Upcoming Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation Events
MC Sports - Miracle May
May 1 - May 31, 2013
Every May, MC Sports promotes Miracle May; a month dedicated to raising dollars for Children's Miracle Network. To make a difference in the lives of local families coping with a childhood diagnosis of cancer, MC Sports is raising money for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Cancer Care and Pediatric Oncology Resource Team. Visit our local MC Sports locations to help make a difference in the lives of West Michigan kids.
MC Sports - Grand Rapids Locations
- 3150 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI
- 3160 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
- 3070 Shaffer Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI
- 1000 Rogers Plaza SW, Wyoming, MI
- 4830 Wilson Ave SW #700, Grandville, MI
MC Sports - West Michigan Locations
- 2337 N. Park Dr., Holland, MI
- 1755 E. Sherman Blvd, Muskegon, MI
- 5157 W. Main St., Kalamazoo, MI
- 1286 Perry Ave, Big Rapids, MI
- 12765 Harper Village Dr. #170, Battle Creek, MI
Color Me Rad 5k Run
May 25, 2013
Wave start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:20 a.m., 9:40 a.m., or 10:00 a.m.
1415 Maynard Ave. SW - Grand Rapids
Ticket prices: $35 until April 5th, $40 until May 3rd, $45 until May 22nd
Participants dressed in while will run 3.1 miles while being bombarded with color that will tie-dye their clothes and brighten their outlook. At the finish line, runners will declare themselves rad and toss their own bag of color into the air. Participants of all ages are welcomed. Registration is available at colormerad.com (use promo code 'children' to have 20% of your registration fee donated back). For more information, contact Laurie Lincks at 616.391.9125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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June 8, 2013
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
303 Monroe Ave. NW - Grand Rapids
Come to DeVos Place and do Zumba to raise funds for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital!
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Dancing for a Change
June 8, 2013
Richard & Helen DeVos Center for Arts & Worship
Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymoth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids
$12 per person
Help support Helen DeVos Children's Hospital with Dancing for a Change. Studio Dance students will showcase the training they received throughout the year. For more information, please contact Laurie Lincks at 616.391.9125.
Run 4 A Cause … Our Kids! 5K Run/Walk
June 15, 2013
7490 Thornapple Drive - Ada
8:30 a.m. - 5K Run begins
9:30 a.m. - 1.5 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk begins
The 4th Annual Run 4 a Cause . . . Our Kids! 5K Run/Walk will help raise funds and awareness for the life-saving services at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. Join us for a 5K run or the 1.5 mile family fun run/walk. Run awards will be presented and all pre-registered entrants are guaranteed a t-shirt. For more information, please contact Laurie Lincks at 616.391.9125.
Lakeshore Miracle Run
July 6, 2013
8:30 a.m. start time
24 W. 8th St., Holland
$25 registration fee
Register at www.signmeup.com (search for Lakeshore Miracle Run)
It's the toughest race you'll ever love! Join us for the 14th running of this race that has come to be seen as a badge of honor for area runners. You'll start on the the road, move on to a challenging and beautiful trail before heading out to Lake Michigan and the big kahuna, a huge double bowl sand dune that seems to never end. It's all down hill from there! Come be a part of this unique racing adventure all while raising money for the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation. For more information, please contact Laurie Lincks at 616.391.9125.
Tri-Cities Kiwanis Salmon Fishing Tournament for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
July 11, 2013
6:00 a.m. Boats depart
12:00 p.m. Boats return
Chinook Pier, Grand Haven
Last year, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital patient Rico Simmons landed a 17.5 lb. king salmon in the Tri-Counties Kiwanis Salmon Tournament on Lake Michigan. Join Rico this year to see who reels in the winning catch. Proceeds from the tournament support Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and patients like 13-year-old Rico who is fighting osteo sarcoma. Sign up for the tournament with your own group of charter fishing enthusiasts or provide a donation that will make it possible for a group of our young patients to experience charter fishing in the tournament. For more information, view the event brochure or visit http://www.tricitieskiwanis.org/public/pub_page.aspx?PageID=98130.
Billy B Classic (in memory of Bill Barnes)
July 27, 2013
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
The Falls of Barber Creek
16030 Barber Creek Ave., Kent City
$60 per person
Grab your clubs and help raise money for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital! Enjoy the newest and most exciting course in West Michigan. Located on a former 230-acre gravel quarry, the land has been shaped into a course that offers a challenge for the beginner to the most advanced golfer. Other festivities include a hole in one contest and games where players can win prizes. For more information, please contact Laurie Lincks at 616.391.9125.
Walgreens 2013 Lace Up for Kids
10k, 5k, & Family Fun 1 mile Walk
September 7, 2013
Millennium Park - 1415 Maynard Ave SW, Walker, MI
This fall, “Lace Up for Kids” with Walgreens! Proceeds of this 10k/ 5k/ Family Fun Walk benefit Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.
- 10k Run - $30.00, 10k (12 & Under) - $20.00
- 5k Run -- $20.00
- 5k (12 & Under) - $15.00
- 5k Walk - $20.00
- Family Fun Walk (1 mile) - $5.00
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