United Way of Eastern LaSalle County. 2009 Campaign. At United Way of Eastern LaSalle County….
…we’re working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, and health. These are the building blocks for a good life – A quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.
Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place.
We invite you to be a part of the change,
Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.
That’s what it means to
The workplace campaign is
the easiest and most powerful
way to invest in your community.
You can make change happen
with your voice. Get informed.
Tell your friends.
Everyday, ordinary people are accomplishing extraordinary
things by volunteering. Give the
gift of you. Volunteer.
Volunteering as a leader
with United Way’s new VITA
tax preparation program,
that’s how I “LIVE UNITED.”
Exelon LaSalle Station
than any one person or organization can on their own.
ADV & SAS
Alternatives for the Older Adult
American Red Cross
Bridges Senior Center
Boy Scouts of America, W.D. Boyce Council
CASA – LaSalle County
Health Center of Eastern LaSalle County
IL Valley Center for Independent Living
Ottawa Memorial Association
Prairie State Legal Services
Voluntary Action Center Home Delivered Meals
YMCA of Ottawa
Youth Service Bureau of IL Valley
92 – Labor of Love (Home Restoration Program)
95 – Letter Carrier’s Food Drive (Promotion, volunteer recruitment)
98 – Community Food Basket (Established & managed 1 year - $20,700 start-up)
99 – Community Food Basket became stand alone agency
99 – School Tools (School supplies for 1500 low income students - $10,000 worth annually)
99/01 – FOCUS 2001 (Community Needs Assessment)
00 – DHS Front Door Funds (Fiscal Agent & Community Partner of $10,000 grant)
03 – Bridges Community Center (Senior Center) $18,400 start-up
03 – Community Care Program (Emergency/Basic Needs Assistance $35,000 annually)
04 – Utica/Granville Tornado Relief (Raised & distributed $37,000)
04/05 – Mayor’s Drug Task Force (Participant & Grantor $500)
05/06 – Community Health Clinic for uninsured ($40,000 start-up)
06 – Volunteer Recognition Event
07/08 – “Bornlearning” & “Dolly Parton Imagination Library”
08/09 – Financial Stability (VITA) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
09 – Flood Relief distribution of $80,000 (Fiscal Agent & Community Partner)
09 – Distributing AARA Economic Stimulus Money (emergency shelter & utilities - $16,800
Ongoing Programs: EFSP – Information & Referral – Volunteer Coordination – Gift-in-Kind - Website
Results matter . . .
of Eastern LaSalle County
Direct Service Programs
Results matter . . .
individuals and families.
Resources for parents and caregivers encouraging fun, everyday learning experiences. www.bornlearning.org
Literacy program providing books every month in the mail from birth to age 5.
Partnership with the IRS to provide free tax preparation for the low-income.