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  • The Illinois Campaign for Better Health Care is a grassroots coalition of more than 300 local and statewide organizations representing consumers, health care workers and providers, community organizations, seniors, religious, labor, disability rights organizations and other citizens concerned about health care and wellness.

  • Nestled on the banks of Lake Mattoon in central Illinois, developmentally disabled children and adults have been enjoying the myriad of activities at Camp New Hope since 1974. We are Illinois' premiere facility for recreational programs for special needs individuals, offering several programs that bring fun, adventure, companionship, and activity to people of all ages with various disabilities.

  • Sharing the love of God by helping those in need by providing basic food, clothing and other information 3 evenings a week. We take out the Salvation Army disaster relief (canteen) truck to several areas around the community, passing out food, water clothing, helpful information, along with hope and love to those in need in C-U. Please go to our website listed and press on the Volunteer tab. There will be a description of us and a link, click on that and it will take you to our calendar and then you can put your name in whatever day and date would work for you.

  • The Carle Auxiliary is dedicated to serving Carle patients and staff in both physical and financial ways, promoting healthcare careers through scholarships and being actively involved in our community.  To this end, we support Carle's mission.

  • Volunteers at Carle provide an invaluable service to patients and their families, as well as staff, by assisting in over 50 departments and business units within the organization. The Carle Auxiliary, College and Community Volunteer Programs contribute over 130,000 hours annually to the organization in both clinical and clerical settings. By participating in this volunteer program, you would become part of the Carle team, a group dedicated to serving our patients and community through high quality care, medical research and education.

  • Volunteers Wanted!! Carle Hospice is looking for Compassionate individuals to help serve our community of hospice patients and their families, within the surrounding counties. Livingston, Iroquois, Ford, McLean, De Witt, Champaign, Vermillion, Douglas, Macon, Piatt, Moultrie, Coles, Shelby, Cumberland, Clark, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford and Edgar county. Our Hospice families are looking for someone who is willing to give respite care, and companionship.

  • A new elementary school in Savoy Illinois. Has a large student body. Has many volunteer needs in the mornings 8:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.for K and 1st grades. Also hold special events and after school clubs volunteers are needed for.

  • Caring Companions Program - This volunteer program provides senior citizens with companionship, transportation to appointments, and help with errands.

  • Each summer about 300 campers (high school teens and adults) from around the country come to the Champaign area to do service work. We put them in work teams of about 6-7 people, at least 1 being an adult. This camp started back in 2008 and we have been serving in the area for a week during the summer ever since. Our work groups can clean, paint, orgaize, do light ccarpentry, yard work, help with youth activities, etc. 

  • Established in 2005, CATsNAP seeks to reduce pet overpopulation and to improve the welfare of animals in the greater Champaign County Illinois area. Specifically, we strongly advocate that all animals are spayed and neutered, regardless of breed, sex, or age. By spaying/neutering, we are reducing the number of cats born into situations of inadequate care and abuse. We are also limiting the numbers of unwanted animals relinquished to shelters, where they are often euthanized for lack of space.

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