The 2018 Shriners Scramble will be gifting $21,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children!

Each of you should be so proud of the impact you have made and we can not thank you enough for your continuing support!  The post golf dinner movie will be added in a day or two…again, THANK YOU!

We would also like to congratulate Brett & JoAnna Gautcher – Gautchers Carpet Cleaning as this Years Fundraising Award. They have provided endless support to The Shriners Scramble for the past Eleven Years. Thank You for your never ending friendship!

The funds we raised this year are allowing kids the opportunity to look at their moments of frustration, devastation, and tragedy as just that, a moment, not a lifetime. We have raised funds to make sure that the life of Shriner patients will be a life of hope, determination and opportunity. The funds we raised are allowing for treatment, research, and opportunities for kids in need! The kids will be able to turn what would only be predictions of their future based on medical needs to a feeling of empowerment that they will achieve more than any of us know to dream.

Our fundraising has created opportunities for a brighter future. Connor is one of many who has been transformed…through 11 years of support and treatment from Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago. Connor was a boy who had to learn how to eat from a syringe, unable to make sounds – to a young man with a smile that lights up the room, a heart that heals any person’s sadness and spirit that motivates everyone! Shriners Hospitals offer more than the BEST medical treatment but also the compassion, choices, and opportunities to develop relationships and once in a lifetime opportunities for those kids. Below are two of the opportunities that Connor has been given in 2018.


1.) JOHN DEERE CLASSIC in Moline,IL: Connor will spend the weekend meeting golfers and caddies and sharing his story to the community in the Quad Cities about all the help Shriners Hospitals Chicago has offered him and give hope to local families in need of treatments for their child.

2.)SHRINERS OPEN in LAS VEGAS! Connor has been invited to attend this event as a “Standard Bearer” or patient ambassador representing the Chicago hospital. He will be spend five days with the PGA golfers walking the course with groups during the day and attending banquet dinners at night telling his success stories from Shriners Hospitals! Please take the time to go the PGA’s website for the Las Vegas Shriners Open page and look for Connor’s story!


Donations can still be made online to raise more funds for the hospital! Go to the Donate Now button and make any amount of a monetary donation!


The event is used as a platform to inform and educate families about Shriners Hospitals for Children. The hospital is staffed with elite surgeons, nurses, therapists and clinicians, which is all available to families without concern of monetary situations or insurance. The funds we raise help aid the hospital to help all families with continued care and research.


  • Shriner Kids events are not only to raise money, but also to create an awareness of how Shriners Hospitals for Children provide care for families in need
  • Be a parent liaison with the hospital, as a  parent whose child who receives care, treatment, and surgeries, at the Shriners Hospital for Children – Chicago Hospital
  • Continue to support the research and development of the newly designed Speech 2017 Check Presentation to Shriners Hospitals for Children-ChicagoApplication for schools

2018 Check Presentation picture coming soon

2017 Check Presentation to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago

Connor presenting a check at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago from the 2017 Shriners Scramble. $16,000 was gifted to the hospital from last years event, bring the total amount gifted in nine years $152,000! Each of you has been a part of this gift. We can not thank you enough! Looking forward to another successful outing.

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