Join the McKinley Foundation’s film committee for a conversation about the film “Minari.” Using Zoom, a guided discussion will take place Saturday, April 17, 11:00 a.m. to Noon. We are pleased to have Yoonjung Kang, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology at UIUC join us to moderate a discussion about the film and Korean-American culture. This […]
Join the McKinley Foundation’s film committee for a conversation about the film “Trial of the Chicago 7.”
Help us collect food items to help food insecure families have a bountiful Thanksgiving.
Six flocks of flamingos have been spotted around the Champaign-Urbana area spreading good cheer in honor of Pride month and helping the McKinley Foundation build its nest egg for student ministry activities and social justice outreach. Where will they migrate next? No one knows! Don’t want flamingos flocking to your yard? Protect yourself by purchasing […]
We are excited to announce we are a @faithinplace COVID-19 Food Crisis Relief Fund Grantee! @faithinplace is supporting us to continue our work at the McKinley Pantry at Garden Hills. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pantry served an average of 25-30 patrons/families representing as many as 200 individuals twice a month (on the 2nd […]
If you are a member of the Common Ground Food Coop, you probably know they support local organizations through their Round Up For Good program. The McKinley Pantry at Garden Hills has been nominated this year. If selected as a recipient, we could receive around $3,000. That’s enough to fund the pantry for several months! […]
The McKinley food pantry at Garden Hills Elementary School remains open and has been operating continuously without interruption during the pandemic. We distribute food boxes (which have approximately 1-2 weeks worth of food in each box) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The boxes are prepared in advance by McKinley Church and […]
Beginning August 19, weekly Prayer and Prose led by Pastor Heidi on Facebook Live will move to Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. These simple, short services are rooted in the social justice tradition. Topics range from saints (did you know that St. Clare of the Poor Clares was the first woman to be allowed to create her […]