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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

Want to Attend An Event Before You Jump Into Hosting?

Find an Event Near You!

Jul 23

San Francisco Marathon

July 23 @ 5:30 am - 10:30 am
Jul 29

Camp Day for Dravet

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jul 29

Tyler’s BBQ Bash

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 13

5K for Dravet – Colorado

August 13 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 23

2017 Double Down for Dravet – Texas

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Oct 07

Steps Toward A Cure: Toledo

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Oct 15

Michelob Ultra Rock ‘N’ Roll St. Louis

October 15 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 21

Steps Toward A Cure: Arnold

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 28

5K for Dravet: Virginia

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 28

Steps Toward A Cure: Schaumburg

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jul 19