2020 Hope for the Holidays | UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

UHCCF is keeping the magic of the holiday spirit bright.

Join us for Hope for the Holidays, an awesome assortment of fun fundraising events where you can purchase gifts for everyone on your list, while also raising funds for children’s medical grants.

Bid on items in our auction, enter our new pet photo contest, order healthy and delicious snacks to send as gifts to family and friends, or purchase items for all your décor and cooking needs.

Make your list, check it twice, and shop with us for wonderful gifts that DO good!

Hope for the Holidays Wish Book

For the first time, UHCCF brings to you a nostalgic wish book outlining all the wonderful ways in which you and your friends can help support medical grants for children.

Use this catalog to make this season one to remember with great gifts for loved ones that will help fund future UHCCF medical grants for children. Flip through the pages at bit.ly/uhccfwishbook.

UHCCF Holiday Wish Book

Oh What Fun… for Pets. Enter the Pic My Pet Photo Contest


Pet Entry Submissions 11/2 – 11/21
(now closed)

Voting 11/23 – 12/11

Does your pet have what it takes to be named the Cutest Pet this holiday season?
This is your pet’s time to shine and show off all of their adorable qualities.

All animals are welcome! So whether you have a dog with dashing qualities, a glamorous gerbil, a cat with charisma, or a pig with pizzaaz, we want to see all of the cuteness. Have fun with your entry and tell us about your pet. Be detailed to help you win more votes and the great prizes up for grabs.

Vote at gogophotocontest.com/uhccfpetcontest2020.

The top three winning contestants will be featured on UHCCF’s new Simply Silly Animal Jokes book launching in 2021 and receive the following prizes!

  • First Place: $2,500 VISA Gift Card
  • Second Place: $1,000 VISA Gift Card
  • Third Place: $500 VISA Gift Card

Vote for the Cutest Pet

Shop Gifts That DO Good TM

Dates: Now – 12/31
Start and finish your holiday shopping at our new online storefront, Simply Do Goods. With plush toys, books, games, mind puzzles, socks, hats, backpacks and more, there’s sure to be something to excite everyone on your list.

Since this is the season for surprises, you get one, too! Spend $25 between November 27 and 30 and you’ll receive a free UHCCF Birthday, Holiday & Celebration Joke Book. That’s nothing to laugh about. Well, actually it is.

A portion of all purchases will help UHCCF provide financial relief to families through the help of a medical grant for their child. Shop now at shopuhccf.org


Send Your Warmest Wishes with UHCCF’s Holiday Cards

Dates: 10/26 – 12/31
Show your friends, family and colleagues you’re thinking of them by sending them a UHCCF holiday card. There are several options to show them how much you care, featuring special holiday designs from artists of all ages. You can even have them personalized and include an honor card. Proceeds from each card purchase will help fund UHCCF medical grants for kids.

Order a pack of adorable cards and share the love at shopuhccf.org/collections/holiday-cards.
New this year, you can purchase individual designs or a variety pack.

Send UHCCF Holiday Cards

Customize Cards for the Holidays or Other Occasions

Dates: 10/26 – 12/31
New this year, UHCCF now has custom holiday cards and photo cards available for all occasions. Customize yours today at uhccfcards4kids.theoccasionsgroup.com.

Order Custom Cards

Send Personalized Gifts from Santa

Dates: 11/1 – 12/18
Keep the magic of the holiday spirit alive. With Sealed by Santa, your littlest ones can receive a personalized letter, gift, or even a phone call from Santa. With multiple package levels to choose from, it’s easy to make Christmas magical.

Keep the magic of the holiday spirit alive! With Sealed by Santa, your littlest ones can receive a personalized experience with Santa and support UHCCF at the same time! Sealed by Santa offers customized letters and packages for shoppers to send loved ones directly from Santa’s North Pole home, during the holiday season. Choose one of Sealed by Santa packs, or a UHCCF branded pack, to connect loved ones with Santa, and support UHCCF’s mission in helping provide medical grants for kids.

Visit the website to see all of the great items included in each package: sealedbysanta.com/uhccf.

Send a Gift from Santa

Whip up a Delicious Meal with Pampered Chef

Dates: 10/14 – 12/28
Whip up something extra special with great items from Pampered Chef. Whether you’re into baking, cooking, or throwing parties, Pampered Chef will make it memorable — while also raising funds for kids in need. A portion of all proceeds go toward children’s medical grants.
Purchase new culinary necessities for yourself, and find the perfect gift for someone. From small appliances to stoneware, tools, and every gadget in between, Pampered Chef has a great gift for everyone on your list.
Finish off your holiday shopping list at pamperedchef.com/party/uhccfcookin4kids.

Order by December 12th to ensure shipping for Christmas
Free gift with orders of $80+ | Free shipping for orders $150+

Cook 4 Kids

Get Fresh and Festive with Pee Jay’s Fresh Fruit TM

Dates: 10/26 -11/29
Make the holidays healthier with fresh fruit. Order an assortment for your holiday gatherings or give as gifts. Loaded with a delicious variety of fruit, it’s sure to add a little zest to the holidays. Even sweeter? A portion of the proceeds from each order helps raise funds for UHCCF medical grants.

