Making a Difference

The first Children's Hospital Ball was held in 1964. Since then, the event has been a cornerstone of the Richmond fundraising calendar on the first Friday of each November. The Ball has raised over $4.5 million to benefit Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU since 2000.

2018

$204,500 to support a new pediatric dental clinic in the Children's Pavilion

2012-2013

$477,500 to support the Healthy Lifestyles Center

2017

$100,000 to support a healing environment at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children

2011

$217,000 to support the renovation of the Rooftop Play Deck

2014-2017

$880,500 to support the Children's Hospital Foundation Heart Center

2010

$223,000 to support the Reacreation Therapy Program

Fundraising Totals 2000 - 2018

2020 - $123,927 - The Wonder Tower (Dine & Discover proceeds)

2019 - $150,122 - CHoR Center for Craniofacial Care

2018 - $204,500 - CHoR Pediatric Dental Clinic


2017 - $264,000 - CHF Heart Center & Healing Environment for the VTCC


2016 - $235,000 - CHF Heart Center


2015 - $235,000 - CHF Heart Center


2014 - $246,500 - CHF Heart Center


2013 - $228,500 - Healthy Lifestyles Center


2012 - $249,000 - Healthy Lifestyles Center


2011 - $217,000 - Renovation of the Rooftop Play Deck


2010 - $223,000 - Recreation Therapy Program


2009 - $209,000 - Community Therapy Centers


2008 - $195,700 - Renovation of Children’s Park


2007 - $250,000 - Expansion of the TCU


2006 - $260,000 - Expansion of the Dental Program


2005 - $200,000 - Expansion of the Dental Program


2004 - $180,000 - Transitional Care Unit (TCU) Construction and Refurbishment of Child Life Center


2003 - $200,000 - Capital Improvements in Food Services and Hospital Dining


2002 - $250,000 - Assistive Technology Lab (50% match by the ATLFA)


2001 - $230,000 - Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program, Transitional Care Unit and Oxygen Consumption Unit


2000 - $150,000 - X-Ray Machine and Two Reading Centers