The Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation’s signature fundraising events are the Carson Higgins Memorial Golf Outing and the Annual Memorial Dinner. These events, and other events throughout the year, raise funds in support of our philanthropic causes.
Run or Volunteer for CHMF in the FirstEnergy Marathon, Half Marathon, or Team Relay
Runners in the Akron FirstEnergy Marathon and Half Marathon are encouraged to raise money for charities. This year, we are excited to announce that runners can choose to the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation as their charity of choice, asking friends, family, and coworkers to support their marathon, half marathon or team relay race by donating to our foundation.
As a Blue Line Charity Partner, the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation will also be volunteering at the Marathon. To learn more about running or volunteering for CHMF, see the story on our news page.
Year Round Fundraising Opportunities
An easy way to support the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation is to simply select it as your charity of choice at Smile.Amazon.com and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to CHMF. Please share with your friends. The more people that select CHMF as their charity of choice, the more children and families we can support!
Social media is a great way to spread awareness about CHMF and our mission. Now you can also mobilize your social media contacts into action by hosting a fundraiser on Facebook. Simply select Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation as the charity you would like to raise funds for, and Facebook will direct the donations you raise to us. Facebook fundraisers are particularly successful when tied to an event, such as your birthday. Ask friends to donate in lieu of gifts, or start a fundraiser during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September).
Pampered Chef offers cooking tools that give people more confidence in the kitchen and recipes that help families enjoy mealtimes together. Pampered Chef Consultant Courtney Stein, who first met Carson when her daughter and Carson were in the same second grade class, is proud to support the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation. A portion of Pampered Chef purchases using this link will be donated to CHMF.
ONEHOPE Wine is a Napa Valley winery rooted in giving back. ONEHOPE will give 10 percent of proceeds from sales made at this link to the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation.
Akron Yard Cards creates personalized yard cards to help you announce a special event at your home or business. Mention the Carson Higgins Memorial Foundation and Akron Yard Cards will donate $25 to CHMF.