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Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center

More Ways To Support The IMC

There are numerous ways to support Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center in your daily activities!

If you shop at Schnucks designate the UCIMC as your charity of choice for your eScripts card.  The UCIMC will receive donation equal to 3% of your purchase at no cost to you.

To set your card up:

Step 1. Go to the customer service counter at your preferred Schnucks and request an eScripts card.
Step 2. Register your card either by calling 1-800-931-6258 or by visiting the website.
Step 3: Select “Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Ctr” as your charity of choice.
Step 4. You will be asked to enter the card number (by the bar code) and a phone number and you're all set!

SMILE.Amazon.com

Do you shop on Amazon.com?  You can support the UCIMC while you shop!  You can buy the same products at the same price and a portion of sales will be donated to UCIMC.

Step 1. Visit www.smile.amazon.com

Step 2. Click “choose a charity”

Step 3. Search for and select “urbana champaign independent media center”
Step 4. Bookmark smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com and know that you are helping support us every time you shop!

Community Shares makes it easy to support the UCIMC and other social justice charities through payroll deductions. Many area employers - such as the U of I - participate. Enrollment is in the fall; look for the campaign at your work and sign up to donate to the UCIMC. If you work place doesn’t offer Community Shares, please email Linda Moses at lmoses@cs-il.org to get one started.

Goodsearch and Goodshop is a way to earn money for the UCIMC for doing yahoo-powered searches through goodsearch.com and/or buying through goodshop.

Step 1. Go to www.goodsearch.com
Step 2. Click on Start Here
Step 3. Enter Cause Name: Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center
Step 4. You can decide if you want to track how much you’re raising through Facebook, by email, or with a browser app
Step 5. Don’t forget to bookmark the goodsearch.com web page and please visit the other options on the site: GoodShop and GoodSurveys