Community Advocacy Awards
OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois recognizes advocates throughout Central Illinois who are making a difference in the lives of children.
29th Annual Community Advocacy Awards - Nominations Now Open!
Each year, Community Advocacy Awards are presented in the following categories:
Dr. Mary Schultz Physician Award
Recognizes a physician who has spent his or her career improving the lives of children by providing outstanding medical care.
2018 Recipient – Dr. Richard Pearl
Bill Houlihan Professional Award
Recognizes a professional who advocates for children through their work, going over and beyond the daily expectations to improve the lives of children.
2018 Recipient – Kathryn Henderson
Christine Zak-Edmonds Volunteer Award
Recognizes those adults who embrace children and their issues, offer their time and talents as a volunteer to improve the lives of children.
2018 Recipient – Rose Gates
Joey Stowell Youth Award
Recognizes a person, 18 years or younger, whose unique accomplishments have improved the quality of life for children and/or teens in central Illinois.
2018 Recipient -- Summer Nagele
Recognizes a company or organization that works continually over time in a variety of ways to improve the lives of children.
2018 Recipient -- Small Wonders Miracle Walk Planning Committee
Click here to read more about these recipients.