To date United Way of Effingham County has raised $150,254 or 49% of the $305,000 goal.
Funds raised from the 2017 campaign stay LOCAL and help 25 local agencies. These local partner agencies include: Andrew Gobczynski Big Heart Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mid Illinois), Blessings in a Backpack, Boy Scouts – Lincoln Trails Council, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Catholic Charities, CEFS Literacy Program, CEFS Retired Sr Volunteer Program (RSVP), Child Advocacy Center of E. Central Illinois, Effingham Child Development Center, Effingham County FISH Human Services, Effingham County Search & Rescue, Effingham County Youth Commission, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, Heartland Human Services, Meals on Wheels of CEFS, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) of Effingham County, One Hope United, Oneighty, SAFE (Sexual Assault and Family Emergencies), Senior Services of Effingham County, STAR (Strategic Training and Restoration), SWAN (Stopping Woman Abuse Now) and the Unit 40 Mentoring Program.
Donations can be mailed to; 1108 S Willow, PO Box 2, Effingham, IL 62401.
Make a difference in our community and donate to the 2017 United Way Campaign and help our community LIVE UNITED!
***Press release courtesy of United Way of Effingham County***