United Way of Effingham County Announces Funded Agencies


Published on May 28 2013 6:14 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Recently various local non-profit organizations with a 501(c)3 certificate made presentations to United Way of Effingham County requesting funding from the 2013 - 2014 Campaign.  Agencies presented a specific program in which they requested funding.  The United Way of Effingham County Grants Committee, which is comprised of 15 members, selected agencies to receive funding based on the recognized needs assessment for Effingham County.

21 local partner agencies will receive funding from the 2013 - 2014 campaign: American Red Cross - Effingham Disaster Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mid Illinois), Blessings in a Backpack, Boy Scouts - Lincoln Trails Council, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Catholic Charities, CEFS Golden Circle Nutrition Program, CEFS Literacy Program, CEFS Retired Sr Volunteer Program (RSVP), Effingham Child Development Center, Effingham County FISH Human Services,  Effingham County Search & Rescue, Effingham County Youth Commission, Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois, One Hope United, Oneighty, SAFE (Sexual Assault and Family Emergencies), Senior Services of Effingham County, STAR (Strategic Training and Restoration), SWAN (Stopping Woman Abuse Now) and the Unit 40 Mentoring Program.

For more information regarding United Way of Effingham County, please call (217) 342-3824 or visit www.effinghamunitedway.org.