• Art on the Lake

    Art on the Lake, scheduled for Memorial Day weekend 2016, provides an opportunity for artists from all over the Southeast to showcase their art. Original work, including canvas, jewelry, pottery and sculpture are available for purchase with a portion of the sale benefitting Children’s Harbor.
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  • Friends of Children's Harbor Auction

    The annual event raised over $200,000 in proceeds.Thank you to our sponsors, businesses who contributed items, and to the attendees for your support.
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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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  • This Month's Schedule

    From activities at the Family Center in Birmingham to illness camps on Lake Martin, Children’s Harbor offers seriously ill children and their families services that aim to make life a little easier.
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  • VHHS Project Beanie Baby

    We're proud to work with Vestavia Hills High School students and staff to provide 14,000 beanie babies to patients in 2016! Each beanie baby given through the admission process will contain a tag with a link to a special video message from the students.
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  • 2016 Camp Grant Recipients

    Each year Children's Harbor donates its facilities to partners that together represent over 4,000 campers a year. Congratulations to the 2016 camp grant recipients! We are proud to partner with you!
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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.