With the holidays approaching, many families are looking for toys to give their kids this Christmas.
ILLINOIS -- The state is getting into the giving spirit for the holidays.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News is gearing up for our annual Toys for Tots Drive.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen is doing some extra giving this season.
CHAMPAIGN -- Volunteers have been trying to collect 10,000 diapers to give babies.
Update: 8:25 am, 12/3/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 viewers contributed more than $27,000 to support The American Legion and its Honor Guard.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some kids are learning a little bit more about the true meaning of the holiday season.
CHAMPAIGN -- Homeowners who rake and bag leaves may need to adjust their plans for pick-up.
URBANA -- Community members are pitching in to help those fighting Ebola.
SAVOY -- An area organization hopes to warm up the community by giving blankets to families in need.
DECATUR -- Students at Eisenhower High School are getting creative this Homecoming weekend for a good cause.
CHAMPAIGN -- Movers across the country are pitching in to make sure this Mother's Day is extra special.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Salvation Army is hoping for help from the community.
DECATUR -- Thousands of families in Macon County will have presents under their Christmas trees this year, thanks to the Salvation Army and generous donors.
DANVILLE -- With all the cold air and snow in the forecast, kids from the area need coats.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people throughout the county are stepping up to help kids have a Merry Christmas.
CHAMPAIGN -- There are still plenty of ways to donate for a child's holiday gift.
Update: 10:21 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Thanks to you, families across Central Illinois will have hot meals on Christmas Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- These Kids to Know love toys! But, they're devoted to donating to kids in need.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There's a big need for food, not just now, but 365-days a year.
MACON COUNTY -- The Red Kettle Campaign is off to a slow start.
GIFFORD -- Donations for the United Way's Area Relief Fund are pouring in.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Attorney General has a warning to people wanting to donate to tornado victims.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Students across the area are pulling together to help other students affected by the tornado.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of local 1st graders wanted to do their part to help tornado victims.
MONTICELLO -- An area man is collecting donations for tornado survivors for the second time this year.
GIFFORD -- Gifford's school is opening its doors, but not for class.
RANTOUL -- People here are stepping in to support tornado victims.
CHAMPAIGN -- Families at St. Matthew's School came together to lend a hand to tornado victims in Gifford.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There are ways to sign up to volunteer to help storm victims. There are also drives taking place to collect the items they need most.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Kids in Ms. Kirby's class can't seem to get the tune "What Does the Fox Say?" out of their heads.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Jefferson Middle School Archery Team is raising money for Maci Webb.
SAVOY -- Wearing a coat is probably the last thing on your mind these days, but sooner or later, the weather is going to get cold.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 8/29/13, Thursday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Sheriff's departments in Douglas and Coles counties hope to get unused firearms off the streets.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thank you for making the WCIA-3 News/United Way drive so successful. More than $50,000 worth of donations were dropped off.
GIBSON CITY -- Stars of a big name TV show found hidden treasure in a small, Central Illinois home.
CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois showed just how big their hearts are, donating thousands in a matter of hours Tuesday.
ST. JOSEPH -- A Kid to Know has a small plea, but a big heart.
MAHOMET -- People in Champaign County are warmer because of some Kids to Know.
CHAMPAIGN -- Children in Champaign and Urbana are collecting pajamas for people in need.