The Power of Work

“What do you do?” is usually one of the very first questions asked in a conversation between two strangers. How do you think you might feel if you had no meaningful answer to that question?  “The Lord God took the man…

The Impact of Your Volunteer Time at Salt & Light

While our amazing, dedicated staff works hard each day to make Salt & Light the best it can be, we literally could not operate for a single day without the efforts of community volunteers who come through our doors to sort, stack, stock, stage, and sacrifice their time to make Champaign-Urbana a better place. Their work makes opportunity possible for people in poverty to have their needs met with dignity and grace.

Program Update

Since we first transitioned into our current credit-earning model in the fall of 2014, we have done our best to make the unique opportunities we provide available to every person who desires to participate. Not surprisingly, the number of people…

Addressing Poverty of Community

Poverty of community affects all of us. Salt & Light in Urbana and Champaign, IL addresses this broken relationship through opportunities that build collaborative connections with community members and participants.