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Charity Events and Fundraisers

Race for the Cure, one of the many fundraising events listed on our site.

ABOVE: We list numerous charity events and fundraisers all over Indiana on this page, such as the Race for the Cure® at Military Park to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (pictured above), and many others. If your fundraising event is not listed on this page, send us the information! AroundIndy.com staff photo, © 2016, all rights reserved.

Upcoming Events

Listed in order by date and time from today forward.

Friday, July 1, 2016, 6:00 PM.
Inaugural Chicken Wing Eating Contest in Lawrence.

A fundraising event at 6 PM to benefit the Susan B. Jordan Memorial Fund at the Lawrence Township Foundation. Live music with the Heartland Big Band at 7 PM. Info: 317-545-6191.
Location: Theatre at the Fort, 8920 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
cityoflawrence.org/ [Ref #716952]

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Monday, July 4, 2016, 8:00 AM.
'Run for Freedom' Charity Event in Avon.

A charity running event to benefit Indy Honor Flight with a 4-mile run and also a 1-mile run/walk. $20. Info: 317-437-6612.
Location: Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E US Highway 36, Avon, Hendricks County.
fun-races.com/freedom/ [Ref #708733]

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Saturday, July 9, 2016, 8:00 AM.
Joseph Maley Foundation 5K Run, Walk, Roll at IUPUI.

A fundraising event to benefit the Joseph Malay Foundation, serving children of all abilities. 5K starts and ends at Carroll Stadium. 8-11 AM. $35. Info: 317-525-4438.
Location: Michael A. Carroll Stadium, 1001 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1PwP2ik [Ref #715541]

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Thursday, July 14, 2016, 5:30 PM.
Summer Soiree at the Indianapolis Athenaeum.

A fundraising event to benefit Athenaeum restoration. Enjoy culinary creations, tasty brews and perfect wines from local chefs and breweries, plus live entertainment. Business casual, 21+ only. 5:30-9 PM. $85 ($150 for two). Info: 317-655-2755.
Location: Indianapolis Athenaeum, 401 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1IqDgMz [Ref #715978]

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 6:00 PM.
'Scavenge the Ave' at Indy Reads Books.

A family-friendly scavenger hunt along the Cultural Trail and Mass Ave to raise awareness about adult literacy and to promote local businesses. 6-8 PM. $15-$20 (under 10 free). Info: 317-275-4048.
Location: Indy Reads Books, 911 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/ScavMass [Ref #715980]

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Saturday, July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM.
4th Annual Indy Burger Battle on Georgia Street.

Enjoy burgers, beer, and music as restaurants battle for your vote and the chance to be named Indy’s Best Burger. Proceeds benefit Building Tomorrow mission work. 1-4 PM. $30 online, $35 day of event. Info: 317-632-3545.
Location: Indy Burger Battle, Georgia Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indyburgerbattle.com/ [Ref #715125]

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Saturday, July 30, 2016, 6:00 PM.
'Tiki Time Paradise' Fundraising Event in Danville.

Annual fundraiser for Sycamore Services that provides services to adults and children with intellectual or developmental delays. Live band, silent and live auctions, dinner, cocktails and dancing. 6-10 PM. $35. Info: 317-745-4715.
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Hendricks County.
sycamoreservices.com/ [Ref #716589]

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Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00 AM.
IFAST 8th Anniversary Celebration in Indianapolis.

Prizes, popcorn, a bouncy house, cotton candy, and inflatable sumo-wrestling matches. Free event open to the public (donations accepted for Special Olympics of Indiana). 10 AM to 3 PM. Info: 317-578-0998.
Location: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training, 9402 Uptown Drive Ste 1600, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/ArInIFAST [Ref #716657]

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Saturday, August 13, 2016, 4:00 PM.
4th Annual Hops 4 Hope Charity Event in Greenfield.

A charity event to benefit Hancock Hope House with 12 local craft beer brewers and unique appetizer pairings. $40 (10 for $350), $10 designated driver. 4-7 PM. Info: 317-467-4991.
Location: Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 North Apple Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
hops4hope.net/ [Ref #711533]

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Saturday, August 13, 2016, 4:00 PM.
'Hops 4 Hope' Charity Event at the Hancock County Fairgrounds.

A craft beer tasting event at the fairgrounds Exhibit Hall to benefit the Hancock Hope House, a Greenfield homeless shelter and thrift shop. 4-7 PM. Info: 317-467-4991.
Location: Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 North Apple Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
hancockhopehouse.org/ [Ref #715536]

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Saturday, August 20, 2016, 8:00 AM.
Indianapolis Colts 5K at Lucas Oil Stadium.

