2019 Education for All Scholarship Winner: Jeremy

July 17, 2019

Three Spinners is proud to announce the winner of the 2019-2020 Education for All Scholarship! “Completing high school was the goal, completing college is my dream.” Jeremy is a recent high school graduate and is interested in pursuing a career as a Professional Auto Tech, he plans to continue his passion at Parkland College. We… Read the full article »

2019 Education for All Scholarship Winner: Marco

Three Spinners is proud to announce the winner of the 2019-2020 Education for All Scholarship! “I am so happy my dream of helping animals is coming true!“ Marco is a recent high school graduate and is interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, as he loves animals, especially his three dogs. Having already taken… Read the full article »

Matching Campaign Goal Reached

December 12, 2018

Thanks to YOUR donations on Facebook and on our website, we have MADE our Matching Campaign goal of $12,500! This has been matched by a donor in the community, which means that $25,000 will now go to fund scholarships for immigrant and refugee students in Champaign-Urbana. Any additional donations, of course, are still VERY welcomed,… Read the full article »

2018 Education for All Scholarship Winner: Maria

December 9, 2018

We are thrilled to announce our newest Education for All Scholarship recipient for the Spring 2019 semester, Maria! Maria will be starting the nursing program at Parkland College in January and we wish her the best of luck in her academic endeavors as she works towards a career in service of others. Congratulations, Maria!

2018 Education for All Scholarship Winner: Lidia

September 17, 2018

Three Spinners is proud to announce the winner of the 2018-2019 Education for All Scholarship! Lidia is a first-year student at Parkland College and the first recipient of the Three Spinners’ Education for All Scholarship. Her academic interests are childhood development and education as well as entrepreneurship. Lidia’s diverse background, language skills, and work ethic… Read the full article »

Spoke out during the ‘ICE Out of CU! Rally’ at Drury Inn Hotel

June 23, 2018

We are proud to support the rally in protest the growing presence of ICE in Champaign-Urbana. Join in solidarity with the families living in constant fear from being stopped by ICE. We are allies with the families seeing their loved ones taken away. We demand an end to the raids! We want to send a… Read the full article »

Standing with GEO

February 26, 2018

Three Spinners stands in solidarity with the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO) in their fight to secure a fair contract for their members and protect their union. We strongly believe that everyone has the right to work with dignity and safety, and to be compensated fairly for their labor. In the past, the GEO’s Solidarity Committee… Read the full article »

Back-to-School Picnic provides over 100 students with supplies for the new year

August 5, 2017

Every child deserves to start the school year feeling confident and prepared. With the help of many great partners and sponsors, backpacks and school supplies were provided to around 100 immigrant and refugee students, free of charge. We had a pretty good crowd of picnic goers from different parts of the community as well!

Community Resource Center Opens, Providing Free Essential Daily Items

June 1, 2017

With doors opening on June 7th, 2017, the Community Resource Center will provide clothes, furniture, and household items free of charge to refugees and immigrants struggling in the community.  They also provide one-on-one and small group language conversation hours, computer and software training, interview coaching, and résumé preparation.  Anyone who has items to donate or… Read the full article »

Laundry party sorts thousands of clothes

December 4, 2016

We had a great show of support as community and University members met at CIMIC to sort and fold thousands of donated clothing items for resettled refugee families.