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Organizations

  • The Wesley Evening Food Pantry began as a response to a community need for a food pantry with evening hours. Since November 2006 the Wesley Evening Food Pantry has provided groceries, health, education, and human services for area residences on the third Thursday of the month.

  • In recent months the Wesley Evening Food Pantry has expanded to include a second branch located at Parkland college to accommodate its students as well as the greater community. The Wesley Pantry at Parkland is run by volunteers under the direction of Katie Thomas every Wednesday of each month and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Volunteer opportunities happen throughout each month.

  • Currently Wish Warriors of Illinois is in the process of becoming an official 501C(3) Organization. Will be done very soon! Our current main focus is organizing the Allerton Trails Half Marathon & 10K, & Trail-Glo 5K walk/run events At beautiful Allerton Park in Monticello, IL, for which all proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Illinois. Make-A-Wish Illinois continues to bring hope, strength and joy where it is needed most across the state.

  • WRFU is a low-power FM community radio station located in the old post office of downtown Urbana. WRFU is a volunteer-based, progressive radio station collective committed to social justice, focusing on public affairs issues and the arts. WRFU airs opinions and debates in an open and diverse forum that focuses on educating and empowering the public. WRFU provides an accessible venue for an eclectic mixture of arts programming.

  • Korean Catholic Undergraduate Student Organization

  • The Stephens Family YMCA is a leading nonprofit community service organization, serving Champaign, Urbana, Savoy and the surrounding communities with health and fitness facilities, day camps, and numerous child-care locations.

    Today, the Stephens Family YMCA has members who benefit from youth and adult sports, summer camps, swimming lessons, group exercise classes (both land and water), after-school programs, recreation activities, and so much more.

  • Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful. The Champaign-Urbana affiliate was started in 2009.

  • Youth For Understanding is one of the oldest and largest high school exchange programs in the world. We are a private, non-profit educational program dedicated to preparing young people for their responsibilities and opportunities in a changing, interdependent world.

  • Social and racial justice are the YWCA's focus areas. Our dual mission is the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women through the vehicle of student leadership development.

  • Zoo Improv is a troupe of improvisational performers offering the comedic form through local and state performances, fundraisers, private parties, corporate trainings, and educational workshops. We are incorporated and a 501C(3) organization. Full resume available at zooimprov.org.

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