Fundraising Events

Signature Events

The RUH Foundation hosts several special annual events to support pressing priorities at Royal University Hospital. Everyone has a good time while raising funds for the community.

Royal University Hospital Radiothon

We are on a mission! A mission to raise $20 million+ to transform surgical care at Royal University Hospital. Funds raised during the 2022 Radiothon will support RUH Foundation’s Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign to help purchase safer, spacious state-of-the-art operating rooms, bright and comfortable rest and recovery spaces and sought-after equipment and technology!

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Greek Gourmet Feast

If you like gourmet food, entertainment and fun (and who doesn’t!) then you don’t want to miss this premier event! Hosted by Manos and held each year in March, the Greek Gourmet Feast stimulates your senses and supports priorities at Royal University Hospital.

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Royal Ball

The Royal Ball is a unique, creative evening that sets it apart from other gala events. The annual October ball uses a playful new theme each year, inspiring our guests to get into the spirit of the evening and dress creatively.

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FFUN Spirit Champions Golf Classic

The FFUN Spirit Champions Classic charity golf tournament pairs avid golfers with top name celebrities from the hockey world. Partial proceeds from the event support the Mission Possible: Operation New O.R. Campaign to help build and equip new state-of-the-art operating rooms, reduce wait times and save and improve more lives at Royal University Hospital.

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Hospital Home Lottery

Since Hospital Home Lottery’s inception in 1986, it has raised nearly $41.3 million for healthcare in Saskatoon. In that time, Hospital Home Lottery has helped the RUH Foundation with several campaigns, allowing us to invest in patient care, research, teaching and equipment.

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GivingTuesday

We’ve all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday but did you know about a day dedicated to giving – when charities, individuals and companies came together for GivingTuesday?

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Third Party Events

Many of our generous donors host their own events to raise funds and awareness for the Royal University Hospital. Thank you! To find out more about hosting your own fundraiser for RUH Foundation, click here and scroll down to the Host Your Own Event section. Here’s a small sample of some of the annual third party fundraising events held in support of our Hospital:

Sisterhood YXE Market & Closet Sweep

Did you know your shopping and closet clean up can change someone’s life? Join Sisterhood YXE for their annual Local Market and Sweep with partial proceeds in support of the Royal University Hospital Foundation’s Community Mental Health Endowment.

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Hearty Starty

June 28 is the day Paige UnRuh left the hospital following a cardiac event. To commemorate the occasion and give back to those who helped save her life, she holds the annual Hearty Starty event to help raise funds for cardiac care at Royal University Hospital.

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Purple Day for Epilepsy

Founded in 2008, by then nine-year old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness.

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Shake, Rattle and Roll

The Shake Rattle & Roll Motorcycle Rally for Parkinson’s Disease is an annual event held in St. Gregor, Saskatchewan. To date, this event has raised $40,000 for the Dr. Ali Rajput Endowment for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Research at Royal University Hospital.

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10,000 Kettlebell Challenge

The idea of doing 10,000 kettlebells in a one-month period is quite a physical challenge, but it is possible. And a project that raises awareness about Parkinson’s disease and provides a direct opportunity for people to financially support Parkinson’s research is definitely winning solution.

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Walk of Life

Prevent & Recover from Heart Disease and JOIN the WALK OF LIFE! The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada hosts a walk/run in various cities across Canada. Saskatoon’s Walk of Life is held annually in June.

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