Kites Against Cancer
May 20, 2018
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Hampton Beach (near the Oceanfront Pavilion)

This uplifting family event kicks off with Zumba® at 11:00 a.m., followed by kite flying and decorating, face painting, raffles, refreshments, music and more!

Participants are encouraged to decorate or personalize their kites in memory or in honor of a loved one.

Proceeds will assist in further strengthening and supporting  programs and services at Exeter Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care.

Unable to join us?  Show your support with a virtual kite and still be part of this special event.
With your $10 donation towards a virtual kite, your loved one will be honored and remembered at the event.  We will add his or her name to our large kite, which will be flown during the event.  Click here to purchase a virtual kite. 

Donate Now to make an additional donation to Exeter Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care. Your donation will make a world of difference to a patient who may be facing his or her greatest challenge: a cancer diagnosis.

Volunteers—we need you!
Volunteers play an important role in the success of our events. If you are interested in volunteering in event planning and/or event-day support please contact our Information and Referral Center at 603-580-6668 or

Thank you to all of our event sponsors.
YOUR support makes a difference! Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click the button below!

Photos from Our Event

Kite enthusiasts and members of Kites over New England join us each year in sharing their large kites and passion for kite flying as part of the day's activities.

Volunteers like Tina, Delaney and Dennis Cote contribute to making the day a great success. Thank you to all our amazing volunteers!

Samantha Russo, Miss New Hampshire 2013, joins in the day's festivities with a special song dedication in memory of loved ones lost to cancer and in honor of survivors.

Attendees write messages of hope and remembrance on their kites before flying.

Gary Proulx, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Exeter Hospital's Center for Cancer Care, Dan Raposa, director of advancement for Exeter Health Resources, and Panos Fidias, MD, medical director of medical oncology at the Center for Cancer Care, join in the day's activities.

Kites fill the sky above Hampton Beach in honor and in celebration of loved ones affected by cancer.

Staff from our Center for Cancer Care join on stage to share examples of the tremendous impact that the Beyond the Rainbow Fund has on patients undergoing treatment at The Center.

Attendees write messages of love, hope and remembrance in honor of their loved ones affected by cancer.

Vivian Brown, longtime employee of Exeter Health Resources, was recognized at the event for her dedication and impact she has made on both the event and The Beyond the Rainbow Fund. Carrie Shaw, Advancement Officer, Exeter Health Resources, and sister of Beyond the Rainbow founder, Anne-Marie Viviano, presents Vivian with a special engraved chair with The Beyond the Rainbow Fund logo in appreciation for her efforts.

Kites fill the sky above Hampton Beach each May as the community comes together to honor and remember those affected by cancer.