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Upcoming Events in 2021

Register for a Trike & Bike ride TODAY!

Trike & Bike benefiting VeloSano is a series of community-organized bike rides for children ages 3-12 that allows them to ride with their peers in a safe environment and fundraise for the cause. 1OO% of every dollar that participants raise supports pediatric cancer research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. We hope to see your child on their bikes this year - whether it's on two wheels or three! We also have an opportunity of a lifetime from presenting sponsor, Cedar Point! For more details, including ride dates and locations for the year along with the plan for increased safety measures visit

Four Seasons of Lexus Raffle benefiting VeloSano

Dates: Now - October 31, 2021

You could be riding in style for a whole year! Metro Lexus and Lexus of Akron-Canton are back with a new raffle - Four Seasons of Lexus. For as little as $20, each ticket purchased is entered to receive a unique Lexus vehicle for each season. 1OO% of ticket purchases benefits VeloSano, which supports lifesaving cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. To purchase tickets, visit If you know a participating VeloSano Team or Trike & Bike ride for this year, you can designate that team or community ride to receive these funds to support their fundraising.


6th Annual Ruhlin Clays Classic

Dates: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Location: Hill 'n Dale Club

A day of shooting, raffles, food, and fun. Experienced and novice shooters alike are encouraged to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Emergency Department. Food and drinks will be provided to all shooters and alcohol & bourbon tasting will be available to all attendees after shooting has been concluded.

For more information email Kara Hurst at [email protected] or Don Rife at [email protected].

Tee It Up for VeloSano

Dates: Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Little Mountain Country Club

Tee it Up for VeloSano 5 is back with a shotgun start! Please join us at Little Mountain Country Club for a round of golf and camaraderie - all in the name of VeloSano. Proceeds will benefit cutting-edge cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. Get your team together and let's celebrate our friends and family members who beat cancer and also remember our loved ones we’ve lost to this terrible disease. 

To register please visit

Rehab Runner's Helping Hands Hero 5K

Dates: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location:  Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Join us for the Rehab Runner’s Helping Hands 5k and Kids Fun Dash this year in person at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Each participant receives complimentary admission into the zoo and rainforest for the entire day after the event. This race supports our Helping Hands Initiative, which allows us to purchase needed items and equipment that insurance does not typically cover for our current inpatients and outpatients.

To register, visit


Akron General Invitational

Dates: Monday, August 30, 2021
Location: Portage Country Club

Join us for a scramble format golf outing that raises funds for our Cleveland Clinic Akron General Challenge Golf Program. Challenge Golf is the nation's first adaptive golf course that provides therapeutic benefits to adults and children recovering from strokes, spinal cord or brain injuries, amputations, neuromuscular disorders, as well as visual or developmental challenges.

To purchase tickets visit For more information, contact the Akron General Foundation at [email protected] or 330.472.3455.


TechNet Nation’s Brakes for Breasts

Dates: September 1 - October 21, 2021
Location: TechNet Professional Automotive Repair Shops

TechNet Professional is a nationwide network of over 13,000 independently owned and professionally operated Automotive Repair shops that care about delivering exceptional service. Get access to benefits such as a nationwide warranty, roadside assistance and road hazard tire protection when you visit your local TechNet Professional Automotive Repair Center.

TechNet Professional is proud to support Brakes for Breasts, a grassroots organization made up of thousands of independent automotive repair shops where 100% on donations go towards the Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund at the Cleveland Clinic. By making a donation today, you are funding critical research to put the brakes on breast cancer! 

When you visit a TechNet Professional location from September 1 through October 31 and have a qualifying brake service, you will have the option of giving or getting up to $40. You can redeem your rebate or donate it directly to Brakes for Breasts when you complete your rebate submission on

Want to help more or do not need a brake service? No problem! You can still make a donation to support the Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund by making your donation on our TechNet Team page or by finding your local TechNet Shop’s donation page as a part of the TechNet Nation Team! 


Dates: September 10 - 12, 2021

We’re excited to host an in-person “Bike to cure” weekend in 2021! Join us Sept. 10-12 as a Rider, Virtual Fundraiser (participate anytime, anywhere and in any way you choose) or as a Volunteer. For information on how to register to ride, fundraise, volunteer or donate to VeloSano, visit our website.

Drive Out Cancer

Dates: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Location: Virtual

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Drive Out Cancer will be a virtual fundraiser this year. We invite you to support our cancer patients and families with an online donation that directly supports them during their time of need. Please consider sponsoring our patients at one of our designated sponsor levels, and honoring their cancer journey by participating in your favorite athletic activity of choice on September 13th. Play a round of golf, shoot some hoops, go for a run or a family bike ride. We can't wait to see you back on the course, in person, in 2022!

For more information or to make a donation visit


6th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Cleveland

Dates: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Edgewater Park, Kite Field

Join us for the 6th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Cleveland on Saturday, October 2nd as we continue to raise funds, awareness and hope for the local brain tumor community! Funds raised benefit The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at Cleveland Clinic and the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative.

For more information visit

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.

The HOPE™ face mask by Standard Textile

Location: Online at

Standard Textile, a global manufacturer of healthcare, hospitality, and consumer products, and Cleveland Clinic have collaborated to produce a non-medical grade, reusable face mask that bears the inspirational message “HOPE.” Standard Textile is donating the majority of proceeds from face mask sales to support COVID-19 research at Cleveland Clinic.

To purchase visit the website.

Link Before You Sink– Jewelry with a Purpose

Location: Online at

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!

PIK3CA Shirt Sales

Location: Online at

Every purchase of these shirts will go to the Pik3ca – pediatrics research department at the Cleveland Clinic to help them advance research in finding a cure and allow for more clinical trials.

To purchase visit the website.

Teespring Sale for Helping Heart Fund

Location: Online at

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

Cleveland Clinic Children's and Where I'm From

Location: Online at

In celebration of Khaled Mahamid's extraordinary spirit, his creativity, and the joy he brought to all, Cleveland Clinic Children’s and Where I’m From have partnered to create an updated reprint of his t-shirts from their 2019 holiday campaign. Khaled was a beloved fixture of Cleveland Clinic Children’s. Despite enduring unimaginable challenges during his short life, Khaled saw even the hardest days as ones worth celebrating. The updated shirt features his favorite color (red), his signature and portraits of himself and his art therapist, Meredith. Proceeds will go towards dedicating the M3 aquarium in memory of Khaled, and to Cleveland Clinic Children’s art and music therapy programs.

Shirts can be purchased in the Wellness Store on main campus, or