Children's Hospital Colorado

Children's Cheer: How We Make the Hospital Extra-Special During the Holidays

We believe that caring for a patient’s spirit is part of treating their condition. That’s why we go the extra mile to bring joy to our patients and their families every day, especially during the holidays. 

See how our season of Children’s Cheer helps transform our hospital into a place that feels more like home. 

Check out our cheer

Every holiday season, our community bands together to bring smiles to our patients’ faces. Whether it’s our local police departments transforming into Santa’s elves, or patients getting to shop the Make-A-Wish holiday store, our partners are making every event a special one.

Check out how we spread holiday happiness.

Give comfort and joy

Here, it’s different. Especially during the holidays.

As a nonprofit hospital, we rely on generosity from families and friends in the community to make our extraordinary level of care possible. There are a number of ways that you can give this holiday season to provide critical resources – and make spirits bright.

Through the Give Comfort & Joy holiday giving initiative, you can help make lifesaving care and magical moments possible for the children and families we serve. Join in these three ways:


When you donate, you can dedicate your gift to a friend or loved one and send an eCard in their honor. Make a donation.

Join Colorado Gives Day®

Be a part of this incredible day of giving for Coloradans. Learn more about Colorado Gives Day®.

Shop to Support

Shop at businesses in our community while giving back to Children’s Colorado. Learn where to shop to support.

Learn more about the impact your gift can make.

Bring the cheer home

Our pediatric experts have put together lots of ideas and resources to help you keep the holiday season bright and healthy for your kids.

Check out these articles to see how you can make this year's holiday season the best one yet.

Expert tips for the holidays