Upstate Foundation and Community fundraising Events

Annual signature events hosted by the Upstate Foundation raise substantial funds for targeted needs, with support from the community, corporate sponsors, volunteers, participants, and Upstate employees and departments. In 2020, with creativity, tenacity, and inspiring support from businesses and the community, proceeds from these events totaled more than $832,500.

Call In for Cancer 
Beneficiary: Unmet needs for patients treated at the Upstate Cancer Center
Gross proceeds: $46,200

Radiothon for Kids
Beneficiary: Golisano Center for Special Needs
Gross proceeds: $255,000

Towsley Pro-Am 
Beneficiaries: New dialysis unit at Upstate Community Hospital, and the Golisano Center for Special Needs campaign
Gross proceeds: $145,000 (record year)

Upstate Open
Beneficiaries: Research on lyme and tick-borne diseases, as well as unmet needs for patients and palliative care
Gross proceeds: $140,000

Upstate Strong Covid Relief Benefit Concert (re-imagined Upstate Gala)
Beneficiary: Covid Relief Fund
Gross proceeds: $246,500 

Community events – Each year numerous community events and fundraisers benefit patient care, education and research at Upstate. These organizations and the events they conduct are varied in nature, as are the causes they support. In 2020, there were over 35 Facebook fundraisers alone, totaling nearly $36,000. 

The Upstate Foundation shares information before and after events in support of individuals, organizations and companies. Follow us on Facebook at The Upstate Foundation. 

If you are interested in organizing a fundraiser, please call 315-464-4416.

Scheduled events

Choose the Upstate Foundation as your charity, at no cost to you.

3 Rivers Cruz-In
Wednesdays, Mid May thru Sept
Clay, NY

The Maureen T. O'Hara Teal There's A Cure 5K
July 1-31, 2021

Final Lukie's Holes “Fore” Hope
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Manlius, NY

Upstate Open
Friday, July 23, 2021
Baldwinsville, NY

Jeeps at the Beach
Sunday, August 1, 2021
Sylvan Beach, NY

Towsley ProAm
Monday, August 2, 2021
Vernon, NY

Paige’s Butterfly Run
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Baldwinsville, NY

Inaugural Walk Run For Kids
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Binghamton, NY

Pars for Stroke
Sunday, August 29, 2021
East Syracuse, NY

Al Todeschini Paddle for Pancreatic Cancer
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Old Forge, NY





Virtual Fundraising
Ideas for hosting your virtual fundraiser.
Name Owner Date  
Virtual Fundraising ideas   Nancy Boyce 2/25/2021 8:38:46 AM    
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