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Upcoming Events


Akron General Invitational
Date: Monday, August 22 at 9 a.m.
Location: Portage Country Club, 240 North Portage Path, Akron, OH

Challenge Golf is the nation's first adaptive golf course that provides therapeutic benefits to adults and children recovering from strokes, spinal cord or brain injuries, amputations, neuromuscular disorders, as well as visual or developmental challenges. Join us at Portage Country Club on August 22 for a scramble format golf outing that includes lunch and tournament awards.

For more information or to register, visit

Tee it Up for VeloSano
Date: Friday, August 26 at 9 a.m.
Location: Little Mountain Country Club, 7667 Hermitage Rd, Painesville, OH

Please join us for a round of golf and camaraderie - all in the name of VeloSano. Proceeds will benefit cutting-edge cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. Get your team together and let's celebrate our friends and family members who beat cancer and also remember our loved ones who lost their battle. Thanks for supporting VeloSano, Team Make it Rain! Make it Rain to Make it Stop!

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Helping Hands Hero 5k Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, August 27
Location: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH

Join us in person or virtually as we raise funds for The Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation Helping Hands Initiative to provide necessary equipment that is not covered by insurance, such as but not limited to: safe standard car seats, electrical lines for ventilators, helmets and various adaptive equipment.

There are a variety of distances in addition to the 5k. Race fees allow for admission to the Zoo and Rainforest all day. For more information or to register, visit

Empower Little Heroes
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Location: Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH

The Schmidt Family of Companies 10th annual fundraiser, Empower Little Heroes, takes place on August 30. Cheer on the Cleveland Guardians in the Terrace Club and Lower Box Seats, and bid for your favorite auction items! Proceeds benefit Cleveland Clinic Children's Child Life Services.

To purchase tickets, visit

7th Annual Ruhlin Clays Classic
Date: Wednesday, August 31 at 11 a.m.
Location: Hill 'n Dale Club

A day of clay shooting, raffles, food, and fun! Experienced and novice shooters alike are encouraged to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Heart & Vascular Department Fund at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Food and drinks will be provided to all participants.

Visit to register today!


FORE Mercy's Sake Golf Outing
Date: Thursday, September 1 at 8 a.m.
Location: Glenmoor's Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, 4191 Glenmoor Road NW Canton, OH

Mercy Development Foundation will host its 8th Annual 2022 FORE Mercy's Sake Golf Outing to benefit Cleveland Clinic Mercy Cancer Center Expansion and Renovation Project.

The event will feature a double shotgun start. Registration for the Morning Flight will be at 8 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shot-gun start and registration for the Afternoon Flight will be at Noon with a 1:30 p.m. shot-gun start. Each golfer will enjoy 18 holes of golf with a cart. The outing will feature great food along with unlimited beverages out on the course. Trophies/prizes will be awarded to the top team, closest to the pin, longest drive and longest putt challenge holes.

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Date: September 9 - 10
Location: Mall B, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH

We’re excited to host an in-person Bike to Cure weekend in 2022! Join us September 9-10 as a Rider, Virtual Fundraiser (participate anytime, anywhere and in any way you choose) or as a Volunteer. Latin for “swift cure” - VeloSano is a year-round fundraising initiative to support life-saving cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. Since the inaugural ride in 2014, nearly $30 million has been raised and 1OO% of those funds are hard at work in the fight against cancer.

For information on how to register to ride, fundraise, volunteer or donate to VeloSano, visit

Brain Aneurysm Awareness 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
Date: Saturday, September 10 at 8 a.m.
Location: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Clinic Cerebrovascular Center presents the Brain Aneurysm Awareness 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk. This race seeks to raise awareness, celebrate survivors, and raise money for brain aneurysm and hemorrhagic stroke support and research. Proceeds will go to Cleveland Clinic brain aneurysm patient support services and research.

To learn more or sign up, visit our website.

