Bloomington-Normal Young Professionals Kiwanis Club serving the children of the world

Ring Bells for Salvation Army

  • What: Ringing the Bells for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign
  • When: Mon, 12/7, 4-6 PM; Tue, 12/8, 6-8 PM; Wed, 12/9, 6-8 PM; Thur, 12/10, 4-6 PM; Tue, 12/15, 4-6 PM; Wed, 12/16, 6-8 PM; Mon, 12/21, 6-8 PM
  • Where: In front of JCPenny, inside Eastland Mall
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  • More info: The Red Kettle Christmas Campaign enables The Salvation Army to provide food and clothing to over 6 million people during the Christmas season and helps more than 34 million Americans recovering from all kinds of personal disasters nationwide.

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Volunteer at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection

  • What: Volunteering for the Ecology Action Center’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Mitsubishi Motors. Your help is needed to assist with traffic control, brief surveys of event participants, setup and take down, and other needs.
  • When: Sat, 10/5, 8 AM – 3 PM. Most help is needed during 11:30 AM -1:30 PM and 1:30-3:30 PM shifts.
  • Where: Mitsubishi Motors, 100 N. Mitsubishi Motorway, Normal, IL 61761
  • Sign-up
  • More info: Must be 18 years old and have the ability to be on your feet for a few hours at time, good customer service skills.
  • Much more info: Household Hazardous Wastes are materials and chemicals that are toxic, flammable, corrosive, reactive, or explosive. They typically cannot be safely recycled or disposed of without a special center or collection event. These wastes can be a serious threat to water supplies and our local environment if they are improperly discarded with nonhazardous trash (put into a municipal solid waste landfill), dumped down the drain, or illegally dumped elsewhere.
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Midwest Food Bank on October 13

Join us for an upcoming volunteer opportunity at Midwest Food Bank on Tuesday, October 13 from 6-8 p.m. as we sort and pack food.

Sign up using our Doodle poll. Please register at least two days before the event. You will need to fill out a Volunteer Agreement when you arrive if it is your first time.… read more

Constitution Trail count volunteers needed

Constitution Trail count volunteers needed

Help out with the Constitution Trail count this month. This effort helps inform the Town of Normal staff on how to implement the Town’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. City of Bloomington staff also use the data for planning purposes.

The counts will take place on Saturday, September 12 and 19 and Tuesday through Thursday, September 15-17. Each weekday count lasts from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., and each Saturday lasts from noon – 2 p.m. Counters will be provided with everything that they need, including counting forms, pens, safety vests, etc.

Contact Mercy Davison at to volunteer.… read more