Junior League of Champaign-Urbana

Junior League of Champaign-Urbana, Women building better communities

Past Projects

Projects Transitioned to the Community and in Existence Today

Backpack Buddies, established in a partnership with Eastern Illinois Foodbank

Champaign County Rehabilitation Center, established 1961-62, became Developmental Services Center, 1973-74

Krannert Docents program, established 1962-63, training program established 1973-74

Crisis Nursery at Burhnam Hospital, established 1984-85

Food for Families, established 1983 in partnership with the Eastern Illinois Foodbank

Courage Connection, established in 1971

Other Projects

Infant Welfare Clinic at Burnham and Mercy Hospitals, established 1936-37

Community Prenatal Clinic, first prenatal clinic in the area, established 1939-40

Prospective Parents Clinic, established 1949-50, transitioned 1965

Day Nursery, established September 15, 1954, transitioned 1973-74

Teen Center, established 1966-67

Tutors in Reading training program, 1973-74

Well Child Clinic, transitioned 1973-74

Projects for the Deaf, transitioned 1973-74

Art in Schools slideshows, began 1979-80

Emotional Child Abuse, established 1979-80

Operation Snowball, established 1980-81

Latch Key, established 1980-81

Character Education and Volunteer Coordinator training, established 1980-81

Childwatch, food pantry provided through Champaign County Family Services for family of four for four years, established 1984-85

Food For the 80s, food pantry program, established 1984-85

Historical Museum Docent program, established 1984-85

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program, in conjunction with public school system, established 1984-85

Kids on the Block, transition to community 1995-96

Books By The Bushel 

Head Start Reading Program

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