Past Events

Watch Our Founder's TEDtalk

To honor and celebrate young lives cut short, Kathy Hull founded the first freestanding pediatric palliative care facility in the United States, the George Mark Children's House. Its mission: to give terminally ill children and their families a peaceful place to say goodbye. She shares stories brimming with wisdom, joy, imagination and heartbreaking loss.

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Autumn Celebration 2020 (w/ Online Auction)

Thursday-Saturday, October 1-3, 2020
Although we couldn't gather in person, we had a very successful "Eventful NonEvent," including a three-day online auction that generated much needed funds for George Mark Children's House. Thank you to all who participated and supported this major fundraiser.

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SWAT Fitness Challenge

Saturday-Sunday, September 12-13, 2020
We are extremely grateful for the SWAT Fitness Challenge and all participants, raising $30,000 for George Mark Children's House this year.


Sound Bites 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020
This year's event was transformed into a live streaming experience with inspiring interviews, music, and even line dancing. View our short video recap

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Mommy Mixer

Saturday, May 16, 2020
CANCELLED. To be rescheduled.

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Children's Health Guild Gala

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Changed to virtual week online.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
THANK YOU to all the generous supporters who contributed to George Mark Children’s House on #GivingTuesdayNow.

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Volunteer Training Day

Saturday, May 2, 2020
CANCELLED. To be rescheduled.

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Corporate Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, April 24, 2020

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Mr. Amador Pageant

Monday, April 20, 2020


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Candy Cane Lane 2019

Thursday & Sunday, December 12 & 15, 2019

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How Children Die: Insights of Pediatric Palliative Care

Saturday, November 2, 2019

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Film: "A Love That Never Dies" and Q&A with the Filmmakers

Monday, October 28, 2019

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It's About The Journey: Pediatric Palliative Care Summit

Monday, October 28, 2019

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Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos at Oakland Museum

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Pumpkin Day/El Día de la Calabaza

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Grieving Siblings Trip for Teens

Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Autumn Celebration

Saturday, September 28, 2019
View the outstanding keynote speech by parent and GMCH board member Reggie Cooks

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San Diego Zoo Channel Launch

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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Sibshop Facilitator Training

Friday, June 7, 2019

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Funders Forum

Friday, May 31, 2019

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Sound Bites 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019


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Charity Ride! Get your Soul Cycle on for George Mark Children's House

Sunday, July 22, 2018

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Run in Support of George Mark Children's House

Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Autumn Celebration 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017
View recap: A Heartwarming Evening at George Mark Children's House