Why Donate to United Way"

Working Together — Your United Way investment, magnified by the investments of others, has the power to bring about changes that matter in your community. When you contribute, you help more than one person or one charity. United Way is the collective power of caring people working together toward community solutions.

United Way and YOU — Please contribute to United Way of Eastern LaSalle County. Together we improve more lives in more ways than any other single local charity. Whatever your gift, your generosity will help to build a stronger, more caring community.

Maximizing Impact — When you partner with United Way, you’re assured of making the greatest impact possible. Through your gift, more children achieve success in school, more seniors are able to stay in their own homes, and more of the most vulnerable citizens receive the support they need to live productive, self-sufficient lives. United Way provides leadership, accountability and a focus on results. Your United Way contribution is invested carefully in proven programs that work. Knowledgeable volunteers regularly review and evaluate United Way and United Way supported programs to ensure financial integrity and effectiveness.

One gift to United Way supports a complete network of services. Your contribution to United Way of Eastern LaSalle County stays in your community to benefit your family, friends, and neighbors.

Delivering Results — United Way brings community partners together to focus on what matters most – – results:

  • By encouraging success in school, building self-esteem, and providing safe supervised activities, we help youth grow into responsible, caring adults.
  • By protecting a woman from an abusive spouse and by creating a safe, stable environment for a threatened child we help to soften the pain and change a life for the better.
  • By supporting basic needs, most especially food, shelter, and emergency assistance, we help individuals and families avoid homelessness and to recover from severe, personal crisis.

Results you can see. That’s the impact you make when you partner with United Way.

Thank you for your gift!