Drive Out Cancer
Date: Monday, September 12 at 10 a.m.
Location: Topgolf Cleveland, 5820 Rockside Woods Blvd North, Independence, OH

Join us at Drive Out Cancer 2022! Private bays for your group of 6 players with the exclusive Top Contender Tournament Game. The event is suitable for golf aficionados, as well as novices coming to enjoy a day of fun and support the Patient Assistance Fund. Tournament Ambassadors will be on hand to provide a game demo and the Golf Pro will facilitate the tournament - along with some fun competition. Live team leaderboard across TVs in all event bays will heat up the competition and prizes awarded for top Teams. The Outing directly benefits our patients by supporting their cost of living expenses while they undergo cancer treatment at Hillcrest Hospital. We thank you for helping us to ease the financial burdens of our patients and families while they heal.

For more information or to register, please visit

John Wroe Memorial Golf Outing
Date: Saturday, September 17 at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m.
Location: Akron General Challenge Golf Course,1596 Flickinger Rd, Akron, OH

Join us for a 9-hole scramble format golf outing that includes lunch and tournament awards. You may register as a twosome, individual and/or a sponsorship. Proceeds from the event benefit the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Challenge Golf Program. Challenge Golf is the nation's first adaptive golf course that provides therapeutic benefits to adults and children recovering from strokes, spinal cord or brain injuries, amputations, neuromuscular disorders, as well as visual or developmental challenges.

To register or for more information visit: or call 330.784.5400.


Raising Hope One Glass at a Time
Date: Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m.
Location: Corkscrew Saloon, 811 West Liberty St, Medina OH

We look forward to welcoming you on Saturday as we raise funds for oncology patient services at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital. Guests are welcome to arrive anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 to socialize in a very casual atmosphere while enjoying the music of The Adjustments. This casual afternoon open house features wine samplings accompanying a variety of appetizers, additional beverages, and desserts. Raising Hope also includes live music and an online auction.

Proceeds will be used by oncology staff to improve patient care and outcomes. Examples include pharmacy co-payments for patients in need, snacks during long treatment days and milestone celebrations.

For more information, please visit

Brakes for Breasts
Date: October 1 - 31
Location: Participating repair shops

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October, participating independent auto repair shops will provide free brake pads with every brake repair purchase (customers will only pay for any additional parts and labor). Plus, 10% of the cost of each brake repair will be donated to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research. Founded in 2011, Brakes for Breasts has raised over $1.4 million of which every single penny has gone directly to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research.

Visit to find a participating shop, donate or learn how the auto repair industry is making a difference.

7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K
Date: Saturday, October 8 at 8 a.m.
Location: Edgewater Park, 6500 Cleveland Memorial Sh, Cleveland, OH

Join Head for the Cure Foundation at the 7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K in Cleveland on Saturday, October 8th at Edgewater Park. This event begins at 8 AM and will feature a timed 5K run/walk, local businesses, and connect brain tumor Survivors and their families. Your support and participation helps fund patient programs and clinical trials at Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at the Cleveland Clinic and other national brain cancer programs, education, and initiatives.

Register or donate today at Save $5 off registration with code HFTC5 (case-sensitive). 

WQMX 4th Annual 5Kay
Date: Saturday, October 8 at 8 a.m.
Location: Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery, 6193 Edison St NE, Hartville, OH

Join us Saturday, October 8th for the 4th Annual WQMX 5Kay, presented by Great Lakes Honda and hosted by Sarah Kay! It's a 3.1 mile run, with a one mile walk option, which will begin at a new location this year - Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery on 619 in Hartville. You will get to run or walk on this beautiful farm with great views! Proceeds benefit the WQMX Bosom Buddies Event, which helps provides free mammograms for those who can't afford them at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

To register, visit

Medina Hospital BASH
Date: Saturday, October 15 at 6 p.m.
Location: Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina, OH

Join us for the Medina Hospital BASH. The evening features cocktails, appetizers and gaming from 6 - 7:30 p.m. This will be followed by dinner, a raffle, and dancing with music by Midnight Blue. Proceeds from this event go towards Medina Hospital's strategic priorities.

