Community Fundraisers

Running A Marathon Not Your Thing? Try A GAMING Marathon!

This spring, local gamers united at Boston Children’s Hospital to kick off Extra Life season. Extra Life, a movement to help kids through the power of play, attracts around 1,800 gamers from around the globe who game and raise funds for the hospital. From video games to board games, their efforts raise around $250,000 for our patients and families each year. Learn more about Extra Life, and sign up to game and fundraise for Boston Children’s.

Boston Children’s Hospital supports healthy and safe gaming. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s gaming, please visit for resources on healthy gaming habits for kids.

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What are Community Fundraisers?

People all over the country and the world are turning activities they enjoy into fundraisers for Boston Children’s. And whether it’s a neighborhood yard sale or a company golf tournament, our team is here to help make it a success! Once you have an idea, register your fundraiser online, and begin raising funds for life-saving care for our patients. Get started today »

The benefits of registering:

  • support an area of the hospital that’s important to you
  • receive expert tips and tools to make your fundraiser a success
  • receive an online personal fundraising page to promote your event
  • create a fundraising team (optional), allowing multiple participants to create their own fundraising pages under your fundraiser, or you can join an existing fundraiser

Need fundraiser ideas?

Browse our fundraiser categories for inspiration. Learn more »

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Support a fundraiser

Donate to a friend or loved one’s Community Fundraiser.

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Bring Dance Marathon to your school

Join the national movement. Organize an ongoing fundraiser, culminating in an unforgettable “dance party” filled with music, games, activities and more. Every dollar raised supports the kids at Boston Children’s.

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