25th Annual UC San Diego Little Grad Picnic

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25th Annual UC San Diego Little Grad Picnic

For the past 24 years, the Little Grad picnic has grown to host as many as 1,600 provider/caregiver divisional staff and families with their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates celebrating their growth and progress since their time as inpatients. This is not only a reunion of families that have shared one of the most difficult times in their lives, but also an opportunity for UC San Diego to provide ongoing support for recovery from this very traumatic experience.

It is a day to come together and celebrate life while enjoying fun activities and interfacing with community resources available to these families who often still require additional assistance and resources. UC San Diego speakers provide program and service updates for all present. 

Why are we fundraising?

As of 2019, the sustainability of this event is completely dependent on the generous donations of staff, families, corporate and community sponsors and grants.

Impact of this event

This event helps to maintain positive relationships with families and UC San Diego. Reunions such as this support employee satisfaction and morale. This is a stress reduction path for all attendees as well as an educational pathway for our families about the organization programs and services as well as community support services.  It is an amazingly fun day generally shared by our local media with our community. Your gift is critical to our ability to continue to host this event in 2020. Help us celebrate a 25th Annual Little Grad Picnic.

Please make a gift to support the Little Grad Picnic today!

Choose a giving level


Little Grad Meals

Your gift at this level will fund a meal at the Little Grad Picnic. Each year 500 meals are served to attendees!


25th Anniversary

In honor of the event's 25th anniversary of reuniting patients and caregivers.


Decorations and Facepaint

You gift at this level will fund a fifth of the event's decorations and face painting supplies.


See you at the PETTING ZOO!

Your gift at this level will fund 10% of a the Little Grad Petting Zoo, one of the event's most popular activities!


Snow Cones for attendees!

Your gift at this level will fund half of the event's Snow Cone booth rental fee and supplies.


Do you believe in MAGIC?

Your gift at this level will allow for a MAGICIAN to be at the Little Grad Picnic.


Say cheese!

Your gift will fund a photo booth rental and capture the day's special moments.


Jump for joy!

Your gift at this level will support bounce houses at the event.

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