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watchApple iWatch

A $400 value! A Series 2 Apple iWatch. Apple Watch Series 2 are water resistant to 50 meters, so you can safely swim with it (just no deep submersion or high-velocity water activities). Built-in GPS provides accurate speed, pace, distance, and location information, even if you don’t have your iPhone with you. And the second-generation display is more than twice as bright as before. Must have an iPhone 5 or later.

Thanks to: Anonymous


Home Plate Seats at Wrigley Field

Four tickets to the Tuesday, May 2: Cubs v Phillies game @ 7:05pm. Field Box Infield; Gate F; Aisle 124 Row 10 Seats 1-4.

Thanks to: Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications


EbertFest Experience for Two

We've got you covered for EbertFest! 2 full admissions passes to the coveted series, along with $25 to Big Grove tavern with an accompanying reservation on April 22nd at 6:30 for up to three.

Thanks to: College of Media, Big Grove Tavern


It's Fun to Stay at the YMCA!

Basket of goodies from the Stephens Family YMCA, including a one-year adult membership to the state-of-the-art fitness center, a YMCA hat and more!

Thanks to: Stephens Family YMCA


Hand-Thrown Ceramic Bowls

Beautiful handmade ceramic pottery by our very own Fred Gleave.

Thanks to: Fred and Gloria Gleave


Harvest Feast tickets for Two

One lucky winner will receive two tickets to the coveted Harvest Feast on September 17 that sells out year after year. Acclaimed Illinois chefs will be preparing their culinary masterpieces from 4-7pm featuring local and organic produce.

Thanks to: Spence Farm Foundation in Fairbury, Illinois


Crawfish Boil: Louisiana Bayou meets Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Come out to a traditional crawfish boil on Saturday, April 23 at 1pm at Sleepy Creek Vineyards hosted by Y staff member Jennifer Romine and her family. You and up to 3 guests will enjoy boiled crawfish from Louisiana and all the fixings: corn-on-the-cob, potatoes, sausage, mushrooms, onions, garlic and lemons. Clint Ourso, Jennifer s husband and a Louisiana native, will be boiling with seasoning based on cayenne pepper (mmm.. spicy!) and served the traditional way - on newspaper-lined tables outside on the lawn of the vineyard.

Thanks to: Jennifer Romine & Clint Ourso


Local Agriculture Bundle by Sola Gratia

Beautiful bushel basket with burlap, a gift certificate for a 1 week 1/2 share, plants, a coupon for the Sola Gratia plant sale and a jar of honey.

Thanks to: Sola Gratia CSA


Sustainable Gardening Package

A sustainable gardener's dream! Two certificates for a flat of native plants to the Grand Prairie Friends plant sale and two pounds of YMCA-produced compost.

Thanks to: Grand Prairie Friends, YMCA Sustainability Committee


Coffee Basket to Rule them All

A beautiful (and delicious) basket put together by our favorite local roaster, Columbia Street Roastery! Packed with everything your coffee-filled heart desires.

Thanks to: Columbia Street Roastery


Your Bread, our Bread & Butter

Don’t miss out on this amazing bread basket from Great Harvest Bread Company, including bread for a year!

Thanks to: Great Harvest Bread Company


One month of delicious organic Tuesday meals from Piato’s

Winner gets one month (four Tuesdays) of fresh, delicious, and organic meals delivered straight to your door. Piato, known for their amazing catering, will deliver you a lunch and a dinner for two people each Tuesday for one month with simple instructions for heating. Winner will call Piato's to set up the delivery service. Each meal will be delivered in a reusable container that Piato will pick up for you the next day for reuse.

Thanks to: Piato's Organic Food Nanny


Handmade Indian Tapestry

A beautiful tapestry to add color and personality to any room! Handmade and straight from India, this authentic tapestry will bring a smile to your face.

Thanks to: Rajendra and Shashi Makhijani


Treat Yourself: Local Edition

Amara Yoga class passes, a $25 gift card to Body-N-Sole, along with a half-hour massage at BodyWorks Associates and an $80 gift card to BJ Grand Salon & Spa!

Thanks to: Amara Yoga Studio, BJ Grand Salon & Spa, Body-N-Sole, BodyWorks Associates


Treat Yourself: Goodies Edition

A smorgasbord of goodies in a tasteful tote bin guaranteed to induce relaxation and happiness. An over $150 value: includes luxury towels, candles, creams, chocolate and more!

