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Annual Fundraising Events

Day Kimball is proud and thankful to have a long history of community support through fun and engaging events that also serve to bring our community together. 

Cruisin' for Cancer Care Guest Bartender Night 
Enjoy good friends for a good cause at this guest bartender event that serves to set the stage for the annual Cruisin' for Cancer Care motorcycle and car cruise in June. Admission is free and the night features "DKH celebrity" guest bartenders, drawings and more. All your generous tips to our guest bartenders will benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. Plus, you can register early for Cruisin' for Cancer Care! Learn more >

D'Vine Wine Tasting 
Get a taste of the best that Connecticut's vineyards and breweries have to offer, along with hors d'ouevres, music, a hayride and a commemorative glass - all to benefit the Day Kimball Healthcare Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. Learn more >

Lights, Camera, Auction! 
Come enjoy an evening the way the elite once did at the picturesque and historical Roseland Cottage, an 1846 Gothic Revival home. Enjoy a fabulous silent auction and cocktail party featuring music and delicious appetizers, gourmet desserts, a signature cocktail, beer and wine, and more. Proceeds support Day Kimball Healthcare's In-Home Care programs: Day Kimball HomeCare, Day Kimball HomeMakers and Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut. Learn more >

Paddle for a Cure 
Paddle for a Cure is a scenic and fun kayaking event organized independently by community members to benefit the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital. Similar to a walk-a-thon, there is no entry fee, just collect pledges! Learn more >

Walk & Run for the NECT Cancer Fund 
This fun and friendly 5K walk and run is a Northeast Connecticut tradition and a wonderful way to remember, celebrate and honor those who have battled cancer while supporting those who are fighting now. Chip timing for both runners and walkers, cash prizes for top finishers, a Kids' Fun Run and more, all to benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. Learn more >

Cruisin' for Cancer Care 
Cruisin' for Cancer Care draws hundreds of motorcyclists and classic car enthusiasts every year to enjoy a 70-mile ride through beautiful Northeastern Connecticut, along with good food and good company - all for a great cause, the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. Many ride in the honor of a cancer survivor or in the memory of someone they loved. Learn more >

Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic 
For more than 30 years, the Day Kimball Hospital Golf Classic has hosted hundreds of golfers for a fun and competitive day on the links followed by a banquet with prizes, a raffle and plenty of great food and company. Proceeds support the Day Kimball Hospital appeal, helping to provide continued high quality medical care, technologies and facilities for those we serve across Northeast Connecticut. Learn more >

Celebrity Scoops Night 
Come enjoy a fun family evening filled with simple pleasures - music, activities and of course, ice cream served up by our local celebrity scoopers! Proceeds benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH. Learn more >

DKH Give it a Tri 
"Everyday athletes" are invited to train for and take part in this triathlon to support their own health and fitness while serving as an example to promote health and fitness in our community. Participants can compete in the half-mile swim, 12 mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run individually or form a relay team of 2 or 3 people - family teams are welcome and encouraged! Learn more >

Hospice Tree of Life 
Each December, communities throughout Northeast Connecticut come together during this very special event to remember and honor their loved ones through a symbol of light. The purchase of memorial lights on each community's Tree of Life benefits the wonderful work done by Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut to enhance the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Learn more >


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