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Special Events

Special Events for Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital are listed below. CLICK HERE to search other events, such as classes and seminars.


-Girl's Night Out
-A Day for Hearts


-Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

June -Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala

-Trauma MudRun
-Golf Tournament
-RNICU Reunion


-Annual Wellness and Survivorship Day
-Healing Half & 10K
-Lil'Champs Burn Survivors Day


-Wines of the World
-WHUD Radiothon


Girl's Night Out

Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in women, yet few women know they are at greater risk for this serious disease than men. Girls' Night Out will give women the chance to chase away the winter blues and come together as only they can to have fun for a very serious cause: heart disease. The event, benefits the hospital's cardiovascular center, Westchester Heart  & Vascular. Visit www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/gno to learn more.
When: February 25, 2016 
Westchester Hilton, Rye, NY
Foundation Office, 914-493-2575 
Register: https://foundation.westchestermedicalcenter.com/gno2015


Valentine’s Day has always been a good time to mend “broken hearts.” Mid-February is also a perfect time to celebrate the mending of actual hearts and for the eleventh year, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital will host “A Day for Hearts,” a celebration event for children with congenital heart defects.

Heart-warming stories will abound at this reunion of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital pediatric cardiac surgery patients. Join Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, its pediatric cardiology staff and other pediatric cardiology families for an afternoon of refreshments and fun children’s activities.

When: February 8, 2015 | 2  -4 PM
Where: Gymnasium, Behavioral Health Center @ Westchester Medical Center

To learn more about “A Day for Hearts” or to RSVP, call 1-877-WMC-DOCS or e-mail communityoutreach@wcmc.com.

Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day
Join us for one of the region’s biggest and most important events! It’s the 11th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day, the largest annual fundraiser for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. The event, which includes a casual, one-mile walk and a host of family activities, draws thousands of supporters to the Westchester Medical Center campus each year. Before and after the walk there will be live entertainment, games and activities for all ages. Start building your Go the Distance team today! 
When: May 3, 2015
Where: Macy Oval, adjacent to the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital on the Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact: Foundation Office, walk@wcmc.com, 914-493-2575

Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala
The annual gala is Westchester Medical Center's largest fundraising event of the year. Supporters take part in an elegant evening of including an auction, fine dining and dancing.
When: June 6, 2015 
Where: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
Contact: Foundation Office, gala@wcmc.com, 914-493-2575
To benefit Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

Annual RNICU Graduate Reunion
Twins and triplets and preemies, oh my!  It’s our Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (RNICU) annual celebration of life as hundreds of RNICU graduates and their families return to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for an afternoon of fun activities.
When: September 17, 2015
Where: Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact/RSVP: Natalie Dweck | 914-493-8486 | dweckn@wcmc.com


Westchester Medical Center Trauma Mud Run

Run through the woods, climb obstacles, scramble through mud, navigate the fire towers all within the Medical Center's Valhalla campus. A fundraiser for the Joel A. Halpern Regional Trauma Center and Burn Center, this 5K obstacle course/run is designed for participants of all ages and athletic abilities.
When: September 20, 2015
Where: Macy Oval, Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact: Foundation Office, traumarun@wcmc.com, 914-493-2575
Photo gallery: http://wmcevents.smugmug.com/2014-WMC-Trauma-Run/ 
Click here to check out the photo gallery

Westchester Medical Center Annual Golf Tournament
When: September 28, 2015 
Where: Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY
Contact: Foundation Office, golf@wcmc.com, 914-493-2575
Learn more: www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/golf


2nd Annual Wellness & Survivorship Day

Join the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital's 2nd Annual Wellness & Survivorship Day. Celebrate the health and well-being of our pediatric cancer and stem cell transplant patients with staff members of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Enjoy food, carnival games, and entertainment!

When: October 3, 2015; 12pm – 3pm
Where: Due to inclement weather the Wellness & Survivorship Day event has been moved from the Macy Oval on the campus of Westchester Medical Center to the Taylor Pavilion on the campus of Westchester Medical Center
Contact: events@wmchealth.org

Healing Half & 10K

Join us for the Healing Half & 10K! The 2015 event will take place on Sunday, October 11th, 2015. The course will once again be on the beautiful Bronx River Parkway. A fantastic course along the quiet closed Parkway that is a great race for experienced and first-timers alike!

We will continue to have the Half Marathon Walkers Category this year. Walkers will start 30 minutes early so that you can finish and enjoy the expo with your fellow racers. The Walker category is for walkers ONLY and is not eligible for any age group awards or prizes. Everyone will receive a finisher medal when you cross the line!

When: October 11, 2015 
Where: Bronx River Parkway
Contact: Kelli Teglas, teglask@wcmc.com, 914-493-2575
Learn more: To register and learn more please CLICK HERE

 L'il Champions Burn Survivors Day: Celebrating courageous kids
Li'l Champions Burn Survivors Day
It takes a special child, a true champion, to "heal" from a significant burn. On this day, Westchester Medical Center - home to the Hudson Valley's only burn care center - will celebrate these courageous kids with a special event that will bring former pediatric burn center patients and their families together. For complete details, visit our events calendar.
When: October 17, 2015
Where: Taylor Pavilion Conference Hall, Westchester Medical Center
Contact: 877-962-3627
Email: SweeneyJ@wcmc.com


Wines of the World

"Wines of the World" is a guided wine tasting and charity auction. Come out and enjoy fine wines from around the world and receive expert advice on wine selections while dining.

When: Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 6 p.m.
Where: Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase, NY
Contact: winesoftheworld@wcmc.com | 914-493-2575 

100.7 WHUD Children's Miracle Network Radiothon

For more than 30 hours over the course of three consecutive days, the Steven A. Galef Lobby of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital serves as the on-air studio for 100.7 WHUD-FM personalities as the station plays host to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals radiothon benefiting the hospital and the seriously ill children under its care. 
When:  November 18, 19 and 20
Where: Live on 100.7 WHUD-FM and www.whud.com  broadcasting from the lobby of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
Contact: Meredith Buono | 914-493-5285 | buonom@wcmc.com


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