Thank you for your interest in supporting The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital by attending an event! We encourage you to check back often for updates and new information, as this page is updated when new events are scheduled and added.
You can show your support for the patients and caregivers at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital any time by clicking here to make a one-time or recurring donation.
BBCH license plates — which support and honor the patients, families and staff at Maine’s only children’s hospital are available for your vehicle at every local Motor Vehicle Branch Office, online, and at select Town Offices.
Fundraise Your Way
Put your very own hobbies and talents to work to raise funds for the kids in our care. Get started with our easy-to-use online fundraising site!
Support The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital by eating out at your favorite restaurants in the Portland area. During various months throughout the year, a different restaurant will contribute a percentage of every check to BBCH. All you have to do is dine at that restaurant to participate! The contribution is made at no extra cost to you and will go to ensure that Maine children can continue to receive the care they need, close to home. Learn more about the You Dine. We Donate. fundraiser.
Play Games, Heal Kids. Extra Life is a fundraiser centered around gaming. You play the games you like—video games, board games, or lawn games, etc.—and ask your friends and family to support your efforts with a donation. Thousands of Extra Lifers worldwide will game for their favorite Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) this year. BBCH is your local CMN Hospital, and we’d love for you to join us!
Now – October 31, 2023
Shop & save at your local Spirit Halloween store in Maine AND support The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital with our 10% off coupon. It’s a win-win! 100% of coupon proceeds and in-store donations directly support the Child Life Department at BBCH! Click here to redeem your 10% off coupon, and for a list of participating Maine locations.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Boothbay Harbor Country Club, Prouts Neck Country Club, & The Woodlands Club
The BBCH Open Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club, Prouts Neck Country Club and The Woodlands Club to support Maine’s only children’s hospital. Last year’s tournament sold out well before September, so early registration is encouraged! We hope to see you on the course! Learn more about the BBCH Open.
For more information, please email Rob Reider at Robert.Reider@mainehealth.org
September 7-8, 2023
On 107.5 Frank FM and 106.3 The Bone
Have you ever wanted to control the playlist on your favorite radio station? Pay 4 Play is your chance! Call in to 1-800-352-6865 during Pay 4 Play, and the radio hosts at 107.5 Frank FM and 106.3 The Bone will play your song request- in exchange for a donation to The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital!
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Nonesuch River Golf Club, Scarborough
Please join us for the annual Portland Sea Dogs Slugger Open – a fantastic golf tournament that allows you to play golf with your friends and co-workers in the morning and cap the day off with your family at a Sea Dogs baseball game, all while raising funds for The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center.
Log a Load for Kids- Southern Maine Golf Tournament
Friday, August 25, 2023
Lake Kezar Country Club – Lovell, Maine
We’re excited to kick off the 5th annual Log A Load for Kids Southern Maine Golf Tournament with the incredible support of the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine and the logging and forestry products industry!
Join us on Friday, August 25th at Lake Kezar Country Club for one of the best rounds of golf you’ll ever play.
Ace Hardware Bucket Days
August 4-6, 2023
Participating Ace Hardware locations
When you stop by your favorite Ace Hardware location during the weekend of August 4th-6th, you’ll have the opportunity to do some good for our children’s hospital while also tackling some of those home or garden projects!
Purchase a $5 Miracle Bucket from a participating location that weekend and not only will your $5 be donated to The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, you will receive a 20% discount on anything you can fit in the bucket during your visit! Win – Win!
July 27, 2023
Participating Dairy Queen Restaurants
On Miracle Treat Day, participating Dairy Queen Restaurants will donate $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold (any size, any flavor) to The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital We hope you’ll join us for a summertime Blizzard treat at your favorite Dairy Queen, and help us to thank the staff for supporting BBCH. DQ Miracle Treat Day
Dunkin' Iced Coffee Day
May 23, 2023
Jumpstart your day with an Iced Coffee from Dunkin' on May 23rd! Knowing that $1 from every Iced Coffee sold across Maine, and in Carroll and Coos counties in New Hampshire, that day will be donated to hospitals throughout Maine should put an extra hop in your step!
April 21-28, 2023
We are once again thrilled to collaborate with our friends at Sea Bags to bring you an exclusive, limited edition BBCH Sea Bags tote! This year's design is inspired by the colorful kites hanging in the atrium of The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital (BBCH). These kites hold a special meaning for patients, families, and employees who have spent time in the children’s hospital.
March 9-11, 2023
Tune in to the 18th Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon presented by Rowe Westbrook & Rowe Auburn on Thursday, March 9 — Saturday, March 11. Your favorite personalities from 107.5 Frank FM and 99.9 The Wolf will be broadcasting live for three days to bring you the inspiring stories of the patients and families cared for at Maine's only children's hospital.
100% of the funds raised during the Cares for Kids Radiothon will stay local and support programs, equipment and services at The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center.