Attend an Event

Each year, hundreds of volunteers and sponsors come together to help raise funds for OSF. Through various special events, these incredibly generous and dedicated supporters help us create miracles. Check out our upcoming events, and discover how you can share in the success.

Miracle Treat Day
Jul 25 all-day

Miracle Treat Day

Since 1984, DQ and Miracle Network Hospitals have partnered to provide life-saving treatments for local children. On Thursday, July 25, for every Blizzard® Treat sold, $1 or more will be donated by area DQ® stores to OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Miracle Treat Day helps support pediatric treatments, services, medical equipment and charitable care. To learn more about Miracle Treat Day, please visit,

Detweiller at Dark
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 12:00 am

Rally your friends and family together as we celebrate all the good that OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois has done for kids and families across the state of Illinois. When you register, you’ll get a fundraising page to support the kids at OSF Children’s Hospital. The top Team Fundraiser and the Top Individual Fundraiser will get a special prize pack from OSF Children’s Hospital as a special “thank you” for giving back to your community and helping kids who need it most.

This Summertime event includes an Open Race and Jr. High and High School races for both Girls and Boys divisions with proceeds going to the OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Little kids can now join in on the race fun! New this year, kids from 5-10 years old can register for an exciting 800-meter dash. We’ll also have a family-fun party area with food and fun activities for kids of all ages!

To register for the event, go to and click the REGISTER NOW button! You can also click the REGISTER NOW button to volunteer at the event. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear down along with helping with the family-fun activity tents!

Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
School Supply Drive
Aug 20 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

School Supplies Drive benefiting the OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois Pediatric School Program
When: August 20th, 7:30am-5:30pm drop-off
Where: OSF HealthCare Foundation office at 4541 N Prospect Rd, Peoria, IL 61614

Parents have a million worries when their child is in the hospital. Keeping up in school shouldn’t be one of them. That is why we have the OSF Children’s Hospital Pediatric School Program. Our teachers provide both classroom and bedside tutoring for students during hospital stays. Completely operated on donation and grants, your gift ensures that being sick doesn’t mean getting behind in school.

OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center Fore the Hospital (Mendota)
Aug 23 @ 2:30 pm

Join us on August 23, 2019 at the Mendota Golf Club as we celebrate 17th Fore the Hospital. Proceeds benefit OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center Community Garden. Visit the website for more information.

Small Wonders Miracle Walk
Sep 21 all-day

The 13th annual  Small Wonders Miracle Walk benefiting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria!

Join us as we gather to celebrate, reconnect and remember all of the families who have received care at OSF Children’s Hospital NICU. Last year’s walk raised over $70,000 for family programming. educational classes, activities, and medical equipment!

Important Dates:

  • Monday, July 1 – Registration Opens!
  • Wednesday, September 4 – Registration deadline for guaranteed t-shirt sizes
  • Wednesday, September 18 – Online Registration Closes
  • Friday, September 20 – Packet pickup from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria (Recommended to avoid lines on Saturday) 
  • Saturday, September 21 – Small Wonders Miracle Walk & Silent Auction from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Event Timeline:

8:00 a.m. – Packet pickup and registration begins
9:00 a.m. – Event officially starts! Breakfast available
9:10 a.m. – Moment of remembrance
9:15 a.m. – Group picture with Celebration Walk immediately following
9:40 a.m. – Kids activities open!
10:30 a.m. – Julie K concert kicks-off!
11:40 a.m. – Silent auction closes

Where to Go:
EastSide Centre
1 EastSide Drive East Peoria, IL 61611

Farm to Table Open-Air Dining Experience (Peoria)
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

This year Laura & Allen Cullinan are partnering with OSF HealthCare Foundation for proceeds to directly benefit Central Illinois through OSF HealthCare’s Comprehensive Cancer Center initiative.

  • Bacaro—Champaign, IL
  • Balanced Bee—Peoria, IL
  • Childers Eatery—Peoria, IL
  • Cyd’s Sensationals—Peoria, IL
  • Edge by Chef Dustin Allen—Peoria Heights, IL
  • Epiphany Farms—Bloomington, IL
  • Eurest/Caterpillar Inc.—Peoria, IL
  • Great Harvest Bread Co.—Peoria, IL
  • Harvest Café—Peoria, IL
  • Industry Brewing Co.—Peoria, IL
  • Kemp 208—Morton, IL
  • Olio and Vino—Peoria Heights, IL
  • OSF Chef/Dietician—Peoria, IL

If you would like to sponsor this event, please review our sponsor opportunities.