Get Involved

Listed below are a  few of the many ways you can help support the families of HOIDSA.

You can volunteer, find an event to take part in or donate – it’s up to you!   No matter which way you choose to get involved, we want to help you do it.


HOIDSA offers many volunteer opportunities for students and adults throughtout the year.  Volunteers can be your family, friends, neighbors or anyone. Get involved and make a difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.  

We have made it simple for you to make a donation.  You can either donate online or through the mail.  

No matter which way you choose to help, the Heart of Illinois Down Syndrome Association thanks you!


Spaghetti Dinner Volunteer Sign Up

Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve dinners, clear tables, clean up, and more! We are using (formerly VolunteerSpot) so people can choose the job they want in the 2-1/2 hour time slot they prefer.  To volunteer at the 30th annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, March 3rd, click here  If you have any problems or questions, contact Anne Hollis at 309.219.5899.



The HOIDSA Friendship Walk for Down Syndrome will be Saturday, October 5, 2019 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, IL.  If you would like to be on the Walk Committee, we welcome your input and ideas.  Please contact Nick DeTrempe at 309-868-5810 or to join the committee or if you have any suggestions.


2017 FRIENDS of HOIDSA Walk picture link:

2017 FRIENDS of HOIDSA Walk slideshow link:



To make a donation online, click the "DONATE using PayPal" button on the top right side of this page

To make a donation by mail, send to HOIDSA c/o Bethel Lutheran Church, 325 E Queenwood Rd, Morton IL 61550 



For information on how to volunteer, check the volunteer button, fill out the form and click the "SUBMIT" button at the bottom of this page.

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