Dunlap High School has committed to helping Garfield Elementary in Houston, Texas. Garfield Elementary school serves almost 800 students and employs over 60 staff members. Many of those students and staff members have suffered significant loss due to Hurricane Harvey. We are making plans to give assistance directly to them with our “Pack the Trailer” […]
Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast at 10 p.m., Friday, August 25. Rainfall was in excess of 50″ in many places, causing devastating flooding, leaving more than 30,000 people seeking shelter. As a Salvation Army First Responder, MFB can have supplies on the road within 24 hours of being called. Disaster Relief boxes […]
Before giving money to an organization for disaster relief, do your research. Unfortunately, some may take the opportunity to scam those just wanting to help. “Be wary of charities that spring up too suddenly in response to current events and natural disasters,” the Federal Trade Commission says. “Even if they are legitimate, they probably don’t have […]
The Midwest Food Bank has already sent two semi loads full of Family Food Boxes to Arlington, Texas and plan to send two more this week. Boxes will contain shelf-stable food items to provide for a family of four. Items and volunteers are needed to fill the next two semi loads. For more information, click […]
The Red Cross is working with Central IL and officials in Texas to send much needed relief to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Money for supplies is greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate, click the link below. Donation Information
Love wine? How about whiskey? Then set the date for Saturday, Sept.9th for the 6th annual Wine and Whiskey Walk at Junction City to benefit Peoria Public Schools Foundation! From 1-6pm you can taste over 30 different wines and whiskeys, plus enjoy local art, dining, shopping, live music, take home totes and more! Spend the afternoon exploring […]
Mud Mayhem is an extreme 5K running race with obstacles including dodging flames, wading through ice water, and of course crawling through mud! The race takes place on the west side of Wildlife Prairie Park in Hanna City, Illinois. The race is followed by a festival area with music, great food, and refreshing beverages; it […]
Jim Mattson will be broadcasting LIVE from Wingstop September 7th! Enjoy the always delicious wings, talk sports, and win some cool prizes like a certificate to Wingstop or Illini tickets! It all starts at 3pm September 7th!