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Daily Bread Soup Kitchen looks to continue its values in new Champaign location

Ellen McDowell (center) stands with a group of volunteers as the director of the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen of 35 years.
January 28, 2015

Six months before shifting locations and turning off the burners for good at the New Covenant Fellowship, the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen was on an over 30-year run. Since its inception in 1980, the kitchen...

Campus Bike Center receives $50,000 in funding

James Roedl inflates a tire at the Campus Bike Center, located at 608 E. Pennsylvania Avenue in Champaign. The project collects used bicycles and refurbishes them for further use and recently received funding to continue its work.
August 25, 2014

Earlier this year, the Campus Bike Center was struggling to find funding sources to continue its operation after it lost two previous donors. Before CBC reached its June 30 deadline, the University’s...

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