Fundraisers & Special Events positively support the hospital and may be organized by individuals, groups or businesses. To schedule or inquire about setting up a special event, please call Joe Wilson, Special Events Coordinator at 916-453-2018 or via email at Direct donations are welcome from individuals, businesses and foundations to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

A woman in a garden

Huei’s Garden Tours

In Davis, CA
By Appointment Only
Huei Young’s garden is unlike any garden in the area. Featured in countless magazines, websites, and books, this self-made garden features rare and exotic Asian plants not typically found in the region. Guests on the tour will receive a private guided tour and will end with complimentary refreshments. For more information on the garden please visit Suggested donation for the tour is $25 and proceeds will go on to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. Cerebral Palsy Center of Excellence. To schedule a tour, please contact Breanna Williams at 916-453-2018 or


Virtual Walk for Love

Every Step You Take, Is A Step Toward Hope and Healing

Our fifth annual Walk for Love is virtual once again! Join us June 12 though June 19, walk, roll, run, bike or stroll from anywhere! However you travel, you steps and miles will advance you along the virtual map of Sacramento. Powered by the MoveSpring app, this 8-day, 20-mile journey is open to everyone. Registration fees associated with the event help us to provide life-changing care to the kids who depend on us.


Saturday to Saturday June 12-19, 2021


Big Day

Banner for Shriner's Big Day of Giving

Big Day of Giving was a big day for the region, raising almost $11,700,000 for 615 charities from 64,201 donations. We are thankful to the Sacramento Region Community Foundation for hosting this regional fundraising event and for the ability to participate.

We are especially grateful to the individual men and women whose collective generosity made the 2020 Big Day of Giving our biggest yet – raising a total of $71,364 for our pediatric specialty programs.


Shriners Hospital loves Spirit of Children

Kids in costumes posing with staff for photos

“Our goal is to help make a child’s hospital experience positive – not scary,” says Shanda Pierce, who owns and operates 21 Spirit Halloween stores in Northern California. “The hospital therapeutic recreation and child life program provides opportunities for play and self-expression that help children be kids even when they are hospitalized, and we are proud to help support those opportunities.”



Man in a wheelchair dancing with a woman on the red carpet

Watch our prom video.

On Saturday, April 28, Shriners Hospitals for Children ­– Northern California rolled out the red carpet to welcome patients and their guests to its second annual hospital prom. Billed as A Night to Remember, the event began with hair and make-up appointments in the early afternoon followed by limousine rides and a dance in the hospital auditorium. The spectacular event was punctuated by cheers, tears and memories to last a lifetime.


Summer Youth Academy

Group picture from the 2019 Summer Youth Academy
*Due to continued precautions surrounding the COVID-19 virus, Shriners Hospitals for Children will not be conducting the Summer Youth Academy 2021. Our primary concern is the health and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers.

Camp Winning Hands 2020

Camp Winning Hands Logo

Due to COVID-related health concerns, Camp Winning Hands has been transitioned to a virtual format for 2020. Dates to be announced.