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Crisis Nursery publicizes $1.9 million expansion campaign

Following the announcement of Crisis Nursery’s expansion campaign, Stephanie Record (left), Fred Wakefield (center) and Lori Larson (right) congratulate each other on the accomplishment.
May 17, 2015

The children of Champaign-Urbana at risk of neglect or abuse may have a bigger safe haven thanks to the expansion efforts of Crisis Nursery.In a press conference on Tuesday, Crisis Nursery declared it...

Local toy drives provide gifts to kids for holidays

December 8, 2014

Three community organizations are coming together to provide toys and gift opportunities for local children and promote the spirit of giving to others during the holiday. These organizations are the Salvation...

Community Learning Lab provides service learning network

November 6, 2014

The Community Learning Lab has connected nearly 100 local agencies to hundreds of University students.  “The students at the U of I have put in over 5,000 hours through this (program) into the community,”...

Shi-Ai aims to become more prevalent in Greek community

Shi-Ai members pose at their philanthropic event, “Pet-a-Pup for a Buck,
March 20, 2014

On Tuesday, the service organization Shi-Ai held its election for a new executive board. With the new board members set, Shi-Ai hopes to become a more well-recognized organization. “We want to get our...

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