Celebrating 20 years of bringing SMILES to hospitalized children!

Welcome to Children's Holiday Magic Project!

Brightening the lives of children of all ages through the gift of songs and stories.



Help us bring Smiles to Children in hospitals around the world when they can sometimes be hard to come by.


Don't miss An Evening of Holiday Magic!

December 12, 2023

View the CBS 8 interview on 10/20/23 with anchor Eric Kahnert and Jeff Gelder below.  Press the PLAY button below.

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CHMP Founder - Jeff Gelder / CBS 8 Anchor - Eric Kahnert

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CHMP Founder - Jeff Gelder

We Need YOU!

Join our board and share your talents to help us bring more Smiles to the kids at Children's Hospitals in 2023.  We have current openings for Secretary/Treasurer, Graphic Designer, Marketing, Fundraising/Grant Writer, Hospital Liaison and Member at Large.

Click below for more information and to ask any questions.

Our founder, Jeff Gelder, was interviewed on the Zevely Zone segment on CBS 8 San Diego about the Unicorn Award and Children's Holiday Magic Project!

Check out the interview by clicking on the photo.


Jeff Zevely  and  Jeff Gelder

We are most grateful for our many Sponsors, Grantors and Contributors.