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Illinois Celebrated AmeriCorps Week! - March 11-17

AmeriCorps Parade with President LincolnAmeriCorps Week was a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations across the country, ​to the members who have committed to "Get Things Done" since the program’s inception in 1994.

AmeriCorps Illinois Facts:

AmeriCorps Illinois Logo Since 1994
  • 39,000 AmeriCorps Members since 1994
  • 55 MILLION hours served since 1994
  • $1.4 BILLION in volunteer impact since 1994​
  • $131 MILLION earned to pay for college since 1994
In 2017

Join us at the Southern Illinois Volunteerism Conference
April 26, 2018 - Bellecourt Manor in Belleville, Illinois

Attention all Illinois non-profit staff, volunteers, board members, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, churches, social and ​​civic service organizations, non-profit studies majors, and community servants: Please join us for a 25+ year community collaboration!

The goal of the Southern Illinois Volunte​​erism Conferenc​e is to provid​​e training and support to those who devote their time and energy to volunteering in their community. We bring quality training to your backyard to ensure you have the tools you need to succeed.


 Volunteer of the Week

Annie Niswander

Annie Niswander Annie has generously volunteered her time at the United Methodist Church of Mahomet for 5 years. She helps prepare for children’s church each week by preparing the children’s bulletins and class materials. She also volunteers additional time over the summer to help out at their vacation bible school. Her time and dedication is very much appreciated by the church staff and the kids she serves. They love “Miss Annie”.

Annie is a long-time resident of Mahomet, Illinois. In addition to being an active member of the United Methodist Church of Mahomet, she also works as an assistant at First School in Mahomet. She is an active member of the human service cooperative Community Choices. She also participates in a local choir.​

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 Upcoming Events

3/11-17/2017​ AmeriCorps Week
3/19-21/2017​ National Service Regional Training The Drake
3/20/2018​ AmeriCorps PER Due in EGrAMS​​

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