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Annual Dinner & Auction

Friday, June 2, 2017
I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign

You're invited! Save the date for Crisis Nursery’s 24th Annual Dinner & Auction, being held on Friday, June 2 at the I Hotel & Conference Center. Doors open at 5:30pm, along with silent auction bidding on over 100 great baskets. Dinner will be served at 7pm, followed by a short program and live auction at 8pm. Don't miss this great night!

Click here to purchase tickets to the event, purchase cash raffle or Grand Raffle tickets, make a donation, or get a sneak preview of the great items up for bid!

Our largest event of the year wouldn't be possible with the support of our generous sponsors. This year's sponsors have donated over $40,000! If you or your business is interested in sponsoring this high-profile community event, check out our sponsorship form. Many thanks to all of our sponsors, including:

Hero Level ($2,500+) Sponsors

Guardian Level ($1,000+) Sponsors

  • Illinois American Water
  • ABC Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Applied Pavement Technology
  • Bacon Farmer Workman Engineering and Testing
  • Broeren Russo Builders
  • Carle
  • Martin, Hood, Friese & Assoc.
  • Meyer Capel
  • Murray Wise Associates
  • RATIO Architects
  • Robeson Family Benefit Fund
  • TMS Auto Care

Protector Level ($500+) Sponsors

  • Ron and Gianina Baker
  • Ken, Christy & Callie Bruce
  • Edgar County Bank and Trust
  • Edward Jones- Mark Thies
  • Farnsworth Group, Inc.
  • Health Alliance
  • I Hotel and Conference Center
  • Kolinb, Inc.
  • Prospect Bank
  • Stocks Office Furniture
  • Two Men and a Truck
  • Wells & Wells Construction Co.

Other Sponsors

  • Beaumont Small Animal Clinic
  • Commerce Bank
  • Wireless Mike's Verizon 
  • Matco Fire Protection, Inc.
  • McGraw Family

We're always looking for new auction items and we welcome fresh ideas. The continued success of our biggest annual fundraiser is due, in large part, to the generosity of our community and our loyal basket donors.We'd love to talk to you about donating an item for the live or silent auctionYou can also contact Special Events & Marketing Coordinator Renae Kirkton at 217-337-2731 or

Tickets to the event are $100 each ($125 after 5/13) and will go on sale in April. Raffle tickets will be on sale for $10 each or five for $40 for a chance to win cash prizes. Call 217-337-2731 to RSVP for this great event or to purchase raffle tickets today!

Grand Raffle

Don’t forget to purchase your Grand Raffle tickets for $100 each for a chance to win a free trip to a luxurious destination. Tickets on sale now. Crisis Nursery's Grand Raffle offers 100 limited edition tickets, each being sold for $100. One winner will be selected at the Dinner & Auction on June 2 (need not be present to win). The best part? You pick your prize! 

For more information, stay tuned to our website or call 217-337-2731.