The purpose of the Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation is to provide free heart testing to local student-athletes. Our donors and fundraising events provide the needed funds to pay for the heart testing. We have also donated to local school sports programs and provided scholarships for students who have demonstrated the ability to overcome obstacles in their lives.


Thank you James Fultz and WAND TV for your donation to The Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation! $1100 will help provide a lot of heart tests for student-athletes in Effingham County!



Stephanie Gobczynski Uebinger is shown with Blake and Laura Linders at the 2017 Wine Event. The Linders family generously donates time and support for the AGBHF every year. Thank you so much, Blake and Laura!



Stephanie Gobczynski Uebinger is shown with Harrison Smith from Effingham High School. Harrison earned a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Andrew. Scholarship winners were evaluated on their ability to overcome adversity. Congratulations, Harrison!



The Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation donated $1,000 to the Effingham High School Sportsbackers in February 2017. The foundation wants to help support student-athletes who are currently participating in sports at EHS.



Devin Mette, 2017 Teutopolis scholarship winner



The AGBHF presented a check to Teutopolis Sportsbackers in January 2017



In November, almost 100 student-athletes from Effingham, Effingham St. Anthony, and Teutopolis High School received heart testing through Sarah Bush Lincoln’s Heart Screening Program thanks to the AGBHF.

Donating to the St. Anthony Booster Club in 2016



Donating to the Effingham High School Sportsbackers in 2016



Leon Gobczynski, Stephanie Uebinger, Robin Anderson, and Boris Bonutti, Village Wine and Gifts 2016



Leon, Stephanie, Kim Lockhart, Kim Uphoff, and Dr. Hildebrand, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation 2016



2016 Golf Tournament Winners & Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation Volunteers , Jake Bushue, Troy Greene, Dr. Brian Balda, Todd Thoele, Stephanie Gobczynski Uebinger, Matt Brown , and Greg Uebinger