Special Events


One man and two women pose with awards in front of the bandstand at the Garden City Hotel ballroom. Singer and other musicians in background.

From formal to fun, our events give you the opportunity to support the important work that’s being done at HKS.

Whatever the setting or activity, you’ll have the chance to meet some of the people whose lives you’ve touched, spend time with fellow donors, learn more about HKS and make wonderful memories in the process.

Upcoming Events

Helen's Run/Walk 2018

April 22, 2018

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came out to join us at Helen's Run/Walk 2018. Your generosity and enthusiasm is greatly appreciated. To see a video of the finish line, click here or for race results, click here.

Click here to see the Fios news broadcast.

Click here to make a donation.

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28th Annual Golf Classic

Four players at HKS Golf Outing 2017
July 9, 2018

HKS’ annual golf classic will be held on the manicured grounds of the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston, New York. Enjoy brunch and time on the practice range before the tournament begins with a shotgun start. After 18 holes, the fun continues with a cocktail hour, a buffet dinner and an award ceremony. Become a sponsor, take a foursome, come as an individual or join us for dinner!

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Annual Gala/Celebrating 125 Years of HKS

HKS Gala 2017
September 13, 2018

Join us on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 for a spectacular evening at the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook Brooklyn.  HKS’s ANNUAL GALA comes complete with a cocktail reception, dinner, silent auction tables and dancing the night away. Sponsorships and single tickets are available. For more information, email development@helenkeller.org.

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Helen's Run/Walk 2018 Southeast

Southeast Run Walk 2018 Logo
November 3, 2018

Please join us, RAIN or SHINE, for a 5K Run/Walk through scenic Clayton, North Carolina as we raise funds for programs and services that benefit people who have a combined vision and hearing loss.

Thank you to those who have registered!

Online Registration IS NOW CLOSED. Those who have not Registered  will have to Register "Same Day" - November 3rd at

Go to the Southeast Run Walk 2018