Fundraising Events

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 throughout the state.

We welcome the opportunity to partner with new organizations across Mississippi to spread awareness and build support for Batson Children’s Hospital, the flagship hospital for Children’s of Mississippi.

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Doo Dah Day
New Car Giveaway

As of March 18, 2020, the prize drawing has been postponed as a result of the Corona Virus Pandemic. A new date for the Prize Giveaway will be set approximately 4 weeks following the lifting of CDC recommendations for group gatherings, social distancing and similar restrictions which prevent us from having Key Finalists participate in the Giveaway event. Key Finalist Drawings are being suspended. The last 4 Key Finalists will be drawn in the weeks leading up to the new Giveaway Date.  All other rules will remain the same.

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Mardi Gras
0.5k – A Run for Everyone

The first ever Mardi Gras 0.5k – A Run for Everyone event was a great time in the Township of Colony Park while participants walk, ran or strolled the sidewalks in front of the stores to collect beads, king cake, samples, etc. and enjoyed an after party that included food, fellowship and even a magic show! We had over 30 Raffle Items that were given away at the end of the night. We hope everyone had a great time and look forward to next year’s event!

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Enchanted Evening

BankPlus Presents Enchanted Evening is the signature fundraising gala for Batson Children’s Hospital.  The evening features a Select Silent Auction, delicious food and great live entertainment.  Guests are encouraged to wear white attire as part of the “end of summer” celebration in August.

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Over the Edge
with Friends

 The 2020 event for Over the Edge with Friends of Children’s Hospital has been postponed due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. We are working on a new date for Over the Edge with Friends so stay tuned for more information. This event raises support for sick and injured children in a unique way: by rappelling down the side of the 5-story One Eastover Center at The District at Eastover!

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Trustmark
Children’s Hospital Pro-Am
Golf Tournament

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. Save-the-Date for this year’s tournament on Monday, October 19th and find out how you can form a team to play for the kids of MS!

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Sanderson Farms
Championship

Thank you for your support of the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship, Mississippi’s only PGA TOUR golf tournament, benefiting Friends of Children’s Hospital. Please join us for this year’s tournament set for September 28 – October 4, 2020. Also, find out more information about how you can volunteer!

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Light-A-Light
for Children Project

The annual BankPlus Light-A-Light for Children is near and dear to Mississippians, especially those whose lives have been touched by the Batson Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the patients and their families who must spend the holidays in the hospital, it is our goal to make their time there as special as possible.