Next Stated Meeting will be September 16 at the Shrine Center – Ansar Shriners – Having Fun ~ Helping Kids
Welcome to the Ansar Shriners website. Our Temple is located at 630 S. 6th Street in Springfield, Illinois. Our telephone number is (217) 525-1771. There are 196 Shrine Temples, with a total membership of more than 257,000 Nobles…Ansar, which was chartered July 13, 1915, is number 13 in seniority, but 17th in size…besides Ansar, there are four other Temples in Illinois: Ainad, East St. Louis; Medinah, Chicago; Mohammed, Peoria; Tebala, Rockford…as a Noble, you are always welcome at all of them! The total membership in the five Temples in Illinois is approximately 13,000. The word Ansar is Arabic and means “those Who Give Aid”…Ansar’s Nobles try to do just that through their support of the 19 Shriners Hospitals for Children and 3 Burn Institutes. Our closest hospital is Shriners Hospital for Children, located at 4400 Clayton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 and can be reached at (314) 432-3600. The hospital would welcome a visit from you and your family. We also refer a number of children to the hospital in Chicago and the burn hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio Thanks for stopping by. Come back and visit again.