Our Signature Events

37th Annual Dobson Open-July 25th

2016 Dobson Website graphicGolf the 37th Annual Dobson at the members only Great Oaks Golf Club and enjoy breakfast, full access to the club facilities, beverage and games on the course and lunch at the turn.

Following golf, join The Rainbow Connection Founder and evening host, L. Brooks Patterson for cocktails, dinner and a fabulous silent and live auction! Dress for dinner is summer chic so leave those ties at home and join us for an evening of laughter and magic at this signature annual event for Michigan children stricken with life threatening illnesses.

Download the Dobson Golfer Invite Here

Dobson Registration

Payment can be made using our online registration and Paypal. The address you enter at check out in Paypal must match the billing address of the credit or debit card you are using.

Individual: $275.00    Foursome: $1,100.00    Dinner Only: $150.00


Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor: $25,000

Presenting Sponsor on all printed materials, VIP Reserved Seating- Two Tables of Eight, Golf for eight at Great Oaks Country Club, Full Page Program Advertisement, Wish Child Sponsor Recognition, On-Stage Acknowledgement, Event and Program Recognition, Platinum Sponsor Award

Title Sponsor: $10,000

VIP Reserved Seating for Eight, Golf for Eight at Great Oaks Country Club, Half Page Program Advertisement, Wish Child Sponsor Recognition, On-Stage Acknowledgment, Event and Program Recognition, Title Sponsor Award

Corporate Sponsor: $5,000

VIP Reserved Seating for Four, Golf for Four at Great Oaks Country Club, Wish Child Co-Sponsor Recognition, Event and Program Recognition, Corporate Sponsor Award

Event Sponsor: $3,500

Reserved Seating for Four, Golf for Four at Great Oaks Country Club, Event and Program Recognition, Event Sponsor Award

Golfer Gift Sponsor: $2,500

Corporate Recognition at Golfer Check In, Award and Event Recognition

Green Sponsor: $750

Custom Pin Flag on the Green, Award and Program Recognition, Green Sponsor Award

Tee Sponsor: $500

Tee Recognition, Award and Program Recognition

Program Advertising

Full Page (5" x 8" portrait): $500

Half Page (5" x 3" landscape): $250

Business Card (2 3/8" x 3 7/8" portrait): $150

Advertisement specifications:

Resolution: 300 DPI; Color: CMYK Only; Acceptable Formats (300 DPI at actual size): PDF, TIFF JPG

We need from you:

Business card, High resolution logo art, Contact info and message (if desired)

Last day for ad placement: July 5 , 2016

File submission: mphelps@rainbowconnection.org

Price: $150.00 — $25000.00

Date: July 25, 2016

Great Oaks Country Club
777 Great Oaks Boulevard
Rochester Hills, MI
USA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 137

Home Run for Kids: White Caps vs Lugnuts August 13th


Join The Rainbow Connection at Fifth Third Stadium -Grand Rapids

Check in 6:00pm  Game Time 7:00pm

$15.00 a person

Pick up your tickets and goodie bag on game day at The Rainbow Connection table at the ballpark front entrance.



Price: $15.00

Date: August 13, 2016

Fifth Third Stadium

4500 West River Road Northeast
Comstock Park, MI
49321 Map and Directions

Walk for Kids: Lansing Potter Park Zoo

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Walk through Lansing trails, enjoy a hotdog lunch and fun with The Rainbow Connection. Zoo entry included!

Check in 9:00 am

Walk Starts at 10:00 am

$15.00 a person


Price: $15.00

Date: August 13, 2016


505 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI
48912 Map and Directions

2016 Walk for Kids: Jimmy Johns Field Utica

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2016 Walk for Kids - August 20th 

Check in at 5:00 p.m.

$25.00 a person includes:

Walk• Baseball Game • Refreshments

To register to walk or run with option to start a team- click here

If you can’t attend but want to start a fundraising page or join an existing fundraising team-click here 

If you just want to make a donation- click here



Download Walk for Kids Flyer

Walk for Kids Flier FINAL

Price: $25.00

Date: August 20, 2016

Jimmy Johns Field
7171 Auburn Rd
Utica, MI
48317 Map and Directions

Walk for Kids: Mackinac Bridge Sept 5th Labor Day

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Join us at the Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk- Labor Day September 5

Walk begins on the north side of the bridge. After the walk enjoy lunch and fun with The Rainbow Connection!

Walk 9:00 am Lunch 11:00 am

$15.00 a person 


Price: $15.00

Date: September 5, 2016


Mackinac Bridge
St Ignace, MI
49781 Map and Directions