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Tony Clements, past Board Chair and onetime Interim CEO of United Way of Champaign County, passed away on June 9, 2017. We are deeply saddened by our friend Tony’s passing, and our thoughts are with his loved ones. Tony...

Posted: Friday, June 09, 2017

United we fight for all kids in our community to reach their full potential.

Kate noticed her son Teddy wasn’t speaking like he should be around his second birthday. With support from her pediatrician she called Developmental Services Center, a United Way partner, and Teddy was enrolled in speech services.

After his third birthday, Teddy was able to enroll in his school district’s Special Education Program. “I just felt...

Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017

United Way’s 3rd Power of the Purse event was held May 11, 2017 at Pear Tree Estate in Champaign. It was a great success! Our Louis Vuitton presenting sponsor was Northwestern Mutual.

(This post contains just a few of the images from Power of the Purse To view all, please visit our...

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

United Way empowers people to get on stable financial ground with proven methods like job training, financial wellness classes and more. The result is a thriving community where everyone has more opportunity to succeed.

United Way’s Community Impact Fund provides grants to 10 programs helping...

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017


Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017

What does United Way do?

So often, we jump into complex answers. We fund 41 programs… we raise over $3 million… we sit at the table for ...

Posted: Monday, March 06, 2017