Past Events

International Taste Fest 5K & 10K Run, Family Event & Fundraiser

International Taste Fest 5K & 10K Run, Family Event & Fundraiser

Saturday, April 9th, 2022 8:00am to 7:00pm
: NYS Fairgrounds

Calling all Runners, cheerers, and people who like to eat yummy food!!

We invite YOU to be a part of the International Taste Festival to benefit David’s Refuge!

FOR THE RUNNERS!  If you’d like to run the 5K OR 10K and are willing to raise $500 to support David’s Refuge, join team ‘Running For Respite’.

 

Runner Charity Bibs Here

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Happy Hour at Jackrabbit Club in Rochester

Happy Hour at Jackrabbit Club in Rochester

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
: Jackrabbit Club, 40 Anderson Ave., Rochester, NY 14607

Join Mike Baker and Friends for Happy Hour at Jackrabbit Club!  You’ll enjoy appetizers and a complimentary drink with a brief presentation from David’s Refuge!  The night will also feature a mini-auction generously sponsored by Mike Baker and friends.

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Valentine’s Date Night

Valentine’s Date Night

We have a very special Valentine’s Date Night opportunity for you this year! Our friends at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Fayetteville, Rochester AND Buffalo have made special reservations for couples (or 2 diners) to enjoy a special night out!
*Please note* This is an adult only opportunity
RESERVATIONS ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED
Reservation recipients will be randomly selected and notified via email on February 7th
All others will be placed on a wait list. and guests will be notified.

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SADA Charity Preview

SADA Charity Preview

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 6:30pm to 10:30pm
: OnCenter, 800 South State Street, Syracuse NY 13202

We’re so excited to be a participating charity of the 23rd Annual Charity Preview! Join us for friendship, decadent food and the first look at all the vehicles inside the Oncenter and War Memorial. Mingle with Syracuse’s most generous VIP’s as they come out dressed in their finest, to support ‘Caring for the Caregiver’

David’s Refuge Night @ The Crunch

David’s Refuge Night @ The Crunch

Saturday, February 5th, 2022 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Giveaway Alert!!!!!
What says winter time more than HOCKEY???
We have tickets to the Syracuse Crunch VS Charlotte Checkers Game, February 5th at 7pm (War Memorial in Syracuse)
If interested, please fill this form out –
Ticket Recipients will be notified on Friday Jan 21st!!

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Halloween Agency Fair

Halloween Agency Fair

Saturday, October 30th, 2021 11:00am to 1:00pm
: Destiny USA Parking Lot (back lot - corner of Bear St. W & Solar St.)

Fun & accessible for the entire family.

Families will enjoy:

  • “Trunk” or treating
  • Halloween Crafts
  • Games
  • Snacks
  • Live Music
  • and more!

Volunteer sign up →

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Boilermaker Road Race:  Team ‘Running for Respite’

Boilermaker Road Race: Team ‘Running for Respite’

Sunday, October 10th, 2021 8:00am to 8:00pm
: Boilermaker Road Race, Utica, NY

Each year, we have Boilermaker Charity Bib runners who dedicate their race to Caring For The Caregiver. These runners commit to raising at least $500 for David’s Refuge and get a free registration for the Boilermaker 15K or 5K.  Each step they take is a step towards bringing respite, wellness and community to caregivers.

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Taste of David’s Refuge

Taste of David’s Refuge

Friday, September 24th, 2021 7:00pm to 10:00pm
: Heritage Hill, 3149 Sweet Rd, Pompey, NY 13138

We have missed being in person with you terribly, which is why we are so excited to bring back Taste of David’s Refuge LIVE & IN PERSON at Heritage Hill in Pompey.

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Pineview Run Celebrity Challenge, presented by OneGroup

Pineview Run Celebrity Challenge, presented by OneGroup

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 9:00am to Thursday, October 7th, 2021 10:00pm

Pineview Run will be hosting the very first Pineview Run Celebrity Challenge in conjunction with OneGroup to benefit David’s Refuge.  Drivers compete for the fastest time, but there’s a catch….the more money they raise, the more time is shaved off their fastest record!  So show them some love and help your favorite driver finish 1st!

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Meier’s Creek Happy Hour

Meier’s Creek Happy Hour

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 5:00pm to 7:00pm
: MEIER’S CREEK BREWING CO. 33 RIPPLETON ROAD, CAZENOVIA, NY 13035

Join Dan Conley and Friends in the taproom at Meier’s Creek Brewing Company!

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COMMON GROUND: RUN, WALK, ROLL & CHEER VIRTUAL EVENT

COMMON GROUND: RUN, WALK, ROLL & CHEER VIRTUAL EVENT

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 12:00am to Monday, June 7th, 2021 12:00am
: Your Favorite Route

We’d love to have you join us for our virtual Common Ground: Run, Walk, Roll or Cheer event! This event is meant to inspire self-care and community – and it simply won’t be complete without you!

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Virtual Trivia Night

Virtual Trivia Night

Thursday, April 15th, 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm
: Your Favorite Virtual Hangout

Join David’s Refuge as we bring you a fun-filled night of virtual Trivia! ​Sign up on your own, gather a group of family & friends, or draft a virtual team to amplify the fun! Get Your Tickets Today!

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David’s Refuge Road Rally – Scavenger Hunt

David’s Refuge Road Rally – Scavenger Hunt

All teams can choose to do some or ALL of the following activities! Our goal for you is to get out of the house, have some fun family time, make some new memories, get some funny family pictures and encourage you all to find JOY right in your own town!

Make sure to take pictures and post them to our Road Rally Facebook Event- Under the David’s Refuge Facebook Page.

