Community events benefiting childhood cancer research and patient programs at Levine Children’s Hospital in the coming weeks and months:


Friday Knights for a Cure

Go for the gold – clothing, that is – at the first annual Gold Game, hosted by the North Lincoln Knights in support of childhood cancer. Wear gold or purchase a t-shirt here to benefit the Stand Firm Warrior Foundation.

Date: October 6, 2017

Time: Ceremony begins at 7:15; game starts at 7:30

Event cost: Admission into game; optional t-shirt is $10

For more information about the Stand Firm Warrior Foundation, click here.

Wine Spectacular

Sip wine, sample hors d’oeuvres – and raise money to fight childhood cancer and improve the quality of life for childhood cancer survivors at the 18th annual Wine Spectacular. Sup on cuisine with a Spanish flair and take part in a silent auction, all to the sounds of jazz music, at the Northstone Country Club. The October event will benefit the Pounding for Parker Foundation, among other non-profits.

For more information on the event, click here.

Date: October 7, 2017

Time: 7 p.m.

Event cost: $125 per ticket

Prayers for Elijah Golf Tournament

Play a round of golf at Birkdale Golf Club, take part in a silent auction – and raise money to advance research and treatment options for childhood cancer patients.

Date: October 8, 2017

Time: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information on the Prayers for Elijah Golf Tournament or to register for the event, click here.

The Amazing Grace 5K

Run, walk, or jog during the Amazing Grace Foundation’s 5K — and further the fight against childhood cancer in the process. Proceeds from the 5K will go toward clinical trials focusing on osteosarcoma and will also be used to help Make-A-Wish in Central and Western North Carolina and to provide financial aid to families affected by cancer.

Date: October 21, 2017

Time: 9 a.m.

Race registration cost: $30, plus a $2.75 sign-up fee

For more information on the race and the Amazing Grace Foundation, click here.

Joedance Tailgates

Come on out before for a free Panthers game tailgate, complete with giveaways, family-friendly fun, a live DJ, and, of course, food! This weekly event, hosted by Premier Property Solutions and American Security Mortgage, benefits Joedance.

Date/time: Varies; see schedule is here

Location: 1341 South Mint Street, Charlotte, North Carolina

For more information on the tailgate, click here.