Member Benefits


St. John’s Foundation helps members of St. John’s Society for Service and Leadership unlock the potential of the people around them by connecting them to a cause close to their hearts.

Members experience VIP educational events with the opportunity to invite a guest(s) and unique networking and recognition opportunities including:

  • Certificate of membership

  • Periodic email updates

  • An invitation to our Spirit of Philanthropy donor reception

  • Website recognition

  • Donor wall recognition

  • Access to special St. John’s Foundation events

  • Exclusive electronic annual Impact Report

  • Executive lunch for annual membership levels at $500 or more

Your investment will support these promising priorities: 

• Cardiac rehabilitation gym equipment (Prairie Heart Institute)

• Patient charging kiosks (all areas)

• College of Nursing scholarship (St. John’s College of Nursing)

• Healing Garden picnic table (HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital)

• Hand-held vascular dopplers (all areas)

To learn more, contact
Brandy Grove, MBA
Major Gifts Officer
Office: 217-814-5177
Cell: 217-494-1194

2021 Ambassador Council

  • Courtney Cosby, E.L. Pruitt Company

  • Chris Davis, Resource One

  • Beth Fox, Legal Files Software, Inc.

  • Krystal Geist, Prairie Education and Research Cooperative (PERC)

  • Ann Gemberling, University of Illinois Springfield

  • Josh Harris, Unique Home Technology

  • Danielle Hartman, HSHS Central Illinois Division

  • Maggie Jordan, PA-C, Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants

  • Lakeisha Purchase-Williams, Illinois Department of Transportation 

  • Sadie Samson, MBA, BSN, RN, CCRC, Prairie Education and Research Cooperative (PERC)

  • Luke Straus, MHA, HSHS St. John’s Hospital

  • Nathan Townsend, KEB Asset Management, LLC

  • Liz Vogt, Illinois HomeCare and Hospice Council

Service and leadership in our community


St. John’s Society for Service and Leadership members come together to support specific emerging priorities or established services at St. John’s Hospital each fiscal year. St. John’s leaders and members of the ambassador council of St. John’s Society for Service and Leadership work together to identify the specific item, project or program of focus for the year.

Here are a few of St. John’s services supported through gifts of your time and resources:

High quality patient care

St. John’s Hospital priorities include advancements in care equipment, updated services and expanded programs.

Specialized care for sick kids

Physician specialists and the teams at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital provide expert care designed to meet the unique needs of children and their families, close to home.

World-renowned heart care

Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital ensures the best heart care in the nation is available in our local community.

Cancer care

The Cancer Center provides cutting-edge technologies, therapies and treatments. St. John’s Children’s Hospital takes special care of kids with cancer, too, with access to the same clinical research trials as other major children’s research hospitals nationwide.

State-of-the-art nursing education

St. John’s College of Nursing has a longstanding tradition of caring, helping our nursing team deliver the highest levels of exceptional care.

Support for at-risk kids

St. John’s provides programming, backpacks, school supplies and food for 120-150 at-risk kids in Springfield

District 186 through the Compass for Kids programs.

Resources for a healthy community

St. John's offers healthy living programs and educational events for the community.