Fundraising Events

Save the Date – our 5th Annual Taste of David’s Refuge

September 21, 2018 – Redbarn20, Cazenovia, NY | + Google Map

Those who attend will be given a taste of the refuge we offer our guests – the parents and guardians of children with special needs or life-threatening medical conditions.

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Syracuse Auto Dealer Association Charity Preview

2019 Syracuse Auto Dealer Association Charity Preview

Due to a National Bowling Convention at the Oncenter in 2018 there will not be another SADA Charity Preview event until February 2019″ Be on the lookout for information from David’s Refuge in the Fall! We can’t wait!
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Rhythm of Respite Events For the Families We Serve

If you have any questions about our Rhythm of Respite Events or would like to become a volunteers – Please email our Events Manager Sarah Watson at

Parent Night Out Parent Night Out
Six months after your stay

Six months after your weekend, we invite you to enjoy a dinner out. David’s Refuge will provide a $50 dinner gift certificate and can also offset the cost of childcare for the evening.
Relax, Recharge & Roast - A Dad's Event Relax, Recharge & Roast – A Dad’s Event
We are working on planning a very special Dad’s Event for 2018 – Stay tuned for more information
Beauty of Mom Beauty of Mom Rochester
March 11th – HUES Salons Spa

Moms will be treated to a day of pampering with hair, makeup, and a personalized photoshoot.
Beauty of Mom Beauty of Mom Syracuse
Date TBD

Moms will be treated to a day of pampering with hair, makeup, and a personalized photoshoot
Cookies with Santa Cookies with Santa
December 2018

Sun Auto Group has partnered with David’s Refuge to host a wonderful event for the whole family! Santa (who has had many years of experience working with children with special needs) is flying in from the North Pole for pictures, a meet & greet & cookie decorating!
Be on the lookout for event details and invitations later in the year!
Valentine’s Date Night Valentine’s Date Night
Feb 10th at Eastern Hills Bible Church

To register your child for the kids carnival and to reserve your seats for dinner visit —
Rochester Summer Picnic
Rochester Family Picnic
June 9th at Pieters Family Life Center

A fun filled day for the entire family! Come out and enjoy food, fun, and fellowship with other David’s Refuge families
Syracuse Summer Picnic
Syracuse Family Picnic
Date TBD – Eastern Hills Bible Church

Come enjoy our 6th annual Summer Picnic! A day of fun, food, and fellowship!