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  • Join AmeriCorps!

    ​AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, and to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join Americorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, and help veterans to work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to choose from, find the one that fits you!

  • Chris Brown - Volunteer of the Week May 10, 2021

    Chris Brown is from Le Roy, Illinois. 13 years ago, on April 1, 2008, he lost his eyesight. Chris is very intelligent and knew that he did not want losing his sight to stop him from learning and living. He has been a volunteer at Le Roy Elementary School (his childhood school) for several years now.  

  • Governor's Hometown Award Winner- YLIA

    Congratulations to the Governor's Hometown Awards Winner- Young Leaders in Action of Decatur! 

  • How Sleep Affects Mental Health

    According to 2020 data, just over 1.7 million adults in Illinois have a form of mental illness. It’s not just adults, though, that are impacted. Researchers report that 141,000 Illinois youth experienced a major depressive episode in the past year. 

    Interested in learning more about mental health? Click the link above for the full article. 


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