Kites Against Cancer
May 20, 2018 (*tentative date)
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 provided by Z107, and more!

Proceeds benefit The Beyond the Rainbow Fund at Exeter Hospital, which provides financial assistance and support to patients in need at Exeter Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care.

Special kites will be available the day of the event, as well as at various Seacoast locations, beginning in mid-April. Receive a complimentary kite with each $10 donation (Only cash and check accepted.)  Participants are encouraged to decorate or personalize their kites in memory or in honor of a loved one.


 Donate Now to make an additional donation to The Beyond the Rainbow Fund. 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. Kites Against Cancer event-day support may include assistance with setup, kite sales, raffles, refreshments, kite decorating, directing attendees, event clean-up, etc. To get involved, call us at 603-580-6668.


Thank you to all of our event sponsors.
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Photos from Our 2016 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!

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

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

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.

Thank you to Bank of New Hampshire, our 2016 Kites Against Cancer Platinum Level Title Sponsor. Pictured (L to R) are Dan Raposa, director of advancement services for Exeter Health Resources; Kathy Kerrigan, volunteer co-chair; Carrie Shaw, advancement associate for Exeter Health Resources and sister of The Beyond the Rainbow Fund founder, Anne-Marie Viviano; and Wendy Rayno, Vice President of Commercial Lending at Bank of New Hampshire.

The family of Anne-Marie Viviano, the founder of The Beyond the Rainbow Fund, was presented with a hand painted chair in appreciation of their dedication to continuing Anne-Marie's vision to help local cancer patients. Pictured with them are Panos Fidias, MD and Gary Proulx, MD of Exeter Hospital's Center for Cancer Care, along with Kathy Kerrigan, volunteer co-chair for Kites Against Cancer.

Oyster River Middle School student, Grace Castonguay sings "Over the Rainbow" in memory of loved ones lost to cancer and in honor of survivors.

Kathy Kerrigan and Caroline Rhum lead Zumba on the beach at the start of the Kites Against Cancer festivities.