Thanks to: Gina and Allan Carter


Welcome Home Package

The granddaddy Champaign-Urbana package. Includes a one-night stay in Comfort Suites Hotel, tons of University of Illinois goodies including three Illini T-shirts, two $10 gift certificates to Black Dog restaurant, and two tickets to a show at Krannert Performing Arts Center.

Thanks to: Comfort Suites Hotel, Illini Union, Krannert Center for Performing Arts


REEL DEAL Movie Party

Invite up to ten (10) of your friends to a regularly scheduled screening of a REEL DEAL movie or a News-Gazette movie at the Virginia Theatre! The Virginia Theatre will provide a regular sized popcorn and a regular sized Pepsi for up to ten people.

Thanks to: Virginia Theatre


PeachDish Certificate Basket

PeachDish is a meal kit delivery service based in Atlanta that sends you everything you need to a fresh, locally-sourced cook chef-created recipes in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy $62 worth of this Southern hospitality experience, including an additional $12 credit to cover shipping.

Thanks to: PeachDish


Jewelry & Scarf Set

Beautiful jewelry and a scarf set from around the world.

Thanks to: Gloria and Fred Gleave


Take me Out to the Ballgame: White Sox Edition

Two tickets with a great view to the White Sox vs Oakland Athletics home game on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:10PM. Fireworks will be featured on this game.  Section BOX531, Row 7, Seats 15 & 16 (behind home plate). Includes a tote, white sox banner, white sox spatula, candles and more!

Thanks to: Sharon and James Umland, Allan and Gina Carter


Take me Out to the Ballgame: Cardinals Edition

One (1) 2017 ticket voucher good for two (2) tickets to a 2017 game.

Thanks to: St. Louis Cardinals


Private In-Home Wine Sampling Experience

Up to 12 people will receive 8 bottles of wine and a wine consultant for up to two hours. All you need to provide is a place to hold the tasting, a wine glass for each person attending, water, a "dump bucket" and pens. Don't worry, you can continue the party after the consultant leaves! If you fall in love with the wine, each wine can be ordered by the case at the end of the tasting. All wines are approximately $20-30 in value.

Thanks to: PRP Wine International


Gary Bukovnik San Francisco Collection Set

Watercolor artist Gary Bukovnik’s work has appeared on San Francisco Symphony season posters every year for the past two decades. Flowers are the subjects of Bukovnik’s paintings, and he brings them to life with remarkable color and vibrancy. Bukovnik’s work is on display at museums and in galleries around the world. Set of four posters, including the Centennial print.

Thanks to: Ken Anderson


Beer Tour & Stay Package

A fabulous beer package from Champaign all the way down to St. Louis! Includes a weekend stay at any Drury Inn (there are three to choose from in the St. Louis area and also one in Champaign), a Saturday VIP Brewery & Tour Tasting at Schlafly (up to 9 friends can join you-- a $100 value!), along with various beers & gift cards from St. Louis and Champaign.

Thanks to: Nancy Dietrich, Grace Kyung, Drury Inn, Schlafly St. Louis


[Student only] Panera Bread: 12 months of Loaves

Enjoy one loaf of freshly-baked bread from Panera each month!

Thanks to: Panera Bread Company


[Student only] Cafe Kopi Gift Set

Great set for the coffee lover in your life & yourself! Two cold drink tumblers filled with free drink coupons, coffee flavoring, and other goodies.

Thanks to: Cafe Kopi


[Student only] Jewelry & Scarf Set

Beautiful jewelry and a scarf set from around the world.

Thanks to: Gloria and Fred Gleave


[Student only] CU Adventures in Time & Space Party

$50 voucher for you and your friends to go experience a CU Adventures in Time & Space party!

Thanks to: CU Adventures in Time & Space


[Student only] Champaign Cycle Gift Card

$25 to any of your biking needs!

Thanks to: Champaign Cycle


[Student only]  Couple's Hair & Care Basket

Treat yourself and a friend to this delightful salon treatment at Lando Salon, right on campus on 6th Street! Includes a certificate for a women's haircut and a men's haircut from Lando Salon, shampoo, conditioner, and body wash!

Thanks to: Lando Salon