Communities need champions who understand their problems, see their potential, and will offer solutions that will make a difference. And change is only possible when there is a vast and organized network that can lift up proven strategies and bring them to our communities.
Annual household gift of $500 or more to United Way’s Community Impact Fund
Recognition in the United Way Annual Report (optional)
Exclusive invitations to member events and volunteer opportunities
Additional educational and networking opportunities
Power of the Purse is an annual event that raises funds to support local women and children.
Since 2015, Power of the Purse has contributed over $130,000 to the Emergency Shelter for Families and over $80,000 for the Power of the Purse Scholarship for women attending Parkland College.
United Way President Sue Grey (center) with staff member Mary Noel and four of the 2017 Power of the Purse Parkland scholarship winners.
Women United of Champaign County
Steering Committee Members
For questions or more information about joining Women United, please contact Becca Guyette or call 217-352-5151.
Women & Wisdom Unite Luncheon
April 11, 2019
featuring Lori Gold Patterson, CEO, PIXO
Power of the Purse
May 9, 2019
This event is sold out!