Foundation Sponsored Fundraising Events
The Amistad Gala - April 27, 2024
The Amistad Gala is the Rancho Foundation's largest fundraiser, raising millions of dollars over it's historic 35+ years that have helped support vital patient programs and services many have come to rely on. Be a part of history by attending this black tie gala all while enjoying incredible food, an extensive silent auction, an inspirational program that will leave you with a better understanding of life with a disability and mingle with the patients, staff, researches and physicians that make up the Rancho community. Registration Scheduled to Open January, 2024.
Annual Rancho Golf Classic - October 16, 2023
The Rancho Foundation's 33rd Annual Charity Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 16, 2023 at the beautiful Friendly Hills Country Club in Whittier, California. Over the years, the tournament has raised more than $1.5 million to benefit the patients at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey. We welcome participation at any and all levels from a single golfer, a tee sign sponsor, or all the way up to various elite sponsorship opportunities that all help support patient programs and services! Click Here to Learn More and to Register!
Therapeutic Patient Events
Artists of Rancho Exhibition - March 9, 2023
The Rancho Foundation's 23rd Annual Artists of Rancho Exhibition, features the artwork of current and former Rancho patients! Many of these patients find a new meaning and lease on life by participating in the various Art of Rancho programs. Held here at the beautiful Rancho Los Amigos Campus, this event is FREE and open to the community. The art exhibit will be available during business hours for patient viewing March 6th-9th with a community viewing on the 9th from 5:00-8:00pm that the artists will be in attendance at (with some art pieces available for sale). Click Here to View Our Virtual Art Gallery Featuring Rancho Patients!
Adaptive Outdoor Adventure Program Patient Outings - Various Dates Year-Round
The Rancho Foundation sponsored Adaptive Outdoor Adventure Program enables patients to experience a large variety of athletically focused experiences. The outings include activities such as; archery, bicycling, sailing, rock climbing, snow sports, and so much more! All outings are done with the expertise and supervision of highly trained Rancho Recreational Therapists to further assist patients in learning how to adapt these activities to their physical limitations. The program encourages teamwork, social interaction, and creating new hobbies that patients can continue to do on their own for years to come. Click Here to Learn about the next upcoming outing and to Register (approved Rancho patients only)
End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium
Join the Department of Nursing Education for their upcoming End-of-Life education course for both critical care and non-critical care staff. In this course you will learn how to provide palliative nursing care, address ethical and cultural care at end-of-life, facilitate healthy adaptation to loss, and more. To learn more and for more details, click the link. Dates for 2023 Pending - Check Back Soon for Updates!
Rancho Brain Injury Conference
Join Rancho's top brain injury healthcare providers for an interprofessional approach to the management of persons with brain injury. This CEU accredited course will feature topics such as, The Rancho Los Amigos Cranial Reconstruction Program, Psychological Considerations for Patients with Brain Injury, Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury, and many more! Dates for 2023 Pending - Check Back Soon for Updates!
Roll Around the Ranch Health & Wellness Stroke Fair
Roll Around the Ranch is an annual event that aims to promote an active lifestyle and healthy mindset in our local community. With over 1,000 participants, volunteers and community sponsors attending in 2019, the fair has grown to be one of the largest Rancho events of the year! Join us as we work to create a venue where individuals of all abilities can engage in physical activity, celebrate their accomplishments, and learn about healthy living.
Spinal Injury Games - October 7, 2023
Watch or participate with more than 350 Rancho patients in a variety of wheelchair sports such as football, basketball, bowling, hockey, baseball, golf, power soccer and tennis. This event is an important part of our patient's therapy as it gives them an opportunity to push their athletic skills to the limit. Click Here to Learn More and to Register!