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  • Founded in 1998, ProCamps® is a best-in-class event management and sports marketing company specializing in developing, managing, and operating camps, appearances, brand activations, and related experiences for professional athletes and coaches in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, PGA, ATP, NCAA, NASCAR, WPSL, MLL and NFHL. ProCamps helps Fortune 500 brands activate and execute more than 175 events across the country to effectively deliver brand messaging to thousands of parents, kids, and coaches via retail promotions, TV/radio/print, social media, and on-site activations.

  • The founders of Project HEAL, Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran, met while undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa at just 15-years-old. The two girls helped each other to reach full recovery, and decided to help others achieve it as well.

  • Project READ trains volunteer tutors to teach adults in our community how to read, perform math, or speak and read English. Our goal is to have trained tutors available in each community of District 505! A tutor might be a homemaker, a retiree from any profession, a college student, a working professional, a former adult learner.  Many individuals find their lives to be enriched by their experiences with our Project READ learners. To become a tutor, you must be at least 18 with a high school diploma or GED.

  • Prosperity Gardens is an organization dedicated to cultivating a health community through neighborhood farming, education, employment and collaborative opportunities. Our first site is on N. First Street, we have 14 raised beds, where we grow, teach and learn about food, health and community.

  • The Public Art League's mission is to promote creativity and improve the community's aesthetic by cultivating awareness and appreciation of public art. To date, we have focused on installing sculptures in the Champaign-Urbana community.

  • The Mission of Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services is to deconstruct rape myths and empower victims and survivors of sexual violence through advocacy, counseling, education, crisis intervention, and activism. We also work with non-offending significant others, allied professionals, and the community at large to end all forms of sexual violence. We believe that working to end sexual assault, a widespread form of oppression that primarily victimizes women and children, is essential to building a world free of all forms of oppression.

  • Roger Ebert's Film Festival, also known as Ebertfest, is held every April.  Dates for the 2017 festival are April 19-23, 2017.

    Founded in 1999 by the late Roger Ebert, University of Illinois Journalism graduate and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, Roger Ebert’s Film Festival (Ebertfest) celebrates films that haven’t received the recognition they deserved during their original runs. The festival gives these films and their filmmakers a well-deserved second look.

  • Service-based UIUC RSO

  • Salt & Light works with families and individuals in and around Champaign County who are in situations of financial need. We offer low-cost thrift stores and community grocery stores in both Champaign and Urbana, that are open to the public every day. Individuals and families in financial need have access to a membership-based credit payment option that allows them to purchase groceries, clothing, furniture, appliances, and other household items with member credit earned through volunteering.

  • The Salvation Army of Champaign County is actively seeking volunteers to assist in our Social Services, Thrift Store, and Administrative departments. Individuals interested in volunteering must complete a Volunteer Application. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Jon Jones, to receive information on how to register as a volunteer, and to obtain a list of special events and on-going opportunities at The Salvation Army of Champaign County.

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