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Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017

Around the New Year, many Americans make promises to themselves: I'll exercise more, lose weight, travel, stick to a budget, write that novel.  Volunteering more is another commonly cited New Year's resolution. But just like the examples above, keeping resolutions is often more challenging than making...

Posted: Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The 2016 Emerging Community Leaders program drew to a close on October 13 with a festive graduation celebration! We are so proud of each graduate of the ECL Program. This year's ECL graduates volunteered over 925 hours in our community! They join a group of 450+ ECL graduates who have participated...

Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27 we hosted our annual United Way Leadership Breakfast at the University of Illinois. It was a great morning and made especially fun as the United Way staff in attendance were U of I alumnae!

United Way is so grateful for our relationship with the University of Illinois. The Campus...

Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What do you get when you combine Fighting Illini spirit, great community leaders and over 300 of the most generous people in town? A fantastic Pillar Celebration!

United Way of Champaign County held our 2016 Pillar Celebration on the evening of September 23 at the Colonnades Club...

Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Read. Talk. Play. Every Day!

That's the message over one hundred volunteers shared with Champaign and Urbana families on Tuesday, September 13. United Way, with CU Cradle 2 Career and the Champaign Community Coalition, hosted a Walk As One event focused on increasing kindergarten readiness. United Way estimates that 30%...

Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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