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By hosting a fundraising event to benefit DSF you can raise funds for research, while increasing awareness of Dravet syndrome and associated childhood epilepsies. Below is an overview of our various fundraising programs. DSF’s Fundraising Committee and staff are here to support you every step of the way! Let us help you get started!

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Steps Toward a Cure

Raise awareness and funds for Dravet syndrome support and research! Our Steps Toward a Cure series of events are family-friendly and celebrate our Dravet superheroes.

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Team DSF RACRE & Running For Our Heroes

Are you participating in a competitive athletic event and would like to fundraise for DSF? Join Team DSF RACRE and help spread awareness and raise funds to support those affected.

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Virtual Events

Not near an organized event, but still want to do something to support DSF? You can participate in a virtual event, either alone or by establishing a local team.

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Casino Nights

Casino nights are large, anticipated, annual events. These DIY fundraising events are opportunities to combine your commitment to our community with your passion for helping DSF.

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Gala Events

Galas are large, anticipated, annual events. It is one of, if not the biggest, fundraising activities of the organization. It typically includes awards, recognition, and/or entertainment component.

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Other FUNdraising Events

These DIY fundraising events are opportunities to combine your commitment to our community with your passion for helping DSF. Use one of our suggested FUNdraisers, or design your own

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Fundraising Event Suggestions

  • Yard Sale
  • Movie Night
  • Read-a-thon
  • Tailgate Party
  • Talent Show
  • School Dance
  • Silent Auction
  • Picnic
  • Gift Wrapping Service
  • Barbeque
  • Cook Off
  • Dress Down Day at the Office or School

  • Kid’s Carnival
  • Car Wash
  • Bingo
  • Bake Sale
  • Used Book or CD Sale

  • Money Tree
  • Poker Night
  • Yard Sale
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Wine and Cheese Party
  • Cycling/Bike-a-thon

  • Treasure Hunt

  • Music Concert
  • Cocktail Party

  • Dog Wash

  • Garage Sale

  • Pet Sitting

  • Dance-a-thon

  • Craft Fair

  • Golf Tournament

  • Baseball Game

  • Walk-a-thon

  • Karaoke Night

  • Lemonade Stand

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Give Up Your Cup

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

Four ways to play... Give it a shot!   Tall-Take a selfie with your cup and use the hastags: #giveupyourcup, #dsfcoffeeforacure. Visit www.giveupyourcup.org and join our social media campaign! Grande-Espresso Yourself!  Hand out brochures on Dravet syndrome (order here) and remind contributors that the simple act of giving up their cup to donate will make a…

Treasure Coast Marathon – Stuart FL

March 5

The Marathon of the Treasure Coast is a high-profile signature event on the Treasure Coast of Florida. It is designed for runners, walkers and music enthusiasts, to be a competitive full and half marathon, team marathon relay and extended challenge event with a small prize purse for the avid endurance athlete. One great aspect to this…

Rock n Roll Marathon – Dallas, TX

March 19

Join us at the 2017 Dallas Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon on Sunday, March 19th. Team DSF RACRE is Dravet Syndrome Foundation’s endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team RACRE you can run or walk 13.1 miles while helping to find a cure for Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsies. Team members agree to raise a minimum…

San Francisco: 5K for Dravet

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for "5K for Dravet": San Francisco! April 2, 2017  Golden Gate Park, Peacock Meadow 240 John F. Kennedy Dr. San Francisco, CA 94117 Registration starts : 8:30 AM 5K Fun Run starts : 9:00 AM Adult runner - $30 Child runner - $15 Children with Dravet Syndrome / Epilepsy are FREE and will get…

2017 DSF City Bash – NYC

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Make sure to Save the Date - Thursday, April 6, 2017  We hope you will join us in 2017 as the Butterfly Bash metamorphosizes into DSF's City Bash!   This special evening serves as DSF's signature fundraising event and we are adding exciting new elements to make this year's the most memorable event yet.   Tickets are now…

2nd Annual ~ A Day for Dravet: Burn for Brax

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event is in honor of local resident, Braxton Ried, who suffers from Dravet syndrome. Proceeds benefit the Dravet Syndrome Foundation whose mission is to raise money for research into Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsies while helping afflicted individuals and their families. Learn more about Dravet syndrome at www.dravetfoundation.org Come ready to work out! Prizes will…

5K for Dravet

August 13 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Proceeds benefit the Dravet Syndrome Foundation whose mission is to raise money for research into Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsies while helping afflicted individuals and their families. This timed 5K and family-fun walk will be held at the Robert F. Clement Park, Littleton, CO. The event includes family-friendly activities and refreshments.Registration begins at 7:30 AM with…

2018 DSF BIENNIAL FAMILY & PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE

July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018

DSF is pleased to announce that our 2018 conference will take place on July 19-22, 2018 in collaboration with Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. Conference will include family and professional sessions, DSF Super Sibling camp, and family events. Conference agenda and speakers to be announced. Conference registration will open in January 2018. Special thanks to Dr.…

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