• Memorial Day Weekend!

    Join us this weekend, May 23-24, for the 10th annual Art on the Lake festival. It's free to enter, with a portion of your art purchases helping support our mission to serve seriously ill children and their families.
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  • Summer Camps

    More than 30 camps for children with chronic illnesses will be held this year at Children’s Harbor on Lake Martin. These camps provide a well-deserved, fun-filled and relaxing retreat for campers and their families.
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  • Break Away from Your Hospital Stay

    The Children’s Harbor Family Center located inside Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham provides kids struggling with illness a place to retreat, play and just be themselves.
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  • Paddle for a Purpose

    Paddle Board enthusiasts of all ages gather to race and raise money for Children's Harbor. This event is part of the SUP the South race series with over 80 racers. Sponsorship levels available. $40 fee per paddler. Register at paddleguru.com.

  • Bo Bikes Bama Charity Ride

    Governor Robert Bentley and Bo Jackson join CEO Myrle Grate in the community safe room at Children’s Harbor on Lake Martin - one of 60 shelters partially funded by the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund and the Bo Bikes Bama charity ride.
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Our Locations


The Children’s Harbor Family Center at Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children offers patient and sibling activities as well as support through counseling care and educational resources.

Alexander City

Children’s Harbor’s Lake Martin campus hosts camping and adventure services through partnering organizations, providing patients and families a place of rest and restoration.

Our Stories

How Can You Help?

The assistance Children’s Harbor receives from generous donors and active volunteers is central to carrying out our mission. Learn more about getting involved.