On Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m., the McKinley Foundation is hosting a virtual gathering to discuss two unique documentaries that are featured in the 2021 One Earth Film Festival. Instead of a live “watch party” we ask you to watch the films on your own time – see details on how to access them […]
Six flocks of flamingos have been spotted around the Champaign-Urbana area spreading good cheer in honor of Pride month and helping the McKinley Foundation build its nest egg for student ministry activities and social justice outreach. Where will they migrate next? No one knows! Don’t want flamingos flocking to your yard? Protect yourself by purchasing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Now accepting nominations for 2020 social justice awards. Awards gala is Saturday, April 25.