PADRES hosts a variety of annual fundraising events in order to continue providing programs and services to those in need. Each year our goal is to not only to continue providing support to families but to increase our reach and level of support.
If you would like to join us in providing HOPE to PADRES families, there are multiple ways to contribute:
Support one of our fundraising events listed below - tickets and/or sponsorship packages are available
Support multiple events by becoming a Mission Partner
Make an in-kind donation to one of our events
Please contact Team PADRES, if you have any questions and/or would like to learn more: info@IAmHOPE.org
AN AFTERNOON OF HOPE
Each year PADRES National Spokesperson Eva Longoria Baston and PADRES National Advisor and Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo host a private birthday luncheon in benefit of PADRES programs and services. This 2-hour engagement includes lunch, photo opportunities, and meet and greet with both supporters.
'STAND FOR HOPE!' 5K RUN/WALK
The Annual ‘Stand for HOPE!’ 5K Run/Walk is a superhero themed event that calls upon community supporters to join our little heroes in their battle against cancer. Over 2,000 participants composed of families, cancer survivors, corporate sponsors, and celebrity supporters attend in support of PADRES’ mission. The run/walk takes place every summer and includes: a celebrity red carpet, finish line expo, timed run, top placement ribbons, top fundraising prizes, and live entertainment.
'EL SUEÑO DE ESPERANZA' CELEBRATION
Every September during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, PADRES National Spokesperson, Eva Longoria Baston hosts the 'El Sueño de Esperanza' Celebration. This star-studded event is held biannual between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The event brings together more than 350 celebrity supporters and leaders in business, entertainment, and philanthropy. This special celebration of HOPE also honors and recognizes individuals or corporate sponsors who have made notable contributions to the pediatric cancer community. The evening includes: red carpet arrivals, awards ceremony, a live and silent auction, raffle, dinner, and live entertainment from well-known global artists.
BAT 4 HOPE CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME
PADRES hosts an annual ‘Bat 4 HOPE’ Celebrity Softball Game. Players from the Los Angeles Dodgers, other well-known athletes, and celebrity supporters team up to raise awareness for childhood cancer and fundraise for PADRES’ vital programs and services. Bat 4 HOPE takes place during November at and includes a celebrity red carpet, meet and greet opportunities with celebrity supporters, a sponsor village, raffle, and silent and live auctions.