On October 12th, Special Spectators organized a tailgate for IlliniThon's miracle families before the University of Illinois vs. University of Michigan football game!
Child Health Day
On October 7th, IlliniThon celebrated Child Health Day by challenging ourselves to
register 320 participants in just 24 hours! We came together for the chance to make a difference.
IlliniThon kicked off the new school year with a fun event in Illini Grove on August 28th. There was food from Pancheros and Portillo's, games like bags and Spike Ball, and opportunities to win prizes!
PAST EVENTS (2018-2019)
On March 9th, IlliniThon and Centennial Dance Marathon had the first annual FT5K. Thank you to everyone who made it out to get their steps in FTK, and congratulations to Ryan Greenwalt, Aaron Stocks, Diane Lipa, and Maddie Michael for being our winners!
November 26-December 7,
From November 26th to December 7th, we had our second annual Pajama Drive for St. John's. We were able to gather hundreds of pajamas! A big thank you to everyone who
bought a pair and to the Hospital Relations committee for all their hard work.
DAY OF MIRACLES
November 5, 2018
On November 5th, we set out to raise $32,000 in 26 hours. The day consisted of canning, Pet-a-Pup on the quad, a hot dog eating contest, and more! Thanks to everyone's efforts, we were able to surpass our goal and raised $37,840.15.
TRICK OR TREAT FOR THE KIDS (TOTFTK)
October 31, 2018
On Halloween, our leadership team and general members went around the Champaign-Urbana area and asked for donations. We were able to raise $6,370.47 in just two hours because of so many generous donors!
CHILD HEALTH DAY
October 1, 2018
Child Health Day is a United States Federal Observance Day. It's a nationwide movement to raise awareness about the importance of pediatric health care and child welfare. Watch this video to learn why we #CommitForTheKids!
September 23, 2018
The IlliniThon Executive Board drove to Springfield to spend the day at St. John's. They were able to tour the hospital and hang out with some of our wonderful miracle families.
September 8, 2018
On September 8th, we invited our miracle families to come to an IlliniThon tailgate and to attend the football game between the University of Illinois and Western Illinois University. There was a lot of school spirit and face paint!