MATTOON -- They started as an emergency shelter back in 2003, but now they're doing a lot more than that.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds gathered Friday for the Illinois National Service Recognition Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- Community leaders got together for a softball game.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A Champaign woman is leaving her mark on the community with a $1 million gift.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An area non-profit has spent 20 years helping the most vulnerable people in our community.
DANVILLE -- Leaders at the Laura Lee Fellowship House say they need your help.
URBANA -- It's the Crisis Nursery's 30th anniversary. The group has taken in upwards of 15,000 kids in the past few decades.
Update: 4:06 pm, 5/27/14, Tuesday SAVOY -- An area non-profit got a sweet boost after the holiday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The University of Illinois is getting a new addition.
CHAMPAIGN -- Habitat for Humanity wants to do more in town and leaders hope a trip to Capitol Hill will help.
DECATUR -- The mayor has new duties to fulfill.
URBANA -- The mission of the Crisis Nursery is to prevent child abuse and neglect.
DANVILLE -- The community is stepping up to support a local non-profit.
URBANA -- Provena is going beyond the hospital and into the community.
DANVILLE -- An area charity is taking a small hit after a fundraiser had to be canceled.
PAXTON -- A preservation group may take over an historic building.
URBANA -- A state lawmaker wants to make non-profits more transparent.
CHARLESTON -- A movie inspired one woman to give back to her community.
SPRINGFIELD-- Non-profits around Illinois are struggling to make ends meet. The state owes many of them millions of dollars in payments.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's the bare essentials a lot of us take for granted.