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You can't Buy Joy, but you Can give it

Big or small, your gift has a positive impact on a child.


provides an “Island of Safety” for up to 48 children whose families are experiencing crisis


supports an entire weekend of Safe Children programming for up to 24 children


sponsors one 24-hour Day at the Nursery for up to 12 children


makes it possible for a mom experiencing perinatal depression to receive Beyond Blue services


offers a mother experiencing ongoing domestic violence a safe place for her 3 children to stay


safely shelters siblings experiencing homelessness for 2 nights


provides 6 hours of care to a child whose parents are in the emergency room


equips a family with basic supports including diapers, food, and clothing

Your gift has provided care for
over 20,000 children since 1984.

In Fiscal Year 2021 you helped us provide...

crisis care hours
crisis calls
home visits
new children
new families

Other Ways To Give This Holiday Season

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#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that started in 2012 as a way to remind people to do good in their communities. It has grown to be one of the largest giving days of the year! There are a variety of ways you can take part in the movement. Every act of generosity matters.

  • Double your impact with a macthing gift on Giving Tuesday! A couple generous donors, Jeffrey and Lauren Brokish, are matching up to $10,000 on Nov 30!
  • At 7am on Tuesday, November 30th, give a gift through our Facebook Fundraiser! Facebook will be matching the first $2 million at 100% and the will match the next $6 million at 10%. This match goes fast!!
  • Scroll up and give directly to the Nursery
  • Start your own Facebook fundraiser and encourage your friends to give.
  • Check our Instagram and Facebook pages for exciting announcements throughout the day.
Give In-Kind

Check out our wish list for our most updated needs!
Want to host a Wish List Drive? Sign up here!

Order directly from our Amazon Wish List to have your donation delivered directly to the Nursery! Use smile.amazon.com to have a portion of your purchase donated to your charity of choice.

Use Walmart's Registry for Good to order items from our list and have them delivered directly to the Nursery!

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Come see us at The Literary in downtown Champaign on Sunday December 5th. Have Brunch with Santa, send off your letters to the North Pole, and grab some holiday cookies to support the Nursery!

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Join us at The Literary for story time throughout December. Guest readers are:
Crisis Nursery Family Specialists on December 4th
Elsa & Spiderman on December 11th
Story time is at 10am every Saturday.

Third-Party Fundraisers
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Stop by Collective Pour in November and order the Cocktail of the Month, the Saigon Showdown! 20% of proceeds will come back to the Nursery!

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Shop Zyia with Katie Harlan. Katie is personally donating $10 to the Nursery for every order made onDecember 1!

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Shop at Common Ground in December and Round Up For Good! You do not need to be a member/co-owner to shop.

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One-T's Corner Pocket is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on December 11. Bring in an item from our wish list and get a free 5x7 photo with Santa!

Have a third-party fundraiser of your own and want it posted here? Send us an email!

Resilience through Crisis

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This holiday season, we want to focus on giving joy! To show you how you have impacted lives in our community, we put together a series of stories. These stories go beyond a quote or testimonial. To follow along and to hear about some of the real lives your gift has impacted, sign up for our newsletter!

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