Individuals and organizations throughout the community support children, babies and families through personal sacrifice and effort. Notable philanthropists include:
- Ashland High School's annual "Mr. Grizzly" pageant
- Hidden Valley High School's annual "Mr. Mustang" pageant
- South Medford High School's annual "Mr. Panther" pageant.
Fundraising events sponsored by local organizations include:
- KISS and KOOL Cares for Kids Radiothon
- the Rogue Valley Toy Run,which began in December 1980.
- lemonade stands by local children on the 4th of July
- scholarship pageants for Miss City of Sunshine, Miss Klamath County, Miss Rogue Valley, Miss Southern Gem and Miss Southern Oregon
- Costco’s May sale of balloon icons and gifts
- Fairfield Inn and Courtyard by Marriott - “Miracle Nights” offer to their guests
- and so many more.