We are excited to announce we are a @faithinplace COVID-19 Food Crisis Relief Fund Grantee! @faithinplace is supporting us to continue our work at the McKinley Pantry at Garden Hills. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pantry served an average of 25-30 patrons/families representing as many as 200 individuals twice a month (on the 2nd […]
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If you are a member of the Common Ground Food Coop, you probably know they support local organizations through their Round Up For Good program. The McKinley Pantry at Garden Hills has been nominated this year. If selected as a recipient, we could receive around $3,000. That’s enough to fund the pantry for several months! […]
The McKinley food pantry at Garden Hills Elementary School remains open and has been operating continuously without interruption during the pandemic. We distribute food boxes (which have approximately 1-2 weeks worth of food in each box) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The boxes are prepared in advance by McKinley Church and […]
The McKinley Foundation is sponsoring a Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser for its student ministry and social justice outreach activities.
McKinley Foundation has received a report that a strange sighting of unidentified birds will be coming our way soon! Could it be penguins or ducks? Flamingos or pelicans? Who knows? … Stay tuned for updates!
Join Faith in Place and the award-winning McKinley Green Team for the first-ever Virtual Green Team Summit, September 13-17. Join us in September to explore how interconnected our world is with people of faith who care about the environment and justice. We will connect the dots between the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and racial justice […]
Shape Your Future: Fill Out the Census Today! Join us on these dates at the McKinley Food Pantry at Garden Hills Elementary School where CUPHD staff will be available to help you fill out the Census form. August 25, 4 to 6 PM September 8, 4 to 6 PM September 22, 4 to 6 PM […]
On Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m., the Hiroshima Commemoration Committee, formed by Champaign-Urbana locals, invites you to a gathering in the U of I Arboretum, north of the Japan House, to stand in witness to the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Join us in remembering what […]