You support helps people in Coles County.
COMMUNITY PARTNERS—Funding decisions are made locally resulting in decisions pertinent to the needs in our
CRISIS SUPPORT AND PREVENTION—Last year local food pantries served 26,903 meals and 225 people found shelter with assistance from United Way.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH ADVOCATES—Last year 294 abused children and 88 victims of sexual assault received services and support, 300 victims of domestic violence found safe shelter and counseling, and 84 people received medication with the support of United Way.
PROVIDING STABILITY—Because of United Way assistance, local mentors served 111 youth, 533 children received leadership training, lessons in positive relationships, positive self-image, and responsibility, and 80 adults received training on homeownership, mortgage management, and financial stability in the last year.
PROGRAMS FUNDED BY UNITED WAY touch nearly every resident of Coles County directly or indirectly, whether it is sports, programs for seniors, Red Cross services, children’s programs, or other United Way funded programs.
Patricia Hicks, Executive Director
President - Steve Ferguson - Retired
Vice President - Barbra Wylie - Peace Meal
Drive Chair - Al Volk - US Bank
Treasurer - Jeff Spracklen - Doehring, Winders & Co.
Secretary - Dena Epperson - Blue Cross Blue Shield
Maggie L. Burkhead - EIU
Amy Davee - Blue Cross Blue Shield
David Hiden - First Mid
Dr. Stanley Huffman - Retired
Rick Hunt - Coldwell Banker
Jeff Rutledge - Pilson Auto Center
Barbara Warmoth - Retired
Briana Whitley - SC3F Wealth Management
This event is hosted by/will benefit United Way and will be at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon, located at 6489 Meadowview Lane.
Join us for lunch and a round of golf and support your local United Way.