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List of Events

Hope Grows

Annual Luncheon on Thursday, May 4, 2023
Proceeds support free cancer services

The Hope Grows fundraising luncheon is hosted by Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation and the YMCA of Greater Michiana. It was created to help support individuals recovering from cancer, those still fighting, and those at risk. Over the years, this event has raised more than $277,743 to help patients in our community receive free cancer services at the Marie Yeager Cancer Center of Lakeland and support from the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program. Click here for more information or to make a donation.

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Run, Walk, and Rock

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Proceeds support projects and services at Lory's Place

This 5K Run/Walk (or rock!) is literally fun for all ages! Lory's Place is a grief healing and education center for children and families and this fundraiser helps to provide programs and services at no cost. Click here for more information.

Image of people at the Refelctions Dinner and Auction

Reflections Dinner and Auction

Friday, July 21, 2023
Black River Barn South Haven

Proceeds support projects and services at Lory's Place

Proceeds from this event support meaningful grief healing and education programs. These vital services are available to our friends and neighbors without cost because you believe in offering hope and healing to our community. Learn more about Reflections here.

Chalk the Block

Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2023
Broad St. in downtown St. Joseph

Proceeds from ice cream sales support projects and services at Lory’s Place

Watch as chalk art masterpieces come to life, showcasing regional, national, and international artists along Broad Street in downtown St. Joseph. Vote for your favorites, and don’t forget to stop by the Corewell Health tent, located near the Kids Zone, for an ice cream treat. Learn more.

Hospice at Home Benefit

Saturday, August 19, 2023
Michigan Maritime Museum

Proceeds benefit Caring Circle and South Haven are hospice services

The event features local wineries and breweries, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music and an engaging fund-a-day of hospice experience. During the last in-person event in 2019, 169 days of hospice care ($29,575) was raised helping the benefit total reach $102,575.

Annual Gala

Saturday, November 11, 2023
Corewell Health St. Joseph Hospital

Proceeds of the 2023 Gala benefit the Patient Assistance Fund.

The annual Gala is a much-anticipated event featuring live entertainment, fine dining, auctions, and an after-party. Each year, the Gala raises funds for major, local campaigns that benefit the Southwest Michigan community. Click here to learn more information.