American Red Cross

217-351-5861 or ddivan@redcrossillinois.org

Opportunities in projects like the Disaster Action Team and thr Youth Education Team.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

217-355-2227 or eric.batsie@bbbs.org

Throughout Champaign County there are children in need of a mentor – someone to serve as a strong role model who can help them make the right choices, support those choices and bond during fun activities.

Center for Women In Transition

217-819-4612 or kmurray@cwt-cu.org

This organization provides supportive services for women and children experiencing homelessness for any reason so that they can have a self-sufficient, stable lifestyle.

Champaign County CASA

217-384-9065 or rrecord@chcocasa.org

CASA represents the legal interests and rights of children who have been abused and/or neglected.

Champaign County Christian Health Care Center

217-398-2914 or volunteer.ccchc@gmail.com

Helping the uninsured in Champaign County with free clinic services at 507 S. Second, Suite 2E, Champaign.

Champaign County Humane Society


A wealth of different volunteer positions are available, whether it be fostering animals to socializing dogs. There is something for any animal love here.

Crisis Nursery

217-337-2731 or volunteer@crisisnursery.net

This organization is dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect through the provision of emergency intervention, respite care, and support to families in crisis.

Eastern Illinois Foodbank


The Foodbank distributes donated and purchased food and USDA commodities to more than 200 member agencies in a 14-county service area.

Habitat for Humanity

ReStore – 217-819-5114 or volunteer@cuhabitat.org Build Site – 217-819-5115 or finance@cuhabitat.org

Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and ReStore provides the lifechanging opportunity for people to purchase and own simple, quality, affordable homes.

Mahomet Area Youth Club


The Mahomet Area Youth Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and training young people to develop their talents to their full potential and to become responsible, productive citizens.

Salt & Light

217-355-5654 or volunteer@saltandlightministry.org

Salt & Light meets physical needs, and educates clients to help them meet their own needs. Recently featured on Extreme Makeover – Home Edition!

Senior Resource Center at Family Service


Volunteers make the Senior Resource Center’s Meals on Wheels and Senior Transportation services possible.

Smile Healthy

217-359-7404 or ngreenwalt@smilehealthy.org

SmileHealthy is dedicated to working with the community to meet the oral health needs of underserved children and families by focusing on preventive care, treatment and education to a provide a lifetime of excellent oral health.

Times Center

217-398-7785 jgreenly@mhcenter.org (transitional living program) jomer@mhcenter.org (soup kitchen)

A transitional living program serving homeless men in Champaign County. The program also supports a community soup kitchen serving 3 meals daily, 7 days a week.

A Woman’s Fund, Inc.

217-384-4390 or allenj@awomansfund.org

The mission of AWF is to end violence against women and children, and provide them with a safe place to be in the interim.