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Past Events


Sunflower Soiree 2020

Please join us for Sunflower Soiree 2020! A truly special evening to unite in support of children fighting brain cancer.

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Cleveland Monsters

Join us and the Cleveland Monsters for Hockey Fights Cancer Night on November 22, 2019.

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2019 Maria's Field of Hope at Cedar Point

Hope is blooming at Cedar Point, Sandusky in August! Professional Photographers: Get your 2019 Shutterbug Pass!

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Sunflower Wine Festival 2019

It isn't Summer without the Sunflower! Thank You for another wonderful event! Follow us on Facebook.

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2019 Planting Hope Day - Cedar Point

Prayers From Maria and Cedar Point Groundbreaking Event

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Maria's Christmas Shop - Featuring Maria's Chocolate Bar!

Give gifts that give back this Holiday Season!

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Join us for Family Fun Day on Sunday, December 16th at 3:30pm!

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IX Christmas Connection

Visit Maria's Shop at the IX Center's Christmas Connection Show 11/16 - 11/18

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Boston Market Fundraising Night

Boston Market is donating 10% of sales to Prayers From Maria!

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Dunkin' Donuts Grand Opening in Avon

Donating 10% of proceeds from Grand Opening Event to Prayers From Maria!

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Maria's Field of Hope 2018

Thank you for visiting! The field is now ready for harvest.

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Sunflower Wine Festival 2018

We are proud to host the Sunflower Wine Festival in historic downtown Rocky River and we thank the local merchants for their support!

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Sunflower Soiree 2018

This year’s Sunflower Soiree event takes place at the unique and historic Old Coast Guard Station at Whiskey Island, where the mighty Cuyahoga meets Lake Erie.

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Planting Day 2018

Join us for Planting Day at Maria's Field of Hope!

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Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon 2018

Run for a Purpose in 2018!

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Jersey Mike's Day of Giving 2018

Jersey Mike's Day of Giving has raised nearly $30,000 for PFM since 2015.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

BW3 to donate 20% of total bill to Prayers From Maria!

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Sunflower Soiree 2017

Join us for our signature event and take in the breathtaking views of downtown Cleveland!

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2017 Friends of Melana 5K Race & 1 Mile Walk/Run

In conjunction with the Garrettsville Summerfest

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2017 Friends of Melana 5k Run/1 Mile Run/Walk

In Conjunction with Garrettsville SummerFest

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Superhero Sunday

Bring your kids to meet their favorite Superheroes!

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Blooming Celebration of Life

Enjoy live music from Georgia & the Preachers!

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Sunflower Soiree 2016

Join us for our signature event and take in the breathtaking views of downtown Cleveland!

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Planting Hope Day

Come and help us plant our Seeds of Hope!

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Sunflower Field Planting Day

Come help us "Plant Hope" at our sunflower field in Avon, Ohio!

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Friends of Melana 5k & 1 Mile Run/Walk 2016

The 6th Annual Garrettsville Summeriest 2016 5k & 1 Mile fun run/walk will be an all road race to benefit Childhood Glioma Cancer research.

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Dairy Queen Fundraiser

Dairy Queen stores in Rocky River, Lakewood, Bay Village, and Warren Village are donating a portion of their proceeds to Prayers from Maria!

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Benefit with Bonefish Grill

You are invited to opening day at Westlake Bonefish Grill for the Prayers from Maria Benefit Day Fundraiser!

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Going "On Air" for Health & Safety

Join us for an evening of music, food, drink and fun at Crop On Air located in the new Flats East Bank complex at 1075 Old River Road.

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Avon High School Volleyball Charity Match

Avon High School charity match recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Prayers from Maria!

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Wendy's Fundraiser - Avon, Ohio

Wendy's on Route 83 in Avon, Ohio is doing a fundraiser benefitting Prayers from Maria for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

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Buck Cancer Golf Classic

Dual Charity Golf Classic benefitting Prayers from Maria and the Woo Who Foundation

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FOX 8 Fox Trot

The 3rd annial FOX 8 FOX Trot will take place Sunday, August 30th and all proceeds from the race will be donated directly to Prayers from Maria!

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2015 Cleveland SHRM Foundation Charity Golf Outing

The Cleveland Society for Human Resources Management Foundation is hosting their 2015 Annual Golf Outing with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Prayers from Maria!

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Sunflower Wine & Craft Beer Festival

Get ready to sample fine wines and craft beers and rock the night away at the 2015 Sunflower Wine Festival on July 11th from 4:00pm until 11:30pm on Old Detroit Road in Rocky River. The best part? Your purchase supports groundbreaking research into deadly children's glioma brain tumors.

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Sunflower Soiree 2015

Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Erie at Sunset Point in Rocky River!

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Murder at the Pigskin Party

The Friends of Melana will hold their 4th annual murder mystery dinner with a tailgate party atmosphere!

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Marine Corps Marathon

Prayers From Maria is proud to be a 2014 Charity Partner of the Marine Corps Marathon!

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Sunflower Wine Festival 2014

Enjoy live music from The Breakfast Club, Monica Robins & The Whiskey Kings, and Faith & Whiskey!

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Sunflower Soiree 2014

Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Erie at Sunset Point in Rocky River!

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Cleveland Marathon | Sunflower Striders Teams 2014

Prayers from Maria is proud to be the offical 2014 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Expo Charity Sponsor for our third year! Train and run/walk with the Sunflower Striders on May 18, 2014.

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