Skip to main content.

  Community Fundraising

You don’t need to be a professional fundraiser to raise money for a great cause. Community fundraising empowers individuals like you to fundraise on behalf of McLean Hospital. With a little bit of help from us, you can turn your passion into a meaningful way of supporting McLean. Using this online platform, you create an individual fundraising page, the proceeds of which will advance our mission of improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

The options are endless – you choose! From marathons to lemonade stands and from dinner parties to car washes, you can get creative, have fun and help us change lives … all at the same time. 


  Specific Events

with us!

Got a big day coming up? Birthday? Wedding? Graduation? Any special occasion will do. Ask your friends and family to support McLean as they celebrate you. 

  with us!  

 Looking to get into shape? Perhaps you have always wanted to run a road race, organize a Walkathon or join a cycling event. Let your efforts support McLean.

  Get creative
with us!

None of these options speak to you? Create your own! Are you a baker? Host a bake sale. Love music? Fundraise with a benefit concert. The options are endless and we are here to help make your event a success.

Please note: Our office may need additional information regarding your event, especially if your fundraiser is in-person or a larger gathering.           

McLean Hospital reviews and approves all community fundraising events, and our office may reach out with further guidelines depending on the nature of your event. 



Unrestricted giving is particularly meaningful for McLean, as it provides critical resources that enable us to address the hospital’s most pressing needs and launch promising new initiatives that would not otherwise have been possible. We always encourage unrestricted support. You can, however, also designate your philanthropy to our divisions. If you have questions, please contact Benjamin Ogilvy at or 617.855.3623.