Please take a moment to read the frequently asked questions for nominating a Mission Partner for the 2023 OSF Culture of Philanthropy Pearl Award.
Three Mission Partners, one from each region, will be selected as the Culture of Philanthropy Pearl Award recipients.
The Culture of Philanthropy is deeper than supporting a charity. It is an understanding of the impact one can make through sharing a vision and embracing a partnership with our patients, families and the OSF HealthCare Foundation. By fostering a Culture of Philanthropy, our Mission Partners provide instrumental support of the Sisters’ Mission to ‘serve with the greatest care and love.
Eligible nominees are Mission Partners from each region who are dedicated to the Mission of OSF HealthCare, Jump Innovation or Ministry Services, invested in improving our Ministry, involved in their local community and committed to the advancing the philanthropic efforts of the OSF HealthCare Foundation.
Previous year recipients are not eligible for nomination the year immediately following being selected.
2022 Peark Award: Eileen Knightly
2021 Pearl Award: Dr. James McGee
2020 Pearl Award: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, no award was presented
2019 Pearl Award: Ajay Pathak
2018 Pearl Award: Dr. John Vozenilek
2017 Pearl Award: Dr. Richard Pearl