Special Events for Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones hosts a variety of special events each year, to benefit life-changing programs for people with disabilities in Greater Cincinnati! Since 1963, we have enabled children and adults with disabilities to build independence and fully participate in their communities.
Stepping Stones is a nonprofit United Way partner agency. Join us at one of our signature special events and raise funds for life-changing programs that truly improve lives.
Get involved!Volunteer at, sponsor or attend one of the following fund-raising events for Stepping Stones:
Be Our Valentine!In early February, this Valentine-inspired evening offers fine food and drink. Since its beginning in 2007, Open Your Heart has been held at Eddie Merlot’s restaurant on Montgomery Road. Enjoy a relaxing evening with cocktails and an elegant seated dinner. View details on this year’s event.
Attend Stepping Stones’ Sporting Clays Tournament
Held in the spring, the Sporting Clays Tournament is a fun, unique event for both new and experienced shooters. The tournament features an exciting 25-station clay shoot with 100 targets and select games. Following the clay shoot, guests relax back at the lodge with craft beer and bourbon tastings, fresh-off-the-grill burgers and award and prize announcements.
For more information on the Sporting Clays Tournment, click here!
Tee-Off for Stepping StonesKick-off your summer by supporting Stepping Stones’s programs by hitting the green. Held in early June at the scenic O’Bannon Creek Golf Club in Loveland, the annual Golf Classic features morning and afternoon flights, fantastic prizes, refreshing drinks and food by local favorites. At the end of the day, golfers relax in the clubhouse with a seated awards banquet.
View information on The Golf Classic, here.
Bloom for Stepping Stones
is a fabulous night under the stars! At the stunning Greenacres Arts Center in Indian Hill, dine on tapas by more than 20 of Cincinnati’s best restaurants and caterers, use OneCause (previously BidPal) to bid on fabulous silent auction packages and dance the night away to live music by a popular, local dance band.
View details on this year’s Bloom event.