A 5K run and walk outside the stadium through downtown Indy, with the finish line inside at the 50-yard-line. T-shirts, commemorative medals, kids area, and more. $35. Info: 317-297-2658.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
colts.com/run [Ref #710957]

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Saturday, August 27, 2016, 5:30 PM.
'Love It!' Soiree at Lucas Estate in Carmel.

A fundraising event to benefit the Cardiovascular Research Institute at St. Vincent Heart Center, with unforgettable experiences, celebrities and fun. 5:30 PM to midnight. $300 and up. Info: 317-338-2338.
Location: Lucas Estate, 1143 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/ArInLoveIt [Ref #709768]

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Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:30 PM.
'The Main Event' at the Downtown Marriott.

A charity event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana with a sports them, guest speaker Tony Dungy, dinner, an auction, and more. 5:30-9 PM. $350 ($3,500 table of 10). Info: 317-472-3731.
Location: Downtown Marriott, 350 West Maryland Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bebigforkids.org/themainevent [Ref #716953]

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Saturday, September 17, 2016, 8:00 AM.
St. Vincent Cancer Run and Walk at Lions Park in Zionsville.

A fundraising event to support cancer patients and their families at St. Vincent. 10-mile run/walk or 5K run/walk. Pricing varies. Info: 317-379-6326.
Location: Lions Park, State Road 334, Zionsville, Boone County.
bit.ly/1QWXilP [Ref #706222]

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Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8:00 AM.
Greater Indianapolis O2 breathe 10K, 5K, & Fun Walk.

A fundraising event to help support those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH), help fund research, provide support and education for the PH community. 8-11 AM. $25 walkers; $35 runners (under 12 free). Info: 855-932-7255.
Location: West Park, 2700 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
O2breathe.org/Indiana16 [Ref #708959]

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Saturday, September 24, 2016, 4:00 PM.
Indiana AIDS Walk in the Herron-Morton Place Neighborhood.

A fundraising event to raise money for the Gregory R. Powers Direct Emergency Financial Assistance (DEFA) Fund. Register at 3:30 PM, walk 4-6 PM. Info: 317-630-1805.
Location: Herron-Morton Place Neighborhood, 22nd and Talbott Streets, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indianaaidswalk.org/ [Ref #711707]

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Friday, September 30, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676686]

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Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676687]

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Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:00 AM.
'Walk to End Lupus Now' at Military Park.

A fundraising event for Lupus Indiana, 11 AM to 3 PM, to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those affected by Lupus. Free admission. Info: 800-948-8806.
Location: Military Park, 601 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1tkwGaj [Ref #715950]

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Sunday, October 2, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676688]

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Saturday, October 8, 2016, 9:00 AM.
Buddy Walk 2016 at White River State Park.

A fundraising event at Celebration Plaza to benefit Down Syndrome Indiana programs and services and help promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. 9 AM to 3 PM. Free admission. Info: 317-925-7617.
Location: White River State Park, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
dsindiana.org/buddywalk.php [Ref #715656]

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Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11:00 AM.
Soup Stew Chili and Brew Festival in Madison.

A one-day fundraiser for many area non-profits featuring good food, fun activities, live music, shopping, and beer and wine gardens. 11 AM to 5 PM. Free admission. Info: 812-265-3135.
Location: Soup Stew Chili and Brew Festival, Main Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
madisonsoupstew.com/ [Ref #715952]

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Monday, October 17, 2016, 10:00 AM.
LUNG FORCE Walk and Charity Event in Carmel.

A fundraising event for the American Lung Association to raise awareness and funds to fight against lung cancer and for lung health. Free admission. Info: 317-210-8554.
Location: Village of West Clay, 12884 Broad Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
lungforce.org/walk [Ref #708953]

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Thursday, November 24, 2016, 9:00 AM.
14th Annual Drumstick Dash Charity Event in Broad Ripple.

A fundraising event for Wheeler Mission Ministries. Lil Gobblers Run, 2.75 and 4.5 mile runs, My Yellow Rickshaw music at start line, swag bag, Starbucks coffee, post-race snacks and beverages, and more. No pets. Pricing varies. Info: 317-637-2916.
Location: Drumstick Dash, Broad Ripple Village, Indianapolis, Marion County.
drumstickdash.org/ [Ref #715343]

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