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.

Small Wonders Miracle Walk
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Be A Kid Again
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm

Be A Kid Again

Join us for an evening of fun at the OSF Heart of Mary Fall Signature event, BE A KID AGAIN, and remember a piece of your childhood! This year’s event supports funding for the OSF PRO Ambulance Pediatric transport to enhance service and equipment required to transport critically ill pediatric patients between hospitals, especially the neonatal population.

OSF Moonlight Mixer (Invitation Only)
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm

OSF Moonlight Mixer

5 p.m. VIP Entry – 6 p.m. Doors Open

OSF Moeller Cancer Center
2200 Central Ave. Alton, IL
On the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center
Valet Parking Available

Join us on Saturday, September 28. Proceeds benefit the OSF Moeller Cancer Center at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center.

It’s All in the Jeans Day
Oct 4 all-day

By making a $5 donation, you can help in our local fight against cancer. Wear denim to work on October 4. Money raised will be used locally for cancer prevention, education, early detection, patient assistance and treatment enhancement through OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center and OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center.

To participate and make a contribution, contact:

Paula Santiago
OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center
(217) 337-4714

Angie Lazzell
OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center
(217) 442-6803


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.

OSF Philanthropy Symposium (By Invitation Only)
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

The symposium will feature a day of innovation, inspiration, collaboration and strategy through conversations with OSF HealthCare leadership, keynote speaker Lisa Dietlin and breakout sessions. The morning sessions will kick-off at the Peoria Riverfront Museum and wrap-up in breakout sessions and tours at Jump Simulation and Education Center.

Culture of Philanthropy Celebration (By Invitation Only)
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the annual Culture of Philanthropy Celebration. OSF HealthCare is fortunate to have many dedicated employees who live our culture of philanthropy every day. One mission partner from each of the four OSF Regions will be selected as the Regional Honoree representing their respective region. Of the four distinguished honorees, one will be selected to receive the Pearl Award. Nomination forms can be found at


Crystal Ball
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Crystal Ball

Join us on November 2, 2019 at the Bloomington Country Club for the Crystal Ball. Proceeds will benefit innovative behavioral/mental health programs and resources for teens in Bloomington/Normal.


MS Carnivale
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Guests will bask in the revelry and enjoy the flair of a New Orleans style Mardi Gras celebration featuring French Quarter fare, Silent Auction, and Live entertainment. Proceeds to benefit the Central Illinois Multiple Sclerosis Clinic Support Fund, affiliated with the OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute MS Center.