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  • The Stratton Elementary School Sewing Club meets Fridays from 2-3:30.  This is an afterschool club in which students in 5th grade learn how to make things using sewing machines.  We need as many adults as possible to work one on one with students as they sew, helping them to make their projects.  You don't need to be an expert- just someone who has some experience using a sewing machine.

  • Mission:
    Students for High Impact Charity (SHIC) is dedicated to helping students answer the question ‘how can we use our lives to most improve the world?’.

    We envision an entire global network of students with the technical ability to thrive in the real world and the vision to make it a better place for others.

     

  • St. Vrain Family Center provides building blocks for healthy families through educational opportunities, supportive services and resources in a safe and nurturing environment.

  • Summit Afterschool Program is a program at Stratton Elementary School that meets after school to enrich students' understanding of their own cultural identities and the cultural identities of others. Through activities that focus on linguistic skills, academic achievement, cultural knowledge, and play, we hope to give students an opportunity to develop social and academic confidence.

  • Ten Thousand Villages at 105 N. Walnut in Champaign is one of a network of stores across North America selling fair trade merchandise. We work with over 100 artisan groups in more than 30 developing countries around the world. Our mission is: To create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trading relationships.

  • The Bike Project co-op offers a space, tools, and community to repair bikes, share knowledge, hold classes, and advocate for bikes in Urbana-Champaign.

    Locations 1:

    202 S Broadway Ave #24, Urbana, IL 61801

    Location 2:

    608 E Pennsylvania Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

  • We are assembling computer labs in developing countries with donated parts and money here in the United States. Teachers use these labs as educational tools and to find updated material for their students.

    There are many ways to contribute: you can join our team, donate your used computer equipment -or money, or pass the word to everyone around you that might support this project.

  • The Campus Bicycle Center is a collaboration between The Bike Project of Urbana-Champaign (TBP) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and is dedicated to empowering individuals with knowledge about how to repair and maintain bicycles.

  • Beginning with its inception in 1991, the Champaign Urbana Theatre Company has sought to be the premier theatre resource in Central Illinois. After more than 20 years and 80 shows, this vision is alive and well in our commitment to providing entertainment, education, and opportunities for involvement in all aspects of the theatrical arts.

  • The GOALS Project is a newly established program in the CU area that aims to empower and encourage teen parents to set and accomplish GOALS for themselves and their children. GOALS targets teen parents, moms and dads ranging from 13 to 21 years old. We aim to increase graduation rates among teen parents in the CU area by providing them the tools they need to be successful parents and productive members of society.

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