Host your own backyard Burgers & Baskets cookout in June!

Gather friends and family to celebrate the mission of Jack’s Basket! This nationwide event is all about grillin’ and chillin’ with friends, family, and neighbors while you share Jack’s Basket’s impact, spread awareness, and raise funds to celebrate babies with Down syndrome!

These coast-to-coast hometown gatherings have been such a blast and have made a HUGE impact! Join us and sign up to host a backyard BBQ in celebration of someone you love with Down syndrome!

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Register to host!

Anyone, anywhere can sign up to host a local Burgers & Baskets event! It’s as simple as throwing a cookout, sharing the mission of Jack’s Basket with your guests, and raising funds to celebrate babies with Down syndrome. Follow these simple steps to make sure you’re all set up and ready to party with us across the nation in June!

Register: It’s free! Tell us where and when you’re planning your BBQ and get access to resources for hosting the best party in town.

Setup your Giving Page: Share your story, add a photo, and make it easy for your guests to contribute to your fundraiser!

Buy your Host Kit: This year’s host kits are sure to make your party extra fun and your burgers extra delicious! 

Burgers & Baskets Host Registration

Thank you for signing up to host at Burgers & Baskets event this year! We are so grateful for your dedication to celebrating babies with Down syndrome!

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Frequently Asked Questions

It sure is! Registration is free to anyone and everyone who wants to host a party! But we’d love for you to invite your network to support Jack’s Basket by setting up a fundraising page

This year, we are encouraging each party to set a minimum goal of raising $321 (get it…?)!

We encourage you to shoot for the (Jack’s Basket) stars! We’ve seen parties raise thousands of dollars, and we’ve seen parties raise hundreds of dollars! Each dollar goes to celebrating the babies, so we are grateful for any amount you can raise for new families.


You’ll receive access to online tools and resources to help you host an impactful fundraiser. You’ll also receive access to set up your own personalized fundraising page! Make sure you set this up and send it to your event guests prior to and after your cookout!


Setting up your fundraising page is so easy! Simply navigate here to set up your account.

Once your account is set up, click “Confirm Creation of Your Fundraising Page”. From there, you’ll upload a photo of yourself (or your family), add a note about why you’re passionate about Jack’s Basket, and set a goal to track your progress!

Easy peasy!


If you’d like to make a donation to our general Burgers & Baskets fundraiser (not in association with any one host party), please give here. Thank you so much for helping us celebrate the babies and welcome their families into our community!

Burgers & Baskets Over the Years