Start the Road Rally!

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Bill Rapp Superstore – SUBARU Share The Love

Bill Rapp Superstore – SUBARU Share The Love

Thursday, November 19th, 2020 12:00am to Monday, January 4th, 2021 12:00am
: 3446 Burnet Ave, Syracuse, NY 13206

From November 19th – January 4th any customer who purchases a SUBARU can choose to have $250 donated to David’s Refuge

National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month

Sunday, November 1st, 2020 12:00am to Monday, November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Join us all of November as we celebrate and honor the amazing caregivers in our community!

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, October 31st, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm
: SUN Auto Group in Cicero OR Northridge Church in Rochester

10:30-11:30 AM – Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a “live” performance from Symphoria followed by Halloween Stations, a fun and safe trick or treat experience! WAIVER REQUIRED

David’s Refuge Virtual Run

David’s Refuge Virtual Run

Sunday, September 13th, 2020 12:00am to 11:45pm
: Your Favorite Route

Whether you’d like to register for Boilermaker or simply get active while making a difference, this is a great way to do it. We are inviting EVERYONE to join team ‘Running For Respite’. 

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Taste with a Twist

Taste with a Twist

Wherever you feel best!

As an organization that knows the importance of self-care, we invite you to join us on the 11th of September for Taste with a Twist in whatever way feels best to you!

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Wellness Webinar

Wellness Webinar

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Zoom Webinar

Simple ways to care for your over stressed body, with Brian Westlake. Learn ways to build stronger relationships with your children, with Bob Gabor. Plus, a giveaway from David’s Refuge.

Sign up!

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Trivia Night with David’s Refuge and Friends

Trivia Night with David’s Refuge and Friends

Saturday, May 30th, 2020 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Your Favorite Electronic

Join us for a night of Trivia, complete with questions from local celebrities and friends!

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Full Moon On The Plaza, presented by Saranac Brewery

Full Moon On The Plaza, presented by Saranac Brewery

Friday, May 8th, 2020 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Saranac Brewery (Corner of Varick & Court Streets): 830 Varick Street, Utica, NY 13502

Free admission, food trucks, live music, door prizes & of course – $5 Saranac Beer! All this set to the ambiance of a Full Moon! Best part? All your food and beer purchases benefit David’s Refuge!

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 12th, 2020 12:00am to Monday, April 13th, 2020 12:00am
David's Refuge Website

Partake in a little virtual Easter egg hunt on our website!

Virtual Networking & Idea Sharing

Virtual Networking & Idea Sharing

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 12:00pm to Thursday, February 25th, 2021 1:00pm Weekly event: Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Zoom

Are you missing handshakes and hugs? We sure are!  Join us in sharing your successes and challenges coping with COVID-19 as it applies to your business. Visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87673832735

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SADA Charity Preview

SADA Charity Preview

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Oncenter: 800 S State St, Syracuse, New York 13202

Enjoy great friends, delicious food and hop into your favorite new 2021 model vehicle. The best part? 100% of your ticket will stay right here at David’s Refuge, Caring for the Caregiver!

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Quarter Auction for David’s Refuge

Quarter Auction for David’s Refuge

Friday, December 13th, 2019 6:00pm to Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 9:00pm
Rize Events: 5996 East Molloy Road, Syracuse NY 13211

Join the folks at Rize Event for an amazing night!!! Get some Christmas gifts all ready to go!!
Never been to a quarter auction? Well this is a great time to learn as it supports David’s Refuge!!

2019 Cookies with Santa

2019 Cookies with Santa

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Sun Auto Warehouse Cicero

YOU ARE INVITED!!!
Join us on December 12th at Sun Auto Warehouse in Cicero for our 3rd annual Cookies with Santa event!!!
Enjoy the evening with Cookies, Games, Food, and of course SANTA!!!

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Seneca Street Brew Pub

Seneca Street Brew Pub

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seneca Street Brew Pub: 315 E Seneca St, Manlius, NY 13104

Join us for a mixer for David’s Refuge. Beer available for only $5 each and complimentary food will be provided. Bring a friend and introduce a new face to The David’s Refuge Family!

Blaze Pizza Give Back Night

Blaze Pizza Give Back Night

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Blaze Pizza: Marshalls Place, 5743 Widewaters Pkwy Suite 400, Syracuse, NY 13214

Eat out at Blaze Pizza and 20% of your bill will be donated back to David’s Refuge. Check out our Facebook Event to get the flier to present.

Uno Pizzaria & Grill Give Back Night

Uno Pizzaria & Grill Give Back Night

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Uno Pizzaria & Grill Fayetteville Give Back Night: 520 Towne Drive, Fayetteville NY

Join in on the fun and 20% of your meal (Dine-in or Take-out) will be donated back to David’s Refuge!  There will be a special appearance by Jeff the Magic Man from 5:00 – 8:00! 

2019 Beauty of Mom

2019 Beauty of Mom

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm
Lavender Love and Ponies

Calling all Moms! Join us for a day of pampering, relaxation, and friendship! Beauty of Mom is a special afternoon dedicated to all of the amazing moms in the David’s Refuge community.

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Spring Celebration

Spring Celebration

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
Pieters Family Life Center: 1025 Commons Way Rochester, New York 14623

We are so excited to invite you to a NEW event that we are hosting this year!! We have joined hands with the amazing folks at Northridge Church for a Spring Celebration!!

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*Please know that it is our deepest desire to provide safe opportunities for friends of David's Refuge to gather in fellowship. We will always adhere to the guidelines set forth by the CDC and encourage guests to use whatever measures to make themselves more comfortable.