Making a Difference

Philanthropists share their passion for good

At OSF HealthCare we are humbled daily by the inspirational stories of people who follow a passion to help others and positively impact the world around them. These philanthropists are generous visionaries who find joy in giving back. We’re honored to share stories of some of the donors who have touched our hearts and helped our Mission.

AHP High Performer 2019

OSF HealthCare Foundation Recognized as a High Performer

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has named OSF HealthCare Foundation as a 2019 High Performer. This title is not only an achievement for the Foundation and hardworking Mission Partners, but also an achievement for the community. Without the support of each community served and the dedication to ensuring the Mission of serving others with… Continue Reading OSF HealthCare Foundation Recognized as a High Performer

Ribbon Cutting

Honor God and Help People

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Honor God and Help People. This is the philosophy the Moeller family lives by and the core belief behind their decision to support the new OSF Moeller Cancer Center at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center. This ­­­­$14 million dollar project is now complete and will advance cancer care technology and give patients the latest… Continue Reading Honor God and Help People

Mav and Kingsmore


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing study made possible by philanthropic partnership Imagine a family—let’s call them the Smiths—celebrating the birth of their first baby. Mom is recovering from labor, dad is texting photos of their newborn to all their eager relatives, and baby is resting in the nursery. But in the middle of that first night,… Continue Reading GENErosity

Jay and Christine Akley

A Hero to Fellow Responders

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

First responders receive thousands of medical calls each year. They are first to arrive on the scene to provide emergency assistance. Thanks to the philanthropic spirit of Jay and Christina Akely of Popular Grove, paramedics and emergency medical services (EMS) students will be better equipped in emergency situations. Through the purchase of a new mobile… Continue Reading A Hero to Fellow Responders

Helping Patients Thrive

THRIVE beyond the cancer experience

Monday, August 5, 2019

The cancer experience is different for every child who goes through it. But for many children, and the families who support them, the medical and psychosocial effects of that experience can linger like a shadow. That is why the Heller Center for Kids with Cancer at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has developed THRIVE,… Continue Reading THRIVE beyond the cancer experience