ILLIOIS -- The recent cold weather might have some people thinking "winter."
URBANA -- A group focused on helping seniors is looking for help.
SIDNEY -- The community library is moving to a bigger space and getting some upgrades all thanks to volunteers.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group is working hard to provide clothes to children who need them.
PIATT COUNTY -- An area fire department is awarded for going above and beyond the call of duty.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is just about two weeks away.
DANVILLE -- In just over two weeks, March Madness will take over Danville Area Community College.
GIFFORD -- It's not just the grownups helping out. A Kid to Know decided she wanted to as well.
GIFFORD -- Pictures are bringing volunteers from all over the state to be a helping hand in town.
Latest: 10:14 pm, 11/24/13, Sunday GIFFORD -- People wanting to volunteer must register before helping out.
Update: 10:03 pm GIFFORD -- Relief is a feeling a lot of people here haven't experienced the past few days, but Tuesday was different.
GIFFORD -- Workers and volunteers were out in full-force around town Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's not too early to get into the holiday spirit.
URBANA -- High school students learned about the power of volunteerism.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are working to send something special to troops overseas.
CHAMPAIGN -- The shutdown is even affecting area schools.
DANVILLE -- An area group is showing its gratitude to volunteers. Many say they don't know where they would be without Faith in Action.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- First responders want more help when there's a crisis, and you can fill that gap.
HOOPESTON -- The fire chief says it looks like the blaze at J & R Recycling won't be out for at least another day. Crews are still on scene of one of the area's biggest fires.
DANVILLE -- Big Brothers, Big Sisters is looking for some help from the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign County Freedom Celebration is still looking for volunteers.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Dozens of volunteers will make sure streets are cleared of trash long after the last runners cross the finish line.
While thousands of people run the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, it takes thousands to run the show. It wouldn't be possible without volunteers.
Officers get help from a special volunteer during the marathon. Frank Pagel is their "eye in the sky."
CHAMPAIGN -- With just days to go before the Illinois Marathon, organizers are in dire need of more volunteers.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The Vermilion County Conservation District is searching for volunteers.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Employees of a global publishing company are coming together in support of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some area volunteers are still in New York lending helping hands to fix what Super Storm Sandy destroyed.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of volunteers here in Illinois are celebrating National Service Recognition Day.
DANVILLE -- The Boys & Girls Club needs your help.
DANVILLE -- There are plenty of shopping days left before Christmas, but Festival of Trees organizers hope to get you in the holiday spirit soon.
More than 30 volunteers from Joplin, MO, headed to New Orleans.
SPRINGFIELD- Ever wondered how you could help out during an emergency? Well now's your chance to volunteer for the Rochester police.
DANVILLE- Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois says they need volunteers from Danville.
Most volunteering jobs end shortly after the final runner crosses the finish line.
But one man, decided to keep coming back and moving up the ladder.
Each year the Christie Clinic needs thousands of volunteers to pull off the enormous community event.