2021 Virtual
Illinois Nurses Foundation
Holiday Gala & Fundraiser

You and your guests are cordially invited to the Illinois Nurses Foundation Virtual Holiday Gala & Fundraiser.

Open to all supporters of nursing & healthcare in Illinois.


The evening will feature live comedy by Treuer Laughs, musical performances by Lakeside Artist Guild & Academy, including founder & member Andrew Anderson. He is a member of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Philharmonic and performs regularly with Music of the Baroque. He has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Columbus Symphony, American Ballet Theater, and the Joffrey Ballet.

Do not miss the fantastic items in our Silent Auction such as a 7 night, 6 guests (2 bedroom condo in an Orlando, Florida resort or villa, 7 night, 6 guests (2 bedroom resort condominium in Branson, MOVIP Tour & Tasting for 10 people at Buffalo Creek Brewing, $50 Gift Card Cheese Cake Factory, $100 gift card Wildfire, Kendra Scott Jewelry, Death by Chocolate Basket valued at $125 and Coffee Lover’s Basket valued at $198 and Raffle prizes such as $400 Dyson Super Sonic Hairdryer, $50 Bed Bath & Beyond Gift Card, $25 Target Gift Card, $25 Panera Bread Gift Card and much more!

Gala events include:

  • Online Silent Auction
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Entertainment by Treuer Laughs
  • Music by Lakeside Artists Guild & Academy
  • Awards & Nurse of the Year Announcement


  • Nurse of the Year
  • Special Recognition

The silent auction will open on November 29th and close at 8 pm on December 4th. Watch our Facebook event for other auction items and prizes.

Please help us reach our goal of $10,000! Proceeds from our annual gala will benefit our mission of providing educational opportunities, scholarships, research, and small project grants awarded to Illinois nurses.

Tickets are $50 and don’t forget to grab your raffle chances 3 for $25, the winner does not need to be present.