Ways to Fundraise

  1. Give Now Online

  2. Text to give: Attendees can make a $5 donation through their cell phone provider.  To learn more about this opportunity please contact 317-634-4474 or email eventinquiry@rileykids.org

  3. Participate in an already established event: Visit on our online calendar to what is happening in your area.

  4. Organize and host a new event.  Some ideas include:

    • Run/Walk/Bike event:  “Team Riley” is a program that allows you to run, walk or bike in the event of your choice while raising money for Riley Hospital. To learn more about how you can join “Team Riley” click here.
    • Weddings: in lieu of favors consider making a donation in honor of your guests.  Or, encourage your guests to make a donation to the children and families of Riley Hospital in lieu of giving a gift.
    • “Wear Jeans for Riley”: Work with your employer to do a “wear jeans for Riley” day/week/month wherein employees make a donation and then are allowed to wear jeans to work for the specified amount of time. 
    • Birthday parties: in lieu of presents ask your guests to make a monetary donation to Riley Hospital.
    • Golf outings, Gala’s, Silent Auctions
    • Sports Tournaments: 3 on 3 basketball, 3 point shots, powder puff football game, jump rope, tennis tournament, bowling tournament
    • Talent show, battle of the bands, open mic night, dance recital
    • Car Show
    • Vendor and Craft shows

  5. Kids Caring &Sharing program through local schools.  Many schools participate in fundraising events (hat days, jump-a-thons, principal challenges, etc) to raise money for Riley Hospital.  Click here to learn more about the Kids Caring & Sharing program.