Community Fundraising: Host an Event
In 2015, Events hosted by members of our community raised over $275,000. Our incredible supporters have worked tirelessly to promote everything from fashion shows to hockey tournaments to lemonade stands to raise funds to support our patients. The Philanthropy staff is on hand to assist you with any ideas you may have to give back to Lowell General Hospital. We offer an official letter to assist with attaining corporate sponsorships or in-kind donations, fundraising tips and more. We welcome you to fundraise for any area of our hospital where you have an interest. A list of departments is available here. Our partners’ past events include:
Summer Village is a three season community in Westford. The proceeds of their annual end of year soiree, held the Friday of Labor Day weekend, normally benefited the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The group decided to keep it local and has partnered with Lowell General’s TeamWalk for Cancer Care to benefit area cancer patients. Their 2016 total of $3,360 was the most they have ever raised in their five years doing their end of season event.
The dedicated members of the Lowell General Hospital Security Team rally together each year to bring us TeamWok Karaoke and Dance Party. Guests enjoy a Chinese buffet at the Lo Kai and for a donation can bravely jump on stage and sing their favorite song. But beware! For a $20 donation a member of the audience can “gong” you and end your performance. This great night raised over $9700 for TeamWalk in 2016. We’re so proud of have our colleagues in the security department step up and coordinate this amazing night!
Carter & Emma Horvath Lemonade Stand
Carter and Emma Horvath of Dracut started their own lemonade stand and wanted to donate the proceeds to help local cancer patients. Their stand raised $24 and due to the support of matching gifts from family and friends, they raised $486.00 for TeamWalk for Cancer Care.
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These fundraisers, no matter how large or small, make a big difference in the lives of our patients. Here are some ways you can make an impact:
- Bake Sale
- Bottle Drive
- Dine to Donate (Click here for a list of some restaurants who offer this!)
- Dress-Down Day
- Golf Outing
- Lemonade Stand
- Restaurant or Retail Promotion
- Running Event
- Sports Tournament
- Yard Sale
Donate to TeamWalk while you eat out!
The following restaurants participate in Dining to Donate programs to support TeamWalk:
- Boston Market
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant
- Ninety-Nine Restaurant
- Noodles & Company
- Not Your Average Joe’s
- Panera Bread
- Pizzeria Uno Chicago Grill
- And many more!
Hospital departments you can support:
- Cancer Center
- Heart and Vascular Services
- Spiritual Care
- Emergency Department
- And many more…contact a member of our team to discuss your ideas!