The HSHS St. John’s Foundation is inviting the public to attend its inaugural gala benefitting HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The event is named Miraculé – French for miracle – and will begin at 5 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza. It is helping to raise money for the kids treated locally at St. John’s. Miraculé will not only celebrate these kids but also the heroes who inspired them.

“This event will be unlike anything we’ve seen in Springfield before,” said Bev Neisler, chief development officer for St. John’s Foundation. “Those who join us for Miraculé will experience performances by Gamma Phi Circus from Illinois State University, party band Fun DMC, hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages served from strolling tables made by the hospital’s carpenters, along with dinner. It’s a night you won’t want to miss.”

Tickets for Miraculé are on sale at and are $150 per person. All funds raised through this gala, and all St. John’s Foundation events, stay 100 percent local for the kids treated at St. John’s. For more information on this gala and photos of what guests will experience, visit HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital on Facebook.


About HSHS St. John’s Hospital
HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois is a regional medical center offering a comprehensive array of health care services to central and southern Illinois. Founded in 1875, St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System and is home to the Prairie Heart Institute, St. John’s Children’s Hospital, St. John’s Women’s Services, St. John’s Neurosciences Institute, St. John’s Cancer Center, orthopedic services and AthletiCare. St. John’s now has one of the most advanced surgery centers in the nation and a renovated patient tower. St. John’s is designated as a level I trauma center, has its own college of nursing and is a teaching hospital for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For more information about St. John’s Hospital, visit

About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 local systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit

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