Host a Fundraiser!

Fundraisers are a FUN way to get involved and support our transplant families.

The Family House relies on our dedicated supporters! Each year critical Family House funds are raised through fundraisers to support our mission. From golf outings to bake sales to car washes, there are a countless ways you, your family, classmates and friends can fundraise for the Family House. Be creative and have fun!


Frequently Asked Questions

Image of The Nelson family and David's Parrot Party present a check to the Family House from their 2013 Happy Hour FundraiserZoom+ The Nelson family and David's Parrot Party present a check to the Family House from their 2013 Happy Hour Fundraiser

Q. Who can run an event to benefit Gift of Life Family House?

A. Anyone! Any individual or group (employees of a corporation, school/university organization, religious group, etc.) can host an event as long as it is approved by the Family House. Fundraisers are also a great way for kids to get involved and gain community service hours while learning more about our important mission.


Q.I want to host an event, how do I get approval and get started?

A. Once you have decided on what type of event you’d like to host and when you’d like to host it, the first step towards getting approval from the Family House is to complete, sign and return the Fundraising Application, located below and send it to Sara Cohen, Development Manager at scohen@giftoflifefamilyhouse.org or fax to 267-546-9802. We ask that you fill the application out 30 days before your event.

Download Fundraising Application

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Q. What kinds of events do people hold?

Image of Community members show their support of the Family House at the Sprint for Sam event held in October 2013. The event was held in memory of Samantha Pesaresi and all proceeds are being used to help underwrite a Guest Room at the Family House.Zoom+ Community members show their support of the Family House at the Sprint for Sam event held in October 2013. The event was held in memory of Samantha Pesaresi and all proceeds are being used to help underwrite a Guest Room at the Family House.

A. Individuals and groups hold all sorts of events from golf outings to bowl-a-thons, fashion shows, motorcycle runs and more! Check out the list below or let us know your creative idea!

  • Golf Outing
  • Beef and Beer
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Casino Nihgt
  • Dance-a-thon
  • Dress Down Day
  • Garage Sale
  • Walk/Run
  • Pot Luck Dinner

Q. I want to publicize this event through media outlets in my community. Is that okay?

A. All publicity materials (posters, invitations, email announcements, press releases, etc.) need to be approved by the Family House prior to print and distribution. This is so we can make sure that the terminology used to describe our mission and those we serve is correct.


Image of Jim Kintz helps educate the public about Gift of Life Family House and the importance of organ and tissue donation at the 2nd Annual Organ Donor Awareness Day held at Kinsley ShopRite in June 2013.Zoom+ Jim Kintz helps educate the public about Gift of Life Family House and the importance of organ and tissue donation at the 2nd Annual Organ Donor Awareness Day held at Kinsley ShopRite in June 2013.

When your event has ended, make sure to send us your post event form along with photos so that we can use them for our website and Facebook page!

Please contact Sara Cohen, Development Manager, with any questions at scohen@giftoflifefamilyhouse.org or 267-546-9812.

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