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WQMX Bosom Buddies 2022
Date: Wednesday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Location: Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S Main St, Akron, OH

Join us for a benefit concert with Joe Nichols, Lainey Wilson and Ashley Cooke with proceeds benefiting Cleveland Clinic Akron General's program that provides FREE mammograms for those who can't afford them. It will be a night of amazing music, live auctions, raffles and more!

To get your tickets and more info visit:

Never Forget Nolan James
Date: Saturday, October 22 at 6 p.m.
Location: Michaud's Event Center, 16808 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH

In honor of Infant Loss Awareness Month, and our son Nolan James, we will be holding our second annual reverse raffle/fundraiser to benefit the NICU at Cleveland Clinic Children's. Our goal is to raise enough money for the NICU to purchase a special piece of equipment to help care for these special babies, like Nolan! Each ticket is $50 and it will double as a single entry into the reverse raffle with a grand prize of $1500. A catered dinner and Beer/Wine are included. (may bring own liquor- mixers provided). Additional raffle tickets will be for sale at the event, for a chance to win gift baskets and other prizes.

For more information or to register, visit

Beats for a Cure
Date: October 25 - November 1
Location: Virtual – Twitch TV

Beats for a Cure is an award winning event* to raise funds for breast cancer research and support to those currently affected. The event happens every October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Over the past two years and with the support of over 100 DJs and streamers, Beats for a Cure has raised almost $50,000 for the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center.

For more information please contact Darryl East at [email protected].

*2021 Cleveland Clinic Caregiver Philanthrophy Award (Darryl East) and 2021 Twitch TV Awards - Best Philantropic Stream (Beats for a Cure)

Ongoing Events

License Plates for Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Location: Ohio BMV

Cleveland Clinic Children’s branded license plates are now available for purchase through the Ohio BMV. A portion of the proceeds from every plate purchased will be donated to Cleveland Clinic Children’s. The plates are available on BMV website under organizational plates.

Link Before You Sink– Jewelry with a Purpose
Location: Online at

Link Before You Sink (LBYS) is a jewelry business that “links” individuals together through tough times. Each piece of jewelry includes an inspirational story. For every link purchased, $5 is donated to LBYS’s partner nonprofits. Shop their collection today and select Cleveland Clinic Children’s at checkout to support our littlest patients!

Show your PRIDE
Location: online and in the Wellness Store on Main Campus

ClinicPRIDE is partnering with local apparel company, Where I’m From, to create Cleveland Clinic-themed Pride t-shirts in celebration of this year’s Pride month and march. 100% of the proceeds from shirt sales will be donated to Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care. T-shirts are available for purchase online and in the Wellness Store on Main Campus.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) patients have historically been an underserved community with unique health needs. Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care includes providers who understand the health needs of LGBTQ+ patients, and provides access to specialists with expertise in LGBTQ+ care. The center aims to eradicate long-standing health disparities while furthering the care, research, educational and service goals of Cleveland Clinic.

Teespring Sale for Helping Heart Fund
Location: Online at

The profits from the sale of heart transplant-themed shirts, mugs, sweatshirts and hoodies supports Cleveland Clinic’s Helping Heart Fund, which assists transplant patients with medications and supplies.

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Where I’m From + Cleveland Clinic Children’s Custom-Designed Shirts
Location: Online at or at Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Stores

With your purchase of a custom-designed T-shirt or long-sleeved shirt from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Collection, 100% of the proceeds will benefit Cleveland Clinic Children’s art and music therapy programs. This year’s shirt was inspired by the bright and colorful artwork of 16-year-old Nicole (Nikki), who has Down syndrome and underwent treatment at Cleveland Clinic Children's for leukemia. Cleveland Clinic Children's art and music therapy programs help kids like Nikki adjust to their illness and treatment and express themselves. Purchase your tees online or at Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Stores.