Saint Alphonsus Health System

Special Events

The Saint Alphonsus Foundation sponsors the following events throughout the year.


Capitol ClassicCapitol Classic Children's Race

June 6, 2015 | Downtown Boise
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Celebrating 33 years of promoting youth fitness, the Saint Alphonsus Capitol Classic Race is open to kids ages 6 to 14, of ALL abilities. The one-mile course starts at the Historic Boise Train Depot and ends at the State Capitol with a Finish Fair in Capitol Park. Everyone is a winner and receives an Olympic-style medal, T-shirt and complimentary refreshments. Proceeds from the Classic benefit programs for children's health at Saint Alphonsus.


Distinguished CitizenDistinguished Citizen

June 16, 2015 | Arid Club
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Since 1988, Saint Alphonsus has hosted an annual awards dinner recognizing and honoring those who have made a substantial impact on Saint Alphonsus and our community with the Distinguished Individual Citizen Award, the Distinguished Corporate Citizen Award, and new for 2015, the Distinguished Citizen Physician Award.  This year we proudly honor Sondra and George Juetten as our Distinguished Individual Citizen, Sisters of the Holy Cross as our Distinguished Corporate Citizens, and Dr. William Houston as our Distinguished Physician Citizen.


PProject Haitiroject Haiti Dinner

September 17, 2015 | McCleary Auditorium, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Cetner
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Since 1995, Saint Alphonsus Foundation has supported the work of Catholic priest and physician, Father Rick Frechette, through Project Haiti.  In partnership with over 2,500 generous donors and volunteers, Project Haiti has provided resources and medical expertise to support the work of Father Rick's pediatric facility, St. Damien's Children's Hospital.  Father Rick and his staff serve 80,000 children annually through all of the St. Damien healthcare programs. 

Each September, Saint Alphonsus hosts an evening with Father Rick Frechette.  This inspiring event allows guests to hear first hand from Father Rick Frechette on the life-saving work that he is doing in Haiti.

For more information or to purchase tickets ($125 each) for the event, please call 208-367-3997.


Wine Women Wellness

The Saint Alphonsus Foundation and Women's Healthcare Fund invite you to join us for an evening of new friends, good health, and great food and wine! 

To learn more about this event or the Women's Healthcare Fund, contact Debbie Hamilton at 208-367-3997.


BBoise Bunko Babes for Boobsunko for Breast Cancer

October 9, 2015
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Funds raised benefit the Saint Alphonsus Breast Care Center's outreach programs. Recent data ranks Idaho as the lowest in the nation - #51 - for breast cancer screening rates.  Help change these statistics by joining us!

Enjoy a fun night of Bunko with prizes for both the winners and the losers!  Raffles, Silent Auction, Snacks and a No-Host Bar will be provided.  To register or learn more, visit www.saintalphonsus.org/bunko


Festival of TreesFestival of Trees

November 24-30, 2015 | Boise Centre
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The Festival of Trees has been a favorite holiday tradition for residents of the Treasure Valley for more than 30 years and has raised over $8 million to improve healthcare in our community.

Every year during Thanksgiving week, Boise Centre becomes home to a wonderland of holiday splendor featuring hundreds of lavishly decorated Christmas trees and wreaths. Enhancing this remarkable display is a series of special events designed to please people of all ages. From the black-tie Gala to Breakfast with Santa, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


IInside Ridenside Ride

February 2016
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A unique stationary cycling event geared to get everyone's hearts pounding! Join this celebration of Heart Month and help support cardiac health services at Saint Alphonsus.