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  • Community Blood Services of Illinois (CBSI) was organized in 1972 to help critically ill and injured people. Its fundamental purpose was to assure an adequate area supply of life-saving blood donated solely by altruistic volunteers. CBSI currently supplies all voluntarily donated blood used by patients at Carle Foundation Hospital and Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Charleston-Mattoon, Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital, and St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

  • The Community Center for the Arts (C4A) is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening our community through shared experiences in music and performance arts. We make music accessible through top-notch education and presentations, and through collaborations with other local groups.

    We offer individual and group music lessons for all ages and skill levels, and we host a wide variety of group music-making opportunities, also for all ages and skill levels.  Our teaching artists are all professional musicians and performers who live and work locally.

  • Originally established in 1956 as The Mental Health Center, Community Elements provides community-based mental health and behavioral health services for children, youth, adults, and families, primarily in Champaign County. Community Elements also operates the TIMES Center transitional housing program serving homeless men and the Roundhouse youth shelter and programs serving runaway and homeless youth. Community Elements is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and a United Way partner agency.

  • The Healthy Young Families Program is dedicated to working with teen parents of Champaign County by providing a free home visiting program and supportive parenting groups to these young parents. Trained staff help new teen parents prepare for their babys birth, learn about child development, help understand a childs needs, teach new ways to have fun with their child, and offer teen parents a chance to interact with other teen parents through ongoing weekly parenting groups.

  • We are a Local Not for Profit Resale/Thrift store. We strive to keep useable items out of the landfills and provide them to customers at a very low price. We help anyone that is in need. We have helped new foster parents provide clothing for their foster children, we help fire victims with clothing and houshold goods.Anywhere there is a need, we try to help.


  • The Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County (CSCNCC) is a multi-agency center which provides mental health, social, and welfare services to residents of northern Champaign County.  Our Resource Connection helps provide better access by serving as a satellite office to other agencies.  CSCNCC has an emergency food pantry which is open M-F from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and also helps with other basic needs, when able.  Our Holiday Bureau provides food and toys to income eligible families each year in December, and we assists with information and referral throughout the year.

  • The Computer Help Desk is dedicated to helping everyone learn to fix their computers. We're a group of highly experienced volunteers who work with users to get them back up and running again. We've helped almost 300 people in Champaign-Urbana remove computer viruses, reduce application bloat, and repair cracked laptop screens.

  • CIEE began in 1947, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization, serving 300 U.S. colleges and universities, 1,000 U.S. high schools, and more than 35,000 international exchange students each year. 

  • MISSION STATEMENT: Courage Connection provides a continuum of services so that individuals and families that have experienced domestic violence can achieve safety, stability and self-sufficiency. Courage Connection is the oldest Domestic Violence shelter in North America, located in Champaign-Urbana.

  • Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis.