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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Volunteers needed for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report December 1, 2019

More than 1,000 volunteers are needed for the One Stop Community Christmas, which will take place on Dec. 14 at Lake Land College’s West Building. Renee Fonner, promotion director at Cromwell Radio,...

Volunteers wanted to help with Christmas giving event

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter December 4, 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will need volunteers to help One Stop Community Christmas provide new household items for more than 945 families Saturday at Lakeland College. Beth Gillespie,...

Kaj Holm, a teacher at Charleston High School, wore a Christmas-themed outfit for Saturday’s Holiday Hustle 5K run/walk. He was the fourth person to cross the finish line in front of Old Main with a time of 21 minutes and 55 seconds.

Holiday Hustle raises $2,800 for One Stop Community Christmas

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2018

People of all ages huddled in front of the gates of Old Main Saturday and waited for their signal to take off on their 5k “hustle” to support over 900 families. Participants for this year’s Holiday...

Booth Library to be a One Stop Community Christmas donation site

November 8, 2017

The campus community can donate books, toys or money to help local families this Christmas as part of One Stop Community Christmas program by bringing them to Booth Library. The One Stop Community Christmas...

Prowl leader Kallista Martin loads boxes of food to be given to the Charleston Food Pantry Saturday as a part of Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E.

Programs G.I.V.E new students chance to volunteer

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-chief August 20, 2017

On and off campus, new students were out on Saturday volunteering for different programs as a part of Jumpstart 2 G.I.V.E. Students registered in advance to volunteer for programs offered during the...

Sophomores step up to organize ‘Holiday Hustle’

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2016

Four sophomore students sharing the same passion for giving back to the community organized the fifth annual Holiday Hustle 5K run/walk. Sophomores Samantha Boomgarden, Audrey Rex, Brianne Ed and Katie...

Booth Library taking donations for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report November 6, 2016

The Booth Library is taking donations of books, toys or money to benefit the One Stop Community Christmas program. One Stop Community Christmas works collaboratively with different organizations in...

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