Upcoming Events


20th Anniversary

September 13, 2014 – Springfield, IL

Join us as we celebrate twenty years of bringing world class chefs to Springfield! Enjoy entertainment, an exquisite gourmet meal and an opportunity to win big in our raffle. Stay tuned for exciting announcements!

Annual Fall Festival

September 20, 2014 – Springfield, IL

Our Annual Fall Festival is a free, public event that offers fun for the whole family and an opportunity to learn more about our children and programs. The event features pumpkin decorating, hay rides, carnival games, pony rides, music and entertainment for the entire family.

Night of Hope Gala

October 10, 2014 – Chicago, IL

The Night of Hope Gala 2014 will be taking place at HILA in Chicago on October 10, 2014. This year we will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary and our theme is “Back to School.” In keeping with this theme, we have established tiered sponsorship opportunities.

Style of Hope Fashion Show

March 26, 2015 – Springfield, IL

This unique event, created by The Hope Institute’s Leadership Council, raises funds for our programs and services. The event features today’s hottest fashions as showcased by both local and professional models.