Celebrating our 22nd year of creating SMILES for 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.


We Need YOU!

Join our Board of Directors and share your talents to help us bring more Smiles to the kids at Children's Hospitals in 2024.  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.

Wanna submit a song or story for 2024?

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

Our founder, Jeff Gelder, was interviewed on the Zevely Zone segment on CBS 8 San Diego regarding receiving the VO Atlanta Unicorn Award for exemplary character for his years of service with Children's Holiday Magic Project!

Check out the interview by clicking on the play button above.

Jeff Zevely  and  Jeff Gelder

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