Plan a Fundraiser

It takes a team to defeat cardiomyopathy and we need you on our team. Finding cures and supporting those with the disease is a community effort that requires everyone’s involvement.

Each year, dedicated families and friends host fundraisers across the country to support the mission of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation. Whether it's running a marathon, hosting a Bake for a Cure sale, organizing an athletic event, or planning a tricky tray night, your action and your voice makes a difference. Funds raised allow us to improve treatments and pursue every opportunity for promising research that can lead us to cures.

Fundraising Ideas

Creating your own fundraiser can be fun when you get friends and family involved. No fundraising experience is needed; all that is needed is your energy and enthusiasm. There are many ideas to choose from, and you can be creative planning an event around your interests and contacts. Below are some popular fundraising ideas, and additional ideas are listed here.

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  • Bake for a Cure
  • Race for a Cure
  • Themed dinner dance or gala
  • Golf tournament
  • Auction or raffle
  • Tailgate party
  • Dress down day
  • Wine tasting
  • Family fun day
  • Trivia or bingo night
  • Movie night
  • Karaoke or talent night

To learn more about some inspiring family fundraisers, click here. You can also find out what other community events are happening in your area.

Fundraising Resources

Once you have decided how you want to fundraise, CCF can provide the guidance and tools to make your community event a success. CCF’s Partnership in a Cause handbook provides idea tip sheets, helpful guidelines, and planning forms. In addition, CCF’s fundraising starter kit is available free-of-charge and contains logo stickers, balloons, CCF handouts, heart pens, and a fact sheet and poster to give your event some CCF heart.

To promote your event, you can design a personal fundraising page on CCF’s Go Fund Me page with your photos, story, and fundraising goal. This will give your supporters an easy way to donate and for your participants a way to join your efforts. CCF will also highlight your event on our Community Events page, Facebook or electronic newsletter.

To get started, please complete a fundraiser event form to register your event. A Foundation representative will contact you to help in your planning and suggest resources to make your event a success.

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