and Rowe Auburn will be back on the air celebrating its 27th year! Our great friends from WGME 13 will broadcast live from the atrium at The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital and bring you the inspiring stories of BBCH patients and their families. Your favorite morning show hosts from 107.5 Frank FM and 99.9 The Wolf will also be joining us!

Spaces In Our Hearts - Sea Dogs/McDonald's Parking Fundraiser

April 2016 - September 2016

Our local McDonald’s is partnering with The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at each home game of the PORTLAND SEA DOGS!

During each 2016 Sea Dogs home game, the St. John Street McDonald’s will donate all proceeds from sales of 20 parking spaces to the BBCH!

Please consider parking in the McDonald’s parking lot located at 332 St. John Street in Portland (across from Hadlock Field) the next time you attend a Portland Sea Dogs game.

Volunteer to be a Parking Lot Ambassador

Dunkin' Donuts Iced Coffee Day

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Jumpstart your day with an Iced Coffee from Dunkin' Donuts on May 25th! Knowing that $1 from every Iced Coffee sold across the state that day will be donated to The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital should put an extra hop in your step!

Portland Sea Dogs Slugger Open

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Sable Oaks in South Portland

Please join us for the annual Portland Sea Dogs Slugger Open – a fantastic golf tournament that allows you to play golf with your friends and co-workers in the morning and cap the day off with your family at a Sea Dogs baseball game, all while raising funds for The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. For More information contact Sarah Stern (207) 662-2101.

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Bash for Beamis

Friday, June 10, 2016
Willowdale Golf Club, 52 Willowdale Road, Scarborough, ME

The 3rd Annual Bash For Beamis will take place Friday, June 10th to support the Pediatric Diabetes Fund at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Please join us for a fun-filled night of good food, live music, raffles, and a silent auction in memory of Lee W. Beamis, Jr.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Golf Tournament Presented by Walmart

Monday, July 25, 2016
Martindale Golf Course, Auburn

The 12th Annual CMN Hospitals Golf Scramble will once again take place at beautiful Martindale Golf Course in Auburn.  Join us for a day on the green including breakfast, lunch, awards and much more- all to benefit the children at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.

More Information

Kelly Cates at Walmart Distribution Center

Registration Form

Cups for Kids at Cumberland Farms

August 1st - 31st, 2016
Your Local Cumberland Farms

Beat the summer heat with a Chill Zone beverage from Cumberland Farms and support BBCH! During the month of August, Cumberland Farms will donate five cents for every Chill Zone beverage (including slushies and sodas) sold to benefit the children's hospital.

We need your help to visit all 44 Cumberland Farms in Maine! Please visit a Cumberland Farms near you, purchase a Chill Zone beverage, and thank the staff for supporting BBCH.

More Information

Sarah Stern
BBCH Development Manager
Phone: (207) 772-2101

CMN Hospitals Golf Scramble presented by Southern Maine Ace Hardware Dealers

Friday, August 26, 2016
Sable Oaks Golf Club, South Portland

Please join us for the 2nd Annual CMN Hospitals Golf Scramble hosted by our friends at Ace Hardware! This year’s event is sure to sell out so don’t miss your chance to join in the fun and support Maine’s only children’s hospital. Registration includes cart, snacks, lunch, prizes and more. Sponsorship opportunities are available!

More Information

Tom Skelton at Maine Hardware
Phone: (207) 773-5604

Registration Form 

Pay 4 Play

Thursday, October 13th 5:00 AM - Friday, October 14th 9:00 AM
107.5 Frank FM’s Pay 4 Play benefitting The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital is as simple as it sounds: You Pay, Frank Plays. Morning show hosts, Stan, Heidi, and Rick are committing 28 consecutive hours of air time to ensuring that you hear that song that you want as long as you’re willing to pay the price! The farther your song request is from Frank’s traditional classic rock format, the more you pay to hear it. 100% of the funds raised during this event will stay local to support sick and injured kids at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. Requesting your favorite song will never feel better!

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