CHAMPAIGN -- Some students volunteered this weekend, turning their lunchroom into a soup kitchen.
ILLINOIS -- The state has a new lottery ticket to raise funds for veterans' organizations.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's not officially winter yet, but it sure feels like it.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Business leaders are celebrating a success.
VILLA GROVE -- Halloween may be over, but some people got dressed in their scariest attire for another cause. It was the first Zombie Run for Tom Ryan.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was Dancing with the Stars: The Champaign-Urbana Edition.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area radiothon has a purpose of saving lives.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students from Judah Christian School are Volleying for a Cure for their teacher.
PIATT COUNTY -- An area man is hoping rehab will help him walk again.
WESTVILLE -- Some area kids wanted to help make a friend feel better and that's exactly what they did.
CHAMPAIGN -- There won't be as much money raised by a volunteer group as normal.
DANVILLE -- Fans and players on opposing teams joined forced to raise awareness about breast cancer.
OAKWOOD -- Three people involved in an accident on I-74, in August, all survived the crash. One survivor says Oakwood's fire chief is a big reason why.
Breast cancer is something people across the country are raising awareness for all month long.
VERMILION COUNTY -- An area church stepped up to help a family in need.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Hundreds of people walked side-by-side for Down syndrome Saturday.
FISHER -- This Kid to Know is getting everything done because she knows how important a charity event is.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The results are in. This year's Car X Crazy K Race raised more than $64,000 for charity.
Update: 6:03 pm ARCOLA -- Students are walking for a cause. With the help from a few special people, they were able to raise money and get fresh air at the same time.
ATWOOD -- It kills more babies than any other genetic disease.
CHAMPAIGN -- A children's museum is getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary this year.
ILLINOIS -- People took a step toward ending Alzheimer's.
URBANA -- Thousands around the state showed their support to those affected by multiple sclerosis.
DANVILLE -- The United Way wants to raise more than $500,000 this year. It started toward that goal Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Common Ground Co-Op held its annual Ice Cream Social to raise money for the Eastern Illinois Food Bank.
CHAMPAIGN -- Central Illinois is gearing up for football season. It means giving the Illini a boost.
Help grant a wish to a child fighting a disease or terminal illness by attending "Wishes on Wheels" this weekend in Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN -- Workers at Benefit Planning Consultants walked outside for a special reason Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Two people are riding across the country for a special cause.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police officers served up a free meal to families around the state Friday.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- One of the biggest fundraisers has raised more than $13 million for St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
SAVOY -- A family is using its loss to raise money for a good cause.
MONTICELLO -- Finding cancer quicker and finding a cure is the reason hundreds in Piatt County raised money Saturday night.
DANVILLE -- The Boys and Girls Club of Danville is ready for a busy summer.
SAVOY -- The rain held off just long enough for an annual benefit.
Update: 4:06 pm, 5/27/14, Tuesday SAVOY -- An area non-profit got a sweet boost after the holiday.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's been more than six months since a tornado ripped through the town of Gifford. Once again, people there haven't been forgotten.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Mutt Strutt for a Cure is raising money for cancer patients.
Update: 10:05 pm, 5/4/14, Sunday URBANA -- Hundreds of families marched to raise money for little ones in need.
CHAMPAIGN -- These were welcomed visitors Thursday at the UI Theta Chi Fraternity. The four-legged guests are service dogs with the Pet-a-Pup Program.
WATSON -- Her neighbors and friends are building a park in her honor. But they still need help getting to their $40,000 fundraising goal.
CHAMPAIGN -- A crosstown rivalry is heating up on the baseball diamond this week. No matter the outcome, the game will help a player's sister.
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.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI Ag students are giving back in a big way this month.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some UI students took a lot off the top to help fight cancer.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was something straight out of the roaring 20's.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- It's not the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, but Thursday's race called the 5 OH 5K still gave runners a chance to lace 'em up.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/6/14, Sunday URBANA -- Books from Central Illinois are heading to state prisons because of a few small donations.
DANVILLE -- A community honors a woman murdered four months ago, because they say, she would have done the same.
URBANA -- The 10th Annual Cunningham Children's Home Festival of Quilts got underway Friday.