Sunday, October 16, 2011

Champaign-Urbana: Volunteers and Donations Needed for Mexican Mobile Consulate Visit

by Ann Abbott

Please contact Jill Capes ( if you can help. This is a very important event for our community. SPAN 232 & 228F students can use these hours if you think you will fall short of 28.

Volunteers Needed

The Mexican Consulate will visit Champaign-Urbana on November 4 -6 to process passports and consular identification cards. Spanish-speaking volunteers are needed to help individuals fill out forms. Other volunteers (Spanish not required) are needed to play with children while their parents complete the paperwork and ID process. Volunteer shifts are listed below.

Friday, November 4
1:45 – 5:00 pm
5:00 – 8:15 pm

Saturday, November 5
8:45 am – 12:00 pm
12:00 – 3:15 pm

Sunday, November 6
7:45 – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 1:15 pm

Location:              Centro Romero at St. Mary’s Church (link to map)
                                612 E Park Street
                                Champaign, IL 61820
    Near the 6 Orange and 7 Grey buslines.

If you or your group is interested in volunteering or you have questions, please contact Jill Capes at with your name(s), availability, preferred role (helping with forms or children), and phone number(s).

We are also looking for breakfast contributions for Saturday or Sunday. This includes breakfast foods and drinks such as soda and coffee. Please contact Jill at or 217 778 4202 if you or your group is willing to contribute.

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