Family Service Center hosts four annual community events that help us raise funds, provide volunteer opportunities, offer opportunities for families to spend time together and give us a chance to engage with our community. These events include the following:
The Tree of Wishes Program collaborates with several additional agencies to provide gifts to hundreds of children and individuals in Springfield and surronding areas. Tree of Wishes runs from late November through early December at White Oaks Mall in Springfield Illinois.
Our Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser is a night of fun with a big impact. Our trivia night is hosted by Russ Friedewald and includes fun games like the balloon pop and paddle game.There is a cash bar and a Bring-Your-Own-Snack opportunity. Trivia Night takes place in February each year.
Our biggest event of the year, amptly named the BIG Event takes place in June each year at a rotating location. At The BIG Event, we present awards for noteable supporters and enjoy live music and local fare with our friends, family and staff.
The Kite Festival takes place at Southwind Park in October each year. This event is free for kids and open to the public and features kite shows by local performers and fun for children and parents alike.