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We believe that caring for a patient’s spirit is part of treating their condition. That’s why we go the extra mile to bring joy to our patients and their families every day, especially during the holidays.
See how our season of Children’s Cheer helps transform our hospital into a place that feels more like home.
Every holiday season, our community bands together to bring smiles to our patients’ faces. Whether it’s our local police departments transforming into Santa’s elves, or patients getting to shop the Make-A-Wish holiday store, our partners are making every event a special one.
Check out how we spread holiday happiness.
Patients took a special United Airlines flight to the "North Pole" from Denver's airport. The flight carried 94 children on an adventure to meet Santa and his elves.Read the 303 Magazine story
Our patients received a surprise visit from former first lady Michelle Obama. She joined Santa to read “The Night Before Christmas” and held a special Q&A.Read the Huffington Post story
During a visit to the hospital, Denver Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb stopped to talk with patients and passed out Build-A-Bears for the holidays.See the photos
When kids are too sick to have in-person visitors, they can't go see Santa. Fortunately, he makes virtual visits to our hospital from the North Pole.Watch the CBS4 story
Hundreds of law enforcement officers delivered holiday gifts to our patients for Cops Fighting Cancer's 16th annual Long Blue Line event.Watch the FOX31 story
See what good news our patients had to share as they shopped the Make-A-Wish holiday store for their families.Watch the 9News story
An 8-year-old boy battling cancer was surprised with a professional holiday home lighting by the Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation and Sturgeon Electric Company.See the Fox21 News story
With toys in tow for their annual drive, a caravan of motorcyclists convened at Children's Colorado to deliver gifts to patients.Watch the CBS4 story
Ballerinas paid a visit to Children's Hospital Colorado to brighten the spirits of the young patients. The visit was especially meaningful for one of the dancers who spent nearly a decade in and out of Children's Colorado when a case of colitis nearly destroyed her dreams of dancing professionally.Watch the Fox21 News story
Adrian knows what it's like to spend the holidays inside the hospital and wanted to brighten the lives of other sick kids this year. He held a toy drive for current patients.Watch the video on Denver7
Ferrari of Denver visited for the ninth year in a row to donate more than 3,000 presents. Gifts were delivered by dozens of Ferraris, escorted by Colorado State Patrol.Watch the 9News story
After two open-heart surgeries, Maggie traded her hospital gown for ballet shoes as the Nutcracker’s Dancer for a Day.Watch the FOX21 News story
Meet Amie and Hope: two of our 1,600+ volunteers who bring cheer to kids in the hospital.Watch the 9News story
Here, it’s different. Especially during the holidays.
As a nonprofit hospital, we rely on generosity from families and friends in the community to make our extraordinary level of care possible. There are a number of ways that you can give this holiday season to provide critical resources – and make spirits bright.
Through the Give Comfort & Joy holiday giving initiative, you can help make lifesaving care and magical moments possible for the children and families we serve. Join in these three ways:
When you donate, you can dedicate your gift to a friend or loved one and send an eCard in their honor. Make a donation.
Be a part of this incredible day of giving for Coloradans. Learn more about Colorado Gives Day®.
Shop at businesses in our community while giving back to Children’s Colorado. Learn where to shop.
Learn more about the impact your gift can make.
Our pediatric experts have put together lots of ideas and resources to help you keep the holiday season bright and healthy for your kids.
Check out these articles to see how you can make this year's holiday season the best one yet.