Mercyhealth Development Foundation holds events to raise funds to support critical programs and services at Mercyhealth. In addition to individual tickets, sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting the Foundation at 815-971-4141 or 608-755-8821.

Special event video! “Following his appearance at the annual Toy Drive event (2017) by the Mercyhealth Development Foundation, Santa visited children including pediatric patients to spread holiday cheer to kids who are spending part of the holidays in the hospital – click here to watch!”

We hope you will join us for the following 2018 Mercyhealth Development Foundation events:

  • 2018 Mercyhealth GalaSaturday, November 10, 2018; 5:30 pm; Mercyhealth Riverside Campus, Rockford. Join us for a spectacular evening as we unveil our new, state-of-the-art facility and raise funds for the new rooftop garden. This premier event features a gourmet dinner, tours, incredible silent and wine auctions, and lively dancing to the sounds of 7th Heaven. Tickets: $250 each with sponsorship opportunities available. Visit or contact the Foundation at (815) 971-4141.
  • Holiday Toy Drive – Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018; 7:30 am; Café 2400, Mercyhealth Hospital—Rockton Avenue, Rockford.  Join us as we build smiles and piles of toys for our pediatric patients. Festivities include breakfast, inspirational testimonials from patients and families, holiday music and a visit from Santa.  Toy or cash donations appreciated as toys are used year-round to comfort and bring cheer to children who are receiving care throughout Mercyhealth. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities available. Contact the Foundation at: (815) 971-4141.


(608) 755-8821


(815) 971-4141