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'We were new in town and had no family here. It was a blessing to have Crisis Nursery when we needed it.' - a single mother

Upcoming Events

25th Annual Children's Holiday Shop

December 2-9 at Lincoln Square, Urbana

Saturday, December 2: 9 am-5 pm

Sunday, December 3: 12 pm-5 pm
Celebrity Volunteers: U of I Student Athletes from 12-3 pm 

Monday, December 4: 4 pm-7 pm 
Celebrity Volunteers: Parkland Golf Team from 4-5:30 pm
SANTA will be at the Shop from 4-7 pm

Tuesday, December 5: 4 pm-7 pm
Celebrity Volunteers: U of I Cheerleaders 

Wednesday, December 6: 4 pm-7 pm
Celebrity Volunteers: Local Elected Officials 

Thursday, December 7: 4 pm-7 pm

Friday, December 8: 4 pm-7 pm

Saturday, December 9:  9 am - 5 pm

Zach McNabney Memorial Golf Outing

- Thursday, September 28, Tee Time at 8:00am.  Click here to register your team today!

- Stone Creek Golf Club, 2600 S. Stone Creek, Urbana

Interested in sponsoring the event?  Click here for more details!

Zach was a popular and successful businessman, golfer, and coach, and was a true friend and loyal advocate of Crisis Nursery. His infectious smile and hearty laugh always accompanied him on the golf course, where he encouraged everyone he played with to be better golfers and friends. We invite you to make a difference in the lives of local children in need and help us remember Zach’s kind and generous spirit by participating in this event as either a player or a sponsor. All proceeds will benefit Crisis Nursery where Zach was a true friend and loyal advocate.


Thank you to our generous 2017 sponsors:



Autotown Inc.

Crisis Nursery Board

Einstein Bros Bagels

State Senator Scott Bennett

Dave Fernandes, Attorney at Law

Dave, Marietta and Elizabeth Fernandes

FOZ - Friends of Zach

First Community Title

Mary Kay Gibson

Glaxo Smith Kline

David and Amy Glenn

Hickory Point Bank

Sammer Jones

K&D Supply LLC

KC Summers

Philip D. Knell

Dan and Angie Marker

Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates, LLC

Patty Merlie

James J McNabney

Merrill Lynch - The Brown Group Wealth Management Advisors

Scott and Melanie Moore

Morton Community Bank

MTK Technologies, Inc

Presence Covenant Medical Center

Richard Schimmel

Cheryl and Greg Sizer

Mark Trotter

Sweet Lemonade Photography - Heather Wanniger

Varsity Striping & Construction Co.

West and Company, LLC

Worden-Martin, Inc


Darkness to Light Trainings

Crisis Nursery facilitates the Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention training module, Stewards of Children, at Crisis Nursery and throughout the community. For more information on these sessions, click here. For questions or to schedule a training, please contact Jessica McCann by email at or at 217-337-2731.

For other ways you can support Crisis Nursery, please visit Third Party Fundraisers. Please contact Renae Kirkton at 217-337-2731 or for additional information on any of these events.