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Big Buoy Jet Boat Tours - July 1 - October 31, 2016


Looking for a fun way to support your community? Why not take a ride on the biggest jet boat in town! Big Buoy Jet Boat Tours will donate $10 from every ticket sold to Barbara's Friends - Golisano Children's Hospital's Cancer Fund. Enjoy a scenic thrill ride for a great cause! As an added bonus, all Lee Memorial Health System employees, volunteers and family members will receive a 20% discount on their tickets just by showing their LMHS ID badge at time of purchase. For more details and reservations, please visit www.jetboatfun.com or call 1-844-538-3861.

The Perfect Game Baseball Festival - September 3-4, 2016


Swing away this Labor Day weekend in support of Golisano Children’s Hospital. On September 3 and 4 at JetBlue Park, Perfect Game will host a one-game exhibition showcasing 36 of the best 14 youth baseball players in the country. All proceeds from this event will benefit America’s newest children’s hospital right here in Southwest Florida.  For more information and tickets, please visit their website (http://www.perfectgame.org/events/default.aspx?event=4114) or call 239-334-4700. See you at the ballpark!

Chick-fil-A Spirit Day - September 6, 2016


Stop by Chick-fil-A at Cypress Lake Plaza (near Costco in Fort Myers) as they celebrate their 12th anniversary by hosting a Spirit Day honoring the memory of Wendy Kay Romeis, a former employee who lost her battle with cancer. 20% of proceeds raised that day will benefit Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida.

Ink Empire Tattoo Expo - Sept.9-Sept. 11, 2016


Think Ink this fall in support of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Sept. 9 – Sept. 11, 2016, Addictive Ink will host the Ink Empire Tattoo Expo at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla. The event will feature many locally and nationally renowned tattoo artists. To commemorate this event, the owners of Addictive Ink are graciously donating 50 percent of all proceeds from tattoo sales at their boutique to Golisano Children's Hospital. For more information please visit www.inkempireconvention.com or call (239) 275-4INK.     

CMAA Charity Classic & Gala - October 24, 2016


Join fellow Barbara's Friends supporters for the 2016 CMAA Charity Classic & Gala hosted by Naples Yacht Club. Take part in this year's Charity Classic "Funraiser" and bid on fantastic silent and live auction items. The following morning, the fun continues with the Charity Classic Tournament at Wyndemere Country Club. All proceeds from the event support Barbara's Friends- Golisano Children's Hospital Cancer Fund. For more information, click HERE or visit www.cmaacharityclassic.com.www.cmaacharityclassic.com.

Spirit of Children - October 1-31, 2016


Purchase Halloween costumes, decorations, party supplies and more at local Spirit Halloween stores from Venice to Naples! Get 10% OFF your entire purchase using the following coupon:  http://www.leememorial.org/foundation/images/SOCCoupon.JPG. In addition to giving shoppers a 10% discount, the store will donate the same amount to Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida. See the list of participating stores here:  http://www.leememorial.org/foundation/pdf/SpiritofHalloween2015.pdf

Subaru Share the Love - November 2016 - January 2017


From November through January, Subaru of America, Inc. is once again “sharing the love” with Golisano Children’s Hospital of SWFL. For every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased at O’Brien Subaru of Fort Myers during this time period, Subaru will donate $250 to a charity of your choosing - which once again includes our children’s hospital! In 2015, Subaru donated over $13,000 locally and over $15 million nationally. We invite you to shop O’Brien Subaru this holiday season and help us keep kids close to home.

Mazda Drive for Good - November 2016-January 2017


Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the local charity of choice for this year's Mazda Drive for Good™ Event.  During the annual campaign, when you test drive a Mazda at O’Brien Mazda in Fort Myers, Palm Mazda in Punta Gorda, or Naples Mazda they will pledge an hour of time to a worthy local cause. Buy or lease any new Mazda during the program and they will donate $150 to a select charity of your choice!

Gulf Coast Showcase - November 21-27, 2016


Get ready to hit the hardwood as we tip off the third-annual Gulf Coast Showcase, an NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournament, at Germain Arena. A portion of event proceeds will benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Come on out with your friends and family for some great hoops in support of our children’s hospital. It’s a slam dunk! For tickets and game schedules, please visit to www.gulfcoastshowcase.com. If you’re interested in volunteering for this wonderful event, please email Mason at events2@bdglobalsports.com.

#GivingTuesday - November 29, 2016


On Tuesday, November 29th, a day of global giving - nestled amidst the excitement of Black Friday, cyber-Monday & holiday celebrations - we invite you to contemplate the good you can do by helping patients at Lee Memorial Health System. #GivingTuesday, the "opening day of the giving season," is a perfect time to reflect on the organizations you value and support them with a donation. Please participate, and help give life and hope this holiday season at http://www.leememorial.org/foundation/givingtuesday.asp.