K.I.D.S.S for Kids

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  • Who We Support

All proceeds from events and sales benefit the Department of Family Services programs at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to address the emotional, social and spiritual needs of hospitalized children and their families.


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On June 24th, over 100 golfers joined us at Ridgemoor Country Club to Tee It Up for K.I.D.S.S! Together, we raised over $115,000 for patients and families at Lurie Children’s. To view all of our golf outing photos, check out our KIDSS for Kids Facebook page!

  • Upcoming Events

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Climb 80 floors to the top of the Aon Center for patients and families at Lurie Children’s!
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Registration Now Open

A special thank you to the 2,000 steppers and their supporters who were involved in the 2019 Step Up for Kids! Together, K.I.D.S.S. for Kids raised over $830,000 for the Family Services program at Lurie Children’s.


  • Ways You Can Help

There are many ways you can get involved, whether by volunteering,  attending an event, donating or sponsoring and event.  The success of our philanthropy relies on our donors and corporate partners.  Contact us to learn how you can make a meaningful difference.

K.I.D.S.S. for Kids, Inc.

(Kindness is Doing Something Special for Kids)

We are an all-volunteer, non-profit fundraising affiliated organization of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Founded in 1991, K.I.D.S.S. for Kids has become one of the largest and fastest-growing auxiliaries at the hospital by contributing more than $13 million towards the Department of Family Services programs.


Lurie Children’s has a specially-trained team of professionals, including art and music therapists, social workers and child life specialists, who help patients and families cope with the emotional, developmental and spiritual aspects of a child’s illness & hospitalization.


K.I.D.S.S. for Kids has been instrumental in helping establish and maintain these vital programs and services which ease the hospital experience for families.

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