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Local organizations partner with schools to reduce waste in lunchrooms, offer meals to homeless

Cliff Maduzia packages excess food from Unit 4's Central High School's lunches to bring to the TIMES Center. Maduzia is a volunteer for the Susan Freiburg Memorial Food Surplus program, which provides meals to the homeless.
November 10, 2014

When Cliff Maduzia walks through the hallways of Westview Elementary School in Champaign each day with large, empty containers in tow, faculty, staff and students know what he’s there to do. “Hi, Cliff,”...

One Winter Night raises funds for warming center

Jolie Huang and Catherine Kemp, sophomores at the University of Illinois, speak to each other in their cardboard structure for One Winter Night, which happened in downtown Champaign, on Fri., Feb. 21st.
February 22, 2014

About 500 people sleep somewhere other than their home each night in Champaign County, according to C-U at Home’s website. C-U at Home hosted its third One Winter Night on Friday. Participants spent...

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