Friends of Children’s Hospital raises funds for Batson Children’s Hospital primarily through special events. We annually host several fundraisers in the metro Jackson area and also receive funds from events hosted by generous businesses and organizations. We are excited to partner with new organizations in northern and southern Mississippi to spread the knowledge of Batson Children’s Hospital with others.
BankPlus Presents Enchanted Evening is the signature fundraising event for Friends of Children’s Hospital. The committee puts together a wonderful evening featuring a Select Silent Auction, delicious food and great live entertainment. Guests are encouraged to wear white attire to the event held every August.
The annual BankPlus Light-A-Light for Children Project is near and dear to many in the Jackson area. Inspired by the patients and their families who must spend the holidays in the hospital, it is our goal to make it as special as possible for them.
Fishin’4Friends combines Rainbow Trout and great prizes for a great day of fishing in the Bass Pro Pond in Pearl, MS.
The Friends of Children’s Hospital MiracleHome committee works throughout the year with a volunteer builder to construct a home using donated materials and sells raffle tickets for a chance to win the home for $100 each. The project was created in 2003 with The Home Builder’s Association of Jackson and is annually presented by Trustmark National Bank.
Patty Peck Honda of Ridgeland annually sponsors the Zippity Doo Dah Day Blue Car Giveaway and all proceeds benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital. $10 raffle tickets are sold for a chance to win a brand new Honda Civic LX.
Friends of Children’s Hospital is the named charity for the Sanderson Farms Championship, Mississippi’s only PGA TOUR golf tournament.
The SouthGroup Insurance Make A Difference 5K Run/Walk is held annually in Ridgeland, MS.
The Trustmark Children’s Hospital Pro-Am Golf Tournament is one of the largest tournaments in the region. Simultaneous play at Annandale Golf Club, Reunion Golf Club and The Country Club of Jackson ensures a great day of golf for everyone! New sponsors, teams and volunteers are always welcome.