7 items available, including 10–12 lb. boxes of layered oranges, clementines, red grapefruit, and sampler boxes with pears and apples. During checkout, you will be able to select a shipment week to ensure you are receiving the freshest, juiciest fruit. Your order will ship on Monday of that week and you, or your gift recipient, will receive the fruit in about 3 business days. Order your zesty, healthy snacks at freshfruitorder.org/4uhccfkids.

  • Week 1: 11/16/2020
  • Week 2: 11/29/2020 {cutoff date for ordering}
  • Week 3: 12/07/2020
  • Week 4: 12/14/2020

Add a little zest to the holidays

Deck the Halls with Three Rivers Wreath and Plant Co.

Dates: 11/2 – 11/28
Let Three Rivers Wreath and Plant Company help put you in the festive spirit with fresh wreaths and holiday greenery. Choose from several beautiful wreaths and garlands to decorate your home or give as gifts. A portion of all proceeds help raise funds for children’s medical grants. Want a sure holiday hit? Select the top-selling 22” traditional decorated wreath. Fa-la-la-la-all in love with yours at threeriversfundraising.com/fund/4uhccfkids-wr20.

12 products to choose from: 7 items & 5 specialty items.
Order early to ensure the best selection. Then, choose a later shipping date to receive the freshest greens.
Don’t forget to leave a personal holiday greeting if giving as a gift.

  • Order by November 8 to receive your shipment the week of November 16
  • Order by November 15 to receive your shipment the week of  November 23
  •  Order by November 28 to receive your shipment the week of November 30

Decorate with Fresh Greenery

Make Their Holidays Pop with Double Good Popcorn

Dates: 11/16 – 12/9
Delicious popcorn is a sure hit on everyone’s list. Now when you buy from Double Good, 50% of all profits will be donated to UHCCF, and 50% will go toward the Double Good Kids Foundation provide education, equipment, and experiences to kids with special needs. So together, we’re doubling our efforts to help kids around the country. Choose from 16 delicious flavors, made fresh per order, at popup.doublegood.com/s/uhccf-for-kids.

Start Snackin’

Help 2 Children With 1 Donation

Dates: 11/9 – 12/4
Donate a Grins to Go® activity bag or Oliver plush to one of the participating organizations across the country. NEW this year, you can donate any product in our store to a child in a hospital. So, while one child in a hospital receives a dose of happiness, another child will be impacted through a UHCCF medical grant. Learn more at shopuhccf.org/pages/grins-squared-program.

Send a Smile

Holiday Heroes

Dates: 12/8 – 12/18
Tis the season to give big. Help UHCCF spread good cheer all year. Be a Holiday Hero. Donate $25 or more to UHCCF December 8-18, and you’ll receive a custom ceramic and cork UHCCF coffee mug from our generous friends at LabCorp. It’s our thanks to you for making everyone feel a little merrier. Flag this link to donate between 12/8 – 12/18: p2p.onecause.com/holidayheroes.

donate dec 8-18

12 Ways of Giving

Dates: 11/27 – 12/8
For the 12 Ways of Giving, our heroes gave…true meaning to the season. Do your part to bring good tidings to all. Follow UHCCF on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn to see how you can brighten the holidays every day during our 12 Ways of Giving.

Be a child’s Christmas Miracle this holiday season!
When you participate in UHCCF’s events and donate, you help kids like our big football fan, Max. Thanks to a UHCCF medical grant, he has been able to score important medical equipment and therapies for his bilateral vocal cord paralysis, speech delay, and sensory processing issues. Now, nothing can stop him from cheering on his favorite team.

6th Annual Holiday Toy & Gift Auction

Dates: 11/10 – 11/19
Our popular Holiday Toy & Gift Auction is back! Get ready to bid for a great cause starting November 10th.
We invite you to shop all of the exclusive items including sporting goods, jewelry, handbags, the hottest toys, outdoor games, gift cards, and so much more. Tell your friends, family, and community and let the bidding begin!
All proceeds from the auction will help fund future medical grants for children across the United States.
See what you can win at biddingforgood.com/UHCCF.

Bidding is now closed

Oliver Bears That Bring Hope

Dates: 11/10 – 11/19
We’re excited to introduce a NEW category to the auction this year. Oliver Bears That Bring Hope! This is your chance to bid on 28 one-of-a-kind Jumbo Oliver® Bear gift packages. All Oliver Bears were “adopted” by individuals, teams, UnitedHealth Group top executives, as well as some of UHCCF’s valuable partners. They outfitted him with their favorite items and accessories to create a special experience for the winning bidder. All proceeds help fund UHCCF medical grants. See all our great themed bears from Smoky Mountain Oliver to Oliver Works From Home and more at biddingforgood.com/UHCCF.

Bidding is now closed



On behalf of the entire UHCCF team,
thank you for helping kids and changing lives!