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October

Brakes for Breasts

Date: October 1 - 31
Location: Participating repair shops

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October, participating independent auto repair shops will provide free brake pads with every brake repair purchase (customers will only pay for any additional parts and labor). Plus, 10% of the cost of each brake repair will be donated to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research. Founded in 2011, Brakes for Breasts has raised over $1.4 million of which every single penny has gone directly to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research.

Visit www.BrakesforBreasts.com to find a participating shop, donate or learn how the auto repair industry is making a difference.

WQMX Bosom Buddies Concert & Auction
Auction Date: 
Now - October 19
Concert Date: Wednesday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Location: Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S Main St, Akron, OH

Join us for a benefit concert at the Akron Civic Theatre with Joe Nichols, Lainey Wilson and Ashley Cooke. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Cleveland Clinic Akron General's program that provides free mammograms for those who can't afford them.

Visit bosombuddies.wqmx.com to bid on exclusive auction items, view and post on the survivor's page, plus much more! Some of the auction items include- Autographed guitars and memorabilia, luggage and designer purses!

Raising Hope One Glass at a Time
Date: Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m.
Location: Corkscrew Saloon, 811 West Liberty St, Medina OH

We look forward to welcoming you on Saturday as we raise funds for oncology patient services at Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital. Guests are welcome to arrive anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 to socialize in a very casual atmosphere while enjoying the music of The Adjustments. This casual afternoon open house features wine samplings accompanying a variety of appetizers, additional beverages, and desserts. Raising Hope also includes live music and an online auction.

Proceeds will be used by oncology staff to improve patient care and outcomes. Examples include pharmacy co-payments for patients in need, snacks during long treatment days and milestone celebrations.

For more information, please visit RaisingHope2022.givesmart.com

7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K
Date: Saturday, October 8 at 8 a.m.
Location: Edgewater Park, 6500 Cleveland Memorial Sh, Cleveland, OH

Join Head for the Cure Foundation at the 7th Annual Head for the Cure 5K in Cleveland on Saturday, October 8th at Edgewater Park. This event begins at 8 AM and will feature a timed 5K run/walk, local businesses, and connect brain tumor Survivors and their families. Your support and participation helps fund patient programs and clinical trials at Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at the Cleveland Clinic and other national brain cancer programs, education, and initiatives.

Register or donate today at www.headforthecure.org/cleveland. Save $5 off registration with code HFTC5 (case-sensitive). 

WQMX 4th Annual 5Kay
Date: Saturday, October 8 at 8 a.m.
Location: Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery, 6193 Edison St NE, Hartville, OH

Join us Saturday, October 8th for the 4th Annual WQMX 5Kay, presented by Great Lakes Honda and hosted by Sarah Kay! It's a 3.1 mile run, with a one mile walk option, which will begin at a new location this year - Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery on 619 in Hartville. You will get to run or walk on this beautiful farm with great views! Proceeds benefit the WQMX Bosom Buddies Event, which helps provides free mammograms for those who can't afford them at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

To register, visit wqmx.com/events/current-promotions/item/11862-4th-annual-wqmx-5kay

Medina Hospital BASH
Date: Saturday, October 15 at 6 p.m.
Location: Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina, OH

Join us for the Medina Hospital BASH. The evening features cocktails, appetizers and gaming from 6 - 7:30 p.m. This will be followed by dinner, a raffle, and dancing with music by Midnight Blue. Proceeds from this event go towards Medina Hospital's strategic priorities.

To register or for more information visit: give.ccf.org/MHFBASH2022

Never Forget Nolan James
Date: Saturday, October 22 at 6 p.m.
Location: Michaud's Event Center, 16808 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH

In honor of Infant Loss Awareness Month, and our son Nolan James, we will be holding our second annual reverse raffle/fundraiser to benefit the NICU at Cleveland Clinic Children's. Our goal is to raise enough money for the NICU to purchase a special piece of equipment to help care for these special babies, like Nolan! Each ticket is $50 and it will double as a single entry into the reverse raffle with a grand prize of $1500. A catered dinner and Beer/Wine are included. (may bring own liquor- mixers provided). Additional raffle tickets will be for sale at the event, for a chance to win gift baskets and other prizes.

For more information or to register, visit give.ccf.org/nolan2022

Beats for a Cure
Date: October 25 - November 1
Location: Virtual – Twitch TV

Beats for a Cure is an award winning event* to raise funds for breast cancer research and support to those currently affected. The event happens every October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Over the past two years and with the support of over 100 DJs and streamers, Beats for a Cure has raised almost $50,000 for the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center.

For more information please contact Darryl East at EASTD@ccf.org.

*2021 Cleveland Clinic Caregiver Philanthropy Award (Darryl East) and 2021 Twitch TV Awards - Best Philanthropic Stream (Beats for a Cure)


Ongoing Events

License Plates for Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Location: Ohio BMV

Cleveland Clinic Children’s branded license plates are now available for purchase through the Ohio BMV. A portion of the proceeds from every plate purchased will be donated to Cleveland Clinic Children’s. The plates are available on BMV website under organizational plates.

Link Before You Sink– Jewelry with a Purpose
Location: Online at www.linkbeforeyousink.com/

Link Before You Sink (LBYS) is a jewelry business that “links” individuals together through tough times. Each piece of jewelry includes an inspirational story. For every link purchased, $5 is donated to LBYS’s partner nonprofits. Shop their collection today and select Cleveland Clinic Children’s at checkout to support our littlest patients!

Show your PRIDE
Location: online and in the Wellness Store on Main Campus

ClinicPRIDE is partnering with local apparel company, Where I’m From, to create Cleveland Clinic-themed Pride t-shirts in celebration of this year’s Pride month and march. 100% of the proceeds from shirt sales will be donated to Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care. T-shirts are available for purchase online and in the Wellness Store on Main Campus.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) patients have historically been an underserved community with unique health needs. Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care includes providers who understand the health needs of LGBTQ+ patients, and provides access to specialists with expertise in LGBTQ+ care. The center aims to eradicate long-standing health disparities while furthering the care, research, educational and service goals of Cleveland Clinic.

Teespring Sale for Helping Heart Fund
Location: Online at Teespring.com/stores/helping-heart-fund

The profits from the sale of heart transplant-themed shirts, mugs, sweatshirts and hoodies supports Cleveland Clinic’s Helping Heart Fund, which assists transplant patients with medications and supplies.

To purchase visit Teespring.com/stores/helping-heart-fund.