Friday, August 9

Tewksbury Lodge
7:00 — 11:00 p.m.

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Each year, the Courage of Carly Fund is touched by the heartfelt kindness and thoughtfulness of our community in helping to spread joy to hundreds of pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients across Western New York during the holiday season. 

Get your T-shirt!

Order or design your own T-shirt to support pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients!

Join us for the cocktail party of the summer!

This year’s theme is WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE. Guests are encouraged to come in their splashiest animal print attire to enjoy open bar all night, gourmet cuisine from some of Buffalo’s finest restaurants, music, dancing and great prizes  all with the picturesque backdrop of Buffalo’s waterfront on a beautiful summer evening.

The venue

Tewksbury Lodge

Buffalo River Fest Park
249 Ohio St., Buffalo, NY 14204
A group of kids and adults pose outside behind a balloon arch and light up letters that say Roschella

Learn how we're making a difference

Proceeds from Summer Splash go toward Courage of Carly Fund that funds research and providing programs to help brave kids fighting cancer and blood disorders. Every donation makes an impact on pediatric patients at Roswell Park.


Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting cutting-edge research and year-round patient support programs for pediatric patients at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Presenting sponsor:

2024 Sponsors

In-kind Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Interested in sponsoring Summer Splash and supporting Western New York children facing a cancer or blood disorder diagnosis? Email Brianna Athans for more information.

Questions about the event?

Email the event co-chairs, Shannon Tedesco and Jenna Myers, at

Get inspired!

Read about the moving stories of patients and families, learn from experts in the field and hear about creative fundraising efforts for the Courage of Carly Fund.