Peoria Medical Society Alliance

Peoria Medical Society Alliance

The Peoria Medical Society Alliance, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, exists to serve as a partner with the Peoria Medical Society in promoting the health, education and quality of life for the people of our community.

A healthy community through collaboration

The Peoria Medical Society Alliance is made up of medical spouses whose mission is to provide medical/educational programs and support in the Peoria community. Our past fundraisers have allowed us to provide grants to various organizations. Past recipients include the following:

  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Bradley, OSF Saint Francis and Methodist Colleges of Nursing
  • Center for Prevention of Abuse
  • Children’s Home
  • Crittenton Centers
  • Family House
  • Girls Light Our Way
  • Heartland Clinic
  • Hult Center for Healthy Living
  • Peoria City/County Health Department
  • Peoria Public Schools
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria

For more information about applying for health-related grants, send inquiries to, attention Dawn Dinh.

Additionally, PMSA has provided educational programming and services to the public:

  • Hosted the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois KidneyMobile at three underserved sites
  • Presented Diabetes in Our Schools program to school personnel in Peoria County
  • Sponsored/organized the Girls on the Run program at Whittier School
  • Helped outfit young ladies for their formal dances for over 20 years with our Cinderella Project prom dress/ accessories giveaway at Manual Academy
  • Presents Hard Hats for Little Heads bicycle safety and helmet program at Whittier School and provides other
    student/staff support throughout the year 
  • Sponsors monthly parties and Bingo at Heddington Oaks, a service spanning 45+ years
  • Collaborates with a local hospital in sponsoring an annual Doctors’ Day Blood Drive
  • Partners with Peoria Public Schools Foundation Adopt-a-School program

Supporting/Promoting Medicine: The Peoria Medical Society and Alliance Charitable and Educational Foundation, in addition to providing health-related grants, provides scholarships to students pursuing careers in medical fields. For more information about applying for a health-related scholarship, send inquiries to, attention
Dolores Sheen.

Membership: Peoria Medical Society Alliance is open to spouses of physicians in our community. PMSA offers programs to support our members, their spouses and their guests to educate them about health issues and support the family of medicine. For membership information, contact Patti Bash at

How to Help
All proceeds will be included in a legacy gift. Our goal is to raise enough to make a significant impact on a healthrelated
Peoria-area nonprofit. For more information or to make a donation, contact, attention Mary Clare Geraghty.

Peoria Medical Society Alliance
P.O. Box 3134
Peoria, IL 61612

Celebrating 80 years of promoting health and wellness in the community