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  • The GOALS Project was founded in 2010 by Tasha Thompson. As a teen parent, Tasha was faced with the overwhelming challenge of raising a child while trying to accomplish her own educational goals. After overcoming her struggles and achieving success, Tasha, along with a team of mentors and volunteers, now provides support and empowerment to other teen parents through the GOALS program.

  • The Greater Champaign County AMBUCS (American Business Clubs), formed in 1981, is actively involved in building wheelchair ramps, donating AmTryke therapeutic tricycles to individuals who are unable to operate traditional bikes and awarding scholarships to students pursuing a career in the field of therapy. We also help in maintaining AMBUCS Park on East University Avenue in Urbana to include the decorating of the park for the Christmas season.

  • The I.D.E.A. Store
    We are Central Illinois' Premier Eco-Edu-Art Creative Re-use Marketplace!

  • The Immigration Project provides access to quality legal services in Central and Southern Illinois where there are estimated to be 100,000 immigrants residing.  Due to  the complexity of immigration law, we have found that access to quality legal services is essential to keeping families united, building strong communities, and protecting victims of crime. 

  • The Land Connection envisions a community based food system in which every farmer has the opportunity to grow food in a sustainable manner and every person has access to nutritious, locally grown foods.

  • The Reading Group is a nonprofit (501 C 3) organization.  We are the longest running nonprofit learning center in the area. For 45 years, we have served students of all ages in East Central Illinois who needed highly specialized reading intervention to overcome severe reading disorders such as dyslexia.

    We also provides assistance with mathematics, writing, speech and language development, study skills, gifted enrichment, ACT/SAT prep, and English as a second language (ESL).

    Our program is designed for each individual student’s unique learning needs and abilities.

  • The Royal Academy is pleased to offer the 2019 Tap In: Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) a multicultural program for young scholars in elementary through middle school.

    Students embark upon a journey in leadership and educational excellence while having fun during the summer. Activities include soccer, cultural studies, visual & performing arts, video games, cooking, swimming, field studies, & more!


  • The Self-Help Center of Family Service of Champaign County provides outreach, education, and training to the more 200 self-help and support groups that operate in Champaign County. The Self-Help Center maintains an online databse, and a print directory of area support groups/self-help groups. Additionally, the Self-Help Center staff answer requests for help from individuals looking for an area support group, or looking to establish a new group.

  • Thank you for volunteering at The Urbana Free Library! Volunteers are a valued community resource. They perform a variety of tasks that are important to the success and quality of the library's services. To help you have a positive experience while volunteering, we would like to provide you with some background information about the library's mission.  Our mission is to select, acquire, organize and promote a wide range of materials in order to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of the citizens within its taxing jurisdiction.

  • The Vineyard Church of Central Illinois is a church in Urbana. We're currently handling the volunteer organization for Unit-4 Covid-19 Feeding program in conjunction with CU Better Together.