CHAMPAIGN — The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen plans to move out of its current home at a downtown Champaign church to a former bar next year, one of its leaders said.
The organization, which feeds the homeless and working poor of the community, bought the former Emerald City Lounge building at 118 N. First St. with the help of donations, according to board President Bob Goss.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.
RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.
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CHAMPAIGN — Courage Connection is offering T-shirts and wristbands at the Connections store at Lincoln Square, Urbana, as part of its awareness campaign on domestic violence this month.
Suggested donations are $5 for the shirts and $1 for wristbands.
Talks are in the early stages, but officials at the Stephens Family YMCA in Champaign are talking about expanding their facility.
As the Salvation Army of Champaign County celebrates 125
CHAMPAIGN — Want to help the Salvation Army help people in the local community?
The public can bring diapers, disposable razors and other personal-care items to the Salvation Army of Champaign County's 125th anniversary celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Red Shield Center (2212 N. Market St.).
CISCO — Faith in Action of Piatt County will have a charity auction Saturday at Cisco Center, 325 N. Main St.
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Brian Moline talks with Izak Griffiths and Mary Wallace from Courage Connection about Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the services that Courage Connection offers.
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MONTICELLO — Last year when her mom told her about a special camp for kids who had lost a loved one, Diana Siedenburg wasn't sure if she wanted to go.
Her jitters disappeared as soon as she arrived and saw scores of counselors and volunteers dressed like pirates.