For more than 20 years, the Tinervin Family has given over two million dollars to provide scholarships, housing, etc. to the following organizations; University of Illinois, Illinois State University, Millikin University, Maureen R. Traynor Foundation, YMCA, Midwest Food Bank, Timber Pointe Foundation, Cedar Lakes Fellowship, ArtReach Orlando, Boys & Girls Club, Neville House, Habitat For Humanties,  Recovery Starts Today, Inc. and many more organizations. 

Mobile Food Program 

Delivery Locations:

  • Boys & Girls Club Bloomington-Normal
  • Woodhill Towers
  • Wesley United Methodist Church
  • Healthy Beginnings
  • Labyrinth House
  • Boys and Girls Club of Champaign
  • Neville House 
  • Orlando Apartments
  • Mayors Manor  
  • Mt. Pisgah Baptist Chruch 
  • New Mennonite Church 
  • Abundant Life in Christ Church 
  • Rural and Local School Districts 

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Toy Drive & Giving Tree

Current Partners:

  • First Site Ltd.
  • Neville House
  • Catholic Churches 

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Shoes for Kids


Last Christmas, we handed out 347 pairs of shoes to kids in need. We had 108 pairs donated by golfers at last year’s Golf Classic, and the TFF purchased an additional 239 pairs. Please help and bring a pair of new shoes to the Golf Classic or to 1208 Bunn Street, Blm IL. 61701.


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Adopt a Family

ADOPT A FAMILY for Christmas 

Families are selected by organizations based on financial hardship and need for themselves, their children, and their homes. During 2020, 54 families were adopted! 16 families were sponsored by donors and the rest were sponsored by the TFF.  This year we would love to adopt 100 families, but need your help!


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Christmas Food Baskets


Last year, in partnership with The United Way of McLean County, we distributed 2500 food baskets plus 2500 hams/turkeys during the holiday season. We would love to do this again and need your help. Need to raise $125,000 to make this happen. EACH BASKET Costs $50.  


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Fund a Need

FUND A NEED - Western Avenue Community Center

The foundation highly values its relationship with Western Avenue. This non-profit organization which offers many programs to support members of our community is a staple in our town. The Tinervin Family Foundation has pledged $150,000, providing new signage, landscaping, and more for their building. We need your help to revitalize this 95-year-old community center. 


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