DANVILLE — Quaker Oats, a division of PepsiCo, is launching a free breakfast program in Lincoln Park to address childhood hunger among under-served children, ages 4 to 14, in Danville.
Breakfast in the Park will run from June 20 through Aug. 19.
A University of Illinois fund established earlier this year to help victims of the Japan earthquake has been reworked and instead the money will be used for scholarships for students.
More than two dozen sweaty cyclists cruised past the Alma Mater late Monday afternoon, to the cheers of a group of friends and family members waiting to greet them.
DANVILLE — There will not be a 15th year for the Provena United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation HALO Painting Blitz program.
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign-based organization dedicated to disaster relief is asking the public for donations for people in Joplin, Mo., and Alabama, both of which were devastated by recent tornadoes.
Just because school is out doesn't mean school meals are done.
Champaign, Urbana and Danville school districts are offering summer meal programs, beginning this week. Champaign and Urbana districts will serve breakfast and lunch; Danville will serve breakfast only.
The meals are free and available to any child under age 18, regardless of family income.
DANVILLE — Someone pinch Candace McNeal.
The Danville woman has helped build two Habitat for Humanity houses, but she still can't believe that she and her three children are getting one.
CHAMPAIGN — It wasn't only humans devastated by the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., almost two weeks ago. Scores of companion animals have also been uprooted.
Next week, at least two or three people from the Champaign-Urbana area plan to travel to Joplin, to answer an urgent call from the ASPCA for help at Joplin's animal shelter.
DANVILLE — The Oakwood Fire Protection District is partnering with Faith in Action South to offer free home safety checks to Oakwood residents who are 60 years or older.
The checks are scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on June 22.
CHAMPAIGN — The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen has gone mobile.
The agency rolled out its new weekend food van earlier this month, handing out sandwiches to the hungry in downtown Champaign.