The Save Our Services crowdfunding campaign came to an end on March 20th, with a total of $20,713 raised! The top two fundraising teams were recognized by RACES and received prizes donated by local sponsors.

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Bachelor’s of Social Work Association – $5,928 Raised

RACES Executive Director, Mary Evans, with BSWA team

Who we are: We are made up of BSWA executive members, the School of Social Work advisor, and other social work students.

Why RACES is important to us: Some of our team members have utilized RACES services. We believe social services are a necessity, not a luxury. The resources RACES provides are necessary in supporting survivors of sexual assault.

Makerspace Urbana – $5,441 Raised

RACES Executive Director, Mary Evans, with Makerspace Urbana team

Who we are: Makerspace Urbana is an open community lab where people of diverse backgrounds can learn, teach, tinker, collaborate, share, innovate, socialize, and create.

Why RACES is important to us: As a feminist organization, we recognize that supporting RACES is critical to supporting the type of community we wish to build within our own space.

RACES is incredibly grateful to everyone who donated to the #SOSRACES Campaign- your support helps us stay in this community!

Thank you to the business sponsors of the #SOSRACES Campaign: Pizza Antica, Big Grove Tavern, Cafe Kopi, Deshitl, Mack Glass, Weiskamp Screen Printing, Urbana Acupunture, CU Adventures in Time and Space, University YMCA, and Makerspace Urbana.