Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Fundraisers/Benefits'

GCS Spring Auction (Fri. Mar 31, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Visions Venue
2093 Knox Rd 150 East
Galesburg, IL 61401

This years GCS Spring Auction will feature sit down dining, and Becky Ellison's delicious food, so purchase your tickets soon!


The GCS annual auction provides a great opportunity for you to advertise in our auction program book, our Facebook page, and on-line auction website.


We are also looking for new items, services or certificates to be placed in the auction.


If you have questions, please contact the number listed above and ask for Mandy.



Spaghetti Dinner Benefit (Sat. Apr 1, 2017 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Moose Lodge
2605 Broadway St
Pekin, IL

Please join us for a spaghetti dinner benefit for Julie's double lung transplant.


Dinner will be provided by LaGondola and includes spaghetti, bread, salad with dressing, and one beverage.


$10 per plate with advance ticket, or $11 at the door. Kids 12 and under $7 per plate with advance ticket or $8 at the door.


There will be live music from 3-7 PM(with some members of Kentuckiana Opry).


There will be a DJ, 50/50 Drawings, Silent Auction, and a Bake sale. 


All proceeds go directly to Julie to help with the costs of medical, travel, and living expenses while living near the transplant center.


If you have any questions, please contact the number listed above.

House Charity Giveaway (Mon. Apr 3, 2017 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Barrack's Hospitality Group
1224 Pioneers Parkway
Peoria, IL 61614

Children's Hospital invites Central Illinois residents to make a tax deductible donation of $25/ticket and enter in chance to win a house or a large cash prize.


House Charity Giveaway is a fundraiser to benefit Children's Hospital Project of Human Relief Organization which is a charity registered in the state of Illinois. Children's Hospital will benefit more than 300,000 patients per year. These patients live overseas in poor communities and live on less than one dollar a day.


Drawing's will be held in front of an audience and an independent raffle auditor. The lucky winner will be given a choice of either a house with a cost of $60,000 or a cash prize of $50,000.

Lenten Fish Fry (Fri. Apr 7, 2017 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Williamsville UMC
128 E Jones St
Williamsville, Il 62693

Come out to the WUMC Fish Fry!


Dinner includes a Walleye, baked potato or potato salad, Cole slaw, applesauce, dessert, and a drink.


Tickets for adults are $8; for children(12 & under) tickets are $4. There is also a hot dog dinner for $3.


Hope to see you there!

Peoria Christian School Auction (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Christian School
3506 N. California Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Join Peoria Christian School for its 20th Annual Auction!


This auction is one of the highlights of the school year, and is a huge support of our Annual Fund.


The silent auction will begin at 4 PM, and the live auction will begin at 7 PM. It will be held at our California Campus.


If you have any questions, please contact the number listed above.

"The Walk" (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 8:30 am)

Contact Info:

Esther House
6847 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

Join us for Peoria Rescue Ministries' "The Walk" and help save a life! The Walk is a simple, two-mile walk to help raise support for the Women's Pregnancy Center and Esther House (divisions of Peoria Rescue Ministries).


Registration begins at 8 AM. The locations include Peoria, Pekin, Morton, & Washington.


For more information or to register, please call the number listed above, or visit the website also listed above.

Walk with Compassion (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Donovan Park
5805 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614
(800) 336-7535

Join us at Donovan Park in Peoria in the walk to end child poverty.


Children around the world face unimaginable challenges — disease, hunger, abandonment, abuse — and we are going to make sure someone is there for them in their hour of need.


Sign up now using the link listed above.