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  • Opportunity ends on Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Join us October 20, 2018 at Meadowbrook park for our 11th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Non-Competitive Walk/Run! Registration begins at 8:30am with the walk beginging at 10:00am. The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Each event is a noncompetitive 3 to 5 mile walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The events raise money to...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
    We hold these distributions to reduce the inventory of perishable product in our warehouse. We have been lucky to receive larger quantities of this product however it needs to be distributed quickly. This is where we need your help. Volunteers are needed to set up the food distribution area, distribute food, "shop" with recipients to select products, help recipients carry product to their cars, and clean up after distribution is complete. This volunteer project requires volunteers to lift...
  • Opportunity ends on Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
    Help S.H.A.R.E. help horses by assisting us with our afternoon chores. In the late afternoon, we dump and refill water buckets and distribute hay and grain to stalls and bring in approximately 30 rescue horses awaiting adoption, being rehabilitated, or in santuary care.  We halter and lead  horses to their stalls.  Other horses  run into their  stalls after gates are opened for them.  Sometimes there are horses requiring...
  • Opportunity ends on Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Groups are encourage to sign up to volunteer  in getting our properties ready for winter. Needs include leaf ralking, flower bed cleaning, power washing building exteriors, window cleaning and more. These are exterior based projects on two of our physical properties.. Group support help is also need in our Connections Resale store in Lincoln Square. Packing, moving along with unloading and merchandising the increased load of donations that have been ...
  • Opportunity ends on Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Groups are encourage to sign up to volunteer  in getting our properties ready for winter. Needs include leaf raking, flower bed cleaning, power washing building exteriors, window cleaning and more. These are exterior based projects on two of our physical properties.. Group support help is also need in our Connections Resale store in Lincoln Square. Packing, moving along with unloading and merchandising the increased load of donations that have been ...
  • Opportunity ends on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
    The Champaign Farmers' Market brings fresh, local food to the heart of downtown Champaign and provides a midweek sales opportunity to local farmers. We also operate a SNAP matching program to help make fresher, more nutritious food available to our whole community. The Market is run by a small, local non-profit, The Land Connection. We set up informational tents for community groups, kids' activities, a seating area for patrons, as well as our market Sampling Tent.  We need extra...
  • Opportunity ends on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:15pm
    The Champaign Farmers' Market brings fresh, local food to the heart of downtown Champaign and provides a midweek sales opportunity to local farmers. We also operate a SNAP matching program to help make fresher, more nutritious food available to our whole community. The Market is run by a small, local non-profit, The Land Connection. We set up informational tents for community groups, kids' activities, a seating area for patrons, as well as our market Sampling Tent. We need extra hands...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    Guide students and families through the international exchange experience while developing your own cross-cultural communication skills. As a key part of the AFS support network, you’ll work directly with international high school students and their U.S. host families to foster a life-changing journey for both parties. Through regular meetings with you, an AFS student can get the most out of their experience in the U.S. You’ll have help from a community of local volunteers and staff,...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    The Give Back Garden needs YOUR help in supplying fresh, locally grown food to families in need.  All of the produce we grow compliments the efforts of local food pantries to make fresh fruits and vegetables accessible to the community.  Help is needed with everything: weeding, watering, planting, harvesting, as well as with special projects (such as getting our fence painted).  No experience necessary.  Individuals, groups, and most ages welcome.  Please email ...
  • Opportunity ends on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
    Inspire cultural diversity and tolerance within your community. In this role, you’ll help make it possible for more than 2,300 international students from 90 countries to come to the U.S. each year and live with local host families. This life-changing experience for students and families enriches our communities by encouraging diversity and dialogue in a uniquely personal way. Our goal is to find loving families to open their hearts and their homes to AFS Exchange Students. There is no...

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