CHAMPAIGN -- Salvation Army workers have been collecting Toys for Tots since last month. They picked up some of the big donation boxes on Friday.
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 -- An area radiothon has a purpose of saving lives.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It's not often the Champaign County Humane Society asks for money for just a single animal, but one special dog needs help.
SAVOY -- An area organization hopes to warm up the community by giving blankets to families in need.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parkland College is happy to get a much-needed donation.
MILFORD -- Some kids are giving all the money they have to the village.
MATTOON -- An area man has reached a pretty incredible milestone.
SAVOY -- Summer heat is on its way. For those who don't have anything to keep themselves cool, Champaign County Realtors hosted a box fan drive Thursday.
Latest: 10:23 pm, 5/14/14, Wednesday ARTHUR -- The cold water challenge continues.
Latest: 6:17 pm, 4/16/14, Wednesday WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Some 8th graders, from Gifford, are getting the royal treatment during their trip to our nation's Capital.
Update: 5:42 pm, 3/13/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois have been stepping up to make a dream come true for some former Carrie Busey classmates.
Update: 10:20 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN -- Bowl for Kids' Sake is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.
CHAMPAIGN -- This Kid to Know makes sure those in need, know they're not alone.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is celebrating its largest single donation in history.
CERRO GORDO -- This Kid to Know wants people in Gifford to know they're not alone.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Salvation Army has been hurting this season, but a special donation this weekend is helping fill the gap.
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.
DECATUR -- A Salvation Army collection kettle got a holiday surprise dropped in.
SPRINGFIELD -- As we get deeper into winter, it can be more difficult for families to find and afford fresh produce, so a local group is stepping up to help.
Update: 10:21 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Thanks to you, families across Central Illinois will have hot meals on Christmas Day.
ILLINOIS -- Friday was the first day of firearms deer hunting season.
CHAMPAIGN -- Families at St. Matthew's School came together to lend a hand to tornado victims in Gifford.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Kids in Ms. Kirby's class can't seem to get the tune "What Does the Fox Say?" out of their heads.
SPRINGFIELD -- When disasters happen, lots of people want to help, but if you're not careful, your good will could go to waste.
SAVOY -- Students are getting into the fall spirit.
CHAMPAIGN -- Something as simple as a "like" or "follow" on Facebook can help people in your community.
URBANA -- It isn't just students helping students. One senior citizen center is doing the same thing.
DANVILLE -- One swim team's loss is another's gain.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- There's a new guest taking up permanent residence on the UI campus.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The United Way of Champaign County passed its fundraising goal this year. Leaders say it's all thanks to the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area businessman is using his trade to support a good cause.
MOORE, OK -- It's been over a week since a tornado devastated Moore, Oklahoma, but before residents can rebuild, they have to first clean up.
MOORE, OK -- Thousands have answered the call for help after a deadly tornado ripped through Oklahoma.
CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois showed just how big their hearts are, donating thousands in a matter of hours Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lisa Madigan warns people to watch for scams when donating to disaster relief funds for the Oklahoma tornado.
Update: 10:04 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- The school district is taking donations for Oklahoma.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Tornado victims in Moore, OK, are getting help from donors in Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Moms who usually have to go without, got a special holiday surprise.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- It's your chance to help a 4-year old battling cancer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hundreds got on their feet to support people with disabilities.
SAVOY -- A group is making sure kids have new shoes for school.
URBANA -- The Eastern Illinois Food Bank needs your clicks to help the hungry.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- A $300,000 gift will help people get the healthcare they need.
CHAMPAIGN -- Organizers say a baby shower for women in need this weekend was a success.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's a project one woman started from a personal experience, which now helps girls around the world.
CHAMPAIGN -- Roger Ebert's wife, Chaz, will host this year's Ebertfest.
Update: 8:45 pm, 3/29/13, Friday
GIBSON CITY -- The show is going on for the Harvest Moon Drive-In.